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News and Views from: The Stern Group

Gateway to Northern Arizona...
At an elevation of 7000 ft, Flagstaff sits at the base of the snow covered San Francisco Peaks.

Often called the "Gateway to Northern Arizona", Flagstaff is the largest town in the U.S. completely surrounded by National Forest.  A mere 1 hour drive North and you are in the heart of one of the Seven Wonders of the World !! The Grand Canyon!!!

Drive due West for 40 minutes from Flagstaff and you'll find yourself in the Red Rock paradise of Sedona .

Flagstaff's surrounding natural or Native American wonders include Lake Powell, Monument Valley, the Painted Desert, The Petrified Forest, Wupatki National Monument, Walnut Canyon, and Montezuma's Castle.

Other attractions include:
Canyon de Chelly, Navajo National Monument, Sunset Crater, Tuzigoot and many State Parks. Our Historic Route 66 meanders through downtown, leading visitors to Flagstaff's village shops and the charming old city atmosphere.

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Highlights on Flagstaff

Children & Family

  • Gymnastics Center (928) 226-0696
  • Ice Skating (928) 774-1051
  • Buffalo Park(928) 779-7690

The Great Outdoors

The 4 million acre Coconino National Forest surrounding Flagstaff offers outstanding recreational adventures -- including camping , hiking trails , mountain biking, cross country skiing and fishing . 

  • Arizona Snow Bowl Ski Resort (928) 779-1951
  • Guided River Rafting Tours & FishingAdventure Discovery, Inc.(928) 774-1926
  • Day Hiking & Overnight Camping: w/ Kendrick-Peak Ranger Station (928) 526-0866


Golf Communities

  • Aspen Valley-Continental (928) 527-4653 
  • Pine Canyon (928) 779-5700
  • Flagstaff Ranch (928) 526-3395
  • Forest Highlands (928) 213-9452

Flagstaff is a Major Transportation Corridor

Direct InterstateConnection To: I-40 & I-17

Puliam Airport

I-17 to EXIT 337 East on John Wesley Powell Rd. to S. Pulliam Drive

Hospital : Flagstaff Medical Center

1200 N. Beaver 24 Hours: (928) 779-3366


Looking for a great place to eat after a long day of serious vacationing?  Here are a few that we recommend:

Fine Dining :

  • Josephines: 503 N. Humphreys (928) 779-3400

Asian :

  • Hiros Sushi Bar & Restaurant 1312 S. Plaza Way (928) 226-8030

Casual :

  • Busters Restaurant & Bar 1800 S. Milton (928) 774-5155
  • Beaver Street Brewery & Whistle Stop Cafe 11 S. Beaver ( 928) 779-0079

Use the Dining Guide, in the following website, to find Flagstaff's Best Restaurants: Categories include: Vegetarian , Family Dining , Casual Dining , Fine Dining , Western , Ethnic , and Coffeehouses .

Walnut Canyon National Monument
WACA, 6400 N. Highway 89
(928) 526-3367

Walnut Canyon

Walk in the footsteps of the Sinagua Indians who lived here over 900 years ago, and see their ancient cliff dwellings. Extensive trails wind through streams, box canyons, and sheer, vertical cliffs in this beautifully preserved site.

Highlights on Flagstaff Continued

Lowell Observatory
1400 W. Mars Hill Road
928) 774-3358

Best known for discovering Pluto in 1930, The Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff is also where scientists gathered the first evidence that the universe expands.


Museum of Northern Arizona
3100 N. Ft. Valley Rd.
(928) 774-5213

Featuring Native American Art, history and cultural exhibits. Annual summer exhibit showcases generations of artists through timeless collectibles. Escalánte Canyon, rim to rim of the Grand Canyon, and the San Juan River are waiting for you.

Enjoy the Colorado Plateau this Autumn on a tour with the Museum of Northern Arizona guided by expert scientists and artists.

Ft. Tuthill
Coconino County Park
Exit 337, off I-17
(928) 774-3464

Located on the county fairgrounds, Ft. Tuthill is the Arizona State Convention site. The park offers 113 campsites, ramadas for day use and myriad weekend events from ham-fests, antique shows and rodeos to concerts as well as dog shows.

Historic Riordan Mansion
409 Riordan Rd.
(928) 779-4395

This 13,000 sq. ft. mansion built in 1904 is located on a 5-acre park bordering NAU, in Flagstaff's Kinlichi Knoll. The remarkable home of Timothy and Michael Riordan, lumber baron brothers who married sisters, Caroline and Elizabeth Metz in the early 20th Century . This luxurious home contains 40 rooms, of which 7 are bathrooms, called "indoor necessaries", consists of two 5,000 sq. ft. wings, one for each family, connected by a large billiard room. Timothy and Michael along with another brother Denis, renown for bringing electricity to Flagstaff, built Lake Mary, which today provides the city with drinking water.

The Riordan's 6-car garage is now the Visitors Center. From here a tour through the Riordan Mansion takes visitors back to turn-of-the-century Arizona when Flagstaff was a rough and rowdy lumber mill town.

You are welcome to pick up our Free publication entitled " 20 Things You Should Know Before You Buy Real Estate In Flagstaff " from either Dallas office.

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