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The town is very cute with lots of art (galleries and shops), restaurants and tour opportunities. You can't get through all of Jerome in one day so it's a good idea to find a little inn and stay the night!
So glad we took the time to visit this gem of a town. We spent a better portion of the day visiting, walking around the town, checking out he local shops (Nellie Bly and Firefly are a must see) and eating at the restaurants.
Cleopatra Hill was named because it held great riches like the famous Egyptian queen. The hill and the town of Jerome clinging to its side (represented by the large J) are honeycombed with tunnels that once produced 3 million pounds of copper a month before...More
Jerome sits on the side of the hill and the streets to access are narrow, winding and limited parking. Best to park in lot next to Chamber of commerce and walk the stairs to the various street and shop levels. Truely an artists town.
I am always enchanged by the big 'J' on Cleopatra Hill. During this visit, I opened my eyes in the morning, in a room at the Connor Hotel, after having been quite sick, to see Cleopatra Hill and the 'J' through two large windows. It...More
Jerome has maked the mountain with a large "J" for Jerome which you can see from all over town. It's lighted at night but when I was there part of the J was burned out. Very visible during the day though.
Cleopatra Hill has a big J for the town of Jerome. Under the hill are miles and miles of tunnels. The area is no longer mined. It is a strenuous hike to the top. The hill was covered in trees until they were all cut...More