Area Attractions

The City of Prescott always has special events and attractions planned, so be sure to check the Prescott Events Calendar. These are just a few of the many wonderful attractions you’ll find in the area:

HSM-Web_0002_things-to-do-Elks-Opera-HouseThe Elks Opera House
The 494-seat Elks Opera House is in a prominent structure on East Gurley Street, just one-half-block from the Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza. The Elks Building was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1978, and the Elks Opera House was the setting for the First Lady Laura Bush’s PRESERVE AMERICA Award in 2004. The opera house is a significant venue for concerts, plays, political events, films, conferences and an array of special events including weddings, graduations and more. The theater has been restored to its 1905 glory, including opera boxes, new seats and completed paint and ceiling restoration as well as the proscenium arch above the stage.
The Elks Opera House;
117 E. Gurley Street
928-443-8541
www.elksoperahouse.com

HSM-Web_0008_entertainment-sharlot-hall-museumThe Sharlot Hall Museum
The Sharlot Hall Museum is the crown jewel of history museums in Arizona. The Museum is built around the site of the first Territorial Governor’s Mansion, which anchors nine historic buildings on a four-acre campus. An extensive collection of pioneer and Native American artifacts dating from Arizona’s territorial days brings the past to life for visitors, as do annual heritage festivals. A variety of related programs are offered throughout the year including signature living history presentations. The Sharlot Hall Museum is an affiliate museum of the Smithsonian Institution.
The Sharlot Hall Museum
415 W. Gurley Street
928-445-3122
www.sharlot.org

Phippen
Phippen Museum
The Phippen Museum is a non-profit with the mission to preserve and exhibit museum quality Western art, and educate the public about the unique heritage, history, legends, and influence of art of the American West. The Museum opened in 1984 and was named after Arizona resident and founding member of the Cowboy Artists of America, George Phippen.
The Phippen Museum of Western Art
4701 Arizona 89 Prescott, AZ 86301
(928) 778-1385
www.phippenartmuseum.org
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The Grand Canyon
Only 2 hours away is arguably one of the most beautiful landmarks on earth. A natural wonder that you simply have to see to believe. For more information, please visit Arizona Guide at:

http://www.arizonaguide.com/things-to-do/grand-canyon 

Or visit the official Grand Canyon website at:

http://www.nps.gov/grca/index.htm

Sedona

Sedona

Within 90 minutes of Prescott is the unforgettable Sedona. Voted number ONE for the top ten most beautiful places in America by USA Today. Perfect for day trips, hiking, mountain biking or visiting the abundance of art galleries and shops. Visit the official Sedona website at:

http://www.visitsedona.com/