Tuzigoot National Monument

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  • From Scottsdale/Phoenix: Verde Canyon Rail Day Tour

    1. From Scottsdale/Phoenix: Verde Canyon Rail Day Tour

    Get picked up from your hotel lobby at 6 AM the morning of the tour from your accommodation in Phoenix or Scottsdale. Travel deep into the famous Verde Valley for your first stop at Montezuma Castle. This wonderous Native American delight is one of the most highly preserved monuments in the USA. Spend 40 minutes here and walk the grounds of this relic as you learn about its rich history. Then, head to the 2nd monument of Tuzigoot which was constructed by the same local Sinagua tribe as Montezuma Castle. Spend another 40 minutes here and walk around the grounds of the 40 room fortress. Next, continue on to the historic copper mining town of Jerome where you can gaze upon the spectacular views of the Verde Valley down below. Spend about 1 hour walking around marveling at this well-preserved town which takes you back to the heyday of mining in the 1920s.  Finally, be taken to the depot fo...

  • From Sedona: Jerome and Tuzigoot National Monument Day Trip

    2. From Sedona: Jerome and Tuzigoot National Monument Day Trip

    Discover Arizona’s unique heritage on a day trip from Sedona. After pickup at your hotel, head to the Tuzigoot National Monument by the Verde River. Learn about the people who once occupied this settlement as you explore the ancient Sinagua ruin. Continue to Jerome, a former mining town now home to a vibrant community of artists. Enjoy lunch at your own expense before touring the sights. Admire the quirky homes built into the side of the Black Hills, and learn the folklore of this haunted town. See relics from the town’s mining days and enjoy some time to check out the local boutiques or shop for arts and crafts. At the end of a fun day out, you’ll be dropped off back at your hotel in Sedona.

    Our tour guide, Joe, was AMAZING and took the whole experience from fun to excellent. He was super informative, super relaxed, funny, and very helpful. He curated the tour for us and we had such a blast. Jerome has some really fun shopping and eating (I highly suggest the kaleidoscope shop), and the Gold King Mine is a hilarious, historical spot that's a lot of fun to wander through. Tuzigoot was gorgeous and Joe's knowledge of the surrounding area and its history was awesome. THANK YOU JOE, and I definitely recommend this tour!

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Our tour guide, Joe, was AMAZING and took the whole experience from fun to excellent. He was super informative, super relaxed, funny, and very helpful. He curated the tour for us and we had such a blast. Jerome has some really fun shopping and eating (I highly suggest the kaleidoscope shop), and the Gold King Mine is a hilarious, historical spot that's a lot of fun to wander through. Tuzigoot was gorgeous and Joe's knowledge of the surrounding area and its history was awesome. THANK YOU JOE, and I definitely recommend this tour!