Prescott is equal distance from Phoenix and Flagstaff, approximately 95 miles south of Flagstaff and 95 miles north of Phoenix. Prescott is home to Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Yavapai College and Prescott College. The community is a fabulous place to retire as well as raise a family and call “Home”.
Our charming downtown centers on an old-fashioned town square with an historic courthouse, but what surrounds it is anything but old fashioned. We have upscale shops and restaurants, art and antiques, and just about everything in between. We're proud to host the World's Oldest Rodeo, plus there's the Heritage Park Zoo, the Folk Arts Fair, Prescott Fine Arts Association, Sharlot Hall Museum, Frontier Days, Territorial Days and Phippen Art Museum.
Prescott is a great place for an active lifestyle, too. You can kayak at Watson Lake, hike, bike, or ride horses or quads in the National Forest, or play one of our many signature golf courses. Although Prescott is consistently rated as one of the best places to retire, there are plenty of activities for all ages. We're a very dog friendly community, have a very vibrant downtown nightlife, and there's fabulous shopping with boutiques, antique shops, artisans, and more.