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Penumbra Clarkdale Arizona: Discovering Serenity in Style


Penumbra is a tranquil and sunny desert retreat nestled in the heart of Clarkdale, Arizona. This desert oasis is the perfect starting point for exploring the wonders of the region. It boasts modern amenities, stunning views, and proximity to popular destinations including Sedona, Jerome, Camp Verde, and Cottonwood.


Penumbra at a Glance

Desert Retreat, located in Clarkdale, Arizona

Penumbra is an exclusive five-suite modern retreat where guests can savor the serene ambiance of the desert landscape. It is situated in Clarkdale, a charming town known for its rich history and stunning vistas.

Conveniently located, Penumbra is just minutes away from popular attractions, allowing guests to easily explore the wonders of Clarkdale and its surroundings.

Discover the beauty of the Verde Valley in a whole new way and treat yourself to a scenic train ride on the Verde Canyon Railroad.

Penumbra’s proximity to these attractions ensures an enriching and memorable experience during your stay.

Close to Beautiful Local Hiking Trails

Lace up your hiking boots and explore the beautiful local trails surrounding Penumbra. Witness the wonders of the Arizona desert up close and revel in its breathtaking beauty. Discover some of the best hiking trails in our guide to the top 5 hikes in Clarkdale here.

Room Types at Penumbra Clarkdale

Penumbra offers five thoughtfully designed suites – four cozy studios and a spacious one-bedroom suite. So, whether you’re traveling solo, as a couple, or with friends, Penumbra has the perfect accommodation to suit your needs.

For added convenience, wheelchair access is available. This ensures everyone can experience this ultimate modern desert retreat at Penumbra Suite 1. 

Additionally, suites 1 through 4 are thoughtfully equipped with a workspace, making it convenient for guests who need to attend to business matters during their stay.

Inside Suite 1 at Penumbra Clarkdale Arizona. Image courtesy
Inside Suite 1 at Penumbra Clarkdale Arizona. Image courtesy

Amenities at Penumbra Clarkdale

Panoramic Views

Wake up to breathtaking vistas of the Arizona desert right from your suite, immersing yourself in the natural beauty that surrounds Penumbra.

Private Patio or Balcony

Step outside onto your private patio or balcony and take in the spectacular desert views. Enjoy star-studded nights and the beauty of the Arizona sky.

Living Space with 52-Inch 4k Roku T.V.

Relax and unwind in the comfortable living area, complete with a 52-inch T.V., providing entertainment at your fingertips.

King Size Bed with Fine Linens

Penumbra’s suites are designed with your utmost comfort in mind. Each suite offers a king bed with fine linens, guaranteeing a restful night’s sleep after a day of adventure.

Spa-Inspired Bathroom

Treat yourself to a spa-like experience in the beautifully designed bathroom, featuring premium amenities and a luxurious ambiance.

Modern Kitchen

Each suite at Penumbra Clarkdale comes with a well-appointed kitchen. The kitchen is perfect for guests who prefer to whip up their culinary delights and snacks for their desert adventures.

However, if you’re in the mood to explore the local flavors, Clarkdale offers an array of delightful restaurants and eateries to satisfy your taste buds.


Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi is available throughout the property, allowing you to stay connected during your stay.

Air Conditioning and Heating

Experience comfort in all seasons with individual air conditioning and heating in each suite.

Embrace the warmth with heated concrete floors, providing a cozy and inviting atmosphere during cooler desert evenings.

Bocce Ball Court

Engage in some friendly competition with your travel companions as you play bocce ball against the backdrop of the majestic desert landscape. Each suite has its own bocce ball set.

Two Fire Pits

As the sun sets over the desert horizon, guests can gather around the inviting fire pits at Penumbra Clarkdale, enjoying the warmth and camaraderie beneath the starry Arizona sky.

Parking at Penumbra Clarkdale

Ample parking is available on-site, ensuring convenience for guests with vehicles.

Important Property Information

  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • No Children Allowed
  • No Pets Allowed
  • No Smoking Inside

What’s Nearby Penumbra Clarkdale?

Penumbra’s prime location in Clarkdale allows easy access to various attractions and activities that make the Arizona experience truly remarkable.

