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.
At AllTheRooms.com we have vacation rentals from all of the leading providers - Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others. Cottonwood has 333 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. A vacation in Cottonwood can be budget-friendly - the cheapest price vacation rental is available at $20 per night. The average price of an accommodation is generally $124 per night.
Those looking to get some work finished during their trip to Cottonwood can pick from 154 places to stay that include WiFi. We have 22 accommodations that include a breakfast included. Fitness fanatics can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 4 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Cottonwood? Then choose one of the 159 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 19 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.
AllTheRooms has 47 pet-friendly places to stay in Cottonwood, so if you're traveling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.
227 of the rentals in Cottonwood have been reviewed by previous guests. They rated 78% as great. 138 places to stay in are instantly bookable.