Welcome to Everybody’s Hometown
The original home of the wild west, Prescott——or “Preskitt,” as the locals pronounce it——is a mile-high city nestled in the mountains of beautiful northern Arizona. Just two hours from the Grand Canyon, this former AZ state capitol is known for its mild year-round climate and family-friendly culture, and is currently ranked #6 among the best new places to live in the U.S. according to BestPlaces.net. With plenty of outdoor adventures, great communities, and an active nightlife, Prescott is the perfect place for you to come, play, or stay.
Life in Greater Prescott
Important facts and figures about life in & around Prescott, Arizona.
The crime rate in Prescott, AZ is 17% below the national average.
Prescott is ranked #6 among best new places to live by BestPlaces.net.
Prescott schools get an overall grade of B by niche.com.
Start Discovering Prescott
What are the best hiking trails in and around Prescott? If you have one night in town, which restaurant should you eat at? What’s the one can’t-miss event if you’re here in October? Whether you’re vacationing, making a day trip, or looking to move here, we have you everything you need to start experiencing Prescott today.
Prescott is a fantastic place to visit - but where should you stay while you're here? Enjoy the second half of our hotels article for more top-of-the-line recommendations.
Once you've settled on a phenomenal destination, all you've got to do is find a top-notch hotel to stay in. Whether you want a modern touch or a historic place (rumored to be haunted), here's the best we have to offer!
Discover our recommendations for kids' parks and skate parks in this second installment featuring Prescott's best parks!
The Prescott area offers dog parks, skate parks, and parks for kids. Discover our all-around favorite park and the best dog parks in this first installment!