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Downtown Historic Area

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Address: Prescott, AZ
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Many of Prescott's buildings that are listed in the National Register of...

Many of Prescott's buildings that are listed in the National Register of Historic Places are located downtown.

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classic, beautiful and Historic

We fell in love with Prescott as soon as we saw the historic downtown. There are some good books to read about the history of the buildings and people of Prescott that will make... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We fell in love with Prescott as soon as we saw the historic downtown. There are some good books to read about the history of the buildings and people of Prescott that will make you really apreciate what you are seeing. The city has celebration and art shows in downtown that will keep you coming back. Check out the Christmas... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

ive been traveling to Prescott for at least 15 years and always visit the downtown area. I like it so much thinking about moving there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great area, especially during Christmas because of the lights and decorations! The courthouse was decorated, and there was a cool little gazebo as well.

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Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love downtown Prescott. Couthouse Square is nice place to hang out anytime of year...but especially at Christmas. The city decorates most of the courthouse trees with holiday lights and Whiskey Row glows with night-time revelers. Many great eating establishments ring the square as well as interesting shopping. A must see if in Prescott for the holidays...and New Year's Eve... More 

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Glendale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a history buff this place is for you! The old Courthouse at the center of it all! hotels are closeby plenty of food joints to grab a quick bite or nicer restaurants for a nicer dining experience!

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Downtown Prescott is a fun place to explore. There are many old buildings- old saloons, old hotels - and the artist galleries are plentiful. There is a lot of local creative talent in this town, and walking in and out of stores and galleries to browse and buy is a real treat. The center of town houses city hall and... More 

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Green Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One could spend a week in this cute little town and not see all the sights. Wonderful shopping in the center of town, galleries, you name it, they have it. Appears the town has at least twenty (20) super restaurants, to chose from. The Christmas light display around the Court House downtown, is a sight to see...the lights are very... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are from back east and it reminded me a lot of the town squares we have back there. We visited during the holidays so everything was lit up still with Christmas and holiday lights. It was quite beautiful. The grounds are well maintained and the surrounding store fronts offer a lot of variety from food to specialty shops to... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Prescott being Arizona's Christmas City is adorned by the spectacular lights in Courthouse Square at Christmas.

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent about an hour just walking around after lunch at the brewery. The little shops are nice and has a very distinct old-timey feel. Take some time here if you have a nice afternoon.

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