If your trip to Cottonwood is all locked in but your travel itinerary is looking a little empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.Stop by Verde Canyon Railroad. It’s one sight you’ll find on many visitors’ must-do lists. If you still have some space on that schedule, Historic Old Town Cottonwood and Dead Horse Ranch State Park will keep you on the go too.
Fill up the gas tank, because there are some great reasons to get out and explore beyond Cottonwood. They include Bell Rock in Sedona — an appealing road-trip destination just 17 miles away. Searching for another reason to visit? Chapel of the Holy Cross is also within close reach.
Heading to Cottonwood for business-related purposes? After a demanding day of mingling and networking, you might find your stomach yelling out for food. Thankfully, these convention centers are close to some wonderful restaurants and cafés:
Lawrence Memorial Hall (5 miles away).
Chief Surgeon’s House (5 miles away).
With your very own rental vehicle, Cottonwood is all yours to discover. People venture to this delightful city for many reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have the perfect car for each of them. A major priority for families is space. Depending on the number of family members, that could mean anything from a full-size car to a 12-passenger van. Thrifty travelers usually prefer the affordability and great mileage of our smaller rentals, such as an economy or compact car. If you’re in the mood to attract a few admiring glances in Cottonwood, you could even browse our special category for a vehicle that will make any car fan tremble at the knees.
Sometimes the journey is more significant than the destination, which makes choosing the right car important. If you’re planning an amazing road trip around Cottonwood, a robust and stylish SUV could be your perfect match. If you’re looking for the best possible price and plan on staying mostly in the city, a versatile compact is a smart pick. All you have to do is choose what’s going to be the best fit, round up the troops, and hit the wide, open road.
People drive on the right side of the road in Cottonwood. Even though it may seem similar to home, it’s always wise to drive with extra care in places you’ve never been.
Finding a parking spot in Cottonwood is a cinch. There’s no need to circle the block in heavy traffic here — and that’s what the locals love about it. There’s lots of on and off-street parking available.
One of the advantages of vacationing in a smaller city is lighter traffic, so don’t stress too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of around 11,800, you can expect a smooth Cottonwood driving experience.
In Cottonwood, speed limits range from 20mph to 75mph. Residential areas have a default speed limit of 20mph unless signed otherwise.
Most of the time, your rental car company will charge the amount detailed on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes and surcharges. Alternatively, they may provide your contact details to the relevant local law enforcement agency, who’ll then send a fine to your postal address.
You’re allowed to use a cell phone when driving a car in Cottonwood. However, we recommend waiting until you reach your destination, or pulling over in a safe spot, before using your phone.
In Cottonwood, it is an offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) over 0.08%. If you’re planning to have a drink or two with lunch or dinner, it’s a good idea to leave your car at your hotel.
Traffic laws in Cottonwood permit drivers at a red light to turn into the lane nearer to them, without having to wait for it to turn green. Before doing so, the vehicle must come to a total stop and the driver must check that the way is clear before moving on.
Although there are a small number of exceptions, seat belts must be fastened when the vehicle is in motion in Arizona.