Prescott’s perfect weather provides 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.
Prescott, Arizona is known for True West. Real Adventure. But what does it mean? Prescott was once the stomping grounds for cowboys of old, think Wyatt Earp and Doc Holiday, strolling famous Whiskey Row, or running through on horseback. Because of its high desert terrain, it was a place to escape the heat of the Valley and enjoy cool nights, western sunsets, and a slower pace.
Prescott is also known as Arizona’s Christmas City. Designated by the Governor in the 1980’s, it’s the spot for magical holiday charm from late November, into February. Make plans for the perfect family photo, Christmas caroling, festive activities, and gingerbread around every corner.
Prescott is also home to more than 400 miles of groomed trail system weaving in and around the lakes, the city square, museums, and more. Stroll for a mile or hop on a horse or mountain bike for a real adventure with unique landscape.
Prescott is rich with history and full of opportunities for exploration. Whether you want to relax in a natural environment filled with beauty and wildlife, or dive into the history of cowboys, saloons and the Old West, Prescott is the place for True West. Real Adventure. and don’t forget, Christmas!