Local Areas Of Interest
Where is Tombstone?
Tombstone Arizona is a one hour drive south of Tucson. From Tucson take Interstate 10 south to Benson (48 miles to Benson), then take State Highway 80 to Tombstone "The town too tough to die" (23 miles).
For commercial air travel your best bet is to book a flight into Tucson International Airport, Tombstone is only a short 1 hour drive in a rental car. Private pilots have a few different options, the Tombstone Municipal Airport is great for day use, located about 3 miles from Tombstone, but you'll need to set up prior transportation to and from the airport. Tombstone Airport has no services, 5000 foot oiled surface, tie-down facilities but no security). Private pilots planning to stay overnight should try Sierra Vista - Fort Huachuca Airport, it's only about 17 miles south of Tombstone. For other airports see below. No car rentals are available in Tombstone, but there are numerous car rental agencies in Sierra Vista, and all major car rental agencies in Tucson.
Private Pilot Information
Tombstone AZ Airport Pilot Information
Sierra Vista AZ - Fort Huachuca Airport Pilot Information
Bisbee Municipal Airport
Intl Airport Pilot Information
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Cuss Cottage - (520) 457-3142
Located just 2 blocks from Tombstone's Historic District, each unit is an individual cottage with 2 seperate bedrooms, a living room with TV, full kitchen and bathroom. All linens, eating and cooking utensils are provided. Ex. 2-05-07p
Historical Attractions to see in Tombstone...
The World Famous OK Corral is an absolute must to see while visiting Tombstone! The Old Westís most famous gunfight known as "The Gunfight at the OK Corral" that actually took place in a vacant lot behind the OK Corral is what started it all. To visit Tombstone without seeing the famous OK Corral, would be like going to Disneyland without seeing Mickey Mouse!
Bird Cage Theatre - (520) 457-4321
The Famous Bird Cage Theatre is one of the only famous original buildings left in Tombstone, besides the Schieffelin Hall and the Court House. In itís heyday, the Bird Cage was the Wildest, rowdiest, place in the Wild West!. To visit the famous Bird Cage is like walking back 100 years in time! Daily Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Boothill Graveyard & Gift Shop- (520) 457-9344
See the famous graves of old west characters, including the graves of "Old Man" Clanton, Billy Clanton, Tom and Frank McLaury, Lester Moore, Marshall Fred White and more...
Daily Hours are 8 a.m. to dusk.
No admission fees for the grave yard, but donations for grave yard up-keep are greatly appreciated.
The Tombstone Court House (Museum)
This is an original Tombstone building. Open daily.
The Tombstone Epitaph Newspaper
5th Street, (behind the Crystal Palace Saloon) Open daily.
Performing daily at 2:00 p.m. at the OK Corral.
Wild Bunch - (520) 457-3548
Performances are every first & third Sunday of the month in the OK Corral.
Tombstone Family Dining...
Big Nose Kates Patio Restaurant - (520)
417 E. Allen Street.
Longhorn Restaurant - (520) 457-3405
Corner of 5th and Allen Street.
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Other Tombstone Attractions...
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Tombstone Retail Stores & Gift Shops...
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Tombstone Community Congregational - (520)
2nd &Allen Street. Rev. Kenneth Workman
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
- (520) 457-3364
6th & Safford Street. Fr. William Parenteau, Pastor
Other sights to see just outside of Tombstone...
Off the beaten path on a well maintain dirt road, but well worth visiting is the World Famous Rattle Snake Ranch. Located about 13 miles North West on Gleeson Rd. Lots of Rattlesnake and Apache Indian Crafts. Open daily till sundown.
Gleeson Ghost Town
This is an old turquoise mining ghost town, located about 15 miles North East of Tombstone on Gleeson Rd. The Old Jail and School House are still standing.
Charleston Ghost Town
Ruins of some of the old adobe buildings still stand today. From Tombstone take Old Charleston Rd. About 13 miles south towards Sierra Vista. When you get to the bridge and railroad tracks, itís best to park your car in the parking lot on the east side of the street, then cross the road and down the railroad tracks to the West. About a 1/4 mile down the tracks you'll see a sign titled Charleston. At the sign, cross the river and proceed up the slight hill, stay to the right as you proceed up the hill.
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