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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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I try to come up to Prescott from Phoenix as often as I can. I love strolling around the shops and bars and restaurants downtown. It's great when there is a festival going on and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I try to come up to Prescott from Phoenix as often as I can. I love strolling around the shops and bars and restaurants downtown. It's great when there is a festival going on and calming when there is not. The Office is a good football bar. I love having a glass of wine at The Hassayampa or the new... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time visiting in Whisky Row. I'd like to go back for the night life. The whole downtown area was spotless, and well kept. Real nice art galleries and shops. We ate at the Palace (reviewed separately) and had a beer at the birdcage (also reviewed separately). Plan to return.

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paulden
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Historical Square is very special. The court house has a park atmosphere big trees to sit under. Bring your family, friends and pets. Often times they have live music and art festivals. There is always something to do and see in the square. You can go shopping in the special shops. You prefer breakfast, lunch, dinner, or just drinks... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old-fashioned town square is surrounded by lots of fun shops and cafes. Many local artists are represented, and food and beverages are never far. In early January, the Courthouse was still decorated and lighted from the Christmas season.

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Prescott, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Downtown Prescott has activities almost year round. The Western Charm, Bars, Antique Stores and restaurants are great. The buildings date back to the 1800's. The square has car, art and antique shows throughout the summer months. A fun place to visit and live.

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Athens, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots to do and easy to walk around. Love Whiskey Row. Great food, shopping. Christmas is a very special time to visit. One of the best city squares in the USA.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have always enjoyed coming to the downtown city square in Prescott. The old court house in the middle with all the little shops around the square. Although the "square" has changed a bit since I was there 40 years ago it is still pretty neat nonetheless. This historic area is a must stop when you are in the area.... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely love it there. It is the best place to be in Yavapai. The residents just show you how hard they work to make it better for the experience for visitors and residents. The art, music, and events draw you in and don't let go. A great experience for

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Thank awesome_Arizonan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The plaza was one of the main reasons my husband and I moved here over 30 years ago. We were searching for a new home in Arizona and we're in or way to check out Sedona via Prescott. We spent one night here them moved one year later. Can't imagine living anywhere else.

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Glendale, AZ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let's be honest, I had had a few drinks, but my friend and I wandered around this area in the evening and it was beautiful. We didn't go into any of the bars, but our guys did and they had a great time. I can't wait to come back sans kids!

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