Prescott, Arizona is a picturesque community located in the pine forests about 100 miles north of Phoenix. Residents delight in four seasons, clean air and an array of entertainment and recreational activities. About 40,000 people call the area home.
The Yavapai County Court House serves as the town’s heart beat – surrounded with green parks, shops, galleries and dining. Once at the center of Arizona’s Wild West in the 1890s and 1900s, remnants of the town’s historical significance are still visible today in the architecture and landmarks. On the weekends you’ll commonly find art shows, auto shows, craft fairs and other community celebrations.
Outdoor enthusiasts gravitate toward hiking trails, fishing, kayaking, picnicking and bird watching, among many other activities in and around the area.
Prescott is one of the few communities with the small-town feel and big-city amenities. Balance, beauty and inspiration – each can be found here.
By contrast, the Phoenix area is a dynamic urban area and capitol of Arizona. Now the fifth largest city in the country, it is home to industries offering a wide variety of jobs and is becoming a sought-out area for tech companies looking to relocate from markets no longer providing the services they require. Want a townhouse or condo? There are many to choose from all over the Valley. Starter home? Yes! A place to raise the family? Too many options to mention. Luxury? But, of course!
With the weather cooperating most of the year, Phoenix area communities have become go-to destinations for the outdoorsman. Many highly rated golf courses dot the landscape. Hiking and water sports are possible almost all year long. The arts are not to be left out with numerous galleries, museums and entertainment venues featuring top rated talent located throughout the area cities. Are you a foodie? Oh, my goodness! The options are plentiful and tasty. You could eat somewhere different every weekend and barely touch the surface of available restaurants.
Shopping? From high-end luxury items to everyday wear, you won’t be disappointed in the selection of stores and malls.
Education minded? Arizona State University offers top-notch degree programs and various community colleges appeal to undergrads and retirees alike. There is something for everyone interested in life-long learning.