Things To Do
Visit Prescott, Arizona! Nestled at an elevation of 5,200' feet above sea level amongst the largest stand of ponderosa pine forests in the U.S., Prescott's perfect weather provides an average temperature of 70 degrees, with four beautiful and distinct seasons, and breathtaking landscapes complete with granite mountains, lakes, streams, and rolling meadows filled with wildlife. Prescott's "wildlife" and outdoor beauty is only rivaled by the its own "good life" and outdoor activities. Here you'll find many things to do including horseback riding, golfing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, camping, mountain biking, local breweries, restaurants, shopping, and a hometown feel that keep our visitors, young and old, coming back year after year.
Once the capital of the state, Prescott is rich with history embodied in its world famous Whiskey Row and abundant historical landmarks. Whether you're seeking to relax in a natural environment filled with beauty and wildlife, or the history of Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, and cowboy forays in the most famous saloons of the Old West, check out the True West and Real Adventure. [Source]
The central courthouse plaza, a lawn under huge old elm trees, is a gathering for locals and visitors. Cultural events and performances take place on many nights in the summer on the plaza. See the events page to see what's happening in Prescott. [Source]
Museums, Art & Culture
The Mission of the Smoki Museum is to instill an understanding and respect for indigenous cultures of the Southwest.
The Phippen Museum's mission is to preserve and exhibit museum quality Western art, and educate the public about the unique heritage, history, legends, and influence of art of the American West.
The Museum features seven historic buildings, compelling exhibits and beautiful gardens, which serve as the setting for numerous public festivals. The Library and Archives, open to the public, hold a vast collection of rare books, original documents, historical photographs, maps and oral history.
Restaurants & Bars
Explore the local food culture and spirits in Prescott, Arizona. Visit the following links.
Prescott Tourism "Dining Guide"