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Downtown Prescott is filled with antiques stores, especially along North Cortez Street, and is the best place in Arizona to do some antiques shopping. For Native American crafts and Old West memorabilia, be sure to stop in at Ogg's Hogan, 111 N. Cortez St. (tel. 928/443-9856). In the Hotel St. Michael's shopping arcade, check out Hotel Trading, 110 S. Montezuma St. (tel. 928/778-7276), which carries some genuine Native American artifacts at reasonable prices. Owner Ernie Lister also makes silver jewelry in the 19th-century Navajo style. In this same arcade, you'll find the Old Sage Bookshop, 110 S. Montezuma St. (tel. 928/776-1136), a wonderful little used-book store selling primarily hardback editions. On the same block are both the Arts Prescott Gallery, 134 S. Montezuma St. (tel. 928/776-7717; www.artsprescott.com), a cooperative of local artists, and Van Gogh's Ear, 156B S. Montezuma St. (tel. 928/776-1080; www.vgegallery.com), which was founded by a splinter group from the co-op. Also on this block you'll find the Newman Gallery, 106-A S. Montezuma St. (tel. 928/442-9167; www.newmangallery.net), which features the colorful Western-inspired pop-culture imagery of artist Dave Newman.

Want to sample some local wine while you're in the area? Head north of Prescott to Granite Creek Vineyards, 2515 Rd. 1 E., Chino Valley (tel. 928/636-2003; www.granitecreekvineyards.com), which produces organic, sulfite-free wines that are surprisingly good. The winery is open Friday through Sunday from 1 to 5pm. Call for directions.

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