Discover legendary Jerome, Arizona… Jerome was once known as the wickedest town in the West… A billion dollar copper mining camp with a population of 15,000. In the 1950s, the mines closed and the town dwindled to only 50 people. But now… Jerome is back as a thriving and vibrant community built on a rich foundation of history and lore, and is one of the most interesting places to visit in all of Arizona. The steep, winding streets and stairways are full of character and history everywhere you turn.
Jerome, a National Historic Landmark, is open year round and is a great place to visit any time of year, with a wide variety of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. Stay in our many beautiful historic hotels and inns. Live the Old West at the Gold King Mine Ghost Town. Soak in the town’s captivating history in several museums and Jerome State Historic Park. Taste the flavors of our numerous fine restaurants and old fashioned saloons. Drink in Jerome’s blossoming wine scene at our many wine tasting rooms. Take in the truly stunning views of the Verde Valley, the red rocks of Sedona and even the San Francisco peaks 50 miles to the north in Flagstaff. Experience our killer live music and nightlife scene including the world famous Spirit Room. Shop vintage clothing and jewelry in our many quaint shops, including the world’s largest kaleidoscope store! Visit our artist studios and galleries and celebrate our rich and thriving arts scene. And enjoy a multitude of year round outdoor and indoor festivals and events!
Jerome… Come on up the mountain for a fun day trip or an extended stay and have an unforgettable time! Explore… learn… experience… and enjoy!