With its mile-high elevation ninety minutes north of Phoenix, the Prescott-area boasts four different moderate seasons with plenty of sunshine and just the right amount of snow. This ideal climate combined with over one million acres of pristine national forest provides a diverse array of recreational activities that will delight you.
If you have a passion for hiking, biking, or horseback riding, you will never run out of adventures with more than 450 miles of trails. Fishing, kayaking and canoeing enthusiasts will enjoy that there are five blue mountain lakes in the area. And, if you enjoy playing golf, there are many public and private golf courses in the area that are sure to challenge golfers of all levels.
In Prescott, you will feel as though you have been transitioned back to a simpler time and a better place. Prescott was Arizona's first territorial capital and retains its historic character and sophistication to this day. Prescott's Courthouse Plaza is surrounded by mighty oak trees planted by the town's founders. The Courthouse is a center point for the community, as well as a gathering place for all types of events.
The area is a rich tapestry of historical buildings and businesses — from bed-and-breakfasts and hotels, to restaurants and antique stores. In fact, Prescott is home to more than 500 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. Combine all of this with fine dining, abundant and convenient shopping, spectacular architecture, the oldest rodeo in the West, and so much more, it becomes clear why the Prescott area is one of the Southwest's most desirable places to live and work. Welcome to an exceptional quad cities community!
The resources below may help you become more familiar with Prescott and our surrounding areas.
Link to City of Prescott
Link to Prescott Chamber of Commerce
Link to Town of Prescott Valley
Link to Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce
Link to Town of Chino Valley
Link to Chino Valley Area Chamber of Commerce
Link to Daily Courier
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