Wild West Towns Near Phoenix

Giddy up and prepare yourself for a blast into the past.

Article by Briana Renee Dahlberg

There’s something about old-timey saloons, cowboy boots, and boater hats that we love. If you want to take a blast into Wild West towns in Arizona, then you’ll want to visit the cities outlined below. Many of these spots will make you feel like Arthur Morgan, you know, from the video game Red Dead Redemption 2.

Many of these spots are only a day trip away from Phoenix, making them great places to visit on a weekend. From wild burros roaming the streets to historic mining towns and spooky places, these cities exude a rustic, wild west charm.

Are you ready to saddle up and have the ultimate western adventure of a lifetime?

Oatman

Location: Oatman, AZ

Why you need to go: This old west town is overrun with burros that love the attention.

Bisbee

Location: Bisbee, AZ

Why you need to go: You can visit this charming town with a thriving art scene. Plus, there’s an all pink bakery with delicious pastries.

Tombstone

Location: Tombstone, AZ

Why you need to go: You can go on a mine tour, visit the historic museum or take a tour of the most haunted spots in the city.

Jerome

Location: Jerome, AZ

Why you need to go: This old west mining town has a variety of areas to explore, plus, it’s a day trip away from Phoenix.


Prescott

Location: Prescott, AZ

Why you need to go: Stop by Whiskey Row and indulge in all the various pubs, restaurants, and art galleries.


Wickenburg

Location: Wickenburg, AZ

Why you need to go: Stop by for a mine tour or visit the various local dude ranches.

 


Goldfield Ghost Town

Location: 4650 N. Mammoth Mine Rd., Apache Junction, AZ

Why you need to go: Pan for gold, pop by the mine and explore the local shops and historic buildings.

 

So get out and see a little bit of America !

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