With a rich heritage from American Indian settlers, old west outlaws, miners striking it rich, and revered American soldiers, Cochise County boasts a unique blend of all the pieces that make the west what it is today.
Cochise County is filled with a rich history, from the prehistoric natural wonder of Kartchner Caverns and the infamous shootout at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone to the Coronado National Memorial—where Coronado and his armed Spanish expedition headed north in search of the mythical Cibola.
But nature might be what Cochise County does best. With its high desert climate and dramatic mountains, getting outdoors is easy in southeastern Arizona. Explore the "standing rock" formations along 17 miles of trails in Chiricahua National Monument, near the town of Willcox. Or settle into world-class birding hotspots, including the National Conservancy's Ramsey Canyon Preserve outside of Sierra Vista, that offer sightings of more than 400 bird species.
Shop galleries and farmers markets. Fill up on authentic international cuisine, fiery Mexican, and hearty cowboy fare served from food trucks, diners, and white tablecloth restaurants. Sip award-winning wines at Willcox vineyards or a cool microbrew in Bisbee and Tombstone, and enjoy the diversity of Douglas.
From mountain biking to cycling, hiking to climbing, or just moseying from shop to shop, you'll find endless exploration and plenty of ways to get in your "10,000 steps."
Looking for a place to stay in Cochise County? Whether staying for a night or a week, you'll find plenty of lodging options.
Choose to stay in the heart of a community or the great wide open; a cozy bed & breakfast in a historic district; or a variety of hotels, motels and guesthouses to fit every budget. If you're looking for a Wild West experience with horseback riding, try a guest ranch. As the largest city in the county, Sierra Vista offers larger hotel chains while the smaller communities such as Bisbee, Willcox and Tombstone boast historic hotels alongside rustic B&Bs and ranches.
If you need a place to park your rig, there are a number of RV parks and campgrounds available.
1011 Coronado Dr
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635