Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, see the sidebar to your right. They are all downloadable.
Tombstone is a small town of approximately 1,600+ residents that was once called Goose Flats. The town is surrounded by many different mountain ranges to include the Sierra and Dragoon Mountains. In 1962, the Department of the Interior designated Tombstone a registered historical landmark and a restoration zone was established and a commission for the preservation of its landmarks. Tourism is the mainstay of the economy. The mild year-round climate and low humidity make Tombstone an attractive place for retirement.
A. The restaurants, shops, museums, and attractions are usually open 7 days a week. Our business owners do set their own hours, to include the days they are open and closed. If there is something specific, like a shop or an attraction, please contact that business directly to ensure they will be open during your visit.
Tombstone is a living community. Some of our residents can trace their family back to Tombstone's beginning. Tourism is the mainstay of the economy. Our business owners keep tourist friendly hours - usually opening between 9-10 a.m. and closing between 5-6 p.m. Many of our saloons, restaurants and ghost hunting tours stay open well into the evening.
There is no admission fee to enter Tombstone Arizona. Each of the attractions, tours or museums may have a cost to enter.
Ticket prices are set by the individual business owners of the various attractions. Prices can range from $5.00 to $15 per person.
Yes... many times some of our business owners have their attractions listed on GroupOn and often times Tombstone attractions are part of the Tucson Fun Book.
Here is a good list to go by for holiday closures: New Year's Day: Some places will be closed Martin Luther King Day: Open President's Day: Open -Vigilante Days Event Weekend Easter Sunday: Some places will be closed Mother's Day: Open Memorial Day: Open - Wyatt Earp Days Event Weekend Father's Day: Open 4th of July: Open – Old Fashioned 4th of July fun Labor Day: Open – Showdown in Tombstone Event Weekend Columbus Day: Open Veterans Day: Open Thanksgiving Day: Closed Christmas: Closed
Weekdays are great.... less crowded. Weekends usually there will be more visitors.
Tombstone is fill with old west history. The length of time depends on your willingness to explore, see, and learn about everything Tombstone, AZ. Many people come for a couple of days, and stay in one of our local lodging (hotels, B&B, cabins, guest ranch).
Tombstone is a dog friendly town. Several of our shop owners put out water dishes for our four legged guests, and a few of our restaurants have patios that are Dog Friendly.
Tucson International Airport (TIA) is about 75 miles away from Tombstone. Plan on about 1 1/2 hours of travel time. Sky Harbor International Airport (Phoenix) is about 180 miles away from Tombstone. Plan on about 3 hours of travel time.
Yes,  there is Shuttle Service from Tucson International Airport to Tombstone AZ. Here are three companies that offer that service:
Shuttle Tucson Connection
Arizona Sunshine Tours
Shuttle Tucson
Yes! Absolutely! We have a couple of costume shops in town just for that very purpose.
Arizona is an open carry state and it is legal to carry firearms in Tombstone, replica or not.
Tombstone's weather is surprisingly mild. Although temperatures do climb into the lower nineties in the summer, evenings are pleasantly cool. Winter, fall, and spring are all exceptionally mild with clear skies, pleasant days and nights that rarely freeze. Visitors can expect sunny days year round.
Yes, many of our businesses offer discounts. Ask at each place you purchase tickets.
There isn’t a place in Tombstone AZ to rent a mobility scooter. It would be possible though to rent in Sierra Vista, Bisbee or Tucson to use in Tombstone.
Boothill Graveyard is a small graveyard of at least 250 interments located in Tombstone, Cochise County, Arizona. Also known as the "Old City Cemetery", the graveyard was used after 1883 only to bury outlaws and a few others.
Arizona is in the Mountain Standard Time zone. With the exception of the Navajo Nation in the northeast corner of the state, Arizona does not observe Daylight Saving Time.
Arizona law requires that each front seat occupant must have the lap and shoulder belt properly adjusted and fastened while the vehicle is in motion. Children under 5 years of age must be properly secured in a child restraint device that meets federal standards.

Arizona law prohibits anyone younger than age 21 from purchasing or consuming alcoholic beverages. Liquor is not sold between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. Monday-Saturday and between 2 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Sundays. It is against the law to drink in a motor vehicle or from the original container in public places.

For more information, visit the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control.

For complete information on Arizona's concealed weapons laws, visit the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

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