5. Tombstone: A Self-Guided Audio Tour
Enjoy a hassle-free visit to one of the most dynamic attractions in Tombstone with a fascinating audio tour on your phone and walk, at your own pace, around the impressive Wild West mining boomtown. Before you begin your tour, download the smartphone app before your visit and enjoy the flexibility of exploring this hidden gem at your own pace; on whatever day suits you, the choice is yours. Start your tour in front of the Bird Cage Theater. From there, you will walk down Allen Street, where you will see the infamous O.K Corral gunfight. Listen to fascinating facts about the Wild Wild West and immerse yourself in America’s best-preserved Wild West mining boomtown in Tombstone. Find out where Clantons and McLaurys ambushed Virgil Earp and Doc Holliday, and where Virgil’s younger brother, Morgan Earp, was assassinated in revenge for the O.K. Corral killings. See the Chinese district, Hop Town, and hear all about the district’s boss, China Mary. Hear about the other women of Tombstone, like Doc Holliday’s girlfriend, Big Nose Kate, Nellie “the Miners’ Angel” Cashman, and San Diego newspaper correspondent Clara Spaulding Brown. Learn all about the dancehall girls, madams, and prostitutes that worked in the Tombstone’s red-light district. See the historical buildings like the Crystal Palace and the Cochise County Courthouse erected right after the 1882 fire that devastated the town. Find out about John Heath, whose cause of death was ruled, by officials, as strangulation, self-inflicted, or otherwise. See where Tombstone’s “Original Shady Lady,” the world’s largest rose bush, is located at the Rose Tree Museum. Pass by some of the town’s notable establishments, including Four Deuces Saloon, the Longhorn Restaurant, and Big Nose Kate’s Saloon.