Prescott Valley, Arizona
The “Tri-City Area”, consists of: Prescott, Prescott Valley, and Chino Valley. By 1864 there were 14 log cabins and 50 townspeople living in Prescott. Prescott has a rich mining, ranching and lumbering history and is home to the Yavapai Indians. The downtown area of Prescott has a small town, Old West feeling and many of the old buildings built in the late 1800’s remain standing. Within about an hour drive of Prescott is: Phoenix, Sedona, Flagstaff, and Williams (the gateway to the Grand Canyon). At over 5,000-foot elevation, the Tri-City area is high desert prairie and woodlands, surrounded on three sides by the Prescott National Forest. Outdoor activities abound, including fishing, hunting, hiking, and excellent mountain biking right in town. Flagstaff has snow skiing in the winter and Lake Havasu is about three hours away. Sedona is a jewel of nature and is a must visit for everyone and a hikers/mountain bikers paradise.