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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  • Not really knowing much about Flagstaff, we decided to have a look around. Historic Downtown was very interesting, a good place to stroll and take in the history.  more »
  • My wife liked all the shops, the trains and general sights. This is a great tourist attraction and many places to stay.  more »
  • We walked around this area during a recent visit to Flagstaff. The high point for us were the vintage buildings, mostly in excellent shape. We also read about interesting shops in the area but were le...  more »

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