Travel Blogs from Tombstone
Prior to leaving El Paso we visited some stores, and finally some purchases from a Ross for Less store by Sam. We also visited a Target and looked at the animals for purchase at Pet Smart. I really like the bearded dragons because they follow your movements and are apparently really intelligent. We headed off from El Paso at about 1pm but fortunately we moved into another time zone today so gained an hour. The drive took 4 1/4 hours but with the time ...
Today was our long trip from Scottsdale to Las Vegas. We had some stops in between the biggest being a stop a tombstone a town in Arizona. It is like from the old western movies. It looked like a place where people would have a standoff. We stayed there for about an hour to and hour and a half. We had lunch and I had a hamburger. We bought gifts at the little shops there was there and some stuff for ...
... 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. ...
... 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 ...
... li>'Here lies Lester Moore, four slugs from a 44, no Les no more'Some had listed the name of the person who killed him. There were a few tombstones for Chinese people: China Mary, Chink Smiley, Two Chinese.
We drove further into town, parked then walked down the main street. We were surprised by how touristy it was. We expected a normal cowboy town with a few touristy things, but it looked like the town existed for the sole purpose of ...
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410 Fremont Street, Tombstone | Motelfrom $97
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501 E Fremont Street, Tombstone | Motelfrom $59