Welcome to Cottonwood


The old mining town of Clarkdale sits just off Hwy 89A between Jerome and Cottonwood. Clarkdale was a company town built in 1914 to process ore from the mines in nearby Jerome.


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$626.75 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Grand Canyon West Rim from Sedona with Helicopter Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Grand Canyon Skywalk, Hualapai Reservation, ArizonaGrand Canyon West RimDuration: 5 hours

$50 Day Trips & Excursions

Wasatch Mountain Half-Day Tour From Salt Lake City

Explore the Wasatch Mountains, Utah Rocky Mountains, pausing for great photo ops. The first stop is along the Cottonwood river for great photosNext you will see the amazing scenery of the Wasatch Mountains Utah Rocky Mountains. Spot lots of wildlife on the way to Silver Lake! Enjoy onboard narration by your tour guide about the sights you see. Learn the history of the Utah Rocky Mountains or the Wasatch Mountains. Driving back through the valley you can see the Great Salt Lake in the distance. After the tour you will return to the downtown Salt Lake City area and you will be dropped off at your hotel or place of pickup.

$87.88 Cultural & Theme Tours

Classic Historic Tour of Jerome AZ

Classic Historic Tour of Jerome - Includes Jerome, Cottonwood and Clarkdale!Departs from Sedona via Hotel or similar pickupLength: 4 1/2 hours When planning a trip to Arizona, a visit to Jerome and the Verde Valley are a “must do”. Recently voted as one of “America’s Coolest Small Towns” by BudgetTravel.com readers, the former mining town of Jerome is one of the most popular sites in Northern Arizona to visit. On this 4 ½ hour tour, our guide will pick you up at your hotel, resort, timeshare in one of our comfortable, climate-controlled vans. While your guide narrates the rich history of the Verde Valley, you will travel through historic Cottonwood, once called the “Bootleg Capital of Arizona” for good reason as you will learn.From there, you will travel through historic Clarkdale, built by Senator Clark who owned the largest copper mine in Jerome. Clarkdale was designed as one of the first company towns in the United States. Next, begin your 1800 foot ascent up Mingus Mountain into Jerome. You will experience some of the most panoramic and awesome vistas anywhere in Arizona. Your guide will narrate historic stories and legends about this former Billion Dollar Copper Camp once known as “The Wickedest Town in the West”.Upon your arrival in Jerome, you guide will drive you from the bottom to the top and all around this National Historic Landmark. You will be taken to back alleys, former brothel sites and other historic areas seldom seen by many visitors to this quaint, historic town.Site you will visit or see:Learn about the rich history of SedonaHistoric Clarkdale and CottonwoodJerome's Famous Sliding JailThe Audrey HeadframeJerome's Famous Brothel AreaThe United Verde Copper Company Owned by Senator William A. Clark The Little Daisy Mine Owned by Jimmy "Rawhide" DouglasThe Numerous Other Historic Sites Transport and historic narration by a knowledgeable guide in a comfortable Van type vehicle is provided. 90 minutes on your own for shopping or lunch. Discount lunch coupons provided!Gratuities for guides additional.

$105 Food, Wine & Nightlife

WINE FOOD SPIRITS AND SHOPPING IN OLD TOWN COTTONWOOD TOUR

Old Town Cottonwood is the historic area of Cottonwood, the center of wine country. Nestled in about a five-block stretch are some of the areas finest restaurants, multiple wine tasting rooms and an array of interesting shops, galleries and antique stores.During the tour, you will have the choice of visiting Arizona Stronghold, the state’s largest vineyard, or visit across the street to Pillsbury Winery, owned by the former Hollywood director Sam Pillsbury. Down the street are additional options to choose from, Burning Tree Cellars, Fire Mountain Cellars, Merkin Vineyards Osteria, Highway 101 Winery.This 3-hour tour allows you to get a taste of the different wines and wine making styles of the wines made along the Verde Valley Wine Trail.This tour gives you the flexibility to enjoy a wine sampling, a glass, or share a bottle of wine; the choice is up to you. Whatever you choose, you pay for the wine as you go.

$999 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4 Day Central Arizona & Sedona Adventure

We will pick you up at the designated pickup location at the established time, and from there we will head to our first adventure destination.  If you choose rock climbing, we will be going out to a climbing area east of Phoenix for the afternoon, then on to Prescott for the evening.  In the morning we will climb around Prescott and then make our way to Cottonwood to do some wine tasting in the Verde Valley for the evening.  The next morning we will head up to Sedona for a casual hike and some exploration of the town before more tastings in the evening.  On your final morning you will do a hike of your choosing (we provide options) in or around Sedona before heading to the designated drop off location around 4pm.If you choose hiking, on day one we will make our way north to hike around Sedona before heading to Cottonwood for the evening, and on the second morning we will hike near Prescott in the beautiful Granite Dells.

$129 Cultural & Theme Tours

ROJO TOURS - Scenic Wine Tours Phoenix to Sedona

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Chapel of the Holy Cross, Sedona, ArizonaAmazing red rock views from one of Sedona's most popular energy vortexes and historic sites.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Bell Rock, Sedona, ArizonaGreat photo opportunity at one of Sedona's most popular energy vortexes.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village, Sedona, ArizonaGreat shopping and food in Sedona!Duration: 1 hourStop At: Historic Old Town Cottonwood, Cottonwood, ArizonaVisit Wineries, Art Galleries, Antique Shops and explore this quaint little town.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Javelina Leap Vineyard, Winery & Bistro, Cornville, ArizonaWine tasting and live music at Javelina Leap WineryDuration: 1 hourStop At: Winery 1912Experience a rich history in wine making at Winery 1912. Be treated to a live musical concert by your ROJO Tour hosts in beautiful downtown Sedona with the magnificent Red Rock Cliffs as your backdrop.Duration: 1 hour

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