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VIOLENT SATURDAY TOUR

Street and offroad travel with elevation changes and mild bumpiness.

TOUR DETAILS

  • 60+ Minutes

  • Intown Street Travel 

After picking you up at a location of your choosing, the Violent Saturday Tour includes the following sites:

 

Lowell

 

Lowell had nearly 6000 residents in its heyday and is the community closest to Old Bisbee. Most of the residential homes were moved to make way for open pit mining in the 1950s. Erie Street (Lowell's Main St.), however, is still intact and preserved with antique vehicles and storefronts. Do you remember gas pumps that sat on the edge of curbs? Erie Street is also a great place to witness a professional photo shoot on the weekends because of its scenic infrastructure. Lowell is even more intriguing when you learn that a section of Erie Street sits on a giant bed of Bisbee Blue Turquoise ore. The Shady Dell Hotel, the Evergreen Cemetery, the Junction Mine Shaft, and the Denn Mine Shaft are part of Lowell's history and full of famous events and people, like Frank Hanchett. Do you know who he is?

 

Old Bisbee

 

Old Bisbee is the crown jewel of the Bisbee area. It's where Bisbee started and possesses unique architecture framed within canyon walls that supported the largest city between the Mississippi River and San Francisco. Places like the Red-light District, Brewery Gulch, and the "Hanging Tree" are part of numerous historic sites to learn about and visit. Besides others, you'll hear about John Wayne, Ted DeGrazia, and the real father of Bisbee - James Douglas. We'll travel narrow, edge-of-dropoff streets that are two-way and one lane wide. Many events happened in Old Bisbee's development and history. Did you know John Lynch joined the first posse looking for himself? He was a cheeky fellow who met his demise on a telegraph pole outside the Tombstone Courthouse.

 

Once the tour finishes and you're chock-full of Bisbee history, the Big Jeep happily delivers you to a dropoff location of your choosing.