Come on out and spend an enchanting hour walking through the historical streets located in the commercial district of Jerome, Arizona! This tour is for all history buffs, or even if you are just mildly intrigued you are guaranteed to walk away informed, educated and happy that you participated in this wonderful tour.
This tour is perfect for small groups of approximately 12 people. You will have a fully trained and informed tour guide that will meet you at whichever destination that you have chosen as your meeting point and while take you back there at the end of the tour also. Departure times are as follows: 10:00 A.M., 12:30 P.M., 3:00 P.M., 5:30 P.M., or 8:00 P.M.
Your educational guide will fill you in on the history of Jerome starting from the beginning of the town's creation to how it looks in present day. Be prepared to find out a few surprising facts, hidden secrets, and so much more! A few of the hot spots that you will visit include the entrance to a mine that is located in the most unusual of places: the dead center of town! You will also get to see where the very first radio station in Jerome was, as well as the first electric theater. You will also have the opportunity to explore the secret passageways that Jerome is known for!
Your tour saves the juicy part for the very end. You will hear the stories and tales of Jerome's infamous "Red Light District", the scandals and what ultimately caused the districts downfall and demise in March of 1918.
Meet a local guide and the rest of the tour group at a central meeting point to exchange pleasantries before beginning this educational and entertaining, 1-hour walking tour.
Wander around and through Jerome's historic commercial district. It is a 'then and now' contrast from one location to another that will reveal the town's history along the way. Surprising details will be pointed out, information which would remain hidden in time if not revealed by the local guide on this tour.
Along the way, discover the location of one of Jerome's most infamous secret passageways. Stop at the entrance to a mine that just so happens to be in the center of town. See Jerome's first radio station and electric theater. Finally, hear stories of the infamous 'Red Light District,' a history that is embraced in this great city. On March 1, 1918, this part of town came to a close, but it still remains a scandalous moment in time.
At the end of the tour, part ways with the guide and group to spend the rest of your day as desired.
Pickup & Return:
Returns to original departure point.
Departure Times: 10am, 12:30pm, 3pm, 5:30pm, or 8pm
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Does not include:
- Local guide
- Small-group tour (maximum of 12)
- Walking tour
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A minimum of two people per booking is required
- Minimum age is 6 years old
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately