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News Update

Watson Lake Inn News Update. Wow, what a month January has been here, looking more like spring than winter. We have been busy with seasonal maintenance projects, improving our facilities to offer even more amenities and an upgraded experience for our guests beginning February 11, 2022. Exciting things happening here We are nearing the 5 year! mark since opening our …

Happy New Year 2022

Happy New Year 2022 from all of us here at Watson Lake Inn. There are many foods with important symbolic meaning eaten for good luck in many parts of the world. Good Luck Foods for the New Year Some symbolize financial prosperity, like food that is round like coins. Other type of New Year’s food symbol represents the hope of …

Granite Dells Christmas

Merry Christmas to all our customers and business partners from all of us here at Watson Lake Inn. We are closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day to celebrate with family and friends Granite Dells Christmas.During these few days of the year we cherish, celebrate and honor American, Mexican and German traditions and customs. Yes our online store is open! For …

Holiday Season

Celebrate Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to all our customers and business partners from all of us here at Watson Lake Inn. We are closed for our Thanksgiving Celebration with family and friends. Our online shop is open for business Get a head start on your holiday shopping here. Thanksgiving is very special to us, we cherish, celebrate and honor American, Mexican and German …

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Watson Lake Inn re-opens

We are back-Watson Lake Inn re-opens June 5 At Watson Lake Inn, we take our standards for hygiene and cleanliness very seriously and are taking steps to ensure the safety of our guests and family. We have been closely monitoring the CDC-Centers for Disease Control  regarding COVID-19 updates. We are working daily to ensure that we meet the latest guidelines …

Holiday Season

Fall in the Dells

Cranberry Season coincides with…Fall in the Dells Cranberries are unlike any other fruit in the world. The last week in September marks the start of the Cranberry Harvest Season which lasts until the end of October in Wisconsin, the largest producer of the berry. All around the globe, the cranberry plays an important role in different holiday traditions and it …

Save the Dells

What is Granite Dells? The Granite Dells, commonly just called the Dells, is one of Arizona’s most stunning landscapes. This is Prescott’s most defining feature. This outcrop of 1.4 billion-year-old granite spires and domes is a mecca for wildlife watchers. Also liked by rock climbers, hikers, bikers, boaters, and families just out for a casual stroll on the Peavine and …

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Summer in Prescott

Get ready for the Summer in Prescott At Watson Lake Inn now we have opened reservations until November. Act fast, as we fill-up during the spring and summer months all the way to Thanksgiving. Remember, we are open year round!  So, if you can’t stay with us during the summer season, we’d be happy to see you in the fall or …

Big Sting Country Music Festival

Big Sting Country Music Festival

 Another family favorite event in Prescott is the Big Sting Country Music Festival at Watson Lake Park.  The Big Sting benefits the Shadows Foundation. The Shadows Foundation is a local, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, based in Flagstaff, Arizona. Shadows is dedicated to helping those individuals in need who are affected by life threatening diseases by providing services and financial assistance when they need …

Native edible plants at Watson Lake Inn Prescott AZ

Native prickly pear cactus

In late summer and early fall, Native prickly pear cactus grow heavy with edible, ruby-red fruit. Harvesting the pears can be tricky, but deciding what to do with them is not as problematic. Make prickly-pear jelly? Prickly pear bread? Prickly-pear margaritas? Prickly pear fruits were the first wild food I gathered since we arrived here in Prescott, we actually have …