Prescott truly is a great place to live! This community boasts a warm climate year round, thriving local economy, great facilities, and so much more. There is always something fun to do around town. Home buyers looking for a great Arizona city to relocate to in the new year should look no further than Prescott!

 

Here are the 5 top reasons why Prescott is the perfect city to call home in 2017!

 

The City Promotes Economic growth!

Prescott is continually striving for economic development into the future. The city makes a concerted effort to attract new companies and promote growth amongst local businesses. This allows for a thriving job market. Prescott was named one of the country's best performing small cities of 2016 by the Milken Institute!  The institute looks at wages, job availability, and technology growth in metropolitan areas.

 

 

It’s a True Western Town!  

 

History is alive every day in Prescott! There are over 800 buildings and locations on the National Register of Historic Places! Whiskey Row is a cannot miss the spot in town. Be sure to stop by the Palace Saloon to grab a drink in the same place where Wyatt Earp and Doc Holiday filmed the Gunfight at the OK Corral. Along with these great historic spots in Whiskey Row, you can find awesome boutique shops, antique stores, art galleries, and restaurants. Sharlot Hall Museum is also home to the oldest building in the Arizona Territory. There are other great museums in Prescott that celebrate the rich past of the area, including the Smoki Museum and Phippen Art Museum. True West Magazine named it one of the Top 10 True Western Towns of 2016!

 

 

Ample Places to Spend Time in the Great Outdoors!

The weather in Prescott is beautiful all year round. There are great recreational facilities to spend time outside. Enjoy the great system of parks as well as trails for hiking and biking throughout the town. Prescott offers something for everyone that likes to have an active lifestyle. If you love to hit the links, be sure to check out the awesome golf courses located in and around Prescott. Arizona is filled with stunning natural spaces and topography to explore and Prescott is no exception! Explore Bradshaw Mountains, located just south of the city. In addition, Prescott National Forest offers 1.25 million acres of space for camping, hiking, horsebacking riding, and more!

 

 

Fun Community Events Occur Year Round!

There are awesome family-friendly events throughout the year in Prescott. According to Yahoo Travel, the #1 can't miss event in Arizona is the World's Oldest Rodeo that occurs annually around July 4th during Prescott Frontier Days. During the holidays, Prescott becomes a winter wonderland. The state of Arizona has named the community "Arizona's Christmas City"! Enjoy the stunning holiday light ceremony, gingerbread village, holiday parade, and so much more. There are also great art festivals and historic events in Prescott.

 

 

Great City for All Ages!

 

With all the cultural attractions, job opportunities, entertainment venues, natural spaces, and more, Prescott is a great community for millenials, retirees, and all residents in between. Prescott was named the 3rd best community out of 100 best places to retire by TopRetirements.com! There are many affordable housing options and great active adult communities.  

 

Interested in Buying your dream home in “Everybody’s Hometown”?! Joe Karcie is here to help! Give me a call today or visit my website at http://www.joekarcie.com/.  

Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

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