Approximately 40,000 people call Prescott in North Central Arizona home.
Phoenix, the state capital, is located roughly 80 miles (129 kilometers) south of Prescott, while Sedona is 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the northeast.
The Prescott area is a rich source of fascinating facts and stories; there’s plenty waiting to be discovered at within the halls of these popular museums. Two of the area’s best attractions are the Phippen Museum and Smoki Museum. Those with inquiring minds will also love the Sharlot Hall Museum.
If you are ready to indulge in retail therapy drive to one of the local malls or markets and try on new outfits and buy local treats. Among the most popular destinations in the city are Prescott Gateway Mall, Frontier Village Shopping Center and also Prescott Valley Town Center.
One of the best ways to experience the natural environs of Prescott is to tee off at one the area’s challenging golf links. When it’s time to scratch that golf itch, head to StoneRidge Golf Course and also Antelope Hills Golf Course.
Fairgrounds RV Park is one of the most visited green havens around the city. Locals and visitors alike love to visit here for its charm and beautifully designed botanical displays.
Bring your family to a visit to Heritage Park Zoo, the major zoo in the area. Ask about educational talks and learn about some of the zoo’s more unusual animals.
For those interested in biodiversity and natural history, take out a morning to explore the Highlands Center for Natural History. It has a lot of valuable information about this region, so take the opportunity to examine the collection of plant and animal species that allow scientists to learn about the past.