There is no vacation destination better for relaxing than Flagstaff. Our Northern Arizona home is like no other as it sits thousands of feet in elevation above the rest of Arizona providing incredible views and gorgeous weather. One of the best ways to enjoy your time in Flagstaff is by visiting one of the many watering holes. Flagstaff is home to Northern Arizona University so you can expect several bars that are frequented by the college crowd. The city is also home to many different craft breweries that have perfected the brewing process for tasty beers. Take a look at some of the best bars and breweries in Flagstaff:

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Mother Road Brewing Company

Flagstaff is home to many historic breweries that have been around for decades now. One such location is the local favorite Mother Road Brewing Company which is located in downtown Flagstaff. The brewery is specifically known for its Tower Station IPA which has become one of the best-selling and most awarded IPAs in the state. Also, make sure to try out other favorites such as their Daily Driver Juicy Pale Ale or Limited Visibility Hazy IPA. They also produce seasonal beers and one-off specials so make sure to try a tasting flight whenever visiting. The food selection is great too with tasty options such as fish tacos and beef sliders from their onsite food truck. Yum!

Dark Sky Brewing

Flagstaff has been home to Dark Sky Brewing for a few years now and has instantly become a local favorite. While the brewery might be younger than the others in town it sure has become a hit with its inventive beer offerings. Dark Sky Brewing started off brewing many one-off beers that would instantly sell out now. Now guests can find many of their popular brews on tap and in larger quantities. Enjoy a beer inside their tasting room that shares space with Pizzicleta, one of Flagstaff’s best brick oven pizzeria. The outdoor beer garden offers plenty of shaded spots perfect for a beer in the summer weather. Make sure to grab some beers to go to take back to your vacation rental!

Historic Brewing Company

Another popular favorite here in Flagstaff is Historic Brewing Company which has a few taprooms found around Flagstaff. Their Barrel House located downtown offers a casual interior and all of their delicious beers on tap. Historic Brewing is especially known for its tasty dark beers such as the Piehole Porter which tastes just like a cherry pie. Guests can enjoy the pub grub to keep them full while they try something from the over 20 different draft beer selections.

The Annex Cocktail Lounge

While Flagstaff may be best known for its breweries and beer-related bars it also has plenty to offer for cocktails. Try out The Annex Cocktail Lounge for a delicious mixed drink in a classy yet casual atmosphere. The Annex features a contemporary setting that prepares speakeasy-like cocktails that are made to order. The indoor seating area is smaller than other locations found around town but the space is increased on the outdoor patio. Here guests can find fire pits and a live music setup to enjoy their drinks. They also offer a food menu with tasty tacos for entrees and light but flavorful popcorn.

Uptown Pubhouse

Come experience a casual pub that is perfect for time with friends at Uptown Pubhouse. This no-frills pub house offers exactly what you want: a non-fussy menu of beer and spirits, pool tables, and live music. The pub grub offers plenty of sandwiches and other eats but the tater tots are what wins over patrons time and time again. Come see why Uptown Pubhouse has been voted one of the top bars in Flagstaff for the past 20 years!

Hops on Birch

No matter where you visit you will find that craft beer bars have become a popular phenomenon in the bar scene. Hops on Birch elevates that concept with their laid-back saloon that offers a rotating selection of tap beers. Most beers come from local breweries across the state; the selection is also known for having some of the most popular craft breweries across the country to be on tap too. Make sure to take a look at the cooler section where you can find all kinds of canned and bottled beers to be enjoyed in-house or have to go. Hops on Birch is pet and family-friendly so come enjoy an afternoon with the whole gang.

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More Fun in Flagstaff

These bars and breweries have been favorites among locals and are waiting for your visit. Come reserve one of our Flagstaff condo rentals today to be just down the street from these popular watering holes. There are no finer properties in town than our own.