Travel Blogs from Tombstone
But I made it!!!
The ride back ended up being so much fun! Steep hills and the occasional headwind made it a challenge. For the most part it was fast downhill, hardly any traffic, and a sweet tailwind on some of the hills! We were able to have fun with it because we had lightened our load by leaving stuff with Brian since he was getting picked up by friends. Those ...
We got an early start from Albuquerque, pulling out of the driveway at 0700. Once we had cleared the city it became evident that there wasn't much between Querky and Tombstone, our eventual destination.
We didn't get any photos of the drive, mainly because my co pilot and navigator was either asleep or having minor freakouts as we passed through several very mountainous areas.
We arrived in Tombstone dead on 4:30pm, ...
I honestly thought we wouldn't make it at times. Not that we had a choice. It was hot with steep prolonged hills. We were literally chasing the clouds as they flew in the same direction of our travel. We had a headwind for a few big hills which made us hop off and walk our bikes. Brian was riding a single speed, which was brutal on these hills. I took up the rear for the majority of the time. Logan is super strong so he was pacing us. We were all hurting pretty bad by mile 40 ...
... corral. Including watching the dodgy automatronics that is on the actual spot of the shoot out. There was even Fry's photography which was right next to the shootout. And was also the boarding house in which Doc Holliday was staying. His room was on show, including many of the photos Fry took of the region and the surrender of Geronimo. I watched a show of the town history and I did buy some mementos. I looked at the streets away from ...
... liked. We also went on the silver mine tour. It was 15 bucks each, but we got a three dollar discount by saying the stage coach guys recommended the place. We actually liked the mine too. But you can't do too much in this town without spending a bunch of money. I didn't like that about the place.....to be honest, I was pretty disappointed in Tombstone. Too much cheezy and not enough real history.
We headed back north ...
Other places to stay in Tombstone
410 Fremont St. (Hwy 80), Tombstone | Motelfrom $97
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13N and 7th Street, Tombstone | Motelfrom $85
501 E Fremont Street, Tombstone | Motelfrom $59