Tombstone Arizona

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We created this Tombstone Arizona website for you! We're Karen & Bill, residents in town! Yes - we live here! We love Old Wild West History, and love living here in this historic town!

We want to help you love your trip to our home. We've designed this Travel website to guide you. It's like your own Tombstone Arizona Travelogue! We help with all your needs to plan your visit. Places to stay, places to eat, attractions, tours, events! So much more for a fun trip!

Plus we help you learn some background info about the Wild West. This authentic, Old West town! Learn how and why Tombstone AZ fits into that history. What is it about Tombstone that attracts people to its story? What is it that draws visitors from all over to come to Arizona and visit Tombstone?

People arrive here in Tombstone, and often ask similar questions. We answer some FAQs here - right off the bat!

  • NO Entry Fee to the town of Tombstone itself - it's an actual community with residents. But it's a town with quite a bit of real living history! 
  • NO Town Closing Time - per-se! BUT - Many shops end their day about 5 pm. On Special Events days some may stay open later. Most Places To Eat are open later.
  • Google "Tombstone" & see a Theme Park listing? Well, there's a theme activity park here (purchase tickets for activities - lots of kid friendly stuff in there!) - but that's not the whole of Tombstone, the authentic, historic town. 
  • What's there to do? Lots! For everyone - family style, kids, adults, history buffs, shoppers, learners, festival-goers, outdoors enthusiasts, etc., etc.! Check tips about the Best Time & Top Must-See/Do - Here>
  • Many shops, restaurants & places to stay are pet-friendly. Check with the staff.
  • Look for Directional Arrow Signs on corners - they point out the town Attractions and Tours.
  • Cell/WiFi? T-Mobile & Verizon only will work here. No WiFi provision in town businesses - except possibly for your Hotel!
  • Pick up a Map at many shops along Allen. Shop-keepers, bartenders, wait-staff, most locals will be glad to point out anything or answer questions.
  • Downtown streets are laid out in a grid. Allen Street is the "main street" with numbered streets between. Most places to visit are between 3rd & 6th Streets. The outer blocks that parallel Allen with places to check are Toughnut Street & Fremont Street.
  • Anything else nearby to do? Sure is! Lots more adventures and historical areas are quite close. Whether you're here for the day, a weekend, or an extended trip!
  • Special events are scheduled during many months of the year. None, though in November, December or January. But... there are Holiday events scheduled during that season - for more details see our Events Page.
  • Still have a question? Just ask... we'll get back to you soon! Click here>

  • Or use our search box - to find what you need...

First Time Visitors

Karen and Bill - welcomes you to TombstoneWe welcome You to our historic Arizona home!

We welcome you to our town! You'll find locals are very hospitable, and glad to have you here. You'll see them 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!

Ask us any questions we haven't already answered. We'll be glad to help. See below to ask us any questions right now!

Please enjoy stopping by all the areas of our website. We're always researching more activities, info and history. We continually update to get the best information for you. So stop back often! We have a monthly Newsletter with updates also!

It may be difficult to see and do everything in one day! Preview our historical town by looking over 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!

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Those are just a few of our major suggestions and tips. But that's not all! Check our main menu at the top of the page for even more that our historical town and wonderful state offer. Our Site Guide Index helps you get more individualized selections & categories to each & every page in our Tombstone Arizona Travel website!

Planning to stay overnight? Don't miss our 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!

Do you have any specific questions or suggestions? Be sure to let us know below. Enjoy!!

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Great to see you back again! We know you're probably hooked!

What do you want to do this time around on your visit to Tombstone Arizona? Here are suggestions you may have missed on your previous trip(s). Did you discover anything we haven't mentioned - but should?? Anything you're wondering about - let us know...

Here are some things, we've come up with for return visits. Some of the not so obvious:

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