Located 20 minutes southwest of Prescott, Prescott Valley offers a pleasant climate and plenty of fun. Check out horse racing at Yavapai Downs or visit in late-September for the Yavapai Fair. Cool off in the municipal pool or pan for gold in Fain Park. Downtown boasts shops, restaurants, theaters, and the 5,000-seat home of Arizona Sundogs hockey. Prescott National Forest is nearby.