Located in the heart of Arizona and the heart of wine country, Cottonwood is ideally situated above the heat of the desert and below the lower temperatures of Arizona’s high country. Surrounded by the red rocks of Sedona to the northeast and Mingus Mountain to the southwest, its lower elevation makes it a perfect spot for your next Arizona adventure. There's something for everyone, and in Cottonwood, you are welcome here!
Cottonwood is the "Heart of Arizona Wine Country." An easy trip from Phoenix — only an hour-and-a-half drive. In the center of Cottonwood, you'll find Old Town, known for its Main Street with a selection of shops, restaurants, and wine tasting rooms.
Old Town’s wine tasting rooms are included in the Verde Valley Wine Trail, covering over 30 miles from Sedona to Camp Verde, Clarkdale and Jerome. Being the heart of wine country, it’s only fitting Cottonwood has the most selection and variety. Pick up a wine trail passport and make stops along the trail, and even enter to win prizes just for enjoying Arizona wine!
Cottonwood is also known for family fun and adventure. Head to Dead Horse Ranch State Park for fishing, hiking, camping and horseback riding. Kids of all ages will enjoy exploring the trails and capturing memories with the panoramic views of the Verde Valley as a backdrop.
Cottonwood has also become known as the spot to stay for comfort, affordability and plenty of lodging accommodations. Whether a chain property to keep building up your points is needed or a charming boutique style with unique amenities is in order, Cottonwood has options.
Cottonwood has it all: affordability, comfort, family fun, outdoor adventure, Arizona wine and views. Make Cottonwood your next choice for a weekend getaway, family vacation or trip of a lifetime. In Cottonwood, whether you visit for the “Heart of Arizona Wine Country” or the chance to share a family adventure, you’ll find Cottonwood is ready to welcome you. Visit Cottonwood — you are welcome here!