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Downtown Historic Area

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Address: Prescott, AZ
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
Description: 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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Fun to walk.

Great little downtown area! Very walkable, many stores, restaurants, snack places, Courthouse Square. Antiques Shops are a couple of streets out from the main downtown area, but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Chicago, IL
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Great little downtown area! Very walkable, many stores, restaurants, snack places, Courthouse Square. Antiques Shops are a couple of streets out from the main downtown area, but still easy walking and lots of fun.

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Redmond, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Prescott is a fun place for eating, shopping and visiting museums. It has some great history to be discovered.

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Eagle River, Alaska
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130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The downtown historic is lined with old western bars and lots of cool shops. The courthouse is beautiful, as is the park area surrounding it. Surprisingly easy to find a parking spot, too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Love hanging out in this town it's biker heaven you're around people come from all over great food great people lots of fun there's always something going on in the Central Park concerts sales parties markets anything and everything you could think of they have going on One of my favorite towns

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I will admit, I have a very biased perspective on Prescott. We moved here three years and the only regret is that we did not do this sooner. If you enjoy history -especially western - and great food and beverage, then Prescott is a place you will enjoy visiting. It's an historical area and the museums, eating establishments reflect this.... More 

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rhinebeck
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Great little town with many big and smaller antique shops. Prices were good. The only negative is that none of the shops provide bathrooms for customers. This had us rushing through shops in order to find one which took away from our shopping experience. We ended up at The Office - a restaurant and bar for the bathroom and a... More 

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Orange, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

On our way to Sedona we stopped in Prescott for lunch. Whiskey row had some cool old salons and bars but with a teen we were not able to stop on. We had lunch at Prescott Breweing Company the food and service was great! Go with an appetite the servings are big. We then stooped at Grandma's Bakery for some... More 

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Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Plenty of antique shops, museums, Whiskey Row, good food, plays at PCA, Victorian neighborhood near downtown.

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Columbia, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

What a great community. Walked the square frequently with pet. Also did early morning power walks on the surrounding side streets. Always felt welcome and never threatened wherever I went.

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Goodyear, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The historic area of downtown Prescott is a charming assembly of antique stores, shops, bars, and restaurants. If you are into collectibles or antiquing, this is a great area to browse. You can basically park somewhere on the periphery of the Courthouse Square and just walk, as everything is situated within a few blocks.

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