Historic Downtown and Railroad District, Flagstaff

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#3 of 10 in Neighborhoods in Arizona
Dine, shop, check out art galleries, and admire historical brick buildings with mountain peaks on the horizon in Historic Downtown and Railroad District. The area was once the heart of a thriving railroad, lumber, and ranching town, and you can see this rich history on display today. Take a walking tour to learn about the historical buildings, and visit the downtown train station, which still retains a turn-of-the-century style. The visitor’s center inside the train station provides personalized travel information, free guides, maps, and brochures. You can easily navigate downtown on foot; parking can be hard to come by. A visit to Historic Downtown and Railroad District represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Flagstaff trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Downtown Flagstaff is a fun, busy center made for walking. Lots of great restaurants to choose from, fun shops to browse clean sidewalks, good lighting at night, and quaint.  more »
  • Adorable, by the way, like everything else in this region. It's a lovely ride, especially for those who like to walk and enjoy the value that Americans give their traditions
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  • Parked at the Visitors Center and went in for a look. It was almost closing time so they were preparing to close and we did not feel we should linger. We left our car in their lot and walked around th...  more »

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Flagstaff's diverse assortment of hotels and motels provides all the amenities you need to relax after a long day adventuring. The city is home to a number of luxury bed and breakfasts complete with jetted tubs and fireplaces. Budget-friendly bed and breakfasts have fewer facilities and are often farther out of town, but boast plenty of charm and character. If you like the outdoors, take advantage of the city's mountain surroundings and pitch a tent at a campground in nearby Kaibab National Forest.
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