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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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Phoenix, Arizona
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Open mike night at the courthouse had all walks of life on stage singing and playing. It was wonderful

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Wickenburg, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

I love to visit Prescott area. it is beautiful, historic, and loaded with things to do and see. the old courthouse and plaza are stunning and the streets are lined with interesting shops, pubs, stores etc.

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Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

A nice hour long stroll along the major streets will give youa real feel for the old mining town. Nice.

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Quartzsite, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We drove the route of Prescott coming back to Quartzsite Arizona ,the trees are so beautiful and the town was awesome. just looking at all the homes built there with the giant rocks every where around them was amazing.The whole town was just just breath taking.We will go back up for camping in the forest.

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Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

MANY antique stores with a wide variety of merchandise. There are several stores that have mid century (I really hate to class that as antique given that I USED that stuff!) but the displays were attractive and stock was abundant The Antique malls were well stocked and varied.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The downtown area is terrific and so much fun!! Visiting the American Legion Post 6 was historic and was able to meet so many fine people.

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Prescott, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The downtown area has many things going for it. In the summer, the town square stays busy with all kinds of entertainment, both during the day and at night. In the winter, the Christmas displays get better and better with every year. The city does its best to provide quality entertainment and events and for the most part, they pull... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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58 reviews 58 reviews
13 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Whiskey Row is ok, but the summer concerts in the park are a great feature. We were their when an Art show was going on during the day; at night a stage was set up near the courthouse steps and the bad was pretty good.

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Goodyear, Arizona
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Prescott Courthouse Plaza has free live entertainment every Tuesday through Friday which is a Prescott tradition. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy. We were lucky to attend the Rosemary Chavez Jazz A'La Mode concert on Tuesday evening. Weather was prefect at 76 degrees coming from Phoenix with a temp of 108. Wednesday night is movie night for the whole... More

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Wytheville, Va.
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I just fell in love with the town. I love history, particularly the American west. The town caters to the tourist, but it is not over done like so many places. I love the courthouse square and the old Governor's mansion (Sharlot Hall).

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