Arizonans who live in Phoenix love to beat the summer heat with a trip to the northern part of the state such as Flagstaff. When summer temperatures are in the triple digits, Flagstaff offers a cool oasis with temps that are 10 to 15 degrees cooler. During summer, hotels in Flagstaff, AZ are busy keeping up with all the in and out-of-state tourists. But Flagstaff is also a popular winter destination thanks to lots of snow.
Flagstaff gets an average of 114 inches of snow every year; making it a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. The area also sees its share of bad storms including the one earlier this year that dumped over 20 inches of snow on the city in one week. That storm was good news for hotels in Flagstaff, AZ.
Arizona Snowbowl is one of the most popular skiing destinations in northern Arizona and is just 14 miles away from Flagstaff. Snowbowl is one of the reasons that Flagstaff, AZ hotels really heat up in the winter as visitors flock to the area to hit the slopes. Snowbowl offers features 32 skiing trails serviced by 4 lifts for skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels. In addition, they offer skiing instruction as well as ski and snowboard rentals.