PRESCOTT is the ideal mountain town rich with Western Heritage, outdoor activities, community festivals and
plenty of dining & shopping options. Western culture and charm make the downtown and Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza a big draw for visitors. There are always events happening. Prescott is located half-way between Phoenix and Flagstaff. At a mile high in elevation, Prescott has four mild seasons, temps approx. 10 to 15 degrees cooler than Phoenix and 10 to 15 degrees warmer than Flagstaff. Prescott has many lakes: Watson, Willow, Lynx, Granite Basin and Goldwater and beautiful features such as Thumb Butte, the Granite Dells and Granite Mountain. Lots of hiking trails and loads of kayaking are done here. Its a mecca for outdoor recreation, including hiking, horseback riding, camping, fishing and mountain biking, just to name a few. Shopping includes anything from antiques to modern art galleries. Something for everybody! And, restaurants galore!
If you love a small town feel, then you've come to the right place.
Information provided by Prescott Chamber of Commerce.