Why Prescott?

Take a Staycation in Prescott
Daily Courier fileA couple rides through the Granite Dells on the Peavine Trail. A person can ride up to 20 miles, roundtrip, from Prescott to Prescott Valley by using the Peavine and Iron King trails, getting some great views of the Granite Dells.
Daily Courier file

A couple rides through the Granite Dells on the Peavine Trail. A person can ride up to 20 miles, roundtrip, from Prescott to Prescott Valley by using the Peavine and Iron King trails, getting some great views of the Granite Dells.

The Daily Courier

Good news! You live in Prescott, #3 of the Top 10 destinations oån the rise in the U.S., according to Tripadvisor.com.

Time for you to revisit the natural beauty of your town. Take in a show, walk Whiskey Row, duck into a few shops, grab some delicious food.

AMONG GOOD COMPANY

The top 10 list

1. Wildwood, New Jersey

2. Nags Head, North Carolina

3. Prescott, Arizona

4. Telluride, Colorado

5. Pompano Beach, Florida

6. Traverse City, Michigan

7. Avalon, California

8. Waikoloa, Hawaii

9. Knoxville, Tennessee

10. Gulf Shores, Alabama

Why Prescott?

According to users of Tripadvisor.com: “Nestled in the conifer forests of the Bradshaw Mountains, Prescott is a historic city boasting much in the way of adventure and culture. Golfers flock to its six pristine courses, while outdoors enthusiasts find exciting hiking trails, secluded picnicking spots and adventure on the waters of its five lakes. Discover the history of the Old West in the city’s museums, historic railways and the Pioneer Home Cemetery, where “Big Nose Kate” Elder, wife of Doc Holiday, found her final resting place.”

HISTORY BUFF?

Prescott has you covered with their famous museums:

Sharlot Hall, Phippen, Smoki, Fort Whipple

Up for some hiking?

Prescott National Forest‘s Thumb Butte Trail #33: The trail climbs steeply to a ridge just below the rocky crest of Thumb Butte. Here, Groom Creek Vista offers spectacular panoramic views of the Prescott area, Bradshaw Mountains, Sierra Prieta Mountains, Granite Mountain, Mingus Mountain, and, on clear days, the San Francisco Peaks.

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