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!
SpringHill Suites by Marriott
The perfect blend of prime downtown location, all-suite comfort, and affordable rates. 2 blocks from downtown
On the "Top of the Hill" with picturesque views of Prescott. Newly renovated guestrooms and a great location
the spot... a Child’s Museum
An emerging children's museum open Fri and Sat 1-5pm at Prescott Gateway Mall (NW end)
Cliff Castle Casino Hotel
Voted #1 Arizona Casino for over a decade! Blackjack, poker, slots, gourmet dining, bowling, family fun and live music
Prescott Gateway Mall
The best of both worlds: a traditional indoor mall with a beautiful outdoor shopping village
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Forest Highlands - Flagstaff, AZ
Private community located about 5 miles S of Flagstaff. Custom homes and homesites offer exquisite views.
Terravita Golf and Country Club - Scottsdale, AZ
Terravita Golf and Country Club is the premier Scottsdale golf resort lifestyle community
Looking for a place to dine in Prescott, Arizona? Our Restaurant Directory is a growing guide of some of the best local flavors Prescott has to offer. You're sure to find a Prescott restaurant to fit any taste. Whether you're in the mood to eat spicy Southwestern cuisine, upscale steaks and seafood, authentic international fare, Prescott.com's got it. You'll also find neighborhood coffee houses, wine bars, a favorite local brewery, and family-friendly favorites. We will help you find a local restaurant and guide your taste buds in the right direction. Plus, a relaxed and casual atmosphere is almost always on the menu at these Prescott restaurants.
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When planning your visit to Prescott, check out the visitor information here for handy driving directions and airport information, weather by season, a community event calendar and a calendar of special events. Get some insight on Prescott's rich history and why Prescott is called "Everybody's Hometown," "The Mile-High City," "Where History Lives On," and "Arizona's First Territorial Capital." Have questions about Prescott? Read our Frequently Asked Questions or find out more about Prescott's place as the anchor of the Tri-Cities area and the Gateway to Northern Arizona. Got a new question for us? We invite you to connect with Prescott.com through email, Facebook, Twitter or our blog.
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