Suzy Buck, Realtor           480.271.2189

WHY prescott is the best city to RETIRE . . .

Everyone asks me Why Prescott ? 

What is the Best City for Retirement? 

Below is a quick list . . . to make it simple:


  • Like a Thomas Kincaid Town ... Small Town Happy Vibe 
  • 43,000 people ... not too small, not too large
  • Perfect weather with all 4 Seasons  ... not too hot nor too cold
  • Courthouse Square is the Town Center for Everything 
  • Art Festivals and Music Concerts ... Spring thru Fall 
  • Christmas Town ... the whole month of December 

  • Parades for Every Holiday and more Events
  • Always something to do and ways to meet new friends
  • Lots of Unique Restaurants and Outdoor Cafes 
  • LIVE Music in lots of cafes and bars and theater venues
  • ​Historical Whiskey Row Beer Pubs and Unique Shops 
  • Historical Museums from the Old West to Native American
  • Artist Groups, Chamber Groups and Theater Groups
  • Lots of Golf Courses, Lakes for fishing and kayaking
  • Trails for hiking and take your dog !  Mountains to climb 
  • Classic Car Groups with monthly events
  • Dog Friendly  ... bring your dogs to town and play in the Square 

  • Yavapai Regional Hospital in Prescott and one in Prescott Valley
  • Very good Veteran's Hospital ... better than in Phoenix
  • New Hospitals coming in the future:  Banner & a 3rd Yavapai Regional 
  • Lots of Medical Center Services around Yavapai Regional
  • 1.5 hour drive to Mayo in Phoenix and Barrows Heart Institute
  • 1.5 hour drive and Shuttle Service ... to the Phoenix Airport
  • Prescott Airport is expanding ...

  • Sprout's, Trader Joe's, Safeway, Fry's, 3 Walmart'​ Stores, Lowe's, Home Depot, True Value, Walgreen's, CVS, Discount Tire 
  • Bed Bath & Beyond, Chico's, JC Penny's, Dillards, Bookstores,
  • ​Wildflower, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Texas Roadhouse, Red Robin etc
  • ​Restaurants: Italian, Mexican, Thai, Chinese, Steak, Farm to Table, etc 
  • BEST THING:  Half of Prescott population is the Over 50 Crowd !!!
  • You  are home ... pair of boots, jeans, casual  jacket and good to go.