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Historic Downtown and Railroad District

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Address: 1 East Route 66, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
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It's Like Traveling Back in Time

Brick buildings, an historic and noted railroad station, great food surrounding it and a wonderful college atmosphere to share in. Bring your coats during the winter because this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Brick buildings, an historic and noted railroad station, great food surrounding it and a wonderful college atmosphere to share in. Bring your coats during the winter because this place gets tons of snow and can get bitterly cold. I recommend the Flagstaff Brewing Company...and the cherry on top is that you are right on Route 66.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found online a list of places to visit here relating to Route 66, it was fun to go to each one and see the history of it all. We also found an Easy Rider places to visit list online, and we followed around where the movie was filmed. The hotel (now bank) across from the station was in the... More 

Thank Tinnesz
Big Sandy, Texas
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37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We truly enjoyed spending an entire day and a good part of the evening exploring all around the downtown district, stopping by the train station and taking in all the of sights, sounds and splendor. Practically right within the middle of the most extensive Ponderosa pine forest in North America, at an elevation of close to 7,000 feet, and about... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was nice walking around this area. The traffic and parking are a little much, but there are some interesting shops.

Thank KFallsRNC
Fremont, Nebraska
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88 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not too much shopping, but many choices for a place to eat. Spent about an hour walking around, looking at some of the historic buildings.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Downtown is fun and has easy parking in the garages. The train station is well preserved and a fun historic experience for adults and kids.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their historic downtown is a joke! The buildings may be old but the charm that should go with such age is nowhere to be found. Full of restaurants that look fun down and like college bar hangouts. Only a handful of shops and don't get too far off the main streets - full of homeless and sketchy buildings.

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Staatsburg, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Historic Downtown Flagstaff is a fascinating journey if you know the history of Route 66 and the impact it had on the area both when it was in use and after the rise of the interstates which relegated it to a relic of the past. One can still drive the roads which made up Route 66 but it's a thing... More 

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Euless, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Amazing old train station and historic site with many historic items to photograph, read and learn about how the train played an important part in the lives at Flagstaff Az.

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Davison, Michigan
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Plenty of restaurants and bars in this downtown near NAU. Parking can be tough. Cool shops, lots of ethnic restaurants. You could spend a couple hours here

Thank MichiganGirl2015

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