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Address: 1 East Route 66, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
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Like the French Quarter in a mountainous setting!

And loads cleaner than the Crescent City-with 0 humidity~ Plus you'll feel completely safe at night! Innumerable bars and restaurants, the occasional store is open late but the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Oro Valley, Arizona
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Oro Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

And loads cleaner than the Crescent City-with 0 humidity~ Plus you'll feel completely safe at night! Innumerable bars and restaurants, the occasional store is open late but the windows are brightly lit to press your face against. If cash is burning a hole in your pocket, visit Oldtown Flagstaff-an enclosed mall w/independent shops selling funky clothes, trend setting home items,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The downtown area of Flagstaff does have a bit of history and some of it is on display. A good many of the buildings have been refurbished, some of them more than once, and they sometimes sport bronze plaques that tell you tell you their history. There is also on display an old locomotive that was used back in the... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Every First Friday of the month you can enjoy downtown and selected restaurant and stores have specials and art showing. In the winter, it is not as busy and not as many places participate but everyone is always in a good mood :)

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Bayville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice drive though town as part of our Route 66 trip. Nice charming town with some photo ops, esp. by the Steam train. Shops and restaurants and nice buildings.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're in Flagstaff or going thru it.. It's worth a visit to go thru the historic downtown. Enjoy!

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the steam engine placed there, worked with the city to remodel the old Freight Depot and was the model for the Gandy Dancer. What do you think?

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We drove by this and we had to stop. The kids were amazed by the size and history that came with the train. We sat for a while and just talked about how people used to move objects from one place to another and how hard that work it is.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Go there for a good pic! Park in downtown walk from the visitor center to there. Beyond that nothing else to see or do.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

We had a full day to fill on our way to the Grand Canyon and that was easy to do in Flagstaff. There are a large number of shops, restaurants and attractions within walking distance. Lots of history there too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

We only planed to stay in Flagstaff to use it as our base to visit the Grand Canyon. We change our plans to allow a day in Flagstaff and we glad that we did. The small, quaint and cool historx downtown is definetely worth a visit.

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