Flagstaff Pioneer Museum

The Flagstaff Pioneer Museum is a great stop if you’d like to see a little history. The building used for the museum is an old hospital for the poor and indigent. There are artifacts both inside and outside, and the kids can even complete a Junior Curator program to earn a…


Montezuma Castle National Monument

Montezuma Castle National Monument is a very busy historical site located off the freeway between Phoenix and Flagstaff. Because of its proximity to the freeway, the site is always busy, but it is really amazing to see. There are actually two parts to this national monument: the Castle and the Well.…


Tuzigoot National Monument

Tuzigoot National Monument is located in central Arizona. It features a large ruin built by the Sinagua people nearly a thousand years ago. There is a small Visitor Center with a gift shop and an active Junior Ranger program at this site. Tuzigoot sits up on a hill and there are…

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Petrified Forest

Petrified Forest National Park for Families

Petrified Forest National Park is divided into two sections: north of Interstate 40 and south of Interstate 40. Both sections are worth spending time in, though the bulk of your time should be spent in the southern half where all the petrified wood is found. Be sure to check out our…


Lowell Observatory | Flagstaff, Arizona

Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, is famous for being the place where Pluto was discovered. They have programs that run throughout the day and stargazing with large telescopes at night. If you're in the Flagstaff area, this is the best way to spend a half day. At Utah's Adventure Family, we…


Walnut Canyon National Monument

Walnut Canyon National Monument is a unique historical site in Flagstaff, Arizona. The monument has two hikes and the opportunity to see a lot of wildlife. There is also a Visitor Center, and our children enjoyed earning a Junior Ranger badge.  Walnut Canyon Walnut Canyon is a unique canyon for ancient…