Flagstaff, Arizona

Perched at almost 7,000 feet, Flagstaff (or Flag, as the locals endearingly call it) is home to Humphreys Peak, Arizona’s tallest mountain. The town welcomes avid skiers at the Arizona Snowbowl ski resort and star gazers at the Lowell Observatory. Nearby, one can discover ancient native pueblos in the Wupatki National Monument and explore the Native American cliff dwellings of Walnut Canyon.

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Things to See Around Albuquerque, New Mexico

When someone mentions Albuquerque, we might immediately picture colorful balloons floating into the October sky. However, there is more to the town than hot air: historic Route 66 runs through town, ancient petroglyphs adorn volcanic rocks over 17 miles in Petroglyph National Monument, and one can get a good look at Native American history and culture at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.

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