Thanksgiving in Historic Prescott
Celebrate Thanksgiving in Prescott — Arizona’s first capital — where you’ll ride a heritage train, learn about local culture and enjoy a Thanksgiving feast at historic Hassayampa Inn.
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Program No. 6371RJ
5 days
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At a Glance

Celebrate Thanksgiving and the beginning of the holiday season in historic and beautiful Prescott, Arizona’s first territorial capital.Get to know historic Prescott with visits to Courthouse Square and Whiskey Row. Hear Western ballads and tales of local pioneers, and sit down to a traditional Thanksgiving Feast at the historic Hassayampa Inn. Visit the colorful and eclectic town of Jerome and the Jerome State Historic Park and discover the rich mining era history of the region. Enjoy a train journey through the wild and beautiful Verde River Canyon as you wind along stunning red rock cliffs and scan for bald eagles.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Expert-led presentations include a look at Arizona territorial history with a noted Prescott historian and an exploration of the Sharlot Hall Museum.
  • Visit Jerome, the colorful and eclectic former copper mining town. Explore the towns history at the Jerome State Historic Park and associated Douglas Mansion.
  • Ride the scenic Verde Canyon Railway beneath red rock cliffs and along the wild and scenic Verde River while keeping an eye out for herons and bald eagles.
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