Prescott Travel Guide

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Prescott Overview

Prescott prides itself on its friendly atmosphere and unique western setting, only 90 minutes north of Phoenix, AZ. There are more than 800 buildings that are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. This includes many buildings on Whiskey Row, a historical red-light district in the downtown area. Its panoramic views are worth the trip. The current downtown plaza is the heart of Prescott. During the summer months, visitors and locals alike can jam to five nights of free, live entertainment. The plaza also hosts community events, arts, crafts, and car shows. It’s the best place to check out the people.
The plaza is so great it was even named as one of the Top Ten Public Spaces in the United States by the prestigious APA (American Planning Association).
The town still is able offer a small-town feel. There are a variety of golf and country clubs, restaurants, museums and live entertainment. The outdoor recreation is very popular among the locals. The city offers over 20 parks and 5 popular lakes.

All the above is true. Prescott is a pleasant town to hang around or to get your supplies for the road.

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