The city of Flagstaff — which you can find on the legendary Route 66 — is one of the most idyllic spots in Arizona, a location that brings together scenery to suit all tastes. Drive for a short while from here and you can witness austere desert, plush forest and snowcapped mountains, and Flagstaff itself is a true joy. Here you will find Arizona’s tallest mountain (Humphreys Peak) and excellent skiing at the Arizona Snowbowl. Nearby there are also excellent National Monuments, such as the delightful Native American pueblo sites at Wupatki.
Flagstaff city itself is well worth spending some time in — as a city with an overall population of approximately 135,000, there are plenty of attractions to see and participate in. The Lowell Observatory offers the chance to take in the beautiful nighttime clear skies. There are numerous museums, including the State Museum of Arizona and Riordan Mansion. Dining options are plentiful and include contemporary fine dining at Brix — a converted carriage house, and wonderful pastries and coffee at Macy’s.
All in all, it’s a heavenly place to spend a holiday, and you can make it better when you book one of these yurts in Flagstaff, which will bring you even closer to nature.
Set among beautiful forest, just 45 minutes from the entrance to the world famous Grand Canyon, this ornate yurt is a proper off-the-grid space for anyone who loves a bit of wilderness camping. There’s a 5-mile (8.04km) drive between here and the otherworldly Flagstaff Lava Tubes. Three guests can be accommodated in the yurt, which is part of a larger lodge, and there is a super king-size bed along with an air mattress. A shower is heated by propane, and there are tea-making facilities in this wonderful rustic getaway.
Grand Canyon YurtFlagstaff, Arizona, United States
Top guest reviewsthe mattress was really comfortable and the linens were softi highly recommend chris’s place it’s incredibly comfortable and features all the amenities you needi’m not a fan of outhouses but they did a good job making it “cute”very cozy space in a lovely settingthe yurt is well equipped (including a truly comfortable bed) for any length of stayit was clean and beautifulquiet secluded and very clean yurtthe outdoor toilet and shower is maybe 30 feet away and very very cleanthis inside is so cozy and cleanthe yurt was as described very clean in a beautiful setting
Host:thank you for hosting us :)chris was a great hostchris was a great hostchris was a great hostchris was an excellent host the yurt is a very special spaceRead more reviewsthe location is perfectreally cool place to stay near the grand canyonamazing stay in an amazing location (beautiful and close to cross-country skiing options)great place to just relax and close enough to enjoy downtown flagstaffunbeatable option for something close to the grand canyon
More options near Flafstaff
The following accommodations are not in Flagstaff itself, but near the city. They’re a short drive away, but further out into the spectacular countryside that makes the area such a wonderful place to visit.
In Munds Park, 15 minutes from Flagstaff city, this is a lovely two-room cabin will appeal to anyone who wants to do a little bit of off-roading. Large enough for five guests, and while the setting may make you believe that it’s bare-bones accommodation, it’s really anything but that, with WiFi, cable TV and a fully equipped kitchen. It’s fully furnished indoors, and there’s a deck outside to sit in the beautiful environs. Nearby, you’ll also find a fine golf course.
Paradise in the Pines of Munds Park, ArizonaMunds Park, Arizona, United States
Top guest reviewssleeps 6 people comfortable it also includes a laundry room with washer and dryereverything was so comfortable - couches bed pillows etcit is very clean and decorated very wellclean comfortable and a great deckthe home was very clean and decorated very nicely
Host:our family had a wonderful stay the host was excellent and responded to our questions quicklyjoel was a great host he even had satellite tv and wifiRead more reviewsscenic location - plenty of space and very comfortablequiet peaceful cabin in the woods
This rustic yurt is found close to the town of Sedona, giving you the chance to bed down at night with the backdrop of a clear night sky and the natural geological towers at Cathedral Rock — an ideal spot to hike to. From the outside, it looks like any other tent; indoors, there’s a luxurious king-size organic mattress covered with luxurious sheets and bedding. You’ll be right next to a freshwater creek, and stepping out of the yurt in the morning will be greeted by some of the most jaw-dropping views. It’s on the grounds of the owners’ property, so they’re always present to help out.
✨ Cathedral Rock Belle ✨ Sedona Creek Glamping! ✨Sedona, Arizona, United States
Top guest reviewsamazing views comfortable stay with just enough amenitiesthe shower space is gorgeous with an open air topit was a very hot day so the air conditioner was very welcomedcozy and quiet place with excellent viewi ate breakfast on the patio furniture enjoying the view of the river and cathedral rock; so peacefulbeautiful property with clean and comfy accommodationsthis place is super pretty and cleanthe yurt was extra clean and so well decoratedthe yurt was clean cozy and the little details made it very specialthe yurt is exactly as it looks in the photos it’s clean and very comfortable
Host:the stream was so beautiful to listen to at night and kc was a wonderful hostcheck in was so easy and our hosts were very accommodatingkc was responsive to all of our questionschristian was very communicative and made sure we had what we needed for our staythe hosts were very responsive to the only minor concern i had which was quickly addressedRead more reviewsgreat location and so much personalityawesome location for exploring oak creek and cathedral rocklocation is amazing style points on the set upall in all a beautiful location with quaint accommodationsreally lovely location with beautiful views
Fabulous Flagstaff is the perfect place for a wilderness break
The moment you set eyes on Flagstaff, you’ll fall in love with this remarkable rustic setting. Any outdoor pursuit you can think of will be available, and for those who enjoy hiking, there are so many possible trips to take. Whether you want to take to the mountains, sleep under the stars, or spend a little time in the forest taking in the fresh air, you’ll find something that appeals to you here in this idyllic destination. It’s just perfect for one of those “getaways from it all” breaks, and even allows you the opportunity for a day-trip to the nearby Las Vegas and parts of Southern California.
However, there’s really no reason you need to look outside the environs of Flagstaff for your joy. There’s so much to see and do around this city, and waking up to the outdoor sounds of the local nature is the perfect preparation for a day among this much rural beauty. When the stresses of city living get to be too much for you, this is the perfect place to come to get some fresh air and some alone time. Spending that time in one of these amazing accommodations will ensure that you experience Flagstaff at its best.
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