America · Travelling

Tombstone – The O.K. Corral

Day one of the Tucson road trip – we headed 3 hours down the I-10 to Tombstone. This city gained fame/notoriety as the location of the infamous gunfight at the O.K. Corral, which was acted out for us later that afternoon! Today it is mostly a tourist location and has several exhibitions relating to its earlier history as a bullion boom town (and a very impressive diorama!)





Because what town doesn’t need a ‘mustachery’!


Big Nose Kate’s Saloon


The Earp Brothers and Doc Holliday prepare for the gunfight at the O.K. Corral


The ‘scene of the crime…’


Mining – what Tombstone was originally known for.


Supper had to be steak at CattleTown, Tucson followed by Strawberry Shortcake – both delicious though everyone was confused to find that there was no ‘shortcake’ anywhere near it, but was rather a vanilla sponge cake!



Tomorrow, the Pima Air and Space Museum, followed by Saguaro National Park!

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