Hugged by the Sedona red rocks and Mingus Mountain, Cottonwood AZ enjoys mild climate and pleasant weather that both its residents and visitors appreciate. Cottonwood is a place for more than just relatively moderate weather, however- this small city is also a hub for tourist activities and relaxation, offering something exciting for everyone.
For the first leg of their Cottonwood experience, many tourists make their way to the Dead Horse Ranch State Park where they can get in touch with the Verde Valley's natural beauty through birdwatching, canoeing, hiking, horseback riding, and camping. From there, they can venture into Historic Old Town Cottonwood for a day of wine tasting, good food, and shopping at the various boutiques and gift shops that the area houses.
Guests hoping to learn something about the area can visit the Clemenceau Heritage Museum, or the Tuzigoot National Monument in nearby Clarkdale. To relax, they can book an appointment for a massage at Massage Spirit and to squeeze a bit of sports-themed fun into their vacation they hunt down any of the various outdoor sports fields that dot the city.
Vacation homes are abundant in Cottonwood. From ranch-style farmhouses to one-room desert dwellings, the city had something perfect for every guest. Equipped with internet and comfortable furniture and bedding, the rentals ate check in ready and welcoming.
The best time to take a trip to Cottonwood, Arizona is April to June, and October through November. Since Cottonwood has mild weather compared to many Arizona cities, these months are drastically cooler than those of the summer season.
From the Blues Festival to the Native Plant Workshop, Cottonwood hosts a great number of amazing festivals and events each year. A few more of the events that guests can attend include the Verde Valley Wine Festival, the Cottonwood Christmas Parade, the Old Town Arts Festival, the Brian Mickelsen Memorial Run/Walk, and the Family Fourth of July which features water slides, games, a watermelon eating contest, vendors, and inflatable rides.
For families with a creative side, Studio Z is the place to be -- the studio offers a variety of fun artistic classes including pottery and painting. Alternatively, they can head over to the Cottonwood Recreation Center to make use of the rock climbing wall, indoor golf, bowling lanes, and an outdoor pool complete with water slides.
Another awesome family activity is watching a movie on the big screen at Cottonwood Cinema, where both Hollywood blockbusters and foreign films are played on a regular basis.
Choose the perfect rental for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Bed and Breakfast and others. We have 318 vacation rentals, hotels and other places to stay in Cottonwood ranging from cheap options to luxury places to stay. When traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Cottonwood is available at $10 per night. The average price of a vacation rental is generally $126 per night.
If you would like to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 140 accommodations in Cottonwood that have WiFi. We have 22 accommodations that come with breakfast included. Choose from 3 places to stay that provide gym options, so you don't miss a single workout. Driving to Cottonwood? Then choose one of the 138 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 17 accommodations have a a pool or jacuzzi
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