Escape to Prescott, Arizona
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Weekend escape: Prescott, Arizona

Escape to Prescott, Arizona

Prehistoric rock formations surround Watson Lake, about 20 minutes north of downtown Prescott, Ariz.

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Escape to Prescott, Arizona

The elegant Hassayampa Inn in Prescott, Ariz., was built in 1927.

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Escape to Prescott, Arizona

The lobby of the Hassayampa Inn features high ceilings with hand-painted beams.

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Escape to Prescott, Arizona

The 1927 Hassayampa Inn has been largely restored.

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Escape to Prescott, Arizona

Thumb Butte in Prescott, Ariz., offers a commanding view of the region.

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Escape to Prescott, Arizona

Hotel St. Michael is on Whiskey Row, which is lined with Old West-themed hotels and saloons.

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Escape to Prescott, Arizona

Saloons line Whiskey Row, with many largely intact from Prescott’s Old West glory days. 

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Escape to Prescott, Arizona

The downtown Raven Cafe has 24 beers on tap.

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