- Our list of the best things to do in Benson, Arizona, features the top 33 nearby activities — including 9 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Benson, AZ has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Food & Drink, Museums & Galleries, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 6 things to do within the city of Benson, AZ , followed by 27 popular activities in nearby cities, including Tombstone and Pearce
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223 E Toughnut Street, Tombstone, AZ 85638 MoreLess Info
Once home to the Cochise County courthouse, Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park was originally built in 1882 and features a 12,000-square-foot museum. The park provides historical exhibits, private event hosting, a gift shop and shaded picnic areas.
Tombstone, Arizona's Birdcage Theater is a museum that was formerly a house of prostitution, a bar and a theater. It holds particular significance to paranormal investigators, as it is purportedly one of the most haunted structures in the United States.
Printed first in 1880, The Tombstone Epitaph was the newspaper which chronicled the gunfight at OK Corral. The museum presents a video of how the newspaper was printed back then, as well as displaying the hand press used for printing. There is also a gift shop.
Those seeking supernatural thrills after the dark has fallen can find the Tombstone Ghost Tour's services of help. The town was thought to be the most haunted town in the world, because of the many killings which occurred after silver was discovered in the area.
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426 E. Allen Street, Tombstone, AZ 85638 MoreLess Info
The Tombstone Ghosts & Legends Tour offers daily guided walking tours for sightseers throughout the historic old west town. During daytime, the tours focus on some of the famous gunfights in the town, while at night haunted locations are highlighted.
The Birdcage Theatre, built in 1881, originally housed a prosperous gambling parlor and brothel. It features daily tours of the historic building and Silver Rush memorabilia as well as 'haunted' evening tours on the weekend.
Old Tombstone Tours takes visitors across the famous town in a horse drawn carriage while narrating the history of the area. The tour goes to the town's famous landmarks and reenactments of famous scenes like the OK Corral gunfight.