In 1853, the land that would eventually become Arizona was part of the Gadsden Purchase from Mexico. On February 14, 1862, Arizona was considered a separate territory from New Mexico for the first time as they joined the Confederates in the Civil War. This was the first time Arizona had its own name and it claimed half […]
Flagstaff, Arizona is a trendy college town with a great, walkable downtown. You can spend all day exploring boutique shops, cafes and local breweries. Make Flagstaff your base as you explore nearby Sedona and the Grand Canyon!