Mile-high Prescott transcends the Arizona archetype with four mild seasons, an average annual daytime
temperature of about seventy degrees, and 300+ days of sunshine. Prescott’s outdoor recreation menu is designed to tantalize: with five scenic area lakes and a network of more than 450 miles of groomed multi-use trails winding through the city and into the adjacent Prescott National Forest, the press has tabbed Prescott as a “Top Outdoor Adventure Town.” Just ninety miles north of Phoenix, Prescott makes for a great summer escape.
- Population : 43,217
- Area: Approximately 42 Square miles
- Recreation: 5 Lakes, 16 Parks, 450 Miles of groomed trails
- Museums: 3 dedicated to the history of Prescott Entertainment: Elks 100 year old Opera house
- Events: Festivals almost every weekend from May to September
- Shopping: Prescott downtown is a shoppers dream from “Antique Row” to unique artists galleries there is something for everyone
- Accommodations: Prescott is home to a selection of modern to historic properties from large to boutique
Recognized by National Geographic as “A Top Adventure Town” Prescott is a wonderland for the outdoor
enthusiast with 5 Lakes, 16 Parks, and over 450 miles of groomed Trails.
What more could you ask for in an outdoor getaway from big city life? Cool refreshing comfortable
temperature year-round. Fresh summer air, mild autumns with changing colors and springtime wildflowers. Surrounded by forested mountains of pine and blue spruce, Prescott is conveniently located less than a twohour drive from Phoenix.
Prescott is one of Arizona’s most historic Western towns and we have three local museums that tell the story of life in Prescott over the years.
Prescott is the home to iconic events and festivals beginning in April and continuing through December every year.
Prescott, Arizona offers incredible shopping from local independent stores to the Prescott Gateway Mall. You’ll find one-of-a-kind boutiques, galleries, and even charming thrift stores throughout downtown Prescott. You’ll find great deals on clothing, antiques, jewelry, fine art, Western wear, American southwest furniture, crafts, Prescott area collectibles, gifts and more.
Whiskey Row – Step back in time to the “Wild West” era where the saloons
were the entertainment. Whiskey Row is made up of a series of Bars &
Saloons many that date back to the 1800’s. You can eat, dance, sing and
enjoy various forms of live entertainment along this iconic street in
Elks Opera House – If you want live entertainment, The Elks Opera House
is the venue for you. Live bands, Ballet, Plays and of course Opera. The
100+ year old opera house has just completed a renovation to look
better than it did when it originally opened. There is seating for 300 with
reserved balcony seating available for that special experience.
We are here for you!
Step on Guides – If you need a step on guide we can provide one of our Prescott Regulators or a Shady Lady dressed in authentic period costume. From gun fighters to cow pokes, Ladies of the night or a refined lady of the time. Let us know and we will set it up to meet your group pose for photos and answer questions about Prescott from a bygone era.
Walking Tours– We can provide guides to give you a historical walking tour of the downtown area with stories and recollection of local legends. During October we can also arrange for a night-time ghost tour with haunting tales of spirits of the past.
Hiking Tours– If you want to explore Prescott’s “Great Outdoors” we can provide a hiking guide to lead your group on a hike of one of our many trails.
Nature Guides – If you want to learn about the local fauna and flora we have area experts that can show you how to identify local animals and plants. We also can do moonlight walks to explore the stars above and point out the various constellations.
Helicopter Tours – Want to see Prescott and the surrounding North Central area of Arizona from the air, we can arrange an aerial tour with Guidance Aviation.
Cycling Tours – Want to ride one of our many trails we can provide an expert mountain bike guide to show you the paved and unpaved trails.
Kayak or Canoe – We can arrange for equipment rental and provide a guide to take you out on the water and show you one of our lakes.
Rock Climbing/Repelling – Want to try rock climbing or repelling we can arrange for area experts to harness you in and show you the ropes.