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At 7,000 feet above sea level, Flagstaff, Arizona, offers classic views of the American Southwest, with plenty of natural beauty and opportunities for recreation. Hiking and camping are popular activities in Flagstaff, especially since the city is located in the midst of the world's largest contiguous ponderosa forest. And with the San Francisco Peaks nearby, skiing and mountain biking draw visitors year-round. Tourists can also explore the Lava Flow Trail of the 900-year-old volcano at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument or the 800-year-old pueblos at Wupatki National Monument. Historians can take a walking tour along Flagstaff's portion of Route 66 to find landmarks like Granny's Closet restaurant and the 1897 train depot. Flights to Flagstaff land at Pulliam Airport, conveniently located only five miles south of downtown.