Apache Spirit Ranch
Travel Blogs from Tombstone
We had to stop in the desert city of Sierra Vista to get Tony Tahoe serviced and have an oil leaked looked at. Sadly the oil leak was pretty major and they would need Tony to stay in the shop overnight , we found a dodgy, smelly, noisy but cheap hotel for the night and had delicious pizza for dinner. $1500 later Tony is all fixed and we are back on the road, an expensive exercise but it's the risk you take when you buy an old car put a ton of miles on ...
... 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 ...
Tombstone... I love it here and if you are ever in this part of the world it is a must visit. The original buildings, the people, Boothill, The Crystal Rooms, OK Corral, six-shooters, etc and it is all such recent history, fantastic.
Arrived quite shattered after the run from Portal and headed straight out for a Wild West beer tour; Crystal Rooms, Big Nose Kates (where the barmaid was actually wearing a gun on her hip!), steaks and more bars! ...
... 10 fee's they charge for entering the fake historic buildings.
After checking into our hotel we ventured out again and ended up in a very local bar where we got chatting over our $2 beers to a local who offered to give us a tour of one of the old deserted mines. He explained which trailer he lived in and told us his Mum would most likely answer the door so we should just let her know we are looking for Dave. Dave then went on to tell us about how he ...
... on that day). Background: The Earp brothers—Virgil, Wyatt, Morgan and Warren Earp—arrived in December 1879 and the summer of 1880. They had ongoing conflicts with Ike and Billy Clanton, Frank and Tom McLaury, and other Cowboys. The Cowboys repeatedly threatened the Earps over many months until the conflict escalated into a confrontation that turned into a shootout, the now-famous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet