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Best things to do in Coconino County

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

“The most popular nearby attraction is, of course, the Grand Canyon National Park. There are 2 routes to get to the South Rim. The usual route is west (turn R) along Highway 89 and then north at Valle along Highway 64; the Park entrance is 70 miles (110km - about 1 ¼ hours) through the ponderosa pine forest and then the high desert. In the summer, try to arrive early as there can be a substantial wait at the park entrance. Incidentally, there is a nice historic aircraft museum at Valle, but it might be best to visit it on another day to allow more time at the Canyon. - An alternative route is east to Highway 89 and then north to Highway 64 West, about 85 miles (135km - 1 ½ hours). This route provides good views of the San Francisco Peaks and the San Francisco Volcanic Field and the high desert. The Cameron Trading Post, just past the Highway 64 turnoff, is an interesting stop for souvenirs (don’t miss the Gallery of antique Native American crafts on the north side of the parking lot), and their famous “Navajo taco” makes a good filling lunch. The Park entrance here may be less crowded, but the Visitor Center and Grand Canyon Village is another 25 miles along the Canyon rim through the Park. ”
220 locals recommend
“Drive through wildlife park near Williams, Az. Kids love this place! Not just bears, has many other animals. It’s about a 30 minute drive from the property. ”
61 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“A beautiful rendition of classic upscale Mexican old shopping center, In Sedona . Very fun window shopping or drop a few bucks on something you will love forever! There’s a women’s clothing shop upstairs in the back I’m crazy for.... I forget the name but it’s about the only clothing shop there... so much other artzie stuff to look at. ”
126 locals recommend
“Skiing in the winter and chairlift rides in the summer. Great for fall colors. Beautiful vistas across the land.”
111 locals recommend
“Historic observatory where Pluto was discovered. Lots of astronomy for science nerds!”
117 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Slot Canyon is a rare view and a must see in Arizona. Be sure to make a reservation! You will love it! ”
44 locals recommend
“30 minutes away - Ruins with a blowhole- bring your camera and the National Parks Pass”
34 locals recommend
“you should but a National Park Pass. It's cheaper in the long run if you visit a lot of parks”
65 locals recommend
“A beautiful (and very famous) chapel built into the red rocks. It's a highly trafficked tourist destination, don't expect to be there alone; but it's a quintessential Sedona landmark.”
56 locals recommend
“Walnut Canyon National Monument, only 10 miles (16km) east from Flagstaff along I-40, contains about 25 cliff-dwelling rooms constructed by the Sinagua people in the 13th century along a 1 ½ mile (2400m) loop trail. (Warning: there is a stairway of some 240 steps to get into and out of the canyon; if this is too strenuous, there is also a rim trail). ”
70 locals recommend
State / Provincial Park
“The Tonto Natural Bridge State Park is a must place to visit. They offer few different trails to visit the natural bridge. I recommend you to take the trail through the river especially your older kids will enjoy climbing the rocks and play in the water. They have great picnic site. Wear sturdy sandals. ”
36 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“A little further of a drive, but amazing. Doesn't have a huge variety of animals, but you can see the animals up close! Watch a tiger show, watch them feed the animals! And take a Safari ride where you can feed giraffes! ”
55 locals recommend
“Located on highway 89 south of page about 3 miles. This is a must see, it is a bueatiful view. But be prepared, proper clothing, hat, sunscreen and plenty of water. It is about a about a one mile hike with some uphill, on a unpaved path. But if your able to make the walk to see Horse Shoe Bend, it is breathtaking.”
27 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“A slice of Flagstaff on caffeine. The place has character and really good vegetarian pastries and meals... sometimes live music, and local color. It’s in the heart of The Southside on S beaver street... fun people watching... lots of other good full on restaurants around the corner on South San Francisco St ”
96 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“6 minute drive to ChocolaTree marketplace and restaurant, offering 100% organic and gluten-free meals”
65 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“Nothing like groceries for cooking at W’aki! Coffee or cocktails on the deck, dinner cooked on the Barbecue, and eating on one of two patios or in the dining room!”
43 locals recommend