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OLD BISBEE TOUR

OLD BISBEE - OPEN PITS - LOWELL - SAGINAW

2 Hours | Mild
$55 pp + tax
Pavement only tour

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Explore the Charm of Old Bisbee with Our Guided Jeep Tour

Jump into the Big Jeep Wrangler for the Old Bisbee Tour, the best way to see Bisbee's iconic sights from the comfort of a climate-controlled Jeep. Led by a native guide, this tour takes you through Old Bisbee, the colorful open pits, and the hidden suburb of Lowell AZ. 

Starting at a location of your choice in Bisbee, the tour includes stops at the Lavender Pit, historic Lowell and Saginaw, and the tight, winding streets of Old Bisbee. Enjoy stunning views and photo ops of mining valleys and historic streets. The tour encapsulates the essence of Bisbee's mining history and rugged charm, perfect for anyone eager to explore Bisbee’s heritage.

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Location Map & Itinerary

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 Old Bisbee 

 Lavender Pit 

 Saginaw 

 Lowell 

Legend

Guest-Choice Pickup and Dropoff

Visit Old Bisbee

Visit Lavender Pit

Visit Lowell

Visit Saginaw

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Ages: All ages welcome 

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Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)

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Start time: Check availability

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Travel: Mild - pavement only

Whats included? * Air conditioned or heated vehicle * Private tour - one group at a time

What to expect Itinerary Stop At: Lowell, AZ 85603, USA Begin your tour in Lowell, AZ by exploring Erie Street. With 1940s classic cars and vintage storefronts, this is an ideal spot for photography. Your guide will also share insights into the historical Junction Mine operations. Next, you'll move to the Shady Dell Hotel. As you drive through its parking lot, the guide will explain the historical importance and the cultural relevance of the hotel. The lot itself is filled with classic vehicles and antique artifacts. Your tour continues to Lowell School, with its copper roof and doors. The guide will share both historical information and personal stories related to the school. Another stop is at a leaching drainage ditch and its polluted waters. The guide will share stories of how this ditch was a hub for his childhood adventures. The last attraction is a drive through the Evergreen Cemetery, a nationally registered historic site. Here, the guide will educate you on the cemetery's historical background and its significance to Bisbee. Duration: 40 minutes Stop At: Lavender Pit, Bisbee, AZ You'll first visit the Lavender Pit Lookout. Here, a mere five feet from a 900-foot-deep mine pit, the guide details mining methods and equipment. We then move to another pit section showcasing remnants of leaching ponds. The guide explains how copper is extracted from ore through leaching, adding depth to your understanding of mining science. We also delve into the socio-cultural aspects, discussing nearby closed mining communities and their historical context along with future mining prospects. This attraction offers an intricate view of mining operations, from large-scale setups to minute chemical processes, all set against the backdrop of stunning landscapes. Duration: 40 minutes Stop At: Bisbee, Bisbee, Arizona The tour starts on OK Street, immersing you in rich history and unique architecture. As you ascend, the guide elaborates on the street's historical significance, pausing at Joseph Muheim's house to discuss his contributions. Next, you explore Brewery Gulch, known for its blend of architecture and historical events, pausing at Muhiem's Bar for an in-depth look. You'll then move to the Lyric Theater and Central School parking lot, each offering different facets of local history and design. A stop at the Old High School provides insights into the area's educational past. The tour then ascends High Road, offering panoramic views and an extensive history lesson on Bisbee. Finally, you'll descend to Quality Hill for another layer of history and architecture before concluding on Main Street with three distinct stops that bring the area's evolving story full circle. Duration: 40 minutes

Depart and return

Start: Multiple pickup locations offered. Guest Choice Pickup and Dropoff offered or default location

  • Default location - 10 Copper Queen Plaza, Bisbee, AZ 85603, USA

    Go to the Big Jeep in the parking lot at 10 Copper Queen Plaza.

 

Guest Choice pickup details

  • I'm able to pick up guests at any location in the greater Bisbee area. This includes parking lots, restaurants, hotels, or an Airbnb. The Big Jeep will arrive a few minutes before your tour starts for guest convenience.

 

During online booking, you will be able to select your pickup location.

 

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  • Default - 10 Copper Queen Plaza, Bisbee, AZ 85603, USA

  • I can drop you off at any location in the greater Bisbee area.

Accessibility Not wheelchair accessible Service animals allowed

Additional information Confirmation will be received at time of booking Not recommended for pregnant travelers Most travelers can participate This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy Cancel at anytime and full refunds will be started within 12 hours

Help If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call +1 520 660 1686

  • Offered Daily

    2 hr

    55 US dollars
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