Best time to visit Flagstaff, AZ

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10 THINGS TO DO IN FLAGSTAFF, AZ (OCTOBER 19 - OCTOBER 28)

Fall Colors

Fall Colors

late September–October • nature

Discover the fall foliage capital of Arizona

Arizona Fall Colors

Arizona Fall Colors

late September–November • nature

Beautiful foliage complements rocky landscapes of Arizona

Grand Canyon Railway

Grand Canyon Railway

all year round • activity

Take a scenic train ride to one of the world's seven wonders

Fall Colors

Fall Colors

mid-October–November • nature

Beautiful foliage displays in the middle of the desert

Stargazing

Stargazing

all year round (best from April to July) • nature

Check out the best places for stargazing in Flagstaff

River Rafting

River Rafting

April–October • activity

It's impossible not to enjoy rafting in one of the best places in the world

Wupatki National Monument

Wupatki National Monument

October–April • activity

The best preserved pueblo ruins in America

The Crack at Wet Beaver Creek

The Crack at Wet Beaver Creek

April–October • activity

An awesome hiking destination and a swimming hole

Wildlife Watching

Wildlife Watching

all year round (best: March–May) • nature

Grand Canyon's wildlife encounters are impressive all year round, but the spring baby boom makes the season particularly attractive

Skydiving

Skydiving

all year round • activity

Enjoy a freefall in one of the world's top ten skydiving destinations

10 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Grand Canyon Star Party

Grand Canyon Star Party

out of rangeJune 1-8, 2024 • event

The Grand Canyon offers dark skies and clean air, perfect for astronomers and enthusiasts

4th of July

4th of July

out of rangeJuly 4 • event

The most dazzling day of the year in Arizona

Hummingbird Migration

Hummingbird Migration

out of rangeAugust 9–13, 2023 • nature

The only state across the country where you can spot 15 different species of hummers at a time

Skiing and Snowboarding near Flagstaff, AZ

Skiing and Snowboarding near Flagstaff, AZ

out of rangemid-November–April (best February–March) • activity

Ski or snowboard down the tallest peak of Arizona

Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom

out of rangeFebruary 25–26, 2023 • nature

Blooming cherry trees can be viewed in Northern Arizona and the Phoenix Valley

California Condor

California Condor

out of rangeApril–September • nature

Grand Canyon is one of the best sites in the world to spot the largest bird of North America

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

out of rangeDecember 31 • event

Join the numerous celebrations in the heart of the city

Arizona Beer Week

Arizona Beer Week

out of rangeFebruary 15-25, 2024 • event

Over 300 events from Northern to Southern Arizona

Wildflowers

Wildflowers

out of rangeMarch–May • nature

Spring is the prime time to see Grand Canyon in bloom

Snow-Powdered Landscape

Snow-Powdered Landscape

out of rangeDecember–February • nature

Winter itself is a reason to visit the Canyon, with exceptionally beautiful snowscapes and no crowds

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