Motel 6 Cottonwood
Travel Blogs from Cottonwood
Located geographically in the center of Arizona, the Verde
Valley is nestled between 2 protected lands.
The Verde River and Valley got their names from early Spanish explorers
because of the green cover of the vegetation that dominates the river
In the glory days of the Iron Horse, the train station was a
bustling hub in small towns across the west.
Tucked into a hillside where ...
This will be the last post of our trip. We decided to stay in Cottonwood for a few day to get us used to the heat. We are at 3000 or so ft so it's a little cooler then in the valley. Took a drive up to Jerome. Had a wonderful breakfast at the Mile High Grill and Inn. Walked around town waiting for stores to open up. Cute town. Roads are real narrow in town and getting up there. Not to much fun in a big truck.
So today I have ...
... I must admit that I actually like Sedona more than the Grand Canyon. And that's nothing against the Canyon, it just seems Sedona does indeed have that magical feel to it that all my friends told me about. The tour is well worth the 97 dollars and I tipped Harold 20, because he was that good of a guide in my opinion. This seemed to be the tour of the day as every Pink Jeep was coming that way.
The weather ...
... might be a fun place to visit.
Most of the animals were walking around or eating their breakfast and it was a great time of day to see them. We were able to drive up nice and close and get a good look at them. There was also a section of the park where you could walk around outdoor exhibits and see lynx, foxes, porcupines, raccoons, farm animals, bears who were a ...
... Canyon to Sedona. The road was full of hair-pin bends and an incline of 7%, and a speed limit of 15-20 mph. The views on both sides were fabulous.
We had decided that it was time to settle down for a day or two to get ourselves together so we found a great place, more of a villa than a room, as we have a separate sitting room, kitchen and bedroom, and we plan to stay here for two nights ...