Visit Prescott, Arizona! Nestled at an elevation of 5,300 ft, among the 145,000 acres of ponderosa pine forests, the perfect weather provides an average temperature of 70 degrees, 4 beautiful & distinct seasons, & breathtaking landscapes. You’ll find many things to do, including horseback riding, golfing, kayaking, hiking, camping, mountain biking, local breweries, distilleries, restaurants, shopping, & a hometown feel that keeps visitors coming back year after year.
Conveniently located in the north-central part of AZ, within hours of many larger & known destinations. A great base for seeing many other parts of the state by car.
Let Visit Prescott assist with the special touches on the experience you are planning. With knowledge of the destination and the ability to provide and connect you with services you may not find on your own, we can help plan an experience that your customers will never forget.
Below you’ll find information and resources for our destination. Contact us if you would like further assistance.
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Fly directly into (PRC)
Prescott Regional Airport on United. Connections to Prescott through DIA or LAX.
Via Interstate 17 to Hwy 69
Coming north (from Phoenix) or heading south (from Flagstaff) on I-17, take Hwy 69 (at Cordes Junction) into Prescott
Via Interstate 17 to Hwy 169 to Hwy 69
Coming south (from Flagstaff or the Verde Valley) on I-17, take Hwy 169 west to Hwy 69, take Hwy 69 north into Prescott
Via Interstate 40 to Hwy 89
Coming east or heading west on I-40, take Hwy 89 at Ashfork south to Prescott
Via Hwy 89a Southwest (Scenic)
Coming south from Flagstaff, take Hwy 89a through the Verde Valley, through historic Jerome and over Mingus Mountain to Prescott.
Via Hwy 89 Northeast (Scenic)
Wickenburg to Congress
Drive northwest on US Route 93, six miles from Wickenburg turn right on Hwy 89, take Hwy 89 into Prescott.
Things To Do
- Walking Tours
- The Prescott Heritage Trail and History Hunt
- Historic Walking Tour
- Experience Historic Whiskey Row
- Museumes & Centers
- Sharlot Hall Museum
- Phippen Museum of Western Art
- Musuem of Indigenous People
- Fort Whipple/Fort Whipple Museum/Veteran’s Hospital
- Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew & Learning & Tribute Center (GMIHC)
- Western Heritage Center
- Art Scene
- Elks Opera House
- Prescott Center for the Arts
- Yavapai College Performing Arts Center
- Fourth Friday Artwalk
- Family Fun
- Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary
- Highlands Center for Natural History
- Natural History Institute
- Outdoors & Recreation
- Visit One of Prescott 5 Lakes
- Hike, Bike, or Ride on more 450+ miles of Groomed Trails
- Kayaking or Canoeing
- Horseback Riding
- Watson Woods Riparian Preserve
- Hike or Bike the Prescott Circle Trail
- Prescott National Forest
- Thumb Butte or Granite Mountain Recreational Areas
- Climbing Gyms
- Craft Beverage & Wine Scene:
- Back Alley Wine Bar
- Del Rio Springs Tasting Room
- Flying Leap Vineyard Tasting Room
- Lazy G Brewhouse
- Prescott Brewing Company
- Prescott Cocktail Tour
- Superstition Meadery
- Thumb Butte Distillery
- Tours & Outfitters:
- Angry Ape Off-Road
- Arizona Backcountry Llamas
- Backcountry Unlimited
- Born to Be Wild Adventures
- E.R.A.U. Planetarium
- Granite Mountain Stables
- Guidance Aviation
- Historic Walking Tours
- Prescott EBike
- Prescott Outdoors
- Soul Ride
- Tour Prescott
- Experience the World’s Oldest Rodeo
- Celebrate the season in Arizona’s Christmas City
- Have fun at an annual event visit-prescott.com/events
- 50 Ways to Experience Prescott for FREEWhether you are on a budget, or if you are looking to experience something new – this infographic suggests 50 unique ways to experience the city of Prescott.
- Shop Antique RowIf you have an infinity for antiques and timeless treasures then you need to explore North Cortez Street in Prescott, Arizona. Here you will step back in time only to realize that the past is very much alive and celebrated in this community. In less than 3 blocks you can experience over 14 shops.
- Downtown Gallery Walking Tourshowcase tons of amazing galleries and it is currently one of the best art walks in the West. If you can’t make the event then there are many galleries you can explore within walking distance of the Courthouse Plaza any time of the year. You’ll find the recommended self-guided walking tour below.
- ‘Feel the Spirit’ Christmas City ItineraryThese activities are open throughout the entire Christmas Season for your enjoyment whenever it works within your schedule. We recommend setting the mood by wearing Christmas hats, grabbing hot chocolate, dressing warm, and doing a driving tour of everything the community has to offer.
- Top 12 Things to Do for Father’s Day1.) Schedule a tee time for Dad at one of Prescott’s four golf clubs: Antelope Hills, Prescott Lakes, Capital Canyon, or Talking Rock. 2.) Hike Thumb Butte and pack a picnic. 3.) Rent a bike and ride around downtown or on the Peavine Trail. 4.) Treat Dad to Drinks at the Founding Father’s City Tavern… Read more »
- Prescott: Paradise for the Outdoor EnthusiastNo matter how you like to enjoy nature there is something for everyone here in Prescott, Arizona. Below is a quick itinerary to the ‘perfect’ day for the outdoor enthusiast. No matter how you like to enjoy nature there is something for everyone here in Prescott, Arizona. Below is a quick itinerary to the ‘perfect’… Read more »
- History, Heritage & Culture – Tour PrescottPrescott, Arizona is a history buff’s favorite place in the Southwest. Enjoy this insider’s guide to exploring our past. Start your morning with breakfast at Pangaea Bakery. Once properly fed and caffeinated walk over to the Visitor Center for the Prescott Heritage Trail and History Hunt. These self guided activities lead visitors and residents through… Read more »
- The Art Scene – Prescott, AZPrescott is constantly celebrating local artists, tipping it’s hat to our Western Heritage all while staying on trend with the emerging art scene. Below is our favorite way to explore the creative side of Prescott, Arizona. Start with breakfast at The Raven Cafe then begin a self paced walking tour of our favorite galleries: (in… Read more »
- Fun for the Whole FamilyStart with breakfast at The Lone Spur Cafe – come hungry or be prepared to share because the food here is massively delicious. Next you will want to trot on over the the Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary. The whole family can spend hours here wandering the grounds, and participating in a unique and up-close experience… Read more »
- The Best of Downtown PrescottIf you only get one day in Prescott, Arizona then you don’t even have to leave the Courthouse plaza to get a taste of what our gorgeous City has to offer. As an added bonus, you can walk to every place mentioned in this guide. Start with breakfast at The County Seat. As one of… Read more »
Our insider knowledge and ability to create customized itineraries can help you delight your clients. Not only will we assist you with any themes or topics that may be present in your itineraries, but we can also effectively put together the perfect mix of things to do. From must-see attractions, cultural activities, and outdoor experiences to craft beverage tastings and delectable dining, we want to work with you to create a fun, unique, and unforgettable experience.
We also invite you to experience Prescott, Arizona for yourself to explore all the possibilities and learn what the destination has to offer for your clients or groups.
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