Flagstaff is an overall great community to live in. The town is nestled below the San Francisco Peaks, which provide an abundance of natural beauty throughout all four seasons this city experiences. Flagstaff provides the perfect backdrop for an abundance of outdoor recreational activities such as mountain biking, snowboarding and skiing, running, hiking, and mountain climbing. The people of Flagstaff are diverse, welcoming, and there is a an overall appreciation for the Flagstaff community. Downtown provides ample restaurants, shops and boutiques, and the town hold's many community events throughout the year such as the annual pine cone drop at New Years, a weekly farmer's market, and annual festivals "Hullaballoo" and "Oktoberfest". The city's small size makes commutes across town quick and painless. Flagstaff is known for having excellent public schools and is home to Northern Arizona University.