Set dramatically on Mingus Mountain, Jerome is home to stunning views and a rich mining history. The town boasts exquisite art galleries, craft breweries, mining museums, historical buildings, ghost and garden tours, and more. Spend your trip exploring the charming and vibrant town.

104 Fun and Fascinating Facts About Arizona

This list was compiled and researched by the Arizona Office of Tourism and the Arizona Centennial Commission staff with the assistance of Marshall Trimble, Arizona’s Official State Historian. The article was originally published on the website of the Arizona Office of Tourism. Arizona has 3,928 mountain peaks and summits—more mountains than any one of the […]

4 Rainy Day Activities To Do With the Kids in Sedona Verde Valley

With close to 300 days of sunshine per year, you are very likely to spend your trip to Sedona Verde Valley soaking in the sunshine and enjoying the outdoors. But we do get some rain sometimes and that doesn’t mean you won’t have fun as a family! Here are four perfect activities for rainy days […]

Apache Wars

Before the arrival of European diseases, the Apache were an extremely healthy people, traveling great distances regardless of weather conditions. The could literally “live off the land,” hunting game, harvesting berries and cacti as they went, moving through summer heat or freezing cold with little, or no discomfort. Descending on the Southwest from the north, [...]

Art is everywhere this Spring in Sedona Verde Valley!

Sedona Verde Valley truly has something to offer to everyone. Even though Spring is a perfect time to get outside, there is also a lot to do and see for all the art-lovers out there. We highlighted 3 great events that are happening soon in Sedona Verde Valley, be sure to mark your calendar!   […]

Arts in Jerome

Walk into any gallery in Jerome and chances are the person who greets you is the one whose work adorns the walls. Mining copper gave birth to Jerome; mining the creative spirit keeps the town thriving. Jerome is many things but convenient isn’t one of them. The former mining town clings to the crumbling shoulder […]

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Audrey Headframe Park

Where in Arizona can you stand on a glass platform and peer into an abyss hundreds of feet deep with water flowing through the bottom? If you answered the Grand Canyon Skywalk you would be correct. Another right answer would be Audrey Headframe Park. You’ve probably heard of the first but may be less familiar [...]

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Best activities to experience Sedona Verde Valley’s wildlife and nature this Spring

In Sedona Verde Valley, Spring is the most enjoyable season for outdoor activities with cool and pleasant temperatures. It is also a great time to observe and experience the wide variety of wildlife and nature that the area has to offer. It’s truly a magical scenery when the desert terrain bursts into a canvas of […]

Blue Bee Boutique

Our motto is shopping should be fun and affordable! New and undiscovered designers at unbelievably low prices. Clothing for women, men and girls, jewelry, hair accessories, unusual finds, gifts, a little vintage and a lot of fun. Something for everyone!

Camping with the Kids: Tips for First-Time Campers

Spring is just around the corner and camping is the perfect way to welcome the new season in Sedona Verde Valley. Spending the night under a tent with the kids is a great way to spend some quality time as a family, and make memories for a lifetime while enjoying the outdoors. Sedona Verde Valley, […]

Celebrate Easter in Sedona Verde Valley

With Easter in a little over two weeks, it’s time to start making plans! Sedona Verde Valley is a great place to celebrate for those who want to enjoy a great meal with the family, spend some time outside together or go on an egg hunt with the kids, Embark on a fun Easter adventure […]

Celebrate Wintertime in Sedona Verde Valley

Wintertime is a great time to visit Sedona Verde Valley! While we may get the occasional snow in the mountains, temperatures here hover around a balmy 60 degrees through the winter, so you can spend the coldest months outside with us! Looking for a reason to visit Sedona Verde Valley in the wintertime?  Here’s some […]

Cellar 433

Arizona’s wine industry embodies ingenuity and innovation. Vigneron John McLoughlin doesn’t just own a winery, he is a pioneer in growing and producing quality Arizona wines. The Dragoon Mountain Vineyard near Willcox is meticulously attended to by John himself. Stark contrast between hot desert days and cool valley nights shape one of the world’s most […]

Cody DeLong Studio & Gallery

A working Studio/Gallery, Cody is one of Jerome’s most accomplished oil painters and paints in the Gallery about four days a week. Stop in and see what’s wet on the easel. This is your opportunity to watch, and visit with a nationally recognized, award winning artist.

