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Getting There

Prescott is at the junction of Ariz. 89, Ariz. 89A, and Ariz. 69. If you're coming from Phoenix, take the Cordes Junction exit (exit 262) from I-17. From Flagstaff, the most direct route is I-17 to Ariz. 169 to Ariz. 69. From Sedona, just take Ariz. 89A all the way.

Shuttle "U" (tel. 800/304-6114 or 928/442-1000; www.shuttleu.com) provides service to Prescott from Sky Harbor Airport for $34 one-way, $56 round-trip.

Visitor Information

The Prescott Chamber of Commerce is at 117 W. Goodwin St. (tel. 800/266-7534 or 928/445-2000; www.visit-prescott.com). The visitor center is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 2pm.

Orientation

Ariz. 89 comes into Prescott on the northeast side of town, where it joins with Ariz. 69 coming in from the east. Five miles north of town, Ariz. 89A from Sedona also merges with Ariz. 89. The main street into town is Gurley Street, which forms the north side of Courthouse Plaza. Montezuma Street, also known as Whiskey Row, forms the west side of the plaza. If you continue south on Montezuma Street, you'll be on Ariz. 89 heading toward Wickenburg.

Special Events

The World's Oldest Rodeo (tel. 800/358-1888 or 928/445-3103; www.worldsoldestrodeo.com) is Prescott's biggest annual event and is held in early July. In early June, there's Territorial Days, which includes special art exhibits, performances, tournaments, races, and lots of food and free entertainment. In mid-July, the Sharlot Hall Museum hosts the Prescott Indian Art Market. In December, the city is decked out with lights, and there are numerous holiday events.

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