Welcome to Jerome

This stubborn hamlet, which enjoys one of the most spectacular views in Arizona, is wedged into steep Cleopatra Hill. Once home to the fertile United Verde Mine, and the copper-rich Little Daisy Mine, the 'Wickedest Town in the West' once teemed with brothels, saloons and opium dens.When the mines petered out in 1953, Jerome's population plummeted from 15,000 to just 50 stalwarts, practically overnight. Then came... Read More

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Grand Canyon South Rim Tour by Airplane

A visit to Phoenix would not be complete without a trip to the Grand Canyon National Park! As you fly over the South Rim, prepare to be amazed with birds-eye views of the canyon on the 60-minute flight. Enjoy "up-close" views of some of the most famous landmarks and a unique perspective of the grandeur of one of the "Seven Natural Wonders of the World". Choose to upgrade your experience to include a guided tour of the Grand Canyon National Park. Lunch will be provided during the ground time. Stop at one of the impressive South Rim overlooks and the Grand Canyon Historic Village where you'll be able to take pictures, enjoy the peaceful views or take a long walk along the rim of the Canyon. You may also see native wildlife. Afterwards, head back to the Grand Canyon Airport to continue your aerial journey, returning to Deer Valley airport in Phoenix via Sycamore Canyon Wilderness and the old mining town of Jerome.Aircraft Information:Aircraft used are Cessna Caravans and T207's. These high winged airplanes are perfect for flightseeing and picture taking.Every passenger has a window seat for unobstructed views of the spectacular sights below.Please note: The listed price does not include a USD20 per person fuel surcharge, payable at the time of tour check-in. The fuel surcharge is required by our local supplier and is not within our control. A private tour surcharge may apply, please see Additional Info for full details.Hotel pickup is available for this tour for an additional fee. Fees are determined based on the location of your hotel (USD35 to USD50). This service can be scheduled with the supplier directly, contact details will be provided on your pre-paid voucher which will be received after booking.

$87.88 Cultural & Theme Tours

Classic Historic Tour of Jerome AZ

Classic Historic Tour of Jerome - Includes Jerome, Cottonwood and Clarkdale!Departs from Sedona via Hotel or similar pickupLength: 4 1/2 hours When planning a trip to Arizona, a visit to Jerome and the Verde Valley are a “must do”. Recently voted as one of “America’s Coolest Small Towns” by BudgetTravel.com readers, the former mining town of Jerome is one of the most popular sites in Northern Arizona to visit. On this 4 ½ hour tour, our guide will pick you up at your hotel, resort, timeshare in one of our comfortable, climate-controlled vans. While your guide narrates the rich history of the Verde Valley, you will travel through historic Cottonwood, once called the “Bootleg Capital of Arizona” for good reason as you will learn.From there, you will travel through historic Clarkdale, built by Senator Clark who owned the largest copper mine in Jerome. Clarkdale was designed as one of the first company towns in the United States. Next, begin your 1800 foot ascent up Mingus Mountain into Jerome. You will experience some of the most panoramic and awesome vistas anywhere in Arizona. Your guide will narrate historic stories and legends about this former Billion Dollar Copper Camp once known as “The Wickedest Town in the West”.Upon your arrival in Jerome, you guide will drive you from the bottom to the top and all around this National Historic Landmark. You will be taken to back alleys, former brothel sites and other historic areas seldom seen by many visitors to this quaint, historic town.Site you will visit or see:Learn about the rich history of SedonaHistoric Clarkdale and CottonwoodJerome's Famous Sliding JailThe Audrey HeadframeJerome's Famous Brothel AreaThe United Verde Copper Company Owned by Senator William A. Clark The Little Daisy Mine Owned by Jimmy "Rawhide" DouglasThe Numerous Other Historic Sites Transport and historic narration by a knowledgeable guide in a comfortable Van type vehicle is provided. 90 minutes on your own for shopping or lunch. Discount lunch coupons provided!Gratuities for guides additional.

