Cottonwood trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Cottonwood

Trip Planner USA  /  Arizona  /  Cottonwood

Heart of the Verde Valley

Cottonwood serves as a base for exploring the Verde Valley. The red rocks of Sedona surround the town, which lies between 2,438 m (8,000 ft) Mingus Mountain to the west and the 1,000 m (3,300 ft) Mogollon Rim to the north and east. The town of over 10,000 provides an alternative to busier Sedona for those sightseeing in the Verde Valley. The valley itself is home to state parks, historical sites, and numerous wineries and tasting rooms. The town features a few art galleries and antique shops, and a couple of golf courses lie in its immediate surroundings. Our United States journey planner combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Cottonwood

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Cottonwood

Cottonwood is so small that any accommodations in town should be convenient. South Main Street offers a collection of hotels and motels, most of which are part of a national chain. North Main Street has a few bed and breakfasts that provide more local flavor. You’ll find additional bed and breakfasts and campgrounds around the perimeter of town that take greater advantage of the area's natural beauty.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Recently planned trips to Cottonwood

7 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, romantic, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Cottonwood BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, outdoors, relaxing, popular PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM CANADA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Utah & Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 41 days in United States BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS November, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Cottonwood BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans