Hotel Aspen is situated right on the fabled "Route 66" -- a perfect gateway to Grand Canyon National Park.

Cool summers, spring flowers, fall colors and great skiing. Not what you expect in Northern Arizona. Whether you’re looking for an easy, two-day getaway or the vacation of a lifetime, Flagstaff will make any trip an adventure.  With several restaurants, unique attractions, and colorful night spots, this small-town charm will give you big-town excitement. Culture and clean air, festivals and forest paths, Flagstaff is year-round enjoyment.

Grand Canyon National Park/Grand Canyon South Rim - Arizona’s most famous attraction and one of the Seven Wonders of the World for its overwhelming size and intricate colorful landscape, the Grand Canyon is one of the most spectacular examples of arid-land erosion in the world. The layers exposed in the steep walls of this famous canyon represent geological time. The park encompasses 1,904 square miles, including 277 miles of Colorado River. The canyon measures nearly 1 mile deep, averages eight miles across by air, and stretches 260 miles from its northeast border near Utah to its end at the near Lake Mead.

Arizona Snowbowl - Enjoy Arizona skiing at its peak. Snowbowl features 2,300 feet of vertical drop, average snowfall of 260 inches, 32 trails, four chairlifts, full-service rental shop, repair shop, ski school. Skiing mid-December through mid-April. From mid-June through mid-October, ride the scenic skyride toward the top of the mountain for a breathtaking view.

Coconino National Forest - The Coconino National Forest is one of the most diverse National Forests in the country with landscapes ranging from the famous Red Rocks of Sedona to Ponderosa Pine Forests, to alpine tundra. Explore mountains and canyons, fish forest lakes and wade in lazy creeks and streams.

Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument - Sunset Crater is the youngest volcano on the Colorado Plateau. The volcano's red rim and the dark lava flows seem to have cooled and hardened to a jagged surface only yesterday. As plants return, so do the animals that use them for food and shelter. And so do human visitors, intrigued by this opportunity to see nature’s response to a volcanic eruption.

Walnut Canyon National Monument - Hike down into Walnut Canyon and walk in the footsteps of the people that lived here over 900 years ago. Under limestone overhangs, the Sinagua built their homes. These single story structures, cliff dwellings, were occupied from about 1100 to 1250.

The Arboretum at Flagstaff - Experience a fascinating array of plants native to alpine tundra, coniferous forest, and high desert. Located at 7,150 feet, The Arboretum occupies 200 acres of ponderosa pine forest with a visitor center, gift shop, children's garden, wildflower meadow, herb garden, various display gardens, passive solar greenhouse, constructed wetlands, nature trail, riparian area, picnic tables, and more.

GRAND CANYON RAILWAY/TOURS/ HORSEBACK RIDING/ WHITE WATER RAFTING;

Grand Canyon Railway - The lure of the most magnificent of the seven natural wonders. An inexplicable urge to get acquainted with Mother Nature's crown jewel. A lifelong desire to come face to face with the world's deepest chasm. Of all that may pull you to the Grand Canyon, nothing is more powerful than Grand Canyon Railway's fleet of vintage locomotives.

Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters - Papillon is the only Helicopter Company certified to fly both the South and West Rim of the Grand Canyon with three exclusive landing sites at the bottom of the Grand Canyon!

American Dream Tours - Personalized tours-best guides in Northern Arizona!

Arizona Helicopter Adventure - See Sedona's famous Red Rocks, spectacular canyons, and explore ancient Sinagua Indian ruins.

Open Road Tours, Inc. - Tours including Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Historic Flagstaff and Colorado River floats.

Air Safari, Inc - Soar over the breathtaking Red Rock Country of Sedona.

Red Rock Biplane Tours - Take a spin in a new open cockpit Super Waco Bi-plane for breathtaking views and a glorious adrenalin rush.

Desert Jeep & Bike Rentals - Street Cruiser Motorcycles-Polaris Victory, Harley Davidson & Suzuki Intruder. New K2 Pro-Flex Full Suspension 24 Speed Bicycles for Rent.

Detours - Professionally Guided tours that leave right from the hotel. Breakfast, lunch, drinks, and fee all paid. Please mention hotel name when making a reservation.

Maverick Helicopters - First class departures from the Grand Canyon

Star Tours

High Mountain Stables

Flagstaff Tours

HIKING/BIKING/RUNNING TRAILS;

Flagstaff Urban Trail System - The Flagstaff Urban Trail System (FUTS) extends throughout the City of Flagstaff. The trails are improved surface trails suitable for hikers, runners, and cyclists.

San Francisco Peaks - At 12,643 feet, the San Francisco Peaks is not only the dominant feature of the forest area we call the Volcanic Highlands, it's also the highest mountain in Arizona. Three of the summits that ring this dormant volcano's now quiet inner caldera are higher than any other mountain in the state. Views from the summit of the San Francisco Peaks stretch to the Grand Canyon's North Rim over eighty miles away. Hiking, sightseeing, wildlife watching and skiing are the predominant recreation activities enjoyed in this land of mountains, forests and lava flows.

MUSEUMS/OBSERVATORY/HISTORIC PARKS;

Elden Pueblo Archaeological Project - The Elden Pueblo Archaeological Project provides educational programs in archaeological research for school groups and the public. Participants in these programs learn about archaeological concepts, skills, laws, and practices by engaging in a variety of archaeological activities.

Lowell Observatory - Lowell Observatory is famed among astronomers since this is where the plant Pluto was discovered in 1930. Boston businessman Percival Lowell founded the observatory in 1894, lecture tours and observation sessions are offered nightly.

Museum of Nothern Arizona - Founded in 1928 and originally established as a repository for Native American artifacts and natural history specimens from the Colorado Plateau. Museum is dedicated to preserving the history and cultures of northern Arizona.

Northern Arizona University Art Museum & Gallery - Presenting creative, cutting edge, and socially diverse exhibitions, the NAU Art Museum-the premier showcase for art in the region.

Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum - "To Collect, Preserve, Interpret and Disseminate the History of Arizona, the West, and New Mexico as it Pertains to Arizona."

Artists Gallery Cooperative - Art lovers must experience the authenticity of Flagstaff's Artist's Gallery. Owned and operated by local artisans, this shop has been delighting the cultural community for eight years from its scenic location on San Francisco Street.

Fort Verde State Historic Park - Fort Verde is the best surviving assemblage of Indian wars military architecture in Arizona. Four buildings from 1871 allow visitors to experience the life of a real Old West army fort.

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