Historic Old Town Cottonwood

Historic Old Town Cottonwood

Historic Old Town Cottonwood
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Historic District of Cottonwood Arizona
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  • LillieUSA
    Florida318 contributions
    Quaint little downtown
    We stopped for a visit after I was told by a coworker had a. Ice little downtown. After visiting I have to say I agree. There are a variety of shops,restaurants and coffee shops as well as wine tasting rooms. We visited in the morning. Will have to return for a wine walk and dinner sometime.
    Visited December 2022
    Travelled as a couple
    Written December 4, 2022
  • L L
    14 contributions
    Homogenous tourist trap for rich boomers on vacation
    I lived in Cottonwood from 2009-21. Old Town Cottonwood used to have a lot more variety and authenticity during its early revitalization (book store, candy shop, bakery, patisserie, beer brewery), but over the years, especially after Covid, everything had been gradually replaced by like 15 wineries and expensive/generic gift shops. Most of the restaurants used to be a lot better too. Merkin is the only reliably good restaurant left.
    Visited April 2023
    Written April 14, 2023
  • Laventrice W
    Surprise, Arizona22 contributions
    Fun times in old town cottonwood
    Many good restaurants to choose from. Must try the BBQ place as you enter Old Town. Fun and eclectic boutiques and a couple of decent hotels. Don’t miss riding the train out of clarkdale a few miles away.
    Visited October 2022
    Travelled as a couple
    Written April 16, 2023
  • Paula C
    Elburn, Illinois83 contributions
    Worth exploring
    This town surprised me in how many stores and restaurants it had to offer. We were in the area for four days, and spent part of each there. Do not pass up the new Copper Store, where literally 95% of everything is copper. I think I left half my bank account there. They have another store in Jerome that is larger and has some antiquey stuff. but I liked this place better. The owners are very friendly and we were in there so much that they became like family.
    Visited May 2023
    Written May 24, 2023
  • lemmel57
    Alamogordo, New Mexico4 contributions
    Cottonwood, hidden AZ GEM
    Loved Cottonwood though we found it by accident while seeking a less congested area than Sedona, but needing to get into Sedona at night fir astrophotography. Cottonwood has much to offer including hiking, museums, restaurants and shopping. We plan to go back!
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written June 26, 2023
  • huumbug2018
    Chico, California179 contributions
    Excellent
    Old town Cottonwood has old historic charm… cute stores and wine tasting.. some night they have live music.. we really enjoyed the restaurants, Nic’s, crema, Bocce and the Tavern Grill.. all very different and all owned by the same couple . It’s called the haunted group as they also have places up in Jerome, which we visited some the haunted hamburger. everyone so friendly and we.coming.. we had a great stay. Will be back again. Thanks Karen and Leon valdez
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written July 16, 2023
  • on_the_go_98765
    18,350 contributions
    Nice to see Cottonwood showcase their historic roots
    After arriving in Cottonwood via the Verde Bus system we began our trek to Old Town to explore what Cottonwood had to offer. It was quite charming, on the small side, filled with the usual assortment of antique/second hand shops, eateries, specialty shops, some historic buildings, and a winery or two. The actual length of Old Town isn't much more than maybe 4 blocks at the most. It ends at the river parkway. It is served by a local Verde bus route that goes to the library bus terminus. I am not certain we would repeat our visit here next time we stay in Sedona as there just wasn't enough to peak our interest.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written August 14, 2023
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Katie H
5 contributions
Sep. 2023 • Friends
This is a fun little town with lots of places to do wine tasting and shop. We stayed at the Ironhorse Hotel which had a nice courtyard just steps from Main St.
Written October 15, 2023
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on_the_go_98765
Tucson18,350 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
After arriving in Cottonwood via the Verde Bus system we began our trek to Old Town to explore what Cottonwood had to offer. It was quite charming, on the small side, filled with the usual assortment of antique/second hand shops, eateries, specialty shops, some historic buildings, and a winery or two.

The actual length of Old Town isn't much more than maybe 4 blocks at the most. It ends at the river parkway. It is served by a local Verde bus route that goes to the library bus terminus.

I am not certain we would repeat our visit here next time we stay in Sedona as there just wasn't enough to peak our interest.
Written August 14, 2023
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huumbug2018
Chico, CA179 contributions
Jul. 2023 • Family
Old town Cottonwood has old historic charm… cute stores and wine tasting.. some night they have live music.. we really enjoyed the restaurants, Nic’s, crema, Bocce and the Tavern Grill.. all very different and all owned by the same couple . It’s called the haunted group as they also have places up in Jerome, which we visited some the haunted hamburger. everyone so friendly and we.coming.. we had a great stay. Will be back again.
Thanks Karen and Leon valdez
Written July 16, 2023
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Robert M
Escondido, CA25 contributions
Jul. 2023 • Family
Great trip back in time. Old west charm. Gateway to Jerome. Lots of western character to experience.
Written July 12, 2023
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lemmel57
Alamogordo, NM4 contributions
Jun. 2023 • Couples
Loved Cottonwood though we found it by accident while seeking a less congested area than Sedona, but needing to get into Sedona at night fir astrophotography. Cottonwood has much to offer including hiking, museums, restaurants and shopping. We plan to go back!
Written June 26, 2023
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Bebe
Nashville, TN36 contributions
Jun. 2023 • Family
Cute little town with many stores, restaurants and tasting rooms! Theres local hiking, kayaking, Good Beer BBQ, (Colt & smeltertown brewery) Pizza, mexican food and wine tasting! Stop by the Visitors center at the beginning of Old Town and get brochures and coupons to use.
Written June 6, 2023
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Paula C
Elburn, IL83 contributions
May 2023
This town surprised me in how many stores and restaurants it had to offer. We were in the area for four days, and spent part of each there. Do not pass up the new Copper Store, where literally 95% of everything is copper. I think I left half my bank account there. They have another store in Jerome that is larger and has some antiquey stuff. but I liked this place better. The owners are very friendly and we were in there so much that they became like family.
Written May 24, 2023
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Laventrice W
Surprise, AZ22 contributions
Oct. 2022 • Couples
Many good restaurants to choose from. Must try the BBQ place as you enter Old Town.
Fun and eclectic boutiques and a couple of decent hotels. Don’t miss riding the train out of clarkdale a few miles away.
Written April 17, 2023
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L L
14 contributions
Apr. 2023
I lived in Cottonwood from 2009-21. Old Town Cottonwood used to have a lot more variety and authenticity during its early revitalization (book store, candy shop, bakery, patisserie, beer brewery), but over the years, especially after Covid, everything had been gradually replaced by like 15 wineries and expensive/generic gift shops. Most of the restaurants used to be a lot better too. Merkin is the only reliably good restaurant left.
Written April 14, 2023
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Bobplane
5 contributions
Oct. 2022
Cute, Safe, historic main street atmosphere with plenty of restaurants! We had no problem going out on main street and enjoy a variety of great food. There are plenty of wine tasting opportunities to indulge in.
Written March 8, 2023
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