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Things to do in Flagstaff

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Observatory
“A must! Go at sunset to enjoy the twilight beauty before your amazing tour of the night sky!”
  • 130 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“A very local coffee shop with yummy food and strong coffee. Indoor and outdoor seating, casual, warm and usually hopping! Nice scene.”
  • 99 locals recommend
Museum
“The Museum of Northern Arizona is one of my favorite places to visit. It has great information about the area including geology, historic, pre-historic, American Indian art, and current art exhibits. ”
  • 91 locals recommend
Museum
“Flagstaff is a place where people have lived and thrives for centuries. Get a glimpse of an ancient way of life in this area. ”
  • 74 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Go. Just go. In the middle of downtown off the square. THE MOST FLAVORFUL burger....I promise. AND rosemary fries. SOOOO good. Community seating outside, limited seating inside. ”
  • 81 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Great food, fantastic decor (local artist Emma Gardner has her wild skeleton artwork covering the walls) Right downtown on route 66! A true local favorite. ”
  • 87 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
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“The margaritas, fish tacos, and bacon nachos are a must! Ask me when their happy hour is :)”
  • 73 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Flagstaff locals favorite spot to drink a ‘whisky chai’ and watch the snow fall downtown. Don’t miss this excellent bar/coffee shop”
  • 58 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Great outdoor patio located downtown. Always local brews on tap and good food. Great area for walking around and exploring downtown. ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Has something for everyone from gluten free pizza, vegetarian options, kids menu, and meat eater favs.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“The local pick for sushi. Fun atmosphere...busy happy hour. Usually busy. Good food!”
  • 43 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“YUMMMMMMM. A great addition to flagstaff. Wood fired pizza. Unique building on corner. indoor, outdoor and community seating. This popular pizza place also serves their food at Mother Road Brewery which is located next door and they have a location at Dark Sky Brewery. This town loves pizza and beer.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Sprouts is my go to grocery store in town. It has good produce, meats, wine, and healthy items. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“So fun! My son loves the Extreme Adventure course in Flagstaff! It’s nestled in the beautiful pine trees, and they offer a kids course, adult course, and a zip line course! The employees are very friendly and teach you everything you need to know to be successful and have fun on the course! Great way to spend some family time (check on age/height requirement, I believe it was 7 years old)! I brought my son (10 years old) with 4 of his friends and they all had a blast! Can’t wait to go back!”
  • 38 locals recommend
Park
“Not far from where we are located. A local spot for flat walk or run. Scenic also on top of McMillan Mesa just off of Cedar St. Locals go here for daily walks, etc. Sometimes small events are held here as well.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Park
“The Riordan House is a great sightseeing tour for adults and older kids. It gives you some great local history as well and a glimpse of the Arts and Crafts architecture style. ”
  • 33 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Coffee Shop
“A very local coffee shop with yummy food and strong coffee. Indoor and outdoor seating, casual, warm and usually hopping! Nice scene.”
  • 99 locals recommend
Burger Joint
“Go. Just go. In the middle of downtown off the square. THE MOST FLAVORFUL burger....I promise. AND rosemary fries. SOOOO good. Community seating outside, limited seating inside. ”
  • 81 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Great food, fantastic decor (local artist Emma Gardner has her wild skeleton artwork covering the walls) Right downtown on route 66! A true local favorite. ”
  • 87 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
“The margaritas, fish tacos, and bacon nachos are a must! Ask me when their happy hour is :)”
  • 73 locals recommend
Brewery
“Great outdoor patio located downtown. Always local brews on tap and good food. Great area for walking around and exploring downtown. ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Brewery
“Has something for everyone from gluten free pizza, vegetarian options, kids menu, and meat eater favs.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“The local pick for sushi. Fun atmosphere...busy happy hour. Usually busy. Good food!”
  • 43 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“YUMMMMMMM. A great addition to flagstaff. Wood fired pizza. Unique building on corner. indoor, outdoor and community seating. This popular pizza place also serves their food at Mother Road Brewery which is located next door and they have a location at Dark Sky Brewery. This town loves pizza and beer.”
  • 48 locals recommend

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