Enjoy the Verde River this Spring

Now that Spring has definitely set in with temperatures in the high 70s, it is a great time to enjoy one of Sedona Verde Valley’s jewels, the Verde River. The Verde River is one of Arizona’s only two Wild and Scenic Rivers, yet it remains relatively undiscovered as a recreational resource. It’s an excellent place […]

February Events in Sedona Verde Valley

February 2: 1st Friday in the Galleries Sedona’s finest art galleries invite you to enjoy a lively evening of openings, special guests and artist’s receptions during 1st Friday in the Galleries on February 2 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. All guests are welcome to attend free of charge. For more information on the SGA and a […]

Four unique ways to discover Sedona Verde Valley wines and wineries

Whether you’re visiting Sedona Verde Valley as a couple or with some friends, we highly recommend that you add a visit to the local wineries to your itinerary. You’ll discover a destination rich in history, beauty, and learn about the production of exquisite Arizona wines. Thanks to growing publicity from locals, tourists, and wine aficionados […]

Free Admission to Arizona State Parks During Martin Luther King Jr. Day Weekend

Celebrate Arizona’s Gold Medal Win for Best Managed State Park System in the Nation Governor Doug Ducey today announced that all Arizona State Parks & Trails will offer free admission during Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, in celebration of the Arizona State Parks & Trails’ recognition as the best-managed state park system in the […]

Gallery 527

Gallery 527 features the very best of local Arizona artists. Housed in a beautifully renovated 100 year old building, this lovely gallery shows ceramics, glass, painting, jewelry, furniture and photography.

Gratitude in Sedona Verde Valley

It’s that time of year, Thanksgiving. While this year may be very different for all of us in terms of work, school, and home life, we have plenty to be thankful for and we’d like to share why that includes Sedona Verde Valley. Sedona Verde Valley is located in the heart of Arizona. It’s centrally […]

Jerome Art Walk

Jerome Art Walk welcomes visitors to the mile high town on the first Saturday of every month. Galleries and studios are open from 5 to 8pm with a free shuttle to the 25 venues. Show openings, music and refreshments are around every corner on this festive night.

Jerome Chamber of Commerce

We welcome visitors to The Mile High Town with a friendly face and lots of local information. Come on by to get a walking map of Jerome.

Jerome Inspires Creativity

Jerome is a city that inspires creativity. It is a muse for painters, photographers and other artists who come to live and visit. The appeal of this historic mountain town comes from its spell-binding panoramic vistas, its dazzling light and its community of engaged, working artists. “This place feeds me. There is so much creativity [...]

Jerome State Historic Park

About the Park Make Jerome SHP and the Douglas Mansion your first stop when you visit Jerome. The park offers a great to introduction to the town’s history and affords fantastic views of the city and the valley! The Douglas Mansion has been an eye-catching landmark in Jerome since 1916, when James S. Douglas built […]

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Jerome’s Mine Museum

Jerome’s Mine Museum was opened in the early 1950s and was refurbished in 2007. After prohibition, the building became, first, a drugstore and later a dry goods store and a five-and-dime. In 1953 Jerome’s Historical Society turned it into a museum, which has been showcasing Jerome’s history ever since. The compact museum with its beautiful […]

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La Victoria Studio

La Victoria Studio is a glass and ceramic studio located in an old ruin. Artist Tracy Weisel demonstrates glassblowing or ceramic techniques, depending on the time of year. His demos are entertaining and educational. His work is on display for purchase or fondling. Hours are noonish to fiveish.

