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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 -
Old Town Frame Company

Featured Busines

Crema Cafe and Courtyard is in Historic Old Town Cottonwood. Fresh, simple and local breakfast and lunch. Exceptional espresso and coffee. Small-batch artisan gelato and sorbet made on-site. Craft brews on tap and local wines by the glass. 

We are independently-owned and local community collaborators. Our menu is sourced as locally as possible. Every ingredient matters. We do our best to rely on our neighbors for what we don't make from scratch ourselves.

Enjoy Crema's signature salads, savory sandwiches and specialty dishes, homemade soups, fresh-baked quiches and pastries. Sip on Arizona-roasted espresso and coffee or exquisite teas. Imbibe craft brews, local wines or specialty gelato cocktails.

Crema Cafe & Courtyard is available for special events.

Crema Cafe*
917 N. Main St.
928 649-5785


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, October 31, 2014
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Safe Night (Halloween)

Saturday, November 8, 2014
11:00am - 5:00pm
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Friday, December 5, 2014
4:00pm - 8:00pm
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Saturday, December 6, 2014
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Tickets go on sale Oct. 1, 2014
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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