$39.95 Cultural & Theme Tours

Historic Shuttle Tour in Jerome, Arizona

Explore the back roads of Jerome, one of the largest ghost towns in America, in the comfort of a climate-controlled shuttle van. Learn about the history of this once great industrial giant of a town from an expert local guide. During your 1.5 hour tour, which includes limited walking, you will see: United Verde Copper Company, Phelps Dodge Mine, The Little Daisy Mine, and Audrey Headframe and Shaft. View the ruins of Jerome's, old churches, schools, copper mines and diminished neighborhoods - some which have completely disappeared.Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required.

$129 Cultural & Theme Tours

Sedona with Jerome and Montezuma Castle One Day Tour

We will pick you up at most Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe hotels, with the Mesa Hilton pick up point in Mesa. The tour is an incredible mixture of beautiful scenery and the history of Native Americans in Arizona. Visit Montezuma Castle, a Sinagua Indian ruin. Walk along the path and read about this amazing cliff dwelling built in the pre-Columbian era, approximately 1100 to 1425 AD. Next, experience the breathtaking Red Rocks of Sedona. USA Weekend named this town as their top location in their Most Beautiful Places in America list.We will tour this amazing town as your guide points out the various multi-hued rock formations jutting from the high desert floor. Enjoy the views from the Chapel of the Holy Cross. We'll spend time in Uptown Sedona for picture taking, shopping and lunch. Then join us and explore the town of Jerome, Arizona. This town, located on Mingus Mountain, was formerly a copper mining camp founded in 1876. It became a "ghost town" when the Phelps Dodge Mine closed in 1953, but now bosts a population of local artists.

$110 Cultural & Theme Tours

Spirits of Jerome Tour

When planning a trip to Arizona, a visit to Jerome and the Verde Valley are a “must do”. On this 4 ½ hour tour, our guide will pick you up at your Sedona, Cottonwood or Jerome hotel, resort or timeshare in one of our comfortable, climate-controlled vans. While your guide narrates the rich history of the Verde Valley, you will travel through historic Cottonwood, once called the “Bootleg Capital of Arizona” for good reason as you will learn.From there, you will travel through historic Clarkdale, built by Senator Clark who owned the largest copper mine in Jerome. Clarkdale was designed as one of the first company towns in the United States. Next, begin your 1800 foot ascent up Mingus Mountain into Jerome as your guide relives legends and tales of several murders, suicides, tragic mining accidents and other acts of mayhem resulting in visits from ghosts, apparitions and spirits who linger in this eerily ghost town. You will experience some of the most panoramic and awesome vistas anywhere in Arizona. Your guide will narrate historic stories and legends about this former Billion Dollar Copper Camp once known as “The Wickedest Town in the West”.Upon your arrival in Jerome, you guide will drive you from the bottom to the top and all around this National Historic Landmark. You will be taken to back alleys, former brothel sites and other historic areas seldom seen by many visitors to this quaint, historic town. Your guide will supply you with EMF readers and lead you into numerous haunted buildings as well as taking you to sites where visitors from the past will make this a “chilling and thrilling” adventure you will long remember. Be sure to bring your digital cameras as you are apt to capture orbs, shadows and other surprising phenomenon!Site you will visit or see:Learn about the rich history of SedonaHistoric Clarkdale and CottonwoodJerome's Famous Sliding JailThe Audrey HeadframeJerome's Famous Brothel AreaThe United Verde Copper Company Owned by Senator William A. Clark The Little Daisy Mine Owned by Jimmy "Rawhide" DouglasThe Numerous Other Historic Sites Transport and historic narration by a knowledgeable guide in a comfortable Van type vehicle is provided. 90 minutes on your own for shopping or lunch. Discount lunch coupons provided!

$49.95 Cultural & Theme Tours

Ghost Adventure Night Tour in Jerome Arizona

This haunted tour is an interesting blend of history and mystery. You will be provided with an EMF (electromagnetic field) or ”ghost" meter, and visit sites of unsolved murders, tragic accidents, and present day ghostly sightings. Your guide will present some of the most incredible accounts of the “Wild West” in Arizona, and the stories of Jerome’s most infamous characters. You will hear tales of the haunted hospitals of Jerome, hidden tunnels and dens of depravity, present day sightings and paranormal experiences, the many disasters which have plagued Jerome’s past, the ghost of the Cuban Queen Bordello, and more.Participate in electric voice phenomenon sessions and visit exclusive locations only the locals can go. Enjoy a true ghost adventure in Jerome.