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Prescott Becoming Favorite Tourism Destination

A recently released visitor and tourism impact study paints a positive picture for Prescott. Among the highlights: The estimated economic impact of direct and indirect effects of visitor spending amounts to more than $340 million for the 2014-2015 year. Prescott is a favored tourist destination in Arizona. Those visiting the area ranked their “Satisfaction Level” […]

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Tourism

Building on Tourism Tool Chest

Tourism is a major multi-million contributor to the economy of Prescott, and city leaders are optimistic that impact will continue to increase. To encourage even more visitors to the greater Prescott area, the City of Prescott Office of Tourism is distributing a comprehensive 64-page brochure at visitor centers throughout the state. It also will be […]

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Packing Your Bags for 2016

The saying “Home is where the heart is” may well be true. Yet, the roads less traveled – or untraveled all together — tug at many a heartstring like the Italian troubadour plucking his lute. Meet Stan Kephart — known as Stan The Travel Man. He founded HomeTowne Cruise & Tour Center in Prescott. Now […]

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Prescott Named Top Retirement Community

Prescott has made another list of best retirement communities, this time by USA Today. In a list of Top 10 retirement cities, three are in Arizona. Prescott was named the third best place in the United States to enjoy ones’ golden years. The top city for retirement is listed as Phoenix, with Tucson in fourth […]

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Prescott Named Top National Destination

If you see a lot of strangers in town, do not be surprised. It is possible they have taken the advice of the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor, which in December ranked Prescott as the “Number Three Destination on the Rise” in the United States – and a terrific place to visit. Only two communities […]

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Susan Amon photography. Excellent Sedona photographer!

Sedona Joining Region’s Dark-Sky Efforts

Long before Percival Lowell decided Northern Arizona’s dark skies were worth his infusion of Eastern investment dollars, the region’s star-filled, Milky Way-laden clear evenings awed gazers, be they Native peoples, Spanish conquistadors, or pioneer settlers. When larger settlements rose, awareness of natural resources including the valuable nighttime opaqueness gained momentum, led by the region’s world-class […]

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Twin Arrows Called Premier Destination

The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (Navajo Gaming) is honored to announce its recently expanded Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, located 20 minutes east of Flagstaff, has been awarded AAA’s coveted Four Diamond Award for its stunning architecture, customer satisfaction and infusion of Navajo culture into its architecture, amenities and decor. “We had a vision in […]

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Snowbowl Inviting Visitors to the Mountain

Arizona Snowbowl has started its summer operations, The scenic chairlift is open 10:00 am – 4:00 pm every Friday, Saturday, Sunday plus two holiday Mondays (May 26 and September 1) during the summer season (Memorial Day Weekend through mid-October). Take in the dramatic scenery of northern Arizona from a bird’s eye view atop an extinct […]

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