Located in northern Arizona, this lovely city of seven wonders offers you great opportunities to rent an RV in Coconino County. Flagstaff is tucked among Grand Canyon, Oak Creek Canyon, Walnut Canyon, Wupatki National Monument, Sunset Crater National Monument, Coconino National Forest and the San Francisco Peaks. It is also just a few hours away from Las Vegas and Phoenix. When you book an RV in Flagstaff, you’re in the perfect position to see the wonders it is surrounded by. The Southern Transcon, a railroad corridor between Southern California and Chicago, runs through Flagstaff. There are also different kinds of transportation available, such are Greyhound bus service, Arizona Shuttle, and Inspire Shuttle to get you to and around Flagstaff.
The Great Outdoors
There are a number of diverse activities to enjoy within Flagstaff, AZ. This lovely city is like a magnet for people who enjoy activities in nature and wilderness areas. If you choose to rent an RV by owner in Flagstaff, be sure to visit the two major scenic parks - Buffalo Park and Thorpe Park. Buffalo Park has an easy trail that has multiple paths and there is no better place to see deer in the morning. There is ample parking provided and the scenic walk offers beautiful views of the San Francisco Peaks. It is dog-friendly so you can bring the entire family, including your canine companions, and enjoy the wide open space and spectacular landscape. Thorpe Park is also worth seeing as it has an astonishing off-leash dog park and can be very interesting to sport lovers. It is also near the downtown area, which makes it a perfect spot to enjoy green space and be close to the urban area at the same time. Nearby, you can also enjoy scenic Lowell Observatory and attend many special events that are organized at this astronomical observatory. In the vicinity of Flagstaff, you will be able to enjoy the most spectacular views and scenic hiking by driving your motorhome rental to Coconino National Forest.
The Arboretum at Flagstaff is also one of the most beautiful places you will ever see. The magnificent greenhouse, incredible butterfly house, herb garden, landscaped gardens of native plants, and a number of seasonal activities, makes this place one of a kind.
If you would like to take your RV rental farther away from Flagstaff, Las Vegas is about 4 hours away, Phoenix about 2 hours’ drive and there are many interesting stops along the way. Since it is surrounded by seven wonders, be sure to visit Meteor Crater, which is 37 miles east of this lovely RV rental city. Only 80 miles northwest of Flagstaff, you will be able to enjoy the Grand Canyon. Other nearby outdoor attractions you shouldn't miss out on include the Museum of Northern Arizona, Theatrikos Theatre Company, Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra and, by all means, Walnut Canyon National Monument, Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Wupatki National Monument, and Barringer Crater.
There is a wide araay of places to set up a rental camper in Flagstaff. If you enjoy the wilderness, a good choice is definitely Bonito Campground. It is in a peaceful environment and very close to the Sunset Crater and Wupatki National Monument. There is another scenic park close to these astonishing monuments – J & H RV Park. It is nearby shopping areas, gas stations, and Flagstaff Mall. Just 12 miles away there is also very clean and peaceful Fort Tuthill Coconino County Park Campground, which is only a few minutes away from the gas stations and many stores and shops. Another RV park in the downtown area is Black Bart’s RV Park with many gas stations and Walmart around the corner as well as many shopping opportunities nearby. Farther away from the downtown area you can enjoy a romantic getaway by parking your RV rental at Coconino National Forest, in Pinegrove Campground.
The best thing about renting an RV by owner in Flagstaff is definitely the access to a number of RV Parks both in the downtown area and next to the seven wonders such as Meteor Crater RV Park and Grand Canyon Camper Village. Flagstaff’s proximity to these incredible places makes it the best starting point for your Arizona vacation.
Exploring the City
Flagstaff hosts many festivals, art shows, and events so it provides many arts and cultural activities. The city is well known for skiing, hiking, and horseback riding. Being situated on the Colorado Plateau, it also has a very rich history that you can learn a lot about by visiting this amazing city. Many summer concerts and other events are organized in Wheeler Park, which is just next to the city hall.
Be sure to go on as many tours as possible, as it is the best way of learning a lot about the culture and history of Flagstaff. To explore the native plants and wildflowers of Northern Arizona, check out local garden tours, bird walks and wildflower walks. When you rent an RV in Flagstaff, prepare to be impressed!
Flagstaff, AZ is the perfect spot to start your next road trip.
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