Jerome

Jerome is a historic Copper mining town that clings to Cleopatra Hill overlooking the Verde Valley.

Dubbed the Wickedest Town in the West by a New York newspaper in 1903, Jerome today is an eclectic artist colony with galleries that offer an absolutely amazing array of art and handmade treasures. Local art extends to the art of wine making including the musical group Tool front man Maynard James Keenan’s tasting room right across the street from Chef Michelle Jurisin’s Grapes Restaurant & Bar.

Dubbed the Wickedest Town in the West by a New York newspaper in 1903, Jerome today is an eclectic artist colony with galleries that offer an absolutely amazing array of art and handmade treasures. Local art extends to the art of wine making including the musical group Tool front man Maynard James Keenan’s tasting room right across the street from Chef Michelle Jurisin’s Grapes Restaurant & Bar.

Shopping, dining and wine tasting are the main attractions in Jerome today. Jerome has been called the most eclectic artist community in America. Looking for unique? Jerome is the epicenter of unique. A day of shopping in Jerome is like no other. Many of the stores have back walls that are floor to ceiling windows looking out across the Verde Valley. There’s a store dedicated to kaleidoscopes of every variety and material. Also available at every turn are gems, collectibles, one-of-a-kind handmade jewelry by local artists, glass blowing demonstrations and street artists. Plan ahead & be sure not to miss the First Saturday Art Walk every month. Stop in the Firefly, a shop inspired by nature with ever changing offerings by local and national artists.

Shop in comfortable shoes. The shopping district meanders up and down hills and the best place to take a break is the Haunted Hamburger or the patio at Grapes Restaurant & Bar with views that look across the Verde Valley all the way to the San Francisco Peaks.
The dynamic landscape offers everything from beautiful red rock formations to the sweeping green valley where the Verde River flows.Arizona’s Wine Country. You’ll find the historic town of Jerome perched on the Black Hills and just north are the towering San Francisco Peaks some 50 miles distant. These are some of the most scenic landscape in the American west. There’s truly something for everyone ranging between Native American heritage, hiking, biking, climbing and photo ops everywhere – that’s the Verde Valley!Every year the editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for travel. In 2013 they named the Verde Valley as Arizona’s go-to destination out of 10 in the entire country. “The Verde Valley region is beautiful, with green canyons rimmed by red rocks, and towns like Cottonwood, Jerome, and Sedona that have long drawn visitors for good food, art and mining lore, but the Verde boost is all about the wine. The Verde Valley Wine Trail links the vineyards and tasting rooms that serve a growing list of varietals.”

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Things to do near Jerome:

Verde Valley Railway: “It’s not the destination..It’s the journey” The Verde Canyon Railroad boasts a truly spectacular experience carving through the red rock hills. You can catch Bald Eagle and other wildlife during the 20 mile adventure. This is an ideal event for the whole family.
Jail Trail: The trail begins in the old rock jail parking area in Old Town across the street from Pizzeria Bocce. It’s an easy walk along the Verde River to Dead Horse Ranch State Park or loop back into Old Town Cottonwood.
Tuzigoot National Monument: Tuzigoot is a pueblo ruin on the summit of a limestone and sandstone ridge. The park offers rich natural history of the Sinagua indians while taking in breathtaking imagery of the lush green valley.
Dead Horse Ranch State Park: Dead Horse Ranch State Park offers visitors access to camp, fish, and hike the beautiful banks of the Verde River.
Montezuma National Monument: The Monument protects a set of well-preserved Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings. The cliff dwellings of the Sinagua people date back to the 12th century.
Out of Africa: This world class wildlife park and zoo is located in Camp Verde just west of I-17 on the way to Cottonwood. Tiger Splash, the Giant Snake Show, Predator Zip Line, the African Bush Safari – lots of fun for the whole family.

Slide Rock: Visitors of Slide Rock can enjoy wading in the water and sliding down the slick natural water chute. This family friendly get away is the perfect way to spend a day.

Courthouse Butte Loop Trail: There are two entrances to this moderate hiking trail which spans approximately 4.2miles. Beginner and leisurely hikers or those looking for a little climb may want to take the Bell Rock Trail and join the crowd at the base of Bell Rock. You’ll typically find a group of people who gather to play and test their climbing skills. If you’re up for it, continue on the loop and be rewarded by the gorgeous scenery. The trail offers spectacular views of the red rocks & of course the Bell Rock structure towering high over the desert landscape.

Old Town Cottonwood

"Heart of Verde Valley Wine Country"

Sedona

Acclaim as one of the most beautiful places in Arizona

Arizona’s Wine Country

Verde Valley Wine Trail:
The Verde Valley shares similar characteristics with some of the great wine producing regions in the world.

Cancellation Policy

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Deluxe King & Deluxe Queen Room require minimum of 48 hours notice for cancellations. Any cancellations within the 48-hour timeframe is subject to penalties of up to first nights stay. Tavern Penthouse and Bocce Penthouse require a minimum of 7 days notice for cancellations. Any cancellations within the 48-hour timeframe is subject to penalties of up to first nights stay.

Any changes to the arrival date, departure date or room type of this reservation are subject to the hote’s availability at the time the change is requested and may result in a rate change or an additional fee. For example, shortening or lengthening your reservation is subject to availability and may not be possible at a later date. For more information, please see all the rules and restrictions applicable to this reservation.

If you need to MODIFY or CANCEL your reservation please call (928) 639-1669.

Terms and Conditions

If you need to MODIFY or CANCEL your reservation please call (928) 639-1669.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Deluxe King & Deluxe Queen Room require minimum of 48 hours notice for cancellations. Any cancellations within the 48-hour timeframe is subject to penalties of up to first nights stay. Tavern Penthouse and Bocce Penthouse require a minimum of 7 days notice for cancellations. Any cancellations within the 48-hour timeframe is subject to penalties of up to fist nights stay.

Any changes to the arrival date, departure date or room type of this reservation are subject to the hotel’s availability at the time the change is requested and may result in a rate change or an additional fee. For example, shortening or lengthening your reservation is subject to availability and may not be possible at a later date. For more information, please see all the rules and restrictions applicable to this reservation.

The Tavern Hotel maintains a smoke and tobacco-free building. No smoking or other use of tobacco products (including, but not limited to, pipes, cigars, snuff, or chewing tobacco) is permitted in any part of the hotel.

Service of alcoholic beverages is subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age. The Tavern Hotel upon arrival items are subject to availability.

No pets allowed.

If you have questions regarding your reservation, please call (928) 634-1669 and we will be happy to assist you.