Within 5 Minutes from Penumbra Clarkdale:

Verde Canyon Railroad – Adventure awaits just a couple of minutes from Penumbra at the Verde Canyon Railroad. Experience the desert from a unique perspective. Hop aboard this historic train and journey through the scenic Verde Canyon. You’ll be treated to awe-inspiring sights of rugged canyons, lush vegetation, and wildlife.

Open-Air Viewing Cars - Photo Credit Verde Canyon Railroad flickr
Open-Air Viewing Cars on the Verde Canyon Railroad

Ancient Indian Ruins – Just minutes away from Penumbra Clarkdale, nearby ancient Indian ruins, rich with historical significance, are within easy reach. They provide an opportunity to delve into the area’s cultural heritage. These archaeological sites offer a glimpse into the lives of ancient civilizations that once thrived in the region.

  • Tuzigoot National Monument – Embark on a historical journey to an ancient Pueblo village. This historical site provides fascinating insights into the lives of the Sinagua people who once inhabited the area.

Clarkdale Historic Downtown – Visit the charming downtown area with plenty of shops, eateries, and museums.

  • Copper Art Museum – Explore the fascinating world of copper artistry and its historical significance.
  • Clarkdale Historical Society and Museum – Discover artifacts and stories from Clarkdale’s past.

Tavasci Marsh and Verde River Greenway State Natural Area – Enjoy birdwatching and nature walks in this protected natural area.

Peck’s Lake – Enjoy fishing and relaxation in the serene Peck’s Lake.

Old Town Cottonwood – Explore this quaint town with its art galleries and unique boutiques.

  • Clemenceau Heritage Museum – Dive into the past with exhibits on local history and mining.

Beautiful Local Hiking Trails – Follow the rustic hiking trail at Penumbra, which serves as a gateway to a network of other beautiful local hiking trails.

Within 30 Minutes from Penumbra Clarkdale:

Jerome (10 minutes) Explore the nearby popular historic mining town of Jerome. It is known for its vibrant arts scene, quaint shops, and picturesque views overlooking the valley below.

Sedona (30 Minutes) Discover the breathtaking beauty of Red Rock Country.

Sunset on Cathedral Rock in Sedona

Out of Africa Wildlife Park (25 Minutes) – Embark on a thrilling wildlife adventure where you can encounter exotic animals in their natural habitats.

Montezuma National Monument (35 Minutes) – Journey back in time to the ancient Sinagua civilization with a visit to Montezuma National Monument.

Dead Horse Ranch State Park (10 minutes) – Discover outdoor bliss at Dead Horse Ranch State Park, a scenic oasis offering hiking, picnicking, and serene lakeside views.

Verde Valley Wine Trail (12 minutes) – Enjoy local award-winning wineries and wine-tasting rooms. Read our Guide to Wine Tasting in Clarkdale to plan your adventure.

Camp Verde Hiking Trails Enjoy plenty of hiking trails in the serene Camp Verde area.

More than 30 minutes from Penumbra Clarkdale:

Looking to explore a little further? Penumbra is only an hour or more away from popular cities like Prescott and Flagstaff that make perfect day trips.

Flagstaff (1 hour and 15 minutes) – The city’s vibrant downtown area, with its charming shops, restaurants, and art galleries, offers a delightful blend of history and modernity. Explore the rich Native American heritage at the Museum of Northern Arizona or take a step back in time at the Riordan Mansion State Historic Park.

Prescott (1 hour) – Prescott offers a unique blend of authentic cowboy heritage and modern amenities. Explore Whiskey Row, a historic street lined with saloons, shops, and restaurants, where you can immerse yourself in the city’s Wild West past.

Book Your Stay at Penumbra Clarkdale

Penumbra promises an unforgettable desert adventure where guests can immerse themselves in the beauty and serenity of the Arizona desert. From its modern amenities to the abundance of nearby attractions, Penumbra offers the perfect blend of relaxation and exploration. Experience the allure of this sunny desert retreat and create cherished memories to last a lifetime.

Plan your next desert adventure at Penumbra! Click here to check availability and book your trip dates.

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