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Vacation in Prescott - Arizona


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Area Overview

Prescott is a city of 41,000, total metro area of approximately 120,000. Considered rural by some, but has multiple colleges and most aspects of urban living; 90 minutes north of Phoenix.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness













Outdoor recreational opportunities abound with approximately 500 miles of walking/biking trails. Events almost year-round on the downtown Courthouse plaza. Small, nearby lakes attract kayakers and fishermen. Casinos on tribal land within Prescott city boundaries. A myriad of cultural opportunities--professional to home-grown. Many local restaurants to choose from. Several local micro-breweries and one distillery. Several arts and crafts shows.

Cultural Activities





Cultural activities of all kinds--professional to home-grown. Live music series, annual film festival, Phoenix Symphony concert series, Prescott Pops concert series, community theater, concerts of all types. Several art galleries, history museum, western art museum, Native American history and art museum.

Attractions






Outdoor recreational opportunities abound with approximately 500 miles of walking/biking trails. Events almost year-round on the downtown Courthouse plaza. Small, nearby lakes attract kayakers and fishermen. Casinos on tribal land within Prescott city boundaries. A myriad of cultural opportunities--professional to home-grown. Many local restaurants to choose from.

Transportation



Limited bus routes in Prescott; multiple taxis. Local airport with some passenger service daily to Los Angeles. Two hours from Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix; multiple shuttle buses operate between Phoenix and Prescott.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall


 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  24.0  38.0  52.0  1.6 "
 February  27.0  41.0  55.0  1.9 "
 March  31.0  45.5  60.0  1.7 "
 April  37.0  52.0  67.0  0.8 "
 May  45.0  60.5  76.0  0.5 "
 June  53.0  69.5  86.0  0.3 "
 July  60.0  74.5  89.0  2.7 "
 August  59.0  72.5  86.0  3.1 "
 September  51.0  66.0  81.0  2.0 "
 October  40.0  56.0  72.0  1.0 "
 November  30.0  45.5  61.0  1.1 "
 December  23.0  37.5  52.0  1.5 "

Best Time To Go:

Summer and fall.

4-season environment with some snow in winter, but beautiful summers with high temps in the 80's and overnight lows in the 50's. Low humidity most of the year.

Accommodations


Wide variety of options from quaint cottages to traditional hotels--B & B's to boutique hotels.

Costs

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Additional Information

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