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Tombstone

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Southeast Arizona : Tombstone
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Tombstone [1] is a city in Southeast Arizona. Along with Deadwood, South Dakota, Tombstone was America's most storied town in the wild frontier days.

Understand

"The Town Too Tough To Die" was founded in 1877 as a mining camp. There were seven years of gold, silver, and total lawlessness to follow, climaxing in the famous shoot-out between Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang at The O.K. Corral.

Today, Tombstone's main industry is tourism. It has several streets of vintage churches, saloons, and hotels from the 1880s.

The visitor's center can be reached at 520-457-3929.

Get in

By plane

Tucson International Airport (IATA: TUS) [2] is the closest airport to Tombstone.

By car

From Tucson, take Interstate 10 east to the city of Benson, about 1 hour away. Take Exit 303 through Benson to reach Arizona State Highway 80. Tombstone is about 40 minutes south of Benson by way of AZ-80.

By train

Benson is the nearest city with an Amtrak station. [3] It is served by two routes: the Sunset Limited and Texas Eagle.

Get around

Tombstone has only one road of importance: Fremont Street, which is part of AZ-80.

See

Do

Buy

Eat

  • Nellie Cashmans Restaurant, 131 S 5th St, (520) 457-2212‎. Great outdoor patio and yummy home-cooked meals.

Drink

  • Crystal Palace, 5th and Allen St.. Pool table.

Sleep

Get out


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