Prescott Hotels - Prescott Bed and Breakfasts - Prescott Arizona Real Estate
Prescott attracts thousands of visitors annually and a significant percentage of once-vacationers become new Prescott residents each year. Whether you're traveling to Prescott for the first time or the hundredth, and whether you're traveling 100 miles away or 1,000 you'll find a feeling of being home in Prescott, AZ. Read on for interesting facts about Arizona's first capital, its first home and perhaps your future home.
Prescott, Arizona at-a-Glance
Location: Yavapai County (county seat), central Arizona, 100 miles northwest of Phoenix
Insider tip: Pronounce Prescott as "Press-kit" versus "Press-cot"
Claim to fame: Arizona's Territorial Capital
Known as: Everybody's Hometown, Where History Lives On, The Cowboy Capital of the World, Arizona's Bed & Breakfast City, Arizona's Mile-High City, Arizona's Christmas City and repeatedly named in the media as a Best Place to Retire.
Population: 47,236 (229,640 in Yavapai County as of 2009). Third largest metropolitan area in Arizona (1-Phoenix, 2--Tucson, 4-Flagstaff)
Median age: 48
Median family income: $48,678
Median home price: $213,778
Altitude: 5,354 ft
City centerpiece: Courthouse Square and Whiskey Row. Find it between streets Gurley, Cortez, Goodwin and Montezuma
Signature annual events: World's Oldest Rodeo and Frontier Days - annually around July 4th; Christmas Parade and Courthouse Lighting - annually the first Saturday of December; Phippen Museum Western Art Show & Sale - annually in May; near nightly and weekly events on Courthouse Square from May through September.
Weather: Average spring/summer temperature: 81 F; average fall/winter temperature: 58 F. 277 sunny days per year.
Lodging: Nearly 50 hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, inns and vacation rentals
Things to Do: Outdoor recreation, museums, walking tours, lakes, hiking and walking trails, casinos, bars and nightlife, special events, farmers markets, tours, Sedona, Jerome and Grand Canyon
Prescott.com is the official online travel guide to Prescott hotels and bed & breakfasts, Prescott real estate, local Prescott attractions and things to do. On our guide to this city with several claims to fame, you'll find anything from the best Prescott tours, shopping, restaurants and golf courses. Discover why Prescott is called Arizona's Bed and Breakfast City in one of the area's quaint Victorian cottage or log cabin inns. Or explore Prescott - Arizona's Mile-High City - on a horseback ride, train tour, or winery tour in the surrounding mountains. Tour several museums and landmarks and relive Prescott's rich history as Arizona's First Territorial Capital, and you'll see that Prescott is Where History Lives On. And since many Prescott visitors fall in love with the area and become Prescott residents, Prescott.com can help you, too, see why Prescott is Everybody's Hometown.
Desert Rose Bed and Breakfast - Cottonwood
The Desert Rose offers world class luxury and amenities from only $99 per night!
On the "Top of the Hill" with picturesque views of Prescott. Newly renovated guestrooms and a great location
SpringHill Suites by Marriott
The perfect blend of prime downtown location, all-suite comfort, and affordable rates. 2 blocks from downtown
Cliff Castle Casino Hotel
Voted #1 Arizona Casino for over a decade! Blackjack, poker, slots, gourmet dining, bowling, family fun and live music
Pot A Gold Trail Rides
Cool off on short and long rides to picnic destinations and spectacular viewpoints. Tell 'em Prescott.com sent you!
the spot... a Child’s Museum
An emerging children's museum open Fri and Sat 1-5pm at Prescott Gateway Mall (NW end)
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Terravita Golf and Country Club - Scottsdale, AZ
Terravita Golf and Country Club is the premier Scottsdale golf resort lifestyle community
Resort Living Realty
Scottsdale real estate brokerage specializing in upscale resort lifestyle communities
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