7 days in Tombstone & Dixon Itinerary

7 days in Tombstone & Dixon Itinerary

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Tombstone

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Town Too Tough to Die

Founded in 1877 as a mining camp, Tombstone became one of the most storied towns of the "Wild West." As one of the last frontier boomtowns in the United States, Tombstone prospered between 1880 and 1890, attracting cattle rustlers and outlaws.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get a taste of life in the country at Double R Ranch and then explore the fascinating underground world of Kartchner Caverns State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at O.K. Corral, explore the different monuments and memorials at Boothilll Graveyard, and then delve into the mystery of Bird Cage Theatre.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tombstone trip planner.

San Antonio to Tombstone is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from San Antonio in December, expect Tombstone to be little chillier, temps between 61°F and 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dixon.

Things to do in Tombstone

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Dixon

— 2 nights
Dixon is a city and county seat of Lee County, Illinois, United States. On the 21st (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at White Pines Forest State Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Castle Rock State Park. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home, take an in-depth tour of Veterans Memorial Park, and then don't miss a visit to Veterans' Memorial Arch.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dixon road trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tombstone to Dixon. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tombstone to Dixon. Traveling from Tombstone in December, you will find days in Dixon are colder (35°F), and nights are slightly colder (21°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dixon

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips