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Downtown Historic Area

Prescott, AZ
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Ranked #3 of 28 Attractions in Prescott
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
Description: Many of Prescott's buildings that are listed in the National Register of Historic Places are located downtown.
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

I was fortunate to take the time to visit the Town Square of Prescott, Arizona. A very pleasant historic square with a nice mix of antique stores, craft shops and places to sit and relax.

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Kingsburg, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Buy an ice cream cone across from the park, then stroll around the Courthouse to enjoy the community-feel. Next, visit the cute shops and galleries of this historic town. Not to be missed!

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Fairfax, Virginia
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272 reviews 272 reviews
247 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We enjoyed strolling around the historic district and all the old west buildings, including the historic Courthouse

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I haven't ever seen such a concentration of antiques stores in one spot. Prescott abounds with them.

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Prescott, Arizona
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

we have lived in Prescott for 12 years and never tire of Whiskey Row. Why? always something interesting going on. Could be a fair in the park, live music on the street, or just walking around the park for some exercise. And, of course, the fun bars and stores.

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Palm Springs, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

If you are into the drink 'til you vomit college crowd or trinket shops, this may be the place for you.

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Prescott, Arizona
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

If coming to the Prescott area, it is a must to see the town square (courthouse plaza). Very quaint with many historic buildings including Whiskey Row with several old cowboy bars include The Palace which is where the Earps and Doc Holiday frequented.

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Prescott, Arizona, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Small old town atmosphere - town square with large bronze historical statues, surrounding streets of shopping - clothing, jewelry, art galleries, restaurants etc. Many summer events on the square along with holiday specials. You have to be here for Christmas, Acker Day and the Rodeo in summer..

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

You can wander around the historic district of Prescott for hours. We sat in the park by the old court house for an hour patting the puppy dogs, wandered up whiskey Row, visited Matts Salon etc. We had lunch at "The Palace" great place set up like a old western salon, great museum inside, pictures on the walls, characters at... More

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Prescott, Arizona
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Whiskey Row is the most famous part of downtown, dating from about 1900, with a number of historic watering holes still in existence, set amidst a number of trendy boutiques, jewelry and antique stores and unique dining establishments. Though a tourist mecca and a madhouse on holidays, it is a nice pleasant district where you can roam for hours browsing... More

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