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Cottonwood

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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. Cottonwood is in Arizona (AZ). To personalize your trip to Cottonwood, create itinerary details specific to you using our United States travel route builder site .
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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.
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