About Prescott

Nestled at an elevation of 5,200′ feet above sea level amongst 145,000 acres of ponderosa pine. Prescott has 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, 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, enjoy exceptional dining, and unique shopping, or learn more about wild west history including Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, and Big Nose Kate, Prescott has all you need.


Prescott was founded in 1864 as the Territorial Capital before Arizona even became a state. When gold was discovered, the town drew miners and…

Rainbow Over Watson Lake Visit Prescott


Love sunshine? Then Prescott is the place for you. On average, Prescott enjoys about 277 sunny days per year, receiving approximately 16 inches…