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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What's the history of Prescott?
A: Prescott was the original Territorial Capitol. In 2012, Prescott celebrated its Centennial. It is a town with surrounding communities totaling 100,000. The Famous (or infamous) Whiskey Row still exists, with some of the bars which have kept their original bar tables & ceilings in many of the buildings along Whiskey Row & Downtown have their original hammered , tin ceilings. Or tour the Sharlott Hall Museum where visitors step back 100 years & re-live the life of the time.
Q: What is the climate like?
A: Prescott is the "mile hi" city with the same elevation as Denver. Its climate varies from temps in the 90s in the summer to 20s in the winter. Yes, we do get snow, but it does not last throughout the winter months. Prescott also enjoys the largest contiguous Ponderosa Pine Forest in North America!
Q: What is there to do?
A: For the outdoors-types, there are 100s of miles of trails close to Prescott. Trails which incorporate the magnificent forests, Granite Mountain, Thumb Butte, and 4 of Prescott's lakes. There are also historic "walking tours" which go to many of the Victorian -renovated houses & Bed & Breakfasts, as well as the "haunted tours" which are incredible & visit many of the haunted hotels in Prescott.
A: For the night-lifers, there are more than 15 art galleries, restaurants and bars with live music , from alternative jazz to rock to country. Visitors are a short-drive away from Historic Jerome (an old mining town), and the magnificent red rock country of Sedona.
Q: Where do I stay?
A: Hotels listed below; parking for vendors at the bottom of this page.
Here are Hotels for Prescott. All are in Prescott and close to downtown.
There are FREE RV & camper spaces available (without hook-ups)
Here are two hotels offering discounts:
Residence Inn by Marriott, Prescott Arizona - www.marriott.com/prcri
The group rate will be $134 + tax per night. Guests can call in to 928-776-0998
and ask to make a reservation under the Mountain Artist Guild Group Block.
The last day to make reservations will be Tuesday, May 7th.
SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Prescott Arizona - www.marriott.com/prcsh
SpringHill Suites by Mariott
200 E. Sheldon St.
Comfort Inn of Prescott
1290 White Spar Rd.
Hotel Vendome (historic hotel)
230 S. Cortez St.
Hassayampa Inn (historic hotel)
122 E Gurley St.
Holiday Inn Express
3454 Ranch Dr.
Special: $89 for standard room w/ full breakfast
3453 Ranch Dr.
Special: same as Holiday Inn Express
Wyndham Garden Hotel
Gary Costello 4499 E State Hwy 69
1500 E State Hwy 69
Forest Villas Hotel
3645 Lee Circle
Hotel St. Michael (historic hotel)
205 W. Gurley St.
1225 E. Gurley St.
Best Western Prescottonian Motel
1317 E Gurley St.
Prescott Festival Vendors have many choices including the Mile Hi Middle School Parking Lot & Track (for RVs & Campers); there are also several RV parks within a few miles of downtown Prescott.