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Cruising down Route 66
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Nearly 23 kilometers of the famous Route 66 runs directly through Flagstaff, the city with the highest elevation on the historic route.

A peek inside Lowell Observatory
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Pluto was discovered in 1930 at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff.

Aerial view of Flagstaff and its historic train station
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Flagstaff derived its name from a flag raising ceremony held by a group traveling through the area on July 4, 1876 in celebration of the USA’s centennial. A pine tree was chosen to serve as a flagstaff.

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