Prescott in Arizona is known for its thriving art community, new galleries, music, and festivals throughout the year. Visitors can find art shows, artist demonstrations and classes, as well as community sidewalk art weekends here. But, there is more to it than art. This unique location is situated at an elevation of around 5. 300 feet with a climate that allows for four seasons. In terms of things to do in this lovely city, the recreational opportunities are outstanding and range from camping and hiking to fishing and boating.
These days, Prescott has become an upscale retirement community. Housing prices in the city can prove this. The city is a famous weekend getaway for Phoenicians. If you have chosen one of the best vacation rentals for the perfect lodging for your vacation in Prescott, what’s left to do is to discover what else it has to offer.
Attractions in Prescott
Prescott is home to enjoyable attractions for all. You can spend a day at museums or historical sites that tell you about early settlers and their interactions with Native Americans. If you want more adventures, you can zip line over tigers or skydive. Prescott attractions provide a range of things to do that can be as fun, educational, exciting, or interesting as you have to be. Here are some of the famous attractions in the city:
- Watson Lake. The lake draws people for its dark blue water which is a stark contrast to the orange granite hills and boulders. You can get a scenic view of this lake if you go to Watson Lake Park.
- Historic downtown/Courthouse Plaza. This 1916 courthouse is located in the heart of Prescott’s Historic District. You can find the Rough Rider Monument in front of the courthouse. The streets that surround the block are home to restaurants and interesting shops.
- Lynx Lake recreational area. This is a stunning area on the edge of the city. This is where people hike, enjoy picnics, camp, or rent a kayak. Its blue lake at the base of the surrounding hills is its main feature.
- Sharlot Hall Museum. This can be found in downtown Prescott. The museum offers displays that trace the history of Prescott and the surrounding region from prehistoric times to the present.
- Prescott National Forest. This attraction provides hiking trails and mountain bike trails where activities such as bouldering, rock climbing, picnicking, hunting, and nature viewing can be done.
Prescott has a lot of incredible tours. You can try horseback riding into the sunset or take a van tour around the town and beyond. Prescott is gaining more popularity for its wonderful wineries. Wine tasting tours are something you will not want to miss. Also, you can take advantage of train ride tours nearby, along with walking and haunted tours of this historic town. A Prescott tour can make your dream adventure a reality. You will learn and experience something new when you go out of your lodging unit and explore the best of this beautiful city.