Flagstaff, Arizona, is a small enough town that you can easily see the best it has to offer in less than 24 hours. Doing so on a budget can be a bit tricky — it is a resort town, after all.
Start with a hearty breakfast at Crown Railroad Café. This classic American diner is located on Route 66 and offers all of your favorites at less than $15 a plate. Then, make your way to the Museum of Northern Arizona. It’s the best place to learn about the rich Native American cultural heritage in the region and entrance is only $12.
Next, head to the center of town for a stroll around the Historic Downtown and Railroad District. The pedestrian area is full of 1900s-era buildings and plenty of cute shops to explore. Stop for a brief bite at Café Daily Fare, the sit-down arm of Simply Delicious Catering, for a scrumptious duck taco for less than $10.
Since Flagstaff is something of an outdoor mecca you’ll want to head outside and explore. Drive eight miles to Walnut Canyon for a two-hour hike along the Island Trail. The trail is lined with ancient canyon homes where people lived for hundreds of years and entrance is only $8.
Once you’re back in town take a stroll through the Arboretum at Flagstaff to experience the town’s natural wildlife and stunning wildflowers. Entrance is $10. From there, make your way to the Lowell Observatory for some unobstructed views through world-class telescopes. Admission is $22.
Finally, end with a meal at Tinderbox to try one of the incredible bison burgers for only $16.
Stay in the former headquarters of LIFE Magazine when you book your next trip to New York City. Luxe Life Hotel New York, the first Luxe Hotels-branded property in the city, sits in the NoMad neighborhood. The luxury and pet-friendly guestrooms and suites offer lots of history, charm and modern conveniences.
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