Bisbee lies about 90 miles southeast of
Tucson, Arizona along Interstate 10 south on the State Highway 80
exit. It is located south of the nearby towns of Benson
Az. What was once a wild west mining camp in the notorious Brewery
Gulch with saloons, gambling and shady ladies, Bisbee was actually
the largest city between Saint Louis and San Francisco in the early
Today Bisbee has become a tourist attraction, artist colony and
retirement haven. Vacationers come from all over the world to experience
the charm that remains from years ago. For more information visit
Arizona Bird Observatory
If you’re into bird watching, you must visit SABO based in
Bisbee. Enjoy guided tours, walks and workshops along the San Pedro
River, The nearby Huachuca Mountains and even into Northern Sonora
Mexico. Even participate in hummingbird banding to study the migratory
habits of these colorful feathered friends between their winter
trips to the tropics and their nearby nesting grounds.
Re-trace the route of the historic Warren-Bisbee Railway of yesteryear
and re-live the charm and wildwest spirit of the nearby areas. Tours
begin everyday except Wednesday from the Copper Queen Plaza.
Put on your helmet and miner’s headlamp, board the mine train
and descend into the depths of the mine created over 100 years ago
where underground temperatures are 47 degrees all year long. The
one and a quarter-hour tour leaves five times daily from the Queen
Mine Tour Building.