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 reviewsquiet, private enough, and beautifulthe night sky was breathtakingmany extra touches and very comfortable bedthe bed was very comfortable, and there is a camp style kitchen setup which is very easy to use and convenientwe felt warm, comfortable and safeeverything was cleanit was clean and beautifulthe mattress was really comfortable and the linens were softthe yurt is clean and comfortable!the yurt was as described, very clean in a beautiful setting
Host:he did a great job of answering my many questionshe is super accommodatinghe made me feel welcome immediatelythe wood burning stove and warm blanket skept us toasty all nightwe came in really late and yet he still met us with a handshake and a smileRead more reviewsit's located in a very beautiful landscapequiet peacefulthe ranch is beautiful and very peaceful, with a great location just an hour's drive from the grand canyonbeautiful property with quintessential quietness & a lovely viewnice yurt in unique location in the woods near 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 reviewseverything was so comfortable - couches, bed, pillows, etcgreat little cabin in the woods! has a comfortable living room a nice kitchen and dining room, one bathroom and 2 bedrooms (1 master with queen bed and 1 with 2 bunk beds)nice place amongst the trees, little critters and birds made it specialdouble o my gosh! this place is fabulous and feels like homesleeps 6 people comfortable! it also includes a laundry room with washer and dryerit is very clean and decorated very well
Host:joel was accommodating and quick to respond to every questionhost was excellentjoel was a great host, he even had satellite tv and wifiwhat a lovely setting! the deck is perfect for watching birds, including hummingbirds, pygmy nuthatches, stellar's jays, and morei'll definitely be going backRead more reviewsquiet, peaceful cabin in the woodshe suggested visiting the lava cavethere was also a grassy area behind the house the kids enjoyedthere is a fun hike loop right from the property (frog tank loop)the kitchen and dining room are well equipped, but do not expect to buy groceries, beyond bare essentials, locally
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 reviewsdespite the rain, it was super warm, cozy and comfortablethe bed is comfortable and very cozythe bed is one of the most comfortable i have slept in other than my ownthe bed was so comfy and the sound of the river at night was a wonderful way to fall asleepthe bed is hands-down the most comfortable bed i've ever slept onbeautiful property with clean and comfy accommodationsthe yurt was extra clean and so well decoratedthis place is just amazing! the views are unparalleled and definitely worth the money in the viewsthe views were so beautiful, kc and christian were so responsive, and the accommodations were comfortablethe bathroom and shower were very clean and it was nice that shampoo and conditioner were available for use
Host:great hosts, great property and great amenitieskc was a great host - very responsive and always offering to assist with anything neededthey are quick to answer any questionsamazing amazing amazingthe hosts were very accommodating and the little touches made all the differenceRead more reviewsbeautiful locationthis place is a little slice of glamping heavenreally lovely location with beautiful viewsbeautiful scenery surrounding an amazing place to staylovely place, great location!
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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