Things to do in Flagstaff(2021)

Things to do in Flagstaff: Can you believe one can find snow in the desert state of AZ?

Flagstaff is the Switzerland of Arizona...😉


    Things to do in Flagstaff

    1. Snowboarding 🏂
    2. Skiing- Snow-bowl is famous for this 🎿
    3. Make snow man ⛄⛇
    4. Have a snow fight 😄
    5. Visit Downtown Flagstaff 
    6. Visit Lowell Observatory 
    7. Visit Sedona- around 1 hour drive from flagstaff
    8. Visit Grand Canyon South Rim- Around 3 hour drive


    Flagstaff is surrounded by Desert, Mountains and Pine forest. In fact, it is home to Arizona's tallest mountain- Humphreys Peak

    It is around 3hrs drive from the Arizona capital city of Phoenix and one of the best places for a one day trip.

    As per "Legends Of America" website
    Flagstaff is often called the “The City of Seven Wonders” because it sits in the midst of the Coconino National Forest and is surrounded by the 
    1. Grand Canyon, 
    2. Oak Creek Canyon, 
    3. Walnut Canyon, 
    4. Wupatki National Monument, 
    5. Sunset Crater National Monument, 
    6. The San Francisco Peaks.

      What months does it snow in Flagstaff?

      Snowfall could start in Flagstaff anytime between October and December. 

      It averages inches of snow each year. To avoid disappointment, check before planning to visit Flagstaff.

      Average temperature in Flagstaff

      Flagstaff avg temperature graph

      Don't dare following in Flagstaff:

      If you are visiting Flagstaff during peak snow season then be careful and do not attempt the following:

      ⇒ Driving two-wheel-drive (2WD) or not using chain in case of the front-wheel-drive instead of a 4WD car.

      ⇒ Parking at roadside- police are constantly patrolling and they may book you.

      ⇒Not carrying enough food/snacks and freshwater

      ⇒Not carrying protective cloths like Gloves, Waterproof jackets, body warmers, waterproof boots

      ⇒Not carrying Snow sliders

      ⇒Not having full tank gas, based on where you reach, the Gas station may be far off.

      ⇒Not carrying first aid kit.

      Do not miss any of these gears else your fun trip may turn into a torture trip.

      Making snow man

      Alternatives to driving

      Greyhound bus also connects Flagstaff with other cities but it will be very time consuming but if you have a "Drive-o-phobia" then better use Greyhound.


      Flagstaff is an excellent one day trip, you can spend more time as well by visiting nearby attractions like Grand Canyon.

      If you are traveling during snowfall, make sure to follow safety guidelines.

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