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Have Fun This Labor Day Weekend In Flagstaff

by Gary Nelson

The Labor Day Weekend is almost here, and it's time to plan to get the most out of the weekend in Flagstaff.  Here's a few fun ideas that will help you have fun this Labor Day Weekend.

Grand Canyon Sightseeing Tour

Wagon Ride Through Coconino National Forest

Horseback Trail Ride in Coconino National Forest

Grand Canyon Railroad Excursion, Scenic Guided Rim Tour & Navajo Reservation Full Day Tour

Monument Valley Tribal Park & Navajo Indian Reservation Full Day Tour

Have a safe and happy Labor Day Weekend!

Top Things to Do in Flagstaff

by Gary Nelson

To say that Flagstaff is an outdoor lover's paradise is an understatement. With so many famous landmarks, monuments, and places to see, you'll never run out of exciting things to do in Flagstaff. has rated the top things to do in Flagstaff. Here's the top 3 from the list.

Walnut Canyon National Monument

This is the perfect place to see both geological wonders and ancient history.  You can walk back in time on The Island Trail as you view actual cliff dwellings of the ancient Sinagua. Or gaze at the amazing scenery from the Rim Trail.

Wupatki National Monument

If you enjoy Native American ruins, this is an amazing place to see them.  The main dwelling is a multistory Sinagua pueblo building, featuring over 100 rooms, a community room and ball court! You can also drive through the park to see other ruin sites.

Lowell Observatory

Flagstaff not only has natural wonders on the ground, but it's the perfect place to see the ones in the sky. It's one of the oldest observatories in the US and is considered a historic landmark. The original telescope is still being used today for education, along with several other telescopes.

Our Top Featured Listings in Flagstaff

by Gary Nelson

Looking for a great home in Flagstaff with plenty of room for the whole family and great features? Look no further than these two top featured homes!

2353 N Ricke Lane, Flagstaff

This home is back on the market, so do let it slip away this time! Located in Walnut Ridge Estates, this lovely home is set on a .39 acre lot with amazing views of Mt Elden.  With tons of room, updated kitchen and huge deck, you're family will have plenty of room to live and entertain.

Check out all the details and photos!

36 W Quartz Road, Flagstaff

With 5 beds and 4 baths, there's plenty of space for your family and friends.  The soaring vaulted ceilings adds to the spaciousness. Add to that an outstanding kitchen with great cabinets and stainless steel appliances, along with a huge back yard, and you have a deal you can't miss!

Check out all the details and photos!

Enjoy the Space and Views In Doney Park

by Gary Nelson

One of the great attractions of living in Arizona is it's wide open spaces and rugged beauty.  And that is exactly what you get when you buy a home in Doney Park.  Located just outside of Flagstaff to the northeast, this residential area of 5000 people is just the place to find your next home if you want to be near the city, but want the space to breath.  You also get to enjoy amazing views of the San Francisco Peaks and Sunset Crater Volcano.

Being located near Flagstaff gives you easy access to outstanding shopping and great food. And if you want to go the other direction and get further out in to nature, you won't have any problem with Wupatki National Monument, Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Walnut Canyon National Monument, and Barringer Crater ​being located nearby.

Visit our Doney Park Real Estate & Community Information page to learn more and search for your dream home today.

Here are some fine homes for sale right now in Doney Park!


Are all the kids moved out and you have the house to yourself? Are you planning on retiring where you are or do you want to move somewhere more desirable? Are you living in a home that's beyond what you can care for?

Is there a way for you to match your current needs with your future goals?  The answer for you might be the equity you have in your house.

CoreLogic states in their Equity Report that the average homeowner has gained $14,000 in equity over the past year.  And the farther west you go, the higher it can be! So the question is, do you know how much your home has appreciated?

If your someone who's looking to find a smaller place to live, you could sell your home and use the profit to buy a smaller home or condo, while eliminating some of the maintenance of a larger home.

If you want to buy a vacation home, you could use the additional cash from the sale of your home to make a down payment on a vacation home in a place where you want to retire. If you can't afford to live there full-time, then you can rent it out during peak vacation times and pay off the mortgage faster.

Purchasing your retirement home now will allow you to take full advantage of today’s seller’s market, allow you to cash in on the equity you have already built, and take comfort in knowing that a plan is in place for a smooth transition into retirement.

There are many reasons to relocate in retirement, including a change in climate, proximity to family and grandchildren, and so much more. What are the reasons you want to move? Are the reasons to stay more important? Meet with a local real estate professional who can perform an equity evaluation to determine your options, today!

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Contact Information

The Gary Nelson Group
Realty Executives of Flagsaff
15 E. Cherry Ave. Suite 101
Flagstaff AZ 86001
Direct: 928-225-3510
Office: 928-773-9300
Fax: 928-774-1102