Route 66 Archives

Flagstaff banks on Valley residents trying to beat heat

Corner of Aspen Ave. and San Francisco Street in historic downtown Flagstaff, Arizona.

Compared to the Valley’s 100-plus degree days and stifling summer nights, Northern Arizona is an oasis of mild weather and cool temperatures. It’s no surprise that Flagstaff, the hub of the high country, is a popular tourist destination for Phoenicians in the hot summer months. Indeed, 40 percent of Flagstaff’s annual visitors are traveling from… Read More →

Flagstaff CVB Launches New Marketing Campaign

by in Business News | Marketing | Travel

Visitors planning a trip to Flagstaff this summer will see a brand new look when they research the destination online. The Flagstaff Convention and Visitors Bureau launched a new marketing campaign that drives potential visitors to the redesigned website, which went live on Tuesday, June 18. “We are excited to provide visitors with a… Read More →

Send Your Kids Back To School With These Fabulous Items

back to school
by in Cool Products | Style

School may be a place for learning, but it is also a place to express oneself in trendy, new gear. Check out these back to school must-haves that will have friends “ooh-ing” and “ahh-ing” this fall. Kids: Penguin Backpack by Skip Hop $20 Your child will love going to school with an animal backpack.… Read More →

Make Arizona Your Destination To Get Away From It All

Grand Canyon - AZ Business Magazine Mar/Apr 2011

There’s No Place Like Home Arizona has something for everyone, which is probably why most of us choose to live here: sunshine, great scenery, Western history and multiple cultures. Our state is also a favorite destination for travelers seeking a reprieve from cold weather in the Midwest and East. It has golf and spring training… Read More →

Historic Route 66

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First established in 1926, Route 66 is an American legend. Though it was, for all intents and purposes, “decommissioned” in 1985, the road still lives on in the various states it passed through. In Arizona it exists today as State Route 66. Take a look at the infographic below for more information about the historic… Read More →

Route 66: What Bridges Arizona To The Rest Of The Nation

Route 66 - AZRE Magazine March/April 2011

Once dubbed the “Main Street of America,” Route 66 not only is a landmark in U.S. history, but also played a vital role in developing Arizona’s economy as a major piece of the state’s infrastructure not long after statehood in 1912. Arizona has always been known as a gateway to California. First, with the California Gold… Read More →