Take a trip to the beautiful Verde Valley in Central Arizona. Experience the history of the old ghost town of Jerome which sits atop Cleopatra Hill and enjoy a tour of the Copper Art Museum in Clarkdale ... More info ›
Take a trip to the beautiful Verde Valley in Central Arizona. Experience the history of the old ghost town of Jerome which sits atop Cleopatra Hill and enjoy a tour of the Copper Art Museum in Clarkdale. The highlight of your trip will be a picturesque ride in first class aboard the historic Verde Canyon Railroad.
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Stop At: DETOURS of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona
Your day will begin with an early morning pick up from most hotels in the Phoenix / Scottsdale area. You will head north to tour the heart of the Verde Valley. Along the way, learn about the history, culture and geology of Arizona.
Your first tour stop will be the historic mining town of Jerome. During your time in this historic mining ghost town - the largest ghost town in North America! While here, uncover the history that made it "Wickedest Town in the West".
Following your stop in Jerome, you will then visit the Arizona Copper Art Museum in Clarkdale. While at the museum, learn about the second oldest known metal in the world and all the practical uses for it.
After your time at the museum, you will be taken to the Verde Canyon railroad, where your first class seat and hor d'oeuvres await you. Take in the beauty of your surroundings, as the train makes it's four hour journey through the valley.
At the conclusion of the trip, your guide will be awaiting you at the station to take you back south to Phoenix.
Duration: 12 hours