Why should I visit Prescott?
With a number of museums and historic districts, and plenty of outdoor activities to take part in year-round, Prescott is a must on your Northern Arizona vacation.
Where is Prescott?
From Sedona, take the scenic route and drive southwest on Highway 89a for about 54 miles until you enter the town of Prescott.
Alternately, from Sedona drive south on Hwy 179 and turn right onto I-17 south toward Phoenix. Take exit 278, turn right onto Hwy 169 south toward Prescott. Turn right onto AZ-69 north until you enter Prescott.
What sort of Services and Amenities does Prescott offer?
Having trouble trying to fit all of your Prescott adventures into one day? Why not stay the night and have more time to explore. Prescott offers a wide selection of accommodation for visitors with a number of comfortable hotels, motels, and bed and breakfast inns.
What can I do and see in Prescott?
- Prescott Outdoors: Enjoy a day at one of Prescott’s three lakes, where Prescott Outdoors will provide you with kayak and canoe rentals.
- Trails: Get outside and enjoy Prescott’s beautiful weather and landscape. There are numerous scenic trail systems around Prescott that are great for hiking, biking, horseback riding, and wildlife watching.
- Golfing: An average temperature of 70 degrees, and over 300 days of sunshine a year makes Prescott is a golfer’s paradise. With a handful of artfully designed courses, you are bound to find the course that compliments your golf game.
- Downtown: Shop, dine, check out one of over 20 live music venues, or hangout in Downtown Plaza where you will find live entertainment, arts and crafts fairs, and car shows.
- History Museums: Discover Prescott’s cultural heritage through a glance at the town’s past, early Native American influence, and artistry at one of Prescott’s museums.
- Mount Vernon Street: Take a stroll or drive down Prescott’s tree lined historic district and admire the magnificent restored Victorian homes.