Tombstone Arizona Travel Tips

Welcome! We’ve designed this Travel website to guide you. Like your own Tombstone Arizona Travelogue! For all your needs to plan your visit. Places to stay, or to eat, attractions, tours, events! People arrive in Tombstone, asking similar questions. So we answer your frequently asked questions right here. And what else do you want to know?

We’ve got hints for what to do your first time in town and planning your arrival.
When you’re here, what are the things you really must see and do? What do you do if this is your second+ trip? We have some suggestions for you.

Plus we help with some background info about this authentic Wild West town! How and why Tombstone Arizona fits into history. What is it that attracts people to its story? What draws visitors from all over to come to Arizona and visit Tombstone? Here’s lots of helpful info & so much more for a fun trip!

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to enter?

NO CHARGE! There’s no entry fee to the town of Tombstone Arizona itself, because it’s an actual community with residents. But it’s a town with quite a bit of real living history!

What are Tombstone’s hours?

There is NO Town Closing Time per-se, but many shops end their day at 5 p.m. On Special Events some stay open later. Most Places To Eat are open later. Most open at 10 a.m. – but breakfast can be served starting from 7 to 7:30 a.m.

Have you googled “Tombstone Arizona” and seen a Theme Park listing?

Well, there’s a theme activity park here (purchase tickets for activities – lots of kid friendly stuff there!) – but that’s not the whole of Tombstone: the authentic, historic town.

What’s there to do in Tombstone?

Lots! For everyone – family style, kids, adults, history buffs, shoppers, learners, festival-goers, outdoors enthusiasts, etc., etc.!

What’s the best time to travel to Tombstone?

Start planning your trip here and also see the top must-see and do.

Are shops, restaurants & places to stay pet-friendly?

Many are, but check with the staff. Some hints here.

Is there Cell/WiFi coverage?

T-Mobile & Verizon only will work here. No WiFi provision in town businesses – except possibly for your hotel!

How do I find my way around town?

We recommend the Visitor Center for a local map. Shop-keepers, bartenders, wait-staff, most locals are glad to point out anything or answer questions. Also see the Look Directional Arrow Signs on corners – pointing out town Attractions and Tours.

NOTE: Downtown streets form a grid. Allen Street is the “main street” –  Toughnut St. & Fremont St. parallel Allen. Numbered streets are the cross streets. Most places to visit are between 3rd & 6th Streets.

What’s our Number 1 suggestion?

The Tombstone Mine Tour. Since it’s the historic reason for the town’s start, & always top reviews!! People sometimes miss it: South one block from Allen on 5th.

When are Tombstone’s Special Events?

Scheduled yearly during most months. None in November, December or January, except for seasonal Holiday events – for details see our Events Page.

Anything else nearby to do?

Sure is! Lots more adventures and historical areas close by. Whether you’re here for the day, weekend, or an extended trip! Or plan an Entire Vacation around Tombstone, Arizona!

Still have a question?

Go ahead and ask us what you need to know… we’ll try and get back to you! This is the fastest way to get an answer from us, because we check that system periodically. Message Us on our Contact Form.

New Visitors to Tombstone AZ

We welcome you to town! You’ll find locals are very hospitable. They’ll be walking around in Old West attire because they love the spirit of this historical town. We do that ourselves. If you see us – be sure to say hello!

We’re always researching more activities, info and history. Always looking into what’s the latest goings-on. We continually update to get the best information for you. So stop back often!

It may be difficult to see and do everything in one day! Scan through our website to help you plan what’s best for you and your family. It will help you get the best visit! It can also give you a reason to come back – we sure hope you will! And tell others!

Planning to stay in town overnight? Don’t miss our knowledgeable and sometimes personalized (by review) Stay-Over Recommendations. There are also great places to get a Pizza, a Steak or a Burger! OR if you do stay over – to get your breakfast!

Tombstone Arrival Tips

Weather for Trip Planning

Red sunrise
Red Sunrise in the Desert!

Finding Tombstone

Railroad Bridge

Tombstone Town

Tombstone Visitor Center Entry, tree on corner & directional arrow signs for town attractions. Bench around the corner by the Tombstone Art Gallery.
4th & Allen in Tombstone

Those are some major suggestions and tips. But that’s not all! Don’t miss our main menu at the top of the page for even more that this historical town and wonderful state offer.

Our Site Guide Index helps with individualized selections & categories to each & every page in our Tombstone Arizona Travel website! It’s an Index – an entire “Table of Contents” to everything you’ll find on our website.