Great place for outdoorsmen.
I’m writing from the perspective of a younger retiree escaping high taxes, high crime, gangs, graffiti, outrageous gas prices, overcrowding, nightmarish traffic, gun grabbing politicians, a polluted ocean and sensory overload.
To me, Prescott is a dream come true. Now, I don’t have a family, don’t rent and am no longer working so I can’t speak to those issues, as it seems younger people have a harder time here. But I can tell you, coming from the above environment, Prescott seems to be a great place to enjoy the clean air, hiking, fishing, biking, gardening and socializing. There is a very nice performing arts center if music and theater are your thing, and an event center in Prescott Valley where you can see sports, gun shows, home and garden/RV, etc. no town is perfect and Prescott is no different as it is having growing pains. You will not see (or see virtually no)gangs, graffiti, traffic gridlock, polluted air, high property taxes (sales tax is comparable to Los Read More