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We've gathered all the most popular things to do in Prescott in one place. From museums to outdoor adventures, galleries to live theater, tours to family-friendly attractions, Prescott is a bottomless treasure trove of things to do. Make sure you make time to take in one or more of Prescott's special events while you're here, combined with day trips to Sedona, Jerome, wine country and the Grand Canyon. You may need several days to see everything the tri-city area has to offer.

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Things to Do in Prescott

You probably don't need help finding things to do in Prescott - there's a ton to do! Nevertheless, we can help you narrow down the list to fit into your perfect Prescott vacation. Looking for family friendly attractions that kids and adults will both love? Or maybe a winery tour, a casino and some grown-up fun is more your style. Whether you want to go for outdoor adventures, embark on an area tour, ride horses, or play golf, the best things to do in Prescott are at your fingertips. Enjoy Prescott attractions like art galleries and museums and historical sites, entertainment and nightlife on Whiskey Row and beyond and dozens of other Prescott attractions. Be sure to leave some time to venture beyond Prescott to all that the Verde Valley and northern Arizona have to offer: Jerome, Cottonwood, Sedona, wine country, and the Grand Canyon are all within a couple hours drive of beautiful Prescott.

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Phippen Art Museum
Phippen Art Museum

The museum's mission is to perpetuate the unique heritage and influence of American Western Art

Tim's Toyota Center in Prescott Valley
Tim’s Toyota Center

A $25 million multipurpose special events and entertainment facility in Prescott Valley

Sharlot Hall Museum pioneer museum native american governors mansion Victorian home schoolhouse Prescott history
Sharlot Hall Museum

The largest museum in central AZ, dedicated to providing educational adventures in human and natural history

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Red Rock Skydiving in Arizona
Red Rock Skydiving

Want to know what it feels like to fly? Get a jump on fun and excitement with a tandem skydive!

Out of Africa Wildlife Park in Camp Verde, AZ
Out of Africa Wildlife Park

Call us Wild! Call us Crazy! Just don't call us a zoo. Come see Tiger Splash show at 1:15 daily.

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3 women wine tasting tour in Jerome, AZ
Sedona Wine Adventures

Near Prescott; Tour Arizona wine country in Page Springs, Clarkdale, Jerome

Jerome Winery - located 1 hour from Prescott in the historic former ghost town of Jerome
Jerome Winery

60 minutes from Prescott. Want a good story paired with a good glass of wine? Head to Jerome Winery

Out of Africa Wildlife Park in Camp Verde, AZ
Out of Africa Wildlife Park

Call us Wild! Call us Crazy! Just don't call us a zoo. Come see Tiger Splash show at 1:15 daily.

Community Calendar of Events

Prescott restaurants guideNo matter what time of the year you plan to visit, you'll find that Prescott is always busy with events every month of the year. There's a huge variety of events, from fine art and cultural festivals to city-wide special events. You'll find car shows and air shows, sports tournaments and races, concerts and special performances. There's always something going on. Our Prescott calendar of events invites Prescott community members to contribute their events, so it's broad-reaching and comprehensive and offers activities for children, adults, seniors - even pets! And if you'd like to post your event on our Prescott Calendar of Events at no charge, please let us know.

Prescott Restaurants

Prescott restaurants guideLooking 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,'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.

Special Events in Prescott

Special Events in PrescottNearly every weekend year-round, visitors and locals delight in the incredible special events in Prescott. Prescott is becoming known as a special events city, from the massive "World's Oldest Rodeo and Frontier Days" each summer over Fourth of July weekend, to a month's worth of events around Arizona's Christmas City, including lighting the tree on Courthouse Plaza, the Acker Musical Showcase, and "Dickens of a Christmas," to an extended summer (May through September) full weekends packed with music, art, food, cultural, and car and aeronautical festivals on Courthouse Square, there's always a special event and "something going on" in Prescott, Arizona.

The Gateway to Northern Arizona

Northern Arizona - Red rocks of Sedona, the Grand Canyon, Jerome, the Verde Valley and morePrescott is the gateway to northern Arizona. Within just a couple hours driving time, Prescott visitors can find themselves in neighboring Cottonwood, the former ghost town of Jerome, Arizona wine country, surrounding by monolithic red rocks of Sedona, or peering downward into the vast and unbelievable Grand Canyon. Prescott is the perfect central Arizona location from which to venture out, and we're sure you'll always want to return. Plan a multi-day visit, because you'll want to spend several days checking out all the best that northern Arizona has to offer. The best Prescott day-trip itineraries include Jerome, wine country, Sedona, and the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.

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