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Things to Do in Jerome, Arizona ~ Exploring America’s Biggest Ghost Town with Kids

Residents in quirky Jerome, Arizona are proud to live in America’s largest ghost town. That’s an oxymoron, of course, because typically people don’t reside in a ghost town. A booming copper mining town at the turn of the 19th century, Jerome was once home to 15,000 inhabitants. After the mines closed in 1953, however, the […]

Cowboys and Pumpkins: Halloween in Tombstone, Arizona

Holding within its boundaries a rich history of mining, gunfights, and overall spookiness—Tombstone, Arizona sits just east of the San Pedro River. The quintessential ghost town boasts all the saloons, wooden plank walkways and archaic shops that have populated Hollywood Westerns for eons, offering a vibe that tourists crave. Here’s what to expect during Halloween […]