Take a trip back in time and live like a cowboy in the wild, wild west for a day. Old Tucson is just the place for a day of experiencing life within a Western movie. Old Tucson, an active working studio, was owned by John Wayne for a number of years and is the location of many of his movies as well as the movie Tombstone.
Walking through the streets of Old Tucson makes you feel as if you just warped back to the olden days and puts you in the mood with skits and shows all around you. With shows full of gun fighting, horseback riding and a live medicine man show, kids and adults alike love the energy and atmosphere. Get ready to buy a horse or a few cap guns at least, kids love living the life of a real cowboy or the chance to be deputized by the sheriff. Oh, and did we mention the mine tour?! Don’t forget to check that out!
Shows are scheduled every half hour and there is plenty of food and shopping available also. Everything is within walking distance so strap on your tennis shoes for a day full of fun and adventure. If your feet get tired, hitch a ride in the old stage coach, take a trail ride or hop on the train. Old Tucson is full of excitement, providing everyone with a new experience full of history. You can’t go wrong with a visit to Old Tucson.
Many are surprised by this hidden gem but don’t take our word for it, come visit and see yourself!