The Prescott area has consistently been rated as one of the best places to retire in the United States. Offering comfortable temperatures year round, excellent health care, low crime, attractive environment, cultural and educational activities, and a strong economic outlook.
Carrying the nickname, "Everybody’s Hometown", Prescott is home to the downtown Courthouse Plaza, famous Whiskey Row, World's Oldest Rodeo, Prescott Fine Arts Association, Sharlot Hall Museum, and the Phippen Art Museum. The State of Arizona has been officially designated Prescott as "Arizona's Christmas City". Prescott is home to several colleges including Yavapai, Prescott College, Emory-Riddle Aeronautical University, plus other specialty campuses.