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Travel Blogs from Prescott
... The Territorial Capital was moved to Tucson in 1867 but Prescott again became the Territorial Capital in 1877, until Phoenix became the capital in 1889. Today the population of the town and the surrounding area is about ...
... but I figured I’d be able to get a decent sampling.
My sampling turned out more thorough than I expected. At one of the scenic and hiking areas along the road to Sedona at which I stopped, I chatted up a number of fellow travelers on this absolutely beautiful day while we exchanged photo help (i.e., getting folks into their own pictures with their friends/family), and one of these travelers was a frequent visitor ...
... in the session, with nary a nibble over the past hour, when we look down beside the boat and see four or five LARGE trout just swimming by as if to say "we know you don't have your trout stamp and that you can't legally catch us". If we'd had a net it would have been very easy to break the law but instead they just kept on swimming and we just kept on casting a plastic worm to some non-existent largemouth ...
This morning we awoke to a beautiful day and our plan was to visit the city of Sedona, everyone raves about Sedona so we had to see for ourselves. Our first stop was at the visitor's center where we just happened to be helped by a volunteer who was from Vero Beach FL.; he was very helpful giving us a lot of information. Our excursion through Sedona started with a drive north on U.S. highway 89A, a picturesque drive through Oak Creek Canyon, with amazing views of the red ...
... But, alas, much to my chagrin, they returned together, silly purchases in hand and made sandwiches for the road in the PW. Then we headed north up 89A, Alan at the wheel. There’s a video here somewhere. I would have done it, but it’s her camera, and she doesn’t share (ok, I don’t have hands either).
When we found our way to Cottonwood Alan insisted on hitting the local WalMart. He didn’t lose her there ...
Other places to stay in Prescott
3599 Lee Circle, Prescott | 3 star hotelfrom $126
4499 Highway 69, Prescott | 3 star hotelfrom $103
122 East Gurley Street, Prescott | 3 star hotelfrom $90
- Can't take simple reservations
- A piece of history..
- Sometimes historic is just old...
3453 Ranch Drive, Prescott | 2 star hotelfrom $92
200 E. Sheldon St., Prescott | 2 star hotelfrom $110
- Wonderful hotel
- Nice place for business trip
- Great family friendly accomodations
3645 Lee Circle at Route 69 North, Prescott | 3 star hotelfrom $104
- What a Great Hotel
- Forest Villas What a Nice Surprise
- One of my WORST hotel experiences was at Forest Villas
1290 White Spar Rd., Prescott | 2 star hotelfrom $86
205 W. Gurley St., Prescott | Hotelfrom $99
- Super staff
- ...great sevice, clean facilities
- Best place in Prescott
230 South Cortez St., Prescott | 2 star hotelfrom $93
- Greatest little find of our entire vacation!
- The Vendome is in desperate need of a good cleaning!
- Fantastic, fun, clean, well worth the price, we will return
819 E. Gurley Street, Prescott | Hotelfrom $60