Book a Room near Lowell Observatory
Roll down the windows to feel the wind on your face as you drive down historic Route 66 to the conveniently located Country Inn & Suites, Flagstaff, AZ. Make your way to downtown Flagstaff for excellent shopping and dining options, or discover the secrets of the universe at the famous Lowell Observatory. Want to get out and see the natural beauty of the Southwest? Pack a picnic and your hiking shoes to explore Coconino National Forest, The Arboretum at Flagstaff and Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. Northern Arizona University is only seven miles away for campus tours, and the Grand Canyon is less than an 80-mile drive if you want to enjoy an unforgettable day trip.
History and Education
- Historic Downtown Flagstaff (3.9 miles)
Pick up a souvenir or a new outfit at one of downtown's many shopping destinations. Afterward, dress to impress for a night on the town at one of Flagstaff's bars and restaurants.
- Lowell Observatory (5.1 miles)
The world's first International Dark Sky City, Flagstaff is a fitting home for this observatory dedicated to expanding our understanding of the universe through direct observation.
Phone: +1 (928) 774-3358
- Walnut Canyon National Monument (5.3 miles)
Known for the ancient pueblos built into the curved walls of Walnut Canyon, this national monument offers beautiful views and exciting hiking trails steeped in the history of the Southwest.
Phone: +1 (928) 526-3367
- Northern Arizona University (7.1 miles)
Offering both graduate and undergraduate degrees in a variety of fields, this local research university has a student body of nearly 30,000.
Phone: +1 (928) 523-9011
- Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument (15.1 miles)
Follow a scenic 34-mile route along Highway 89 as you pass pine forests, red rocks and desert vistas on a driving tour of Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. Now dormant, this volcano is also worth viewing from ground level on one of many hiking trails.
Phone: +1 (928) 526-0502
- Wupatki National Monument (40.4 miles)
Immense red-rock outcroppings and awe-inspiring ancient pueblos make Wupatki National Monument a must-visit for history lovers.
Phone: +1 (928) 679-2365
- The Arboretum at Flagstaff (13.7 miles)
Tour the Butterfly House and then discover over 750 species of plants as you wander through this beautiful, three-season attraction. Note: This attraction is temporarily closed until April 2018.
Phone: +1 (928) 774-1442
- Arizona Snowbowl (16.7 miles)
Hit the slopes for a day of skiing and snowboarding at the Arizona Snowbowl. During summer months, enjoy scenic hiking and outdoor exploration.
Phone: +1 (928) 779-1951
- Coconino National Forest (20.4 miles)
Cross small lakes and streams teeming with fish as you traverse this picturesque national forest featuring the red rocks of Sedona, Ponderosa pine forests and alpine tundra.
Phone: +1 (928) 527-3600
- Grand Canyon (77.9 miles)
An easy day trip from the hotel, the Grand Canyon is one of America's most distinctive and recognizable landmarks. Stand next to the canyon edge to feel its incredible scale, or book a helicopter tour to see the canyon from the air.
Phone: +1 (928) 638-7888
- Flagstaff Train Station (4 miles)
- Flagstaff Pulliam Airport (FLG) (10 miles)
- NAU Graduation (Spring and Fall)
- Made in the Shade Beer Festival (June)
- Pride in the Pines (June)
- Snowbowl Opening (November)