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  • Welcome to Cottonwood & the Verde Valley!

  • For lasting memories, visit the Verde Valley – recently named one of the Top 10 U.S. travel destinations by Lonely Planet. Located in the 'heart' of Arizona, the Verde Valley is ideally situated above the heat of the desert and below the cold of Arizona’s high country. Surrounded by the red rocks of Sedona to the northeast and Mingus Mountain to the southwest, its low elevation of 3,300’ and moderate climate are enjoyed year-round. Ancient civilizations, with their unique history and cultures are also here to explore. State parks, historic sites and enticing attractions offer activities for all ages. The Verde River provides opportunities for float trips, along with wonderful habitat for one of the Southwest’s largest concentrations of resident and migratory birdlife. There is an assortment of hotels, bed & breakfasts, RV Parks, campgrounds and restaurants to choose from. Plan to stay a few days; you will need them to see all there is throughout the Verde Valley.

  • Verde Valley, Arizona
    Lonely Planet's Top 10 U.S.
    Travel Destination for 2013

  • Winner of Governor's Tourism Award in 2012
    Cooperative Marketing - Taste of
    Historic Old Town Cottonwood

  • The Heart Of Arizona Wine Country

  • Community Events

  • See our Visitor Guide.