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Historic Whiskey Row off the square in downtown Prescott, Arizona
The city is named after William H. Prescott (shown in the photo), a popular writer during the civil war.

Hotel St. Michaels on Whiskey Row is located in the heart of downtown Prescott.
A Prescott, Arizona house is decorated for the fourth of july
Trail riding through Prescott's beautiful Watson Lake Park is a popular year round activity.

The Sharlot Hall museum in Prescott, Arizona is a wonderful place to learn about central Arizona's regional heritage.
A painted timeline in front of the courthouse in downtown Prescott describes the towns colorful history.
Children sing Christmas carols on the steps of the historic courthouse in Prescott, Arizona; also known as Arizona's Christmas city.

The Prescott rodeo has been running since 1888.  It makes for an excellent summertime activity.
With dozens of exceptional courses and mild climate, Prescott is the ideal spot for an avid golfer.
A couple look out over scenic Watson Lake in Prescott, Arizona.

Prescott Profile & Links
  • Location : In northern Arizona high country, conveniently located 1.5 to 2 hrs north of metropolitan Phoenix via Interstate 17 and State Highway 69.
  • (click for driving instructions to Prescott & LV Ranch Estates)
  • Population : City of Prescott: 42,000; Tri-City Prescott SMA: 83,000
  • Climate : At an ideal 5200 feet, Prescott enjoys four mild seasons, with summer highs typically in the mid 80's, and winter highs in the mid 50's.
Education:
Prescottonians are justifiably proud of the range of their community's educational opportunities, from an outstanding public school system to diverse college choices including Prescott College, a private liberal arts college, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Yavapai Community College, and in nearby Flagstaff, Northern Arizona University.

Medical Care:
Prescott is home to Yavapai Regional Medical Center, a full service not-for-profit facility with over 100 staff physicians, 125 beds, a trauma center, and a hospital based helicopter. The hospital offers a cardiac catheterization lab and full surgical services (including heart surgery), a 24-hour emergency room, two intensive care units and the latest laboratories and imaging services. In 2004, Yavapai Regional Medical Center was recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of America's "100 Best Companies to Work For."

Shopping:
Prescott is a small town with excellent shopping. In addition to the dozens of quaint antique shops and art galleries around the Courthouse Square, Prescott also has a new 500,000 s.f. regional mall with a Dillards Department Store, Barnes & Noble, and literally dozens of other merchants.

Hotels:
From the historic Hassayampa Inn, host to Presidents and movie stars, to casino resorts, to quaint Bed & Breakfast's, Prescott offers a wide variety of accommodation options.

Bed & Breakfasts:

  • Prescott Pines Inn
  • Pleasant Street Inn, Bed & Breakfast
  • Restaurants:
    Chances are there is a restaurant to fit your taste and budget in Prescott; from bistro fare to authentic Mexican, and even a live show with your dinner.

    Things to Do:
    You'll never really run out of things to do in Prescott with over 450 miles of trails and 100,000 acres of forest nearby, you have plenty of outdoor activites to choose from. Add parks, museums, and art galleries and you have plenty to see and do in Prescott.

    Museums:

    Galleries:
    Theatres:
    Equestrian Activites:
    Parks
    • Acker Park
    • Flinn Park
    • Goldwater Lake Park
    • Granite Creek Park
    • Heritage Park
    • Peavine Trail Park
    • Pioneer Park
    • Roughrider Park
    • Stricklin Park
    • Watson Lake Park
    Lakes
    • Watson Lake
    • Lynxs Lake
    • Goldwater Lake
    • Willow Lake
    • Granite Basin Lake
    Trails
    • Granite Mountain Trail
    • Thumb Butte Trail
    • Groom Creek Loop Trail
    • Peavine Trail

    Hiking Clubs:

    Air Service:
    Prescott Municipal Airport is a large and active facility with three concrete runways (primary runway of 7,600 feet). Daily commercial service to and from Phoenix is available via America West Airlines.

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