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Allen Street

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Very dynamic Old West town, looks authentic to the time. Many characters dressed in period... read more

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SleptThereAteThat
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Phoenix, Arizona
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fun touristy town

Allen Street is sort of like Silverton, CO or Jerome, AZ, only better. Lots of shops and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
saddleup3030
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Happy Jack, Arizona
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Allen Street is the main business and Historic District/National Registry of Historic Places of the famous Old West town of Tombstone, Arizona. It's full of history having once been the main thoroughfare of Tombstone during the boomtown days, so has...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very dynamic Old West town, looks authentic to the time. Many characters dressed in period clothing, loads of food choices and no cars. Bring the entire family and explore, historic signs will give you insight or, pay for a tour. Great fun.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SleptThereAteThat
Reviewed 3 days ago

Allen Street is sort of like Silverton, CO or Jerome, AZ, only better. Lots of shops and restaurants and many interesting things to look at.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank saddleup3030
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you came all this way ( it’s far ) try to just look at the buildings with out getting sucked into spending money with these so called actors and junk stores .... and you’ll be fine .... not a redo

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jendell10
Reviewed 1 week ago

So authentic! Loved walking the streets knowing that the Earp brothers, actually walked in the same spots. See the stage coach going by and people in costume, were all just amazing to me. You could almost feel the old west around you.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tombstone is a fascinating place anytime. Like a time warp the locals still live a Wild West life. Costumes, nope, just everyday garb for the residents who you will find everywhere around town and ever so friendly. A good majority of the action happens on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tombstone is out of the way for every single traveler. You cannot say you just dropped by, as you have to exit the I-10 and drive some 20 mi on a road leading to Tombstone and further - to nowhere. Therefore I cannot understand people...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank B1714D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sorry to see the negative reviews that think it is nothing but a tourist trap. There are few places in the country where you can experience the Old West. If you want to visit a historic old west town that is as fairly authentic as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Richard F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just shops offering standard southwest goods intermixed with old west period schlock. Assorted eateries and bars. It's a "fake believe" environment some may enjoy for entertainment, or the pleasure of hearing their boot heels resonate on the wooden sidewalks. Okay for sitting on a bench...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank renodeno
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the actual Allen Street in Tombstone, Arizona, folks. The buildings are real, and original. The sidewalks are wooden, so wear your cowboy boots if you like the sound they make on a wooden side walk. It's fun to pretend, isn't it? Oh--and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank russellcroley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tombstone is mostly a tourist trap with many, many ways to take your money - souvenir shops, trolley or stagecoach tours, and several staged gunfights. We strolled the main streets for an hour or so and were ready to leave. It did look like an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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kingrich8
December 2, 2017|
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Response from Tony C | Reviewed this property |
nothing ....not one dime ......youll love walking down the streets on the wood " sidewalks" and reliving history.
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DakotaCountyResident
April 26, 2017|
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Response from TombstoneMarketing | Property representative |
Yes... Allen Street is stroller friendly. A stroller certainly can be rolled on the wooden boardwalks. And Allen Street itself is stroller friendly.
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paju1452
April 12, 2016|
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Response from Snorkeler1958 | Reviewed this property |
the last show of the day for many of show is 2-3:30 pm. The shops start closing at 5:00 pm. There's nothing open after 6 pm except for the food/drinking establishments.
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Syracuse, NY
Montreal Smoked Meat at Allen Street Poutine Company? (4 Replies)
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vicki--the person who responded has questionably even been in Montreal. I suggest you look at their profile and the theme of the posts. ( which are disappearing rapidly) I wouldn't want you to not go someplace based on a "review" which may be fake!
KellyLee1972
Cincinnati OH
Chinatown to Journal Square Thursday morning (6 Replies)
Hello: my mother and I are taking one of the dreaded Chinatown buses to New York on Thursday. We are staying in Jersey City and looking for the easiest way to commute from Allen Street in Chinatown over to the Journal Square area of Jersey City. If it were simply myself I would walk down Canal to the World Trade Center path station and take the path across. However I am with my 65-year-old mother, and we both have suitcases as well. Any suggestions as to the best way to travel? Is it possible...More
October 20, 2014|
Response fromAynat62|
Depending on exactly where on Allen St you'll be, the F train up to the 23rd St station then the Path seems to be the easiest to me. The transfers within stations are usually easy, just across the platform or up some stairs and over. But I'm not sure of the situation at the 23rd St station. Total trip is 41 mins on a Thursday morning according to Google maps. Will you have pull-along suitcases? They're usually easy to drag around. It's only stairs you'll have to think about,
caribencrzr
nc
Bus Dropoff - Which location? (10 Replies)
Can someone familiar with the NYC area tell me which of these locations would be the best to get dropped off and picked back up at for 3 ladies who are coming on a Saturday to do some shopping in Chinatown and the main part of the city (TImes Square, etc. I guess!.) Is Chinatown within walking distance of the main shopping areas? Any help would be appreciated. Locations: 133 E Broadway W 33rd Street 59 Canal Street 87 Chrystie Street 46 Canal Street 13 Allen Street
December 02, 2010|
Response fromevening|
West 33rd is best for being in midtown. Its probably the bus area right next to Penn Station, where you have a choice of subway routes - or you can walk to Times Square/surrounding area if the weather is good - in about 10 minutes or less. Poppa - all of the other locations are pretty much Chinatown. Most Manhattanites would know them.