Prescott Tourism

Prescott (/ˈprɛskət/ PRES-kət; Yavapai: ʼWi:kwatha Ksikʼita) is a city in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. According to the 2010 Census, the population of the city is 39,843. The city is the county seat of Yavapai County. In 1864 Prescott was designated as the capital of the Arizona Territory, replacing the temporary capital at Fort Whipple. The Territorial Capital was moved to Tucson in 1867. Prescott again became the Territorial Capital in 1877, until Phoenix became the capital in 1889. The towns of Prescott Valley, 7 miles (11 km) east; Chino Valley, 16 miles (26 km) north; Dewey-Humboldt, 13 miles (21 km) east, and Prescott, together comprise what is locally known as the "Quad-City" area. This also sometimes refers to central Yavapai County in general, which would include the towns of: Mayer, Paulden, Wilhoit, and Williamson Valley. Combined with these smaller communities the area had a population of 103,260 as of 2007. Prescott is the center of the Prescott Metropolitan Area, defined by the U.S. Census Bureau as all of Yavapai County. The Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe reservation is located adjacent to and partially within the borders of Prescott.

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Surrounded by mesmerizing natural beauty on all sides, Prescott calls for absolute submission to the countryside. A very cowboy-ish vibe the city has to it, so just grab a horse and climb some mountain! Well, to be a little more reasonable here is what the Prescott tourism has to offer.

Given the size and nature of this city, it can be very easily explored. The best way to explore Prescott is to stroll around a lot. And its Victorian buildings fringing the very good sidewalks aid this very well. Stop by at one of the cafes dotting the sidewalk grab a bite. A considerate amount of art too can be encountered at attractions such as Van Gogh's Ear Gallery, Newman Gallery and the Arts Prescott Cooperative Gallery. Other must-see attractions Prescott include Watson Lake, Downtown Historic Area, Sharlot Hall Museum and the Lynx Lake Recreation Area.

  • Know the pollution level of Prescott before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 3.57 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 10 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Prescott for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Prescott.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 87.5 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 37.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
    • Safety Index 83.82 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 67.82 (High)
    • Pollution Index 14.71 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 93.06 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Prescott

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41.25 USD

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