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Summer is here and beautiful Prescott Arizona is in full swing! Prescott is just 96 miles northwest of Phoenix in the Bradshaw Mountains of central Arizona.
Start your summer adventure by attending the Prescott Frontier Days ® Parade. Afterwards meander over to the “World’s Oldest Rodeo” which will be held from June 28th thru July the 4th and while your there don’t forget to check out the Plaza Arts & Crafts show.
When you get hungry for more check out Whiskey Row as it has a large number of Saloons, art galleries and candy shops. Whiskey Row, dates back to 1864 and was visited by many well-known figures of that time, including Doc Holliday and the Earp brothers. Destroyed in the fire, but restored, today Whiskey Row stands as a monument to the past. From mining to the Indian wars of the late 1800’s, Prescott AZ was the very center of activity and commerce in the region. Click here to learn more about Prescott’s history.
Once you are feeling the old west fever check out Lynx Lake Recreation Area for some good old-fashioned gold panning. Lynx Lake also offers hiking, mountain biking, camping, fishing, boating and picnicking.
Prescott offers an adventure around every corner as it borders three national forests, Coconino, Kaibab and Tonto. With nearly 450 miles of hiking trails in the 1.25 million acres of the Prescott National Forest, you may just wear out a pair of boots trying to hike them all.
Once you’ve experienced Prescott we are sure that it will leave an indelible impression and the experience doesn’t have to end. Did you know that it’s one of the top 5 places to retire? With an abundance of historic homes from the turn of the century to modern architectural marvels tucked into a beautiful mountainside you can call Prescott home.
Once you’ve experienced summer fun in Prescott and you would like to learn more about making it your home, contact the Kathleen Yamauchi Real Estate Group to learn more today!