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Governor's Tourism Award in 2012
Lonely Planet's Top 10 Places to Visit in 2013

Old Town Cottonwood

Located in the "Heart of the Verde Valley Wine Country". An easy trip from Phoenix—only an hour and a half drive. Old Town is known for its Main Street with over 60 businesses that attract visitors and support local residents.

Street Scene

  • 4 Wine Tasting Rooms
  • 13 Cafes and Restaurants
  • 9 Antique Stores
  • 5 Galleries
  • 3 Hotels
  • Shops and Boutiques
  • Historic Tours
  • Nature Trails and the Verde River
  • Live Performances at the Old Town Center for the Arts

Old Town Aerial - (C) Susie Beach
Aerial view of Old Town - (C) Susie Beach

Featured Business -
Adventures Unlimited Books

Featured Busines

Adventures Unlimited Books is America's most unique bookstore!

We are a full-service independent bookstore with new books on all subjects. We will special order books (including ones that are hard to find) at no extra cost to you!

We carry books of every kind, from best sellers and all types of fiction, to children's books, regional books on Native American and Western history, guide books for birds, animals, and plants of the area, dictionaries and other reference books, history and politics books, cook books and more!

We have two walls filled with beautifully illustrated children's books, originally priced at $16 or $17, now available for $3.98 and $4.98! We offer a wide range of Dover books, particularly low-priced activity books and fantastic coloring books, along with Dover's thrift books of classics. These include everything from poetry, classic fiction and Shakespeare plays, to books on history and philosophy, all priced from $1.50 to $3.00.

We have craft books on knitting, crocheting, sewing, jewelry making, and more, all available at very low prices. We have many sale books on art, antiques, gardening, home design, history, science & nature, reference and more. Check out our gorgeous coffee table books which are on sale as well.

We also carry a wide assortment of inexpensive and unusual gifts from Peru, Nepal and other lands. Chess sets, purses, prayer flags, jewelry and too many other items to list! We have a full range of jigsaw puzzles for children and adults, and we carry budget priced CD's of golden oldies and classical music. Duckies, toys, and sale DVDs are a few of the other unusual surprises you'll find here.

Come visit us the next time you're in Old Town! Hours of operation are: 10am-5:30pm, Monday thru Saturday, closed on Sundays.

Adventures Unlimited Books
1020 N Main St.,
Old Town Cottonwood,  AZ 86326
928 639-1664


Cottonwood is "A Culinary Hot Spot"!

Great food

Great article in the Arizona Republic

Roger Naylor, a local travel and entertainment writer, has written an article talking about dining in Cottonwood featuring several local restaurants becoming known for their fine fare.

"Cottonwood has grown into a destination for wine lovers. Tasting rooms line Main Street in Old Town, housed in Prohibition-era buildings and fronted by covered sidewalks. So it’s not surprising that terrific restaurants have sprung up as well."
[Read the whole article here]

More Fun Things To Do

"This is Cottonwood" - Video

The recent AZ Culture event held in Old Town resulted in this promotional video for Cottonwood. Take a look and see local businesses featured along with the other points of interest in the area.

This four and a half minute video can be shared on YouTube with your friends...

Watch the video

Coming Events

Friday-Saturday, September 5-6, 2014:

Friday-Saturday, September 19-20, 2014:

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Saturday, December 6, 2014
Tickets go on sale Oct. 1, 2014

Horses in Old Town - (C) Susie Beach
Horses in Old Town - (C) Susie Beach

Walkin on Main

Some art at Walkin' On Main

TVR - (C) Susie Beach
Thunder Valley Rally Cycles - (C) Susie Beach