99 Things to Do in Northern Arizona: Shop and Eat Like a Local |

Bookmans Entertainment Exchange, 1520 S. Riordan Ranch St. has been an Arizona gem since it first opened in Tucson in 1976. Browse a variety of used books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, video games, musical instruments, and more – store café serving coffee and tea drinks. A few doors down Burritos Fiesta Fresh Mexican Grill, 1530 S. Riordan Ranch St., offers a no-frills dining experience and for freshly squeezed juices, smoothies, bubble tea, non-dairy ice cream and more, Java juice is the place to go.

3. Historic Downtown & Southside

Downtown and the Southside neighborhood south of the railroad tracks offer a variety of local shops and restaurants. A good start is Old town shops, 120 N. Leroux St., where buyers can get their sugar repaired Flagstaff Chocolate Company or sit outside for a meal Diablo Burger. Then prepare for any outdoor adventure you might want to begin with gear from Babbitt’s Backcountry outfitter, 12 E. Aspen Ave., Mountain Sports Flagstaff, 24 N. San Francisco St. or Peace surplus, 14 W. Route 66. Newly opened Flagstaff electric bikes, 14 E. Birch Ave., also offers e-bike rentals and tours at www.flagstaffebiketours.com. A good place to start your day would be south of the train tracks Biffs bagels, 1 S. Beaver St., for fresh bagels and coffee, or The roasted owl café, 12 S. Mikes Pike, for breakfast burritos and mimosas on the terrace.

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