WHAT TO DO IN PRESCOTT, ARIZONA
Prescott AZ is ideally located at an elevation of 5300 feet in the cool pines and mountain air halfway between Phoenix and Flagstaff. The original site of the capitol when Arizona was a Territory, Prescott's rich history can be traced in the buildings of famous Whiskey Row, the Courthouse Plaza and the Sharlot Hall Museum.
Known as "Everybody's Home Town", Prescott is home to the "world's oldest rodeo", numerous fine art and craft shows, dozens of antique stores, art galleries and one-of-a kind restaurants. Within the city limits you will also find two casinos, a zoo, five museums, and many other fun things to do in Prescott.
If that doesn't keep you occupied, and you are looking for more active pleasures, then enjoy over 400 miles of hiking trails and four lakes offering fishing, kayaking and sailing, fifteen area parks and one hundred and eight holes of golf!
Looking to explore further afield? The Grand Canyon, Sedona, Jerome, the Verde Canyon Railway and the experimental urban design laboratory of Arcosanti are all within 1-2 hours of extraordinary scenic driving. And don't miss Arizona's only wildlife park, Out of Africa, outside Cottonwood.