Travel Blogs from Tombstone
... the O.K. Corral shootout with the Earps and Boot Hill cemetery, Tombstone is well worth the visit! After lunch we walked around the town and hit the road at 2:30pm. We got distracted trying to find a gas station in north Phoenix, and made two unscheduled detours enroute. We ended up getting into Kingman a little later than planned ... 2 hours ...
A relatively uneventful 270-drive across the desert. Arrived in Benson, AZ., at 6:30pm where we left interstate 10 and drove southbound toward Mexico, through the old west town of Tombstone (which we will visit tomorrow). We drove past Old Bisbee, nestled down in a ravine, this picturesque mining town dates back to the 1800's when copper and other minerals were brought up out of the Arizona soil at the Queen mine. We were able to get a glance of the main ...
... town has to offer. From the Benson Tax Service that is connected to the Benson Auto Repair, that is connected to apartments that is connected to the Benson Mini-Mart and Gas Station; the lady writing an actual check for her groceries; the small Texaco gas station/mini-market/café that the good ole boys (my Dad and the local fellows, one who even carries his own personal pump bottle of ...
... 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