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TOMBSTONE - The Town Too Tough To Die

A December 2001 trip to Tombstone by Barb B

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Quote: Tombstone, "the town too tough to die," will capture the imagination of Western enthusiasts young and old. From the lookout at Boothill Cemetery down the dusty road past the OK Corral, Tombstone provides a wealth of historic information while sparking fantasies of "gun-slinging" days of the Wild West.

TOMBSTONE - The Town Too Tough To Die

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Tombstone Photo, Tombstone, Arizona
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Tombstone, "the town too tough to die," will capture the imagination of Western enthusiasts young and old. From the lookout at Boothill Cemetery down the dusty road past the OK Corral, Tombstone provides a wealth of historic information while sparking fantasies of "gun-slinging" days of the Wild West. Don't miss the tour of the Tombstone Courthouse. The 120 year old building survived several fires and now provides displays of the town's historic ranching, mining and even gambling activities. The Bird Cage Theatre is a small privately owned museum providing history on the stage where such personalities as Lillie Langtree, Lillian Russell and Eddie Foy regu...Read More

Trail Rider's Inn

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Hotel

Trail Rider's Inn Photo, Tombstone, Arizona
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For less than the price of an overnight stay at the local Best Western, followed by a "Grand Slam Breakfast" at Denny‘s, we visited Arizona’s "Queen of the Boom Towns"--Tombstone. Situated on a wide mesa between the Dragoon Mountains and the Huachuca Mountains in Southern Arizona, Tombstone’s elevation at 4,540 feet, provides weather which is a pleasure for most people---EVEN, in December!!! At the Trail Rider’s Inn we found comfortable hand-sewn quilts which adorned the comfy beds in each room. A cozy seating area, combined with good TV reception to provide a wonderfully relaxing evening after a day of history and sightseeing in Tombstone. Rooms were priced from jus...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on December 9, 2001

Trail Rider's Inn
13 North 7th Street
Tombstone, Arizona 85638
(520) 457-3573

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Barb B

Barb B
Napa, CA and Hereford, AZ , Arizona

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