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All About Prescott, Arizona

Prescott, Arizona, is a paradise for history buffs. With a timeless downtown brimming with Victorian houses, turn-of-the-century saloons along the infamous Whiskey Row, and numerous galleries and quaint antique shops, you’ll find a mass of Western history dating back to the days of Wyatt Earp.

Founded in 1864, Prescott was the territorial capital of Arizona. Three names initially proposed for Prescott were Audubon, Goodwin City, and Aztlan. The name Prescott was chosen in honor of William Hickling Prescott, an American historian, Hispanist, and author of The History of the Conquest of Mexico.

More than 700 buildings and houses are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The streets reflect the Midwestern and New England history of Prescott’s early pioneers, making it a perfect Western adventure location.

Why Choose Avista Senior Care Living in Prescott, Arizona

Tucked into the foothills of historic Prescott and built into the surrounding hillside, Avista Senior living is an inspiring assisted living community where you can experience the liberty of life on your own terms. Positioned in the heart of one of America’s most-desired retirement locations, Sun City West, AZ assisted living community provides a warm and welcoming setting with mile-high views of the surrounding mountains and Prescott’s National Forest.

Prescott is the ideal setting for active seniors who enjoy the occasional day trips. Avista Senior Assisted Living is only an hour and a half from Sedona’s red rocks and a picturesque drive from the Grand Canyon. Prescott is perfect for those who wish to unwind and enjoy the later years of life, basking in the Arizona sun.

Prescott is the ideal location for outdoor and sports lovers alike. For a day on the water, check out one of the city’s four stunning lakes, suitable for boating, fishing, or just viewing nature.
Nestled in the Ponderosa Pines of Prescott National Park, its natural surroundings include more than 400 miles of hiking, mountain biking, and equestrian routes.

It is time to begin your next adventure in Prescott, Arizona. Avista Senior Living is the place for you.

Watson Lake Park and Avista Senior Living

This stunning reservoir, just 4.5 miles away from Avista Senior Living in Prescott, is Watson Lake Park. A perfect day trip destination not only to cool off but also to absorb the beauty. The majority of its shoreline and surroundings consist of massive, rounded granite boulders, a few semi-submerged forming tiny islands. The blue-grey waters contrast against the brownish rocks and aspen trees, found spread amongst the stones, making it the perfect backdrop for photographers.

Watson Lake Park features fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, rock climbing, and camping. The scenic park allows access to Watson Woods and the boulders of the Granite Dells. This place is a destination on its own and has something for every family member. Don’t forget your camera!



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