Tombstone Town tips - right here to help you navigate this "Town Too Tough to Die!" It's not difficult! But it will make your trip to town a lot better if you have an idea of where in Tombstone you want to go.
We want to help you have a good time. Town locals love to entertain you by dressing in old West period clothing. The town of Tombstone itself still has that Old West look and feel. In fact many historical buildings are still here. Ask locals in town to point some out, they'll be glad to answer your questions!
But, First of All- How About Parking in Tombstone?
In the town of Tombstone, overall parking is normally no problem! Especially when you know where to go to find it. On many of the streets you can parallel park. Plus there are 2 major sections of Tombstone's town for parking: large visitor parking lots.
Looking East on Allen Street
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The largest parking area is by the corner of Allen Street & 6th Street. All four corners have parking. There are two large parking lots & two smaller parking lots available. There is also an area there for big RVs down the hill.
On very busy days, though - which can happen throughout the winter months - sometimes you will have to search a bit to find parking. Roam Tombstone town streets. So it's helpful to know other spots that visitors may not generally be aware of. That is why we've got this helpful map for you. It shows you available specific parking areas around town.
Also good to know is the parking area for the Tombstone Courthouse Historical State Park. It has it's own parking lot alongside and directly across the street, on 3rd Street. However, it's not strictly marked as if you must be inside the Courthouse to park there. As a last resort, there is a parking lot at the South end of 3rd Street - I've seen a parking charge posted for that at times.
Tombstone Town Parking Areas
Here's our map that notes Tombstone town parking areas via the blue markers.
Click on each blue marker to see more details:
Allen Street is the "Main Drag" where most of the action is! But check out other areas too - there's a lot more in the town of Tombstone!
Car Parking at 6th & Allen Streets
Remember that Allen Street is closed to motorized vehicles, between 3rd St. & 6th St. But you can access the side streets - the numbered streets with your car. Parallel parking is allowed on these streets in most areas. But watch for the instructional parking signs!
Are you looking for something special? You can easily search through our website for specific areas that might interest you.
Tombstone Town Activities
The Gazebo in the Tombstone City Park
If you're here for the day - you'll want to decide what to see and do. Here's a suggested route for roaming through the town of Tombstone.
As you drive into town on Hwy. 80 (Fremont St.) park in the lot you'll see on the left, just after passing Third Street. Carefully cross over the street.
CLICK HERE - To Download a Free Tombstone City Street Map.
Make your way into town by going South down Third Street (crossing over Hwy. 80 - Fremont St.) until you reach Allen Street. The City Park is on the corner there. Make a left on Allen. We'll now begin...
Some Recommended Tombstone Town Attractions
Johnny Bones - Our Resident Old West Busker
OK Corral - A must-see: film, gunfight presentation, historical areas: Read More>
At the corner of 4th - make a right, go 1 block to take the Trolley Tour
OR for an even wider Trolley Tour option, check across Toughnut St. to see if the Mine Trolley is running. Doing both tours is an option - very little duplication! Both Excellent Tours.
At the end of 4th, cross Toughnut St. and go into Tombstone Wild West Theme Park for gunfight revues and other adventures
Back up Fourth Street, cross to the other side, for a unique sight! Visit the Rose Tree Museum - see the largest rosebush in the world!
Continue back on Allen St. Now watch Johnny Bones as he dances (sometimes with accompaniment) as an Old West Busker
Enter Madame Mustache for vintage photos of yourself and the family in the old Wild West
Here's another tour, if you didn't get on the trolley: the Old Tombstone Tours Stage that runs every day (Except Christmas & Thanksgiving Day)
Onto the next Allen St. block, stop in to the Big Iron Shooting Gallery and try your hand at targets.
Next stop into the Gunfight Palace for their historical reenactments staged 3 times a day.
As you wind your way back to your car - you can get a meal and a refreshing drink at a number of establishments along the way.
For instance, a place for history and a meal is the Crystal Palace. But you can check out all the choices in town: Click Here>
Also remember, there's more options, these are just a few. New businesses happen, others have been around quite awhile. All are worth checking out. The town of Tombstone loves to please visitors! Be sure to check the menu provided at the top of this page. We have plenty of what you need for more Tombstone town attractions. But if you'd like to see even more: Click Here>