Travel Blogs from Tombstone
... was really crowded so eventually we ate at the bar and was told an amazing story by a couple from Seattle, apparently they come every winter and a month ago were in bed in their RV when a shot rang out and a bullet went through the wall, he said the guy in the next trailer was drunk and messing with his gun (as you do in the West) & it went off shooting him through the hand and into their RV. The husband said he hadn't been too worried as it hadn't done much damage but the next ...
... may see each other again down the road.
On our last day the motor coach picked us up at the Wells Fargo RV Park for a day in Bisbee. When we arrived in Bisbee we had a short tour of the area. Bisbee is 90 miles SE of Tucson in the Mule Mountains, It is the county seat of Cochise County and was founded in 1880 and named after Judge DeWitt Bisbee, financial backer of the Copper Queen Mine. It was ...
... waiting to confront Doc Holiday. The three cowboys were killed. Both Virgil and Morgan Earp were badly wounded, Doc Holiday suffered a hip wound and Wyatt walked away unscathed. Wyatt Earp died of old age in 1929, Doc Holiday died of tuberculosis in 1887, Virgil Earp died of pneumonia in 1905 and Morgan Earp was murdered March 18, 1882.
It has been a fun day and weather just perfect. Tomorrow is a free day. ...
... few instruments hoping for some sign from the other side, but alas the ghosts were quiet.
When that tour let out, we went next door to the old mortuary and tried our luck there with a different bunch. They claimed all kinds of things were happening, but I don't think their methods were particularly scientific. If we believed everything they told us, we wold have been over run with ectoplasm. Just the same it was all god fun.
... town of Tombstone, Arizona. The town is best known for the gunfight at the OK Corral which took place on Wednesday 26th 1881, between a band of outlaws named "The Cowboys" and local lawman Wyatt Earp.
Today the town is more of tourist attraction with hourly staged gunfights taking place in the streets. Very few of the original buildings are left from the days of Wyatt Earp, but replicas of the old saloons and brothels have been built to give the ...
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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