Visit Prescott, Arizona to experience one of Arizona’s most Beautiful & Historic Destinations.
Visit Prescott, Arizona! Nestled at an elevation of 5,200′ feet above sea level amongst the largest stand of ponderosa pine forests in the U.S., Prescott’s perfect weather provides an average temperature of 70 degrees, with four beautiful and distinct seasons, and breathtaking landscapes complete with granite mountains, lakes, streams, and rolling meadows filled with wildlife.
Here you’ll find many things to do including horseback riding, golfing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, camping, mountain biking, local breweries, restaurants, shopping, and a hometown feel that keep our visitors, young and old, coming back year after year.
Once the territorial capital of the state, Prescott is rich with history embodied in its world famous Whiskey Row and abundant historical landmarks. Whether you’re seeking to relax in a natural environment filled with beauty and wildlife, or the history of Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, and cowboy forays in the most famous saloons of the Old West, check out the True West and Real Adventure. Visit Prescott, AZ.
AZ Central Names Prescott Top Of List of Cool Summer Getaways
Summer is so hot in Phoenix. You’re desperate to escape.
But … you are out of ideas.
From a quick day trip in Arizona to a long weekend out of state, here are some of our favorite cool getaways, complete with mileage from central Phoenix and typical summer temps. (Don’t blame us if you hit traffic.)
Topping our list is an Arizona city that gets you into cooler temps in the least amount of time. Prescott sits at an elevation of 5,200 feet, and the mercury rarely hits 100.
Tucson Foodie Travels: Where to eat in Prescott, Arizona by Angela Orlando
Not so long ago, Prescott’s food scene placed a heavy emphasis on cowpoke Americana cuisine (as in, overcooked pre-formed burger patties and nothing “exotic” whatsoever). Over the last few years, though, the growing town has matured into a worthy foodie destination.
This list of where to eat well in Arizona’s former territorial capital (twice over) is nowhere near complete, and more worthwhile restaurants are opening monthly.
Bonus: most of these listed are just a buzzed stumble from the picturesque Courthouse Square.