Retire in Prescott

Activities and Culture

Learn about Prescott's' popular activities and culture.

Activities

Prescott has all the basic amenities you would look for in a town-movie theaters, casinos, shooting ranges, libraries, etc. But beyond that, it is a premier hiking community with over 450 miles of trails thanks to the Prescott National Forest. And yes, there is even skiing a few hours away at the Arizona Snow Bowl-just don't be expecting Aspen!

At a glance

Bowling Alleys:

2

Movie Theaters:

2

Casinos:

2

Public Libraries:

6

Malls:

5

Shooting Ranges:

4

Sports Teams within 60 Miles:

0

Closest Beach:

n/a

Closest Skiing:

Arizona Snowbowl (110 miles away)

Golf courses and country clubs:

5

Universities:

3

  • Area
  • National Average

Food

Food Summary

With its old Western feel, the dining scene in Prescott is more focused on small, well executed restaurants than it is on high end fine dining. Offerings range from local southwestern fare, to Italian restaurants that might make Boomers feel that they are back in the Northeast.

  • Restaurants

    368
  • Bars

    35
  • Local Specialty

    Burgers

Culture

Culture Summary

Prescott hosts a variety of cultural activities for visitors and locals alike. Events such as Frontier Days, art festivals, Navajo Rug auctions, the Prescott Film Festival, the Acker Music Festival, and many other cultural offerings keep residents engaged with the community year-round.

  • Total performing arts companies

    4
  • Museums

    3
  • Historical Sites

    1
  • Zoos and Botanical Gardens

    1
  • Vineyards

    2

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