WRHC 2013 Travel Info

Travel Information

Flagstaff is located about two hours north of Phoenix, Arizona and the Sky Harbor International Airport. Sky Harbor Airport (PHX) is a major hub for US Airways; US Air also serves Flagstaff (FLG) .  Taxis are available from Flagstaff airport to the hotel, and there is a Shuttle service (Arizona Shuttle) between Phoenix and Flagstaff.

Flying into Flagstaff

Flagstaff is located about 150 miles north of Phoenix. By road the trip takes between 2 to 2 1/2 hours, and includes a climb up to almost 7000 feet in elevation. US Airways is the only airline/carrier to serve Flagstaff, so they often offer substantial discounts to travelers flying through Phoenix to get to Flagstaff.

Flying into Phoenix

Arizona Shuttle, http://www.arizonashuttle.com/, offers regular transportation between Phoenix and Flagstaff.

Train into Flagstaff

Flagstaff also lies on a major east-west railroad and is served daily via Amtrak.

Driving to Flagstaff

From the East or West take I-40 to exit 195. The off ramp will turn into Milton Road. Take Milton Road until you reach Butler Avenue, and take a right. The conference center is the first entrance on your right.

From the South (Arizona) take I-17 from Phoenix. I-17 turns into Milton Road. Take Milton Road until you reach Butler Avenue, and take a right. The conference center is the first entrance on your right.

From the North (Colorado): Take state route 89 south through Page and Cameron. Once you near Flagstaff, Route 89 will merge with historic Route 66. Continue on Route 66 through town and under a railroad bridge. About 1/4 of a mile from this bridge is Butler Avenue. Take a left on Butler, and the Conference Center is the first entrance on the right.

Visiting Flagstaff and the Region

Flagstaff has some wonderful places to visit while you are here. Aside from being located on historic US Route 66, the city is less then an hour from the Grand Canyon and Sedona, AZ. We have listed some interesting links below to help you learn more about Flagstaff and the Northern Arizona region.

Flagstaff Visitor Center: http://www.flagstaffarizona.org/

Lowell Observatory (Where Pluto was discovered!) http://www.lowell.edu/

Museum of Northern Arizona: http://www.musnaz.org/

High Country Conference Center Website: http://www.highcountryconferencecenter.com/

Sedona Visitor Center: http://www.visitsedona.com/

Grand Canyon National Park: http://www.nps.gov/grca/

Petrified Forest National Park: http://www.nps.gov/pefo/

"Go Arizona" Flagstaff Page: http://www.go-arizona.com/Flagstaff

 

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