Leave No Trace

Visiting Sedona Verde Valley is an exciting and often bucket list experience. There’s nothing like capturing that view you’ve been dreaming of and sharing the memories of the epic experience with friends and family online or in person. The only thing that can take away from that moment: when there’s garbage, feces, graffiti, or other […]

Menus to please the kids (and the parents!) in Sedona Verde Valley

Finding a kid-friendly restaurant when you’re traveling can be a pain, but Sedona Verde Valley has tons of options for going out with your little ones!  We reached out to restaurants across the region to ask what kids- and parents- love about their place. If you’re coming to Sedona Verde Valley with kids, here’s some places […]

Museum Shopping

The Verde Valley is home to a treasure trove of cultural heritage sites and museums. Many of these have Museum Gift Shops – gifts that you may not find anywhere else. You dont need to pay admission just to shop and you can provide much needed support to these non-profit organizations in the process. The [...]

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Pursuing Passion on the Verde Valley Wine Trail

Ever wonder what passion tastes like? It’s easy enough to find out. Just travel the Verde Valley Wine Trail and discover a world of vineyards, wineries, tasting rooms, shops and restaurants that are all part of the hearty wine culture taking root in the area. It begins with the boutique wineries huddled on rocky shoulders […]

Puscifer the Store

Puscifer the Store is a menagerie for the senses. We are more than a retail shop! We carry gifts, apparel, jewelry, accessories for people and pets, art, and music. We have a barber shop and a new/vintage vinyl store located inside as well. Come visit us!

Raku Gallery

Raku Gallery represents over 200 artists predominately from the Southwest. Within the spacious 2200 square feet you will find an eclectic collection of fine art and crafts including paintings, ceramics, free-blown glass, jewelry, sculpture and furniture. Your senses are in for a treat.

Rickeldoris Candy & Popcorn Company

The oldest family owned candy store in historic Jerome Arizona. We carry a wide selection gourmet truffles, Belgium chocolates, Fresh Popcorn, Nostalgia candies, Jelly Bellies, Licorice from Holland, Ice Cream and drinks. You’re never too old to be a kid in a Candy Store.

The Sustainability Alliance in Sedona Verde Valley

In today’s blog post, we highlight an organization that is working hard to make Sedona Verde Valley more sustainable. The Sustainability Alliance brings together non-profits in north/central Arizona that work towards a more sustainable community whether it’s through land use, transportation, energy, food, waste, water or energy/climate. Five non-profits coming together The Sustainability Alliance was […]

Treat Mom to an Unforgettable Mother’s Day in Sedona Verde Valley

Mother’s Day coming up, so you just have a few weeks to plan the perfect celebration for mom in Sedona Verde Valley. Sure, brunch and flowers are always much appreciated but why not taking this opportunity to plan something truly unforgettable for your mom here in Sedona Verde Valley. Whether your mom is always looking […]

University Shack

A shop with a twist to the normal T-shirt! University shack brings you gifts glasses and apparel to the town of Jerome, also adding a flare with fictitious university merchandise.

Welcome Spring with the 17th Annual Spring Heritage Pecan & Wine Festival

As Spring approaches, one of the best events in Sedona Verde Valley is also around the corner. The 17th annual Spring Heritage Pecan and Wine Festival, which includes the Verde Valley’s largest wine tasting, Verde River Runoff Canoe and Kayak Race and the Verde Valley Archaeology Fair is happening next weekend (March 18th-19th). This event […]

Woodchute Trail

Woodchute Trail leads to the 7,834-foot summit of Woodchute Mountain, the highest peak in the Black Hills. The trail is level until reaching Woodchute Tank, beginning a steep assent to the flat-top peak. Once out of the forest you have a bird’s-eye view of the Verde Valley, Sedona red rocks and the San Francisco Peaks.

Woodchute Wilderness

Woodchute Mountain is the highest point in the Black Hills. It is covered in a second growth pine forest that makes for a cool, shady place to hike when the valley floor begins to warm. It offers one of the best views of Verde Valley, extending from Perkinsville in the Verde Canyon to Camp Verde.

Yester Day Fine Art Gallery

Art that embraces Jerome’s historic mining past, as well as contemporary art that heals the soul, are our passions! Our repertoire includes original art depicting Jerome and the Southwest, in the form of paintings, drawings, sculpture, jewelry, and cards.