Monthly Archives: February 2015

Coronado Cave – Coronado National Memorial

Naco, AZ The day after hiking to Coronado Peak we returned to Coronado National Memorial for a visit to the Coronado Cave.  The cave has been called by several names, including Montezuma’s Treasure Vault and Geronimo’s Cave.  Legends claim that … Continue reading

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Coronado National Memorial

Naco, AZ Just twenty miles to the west of our RV site in Naco is Coronado National Memorial.  A National Memorial is a designation for a protected area that memorializes a historic person or event.  This memorial commemorates the first organized … Continue reading

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Hiking to the “B” in Bisbee

Naco, AZ Like many towns nestled along hillsides in the west, Bisbee has a large “B” located above the town on Chihuahua Hill.  During the day it looks a bit like it could use a fresh coat of paint, but at … Continue reading

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Breakfast and Burials

Naco, AZ Present day Bisbee now includes what was at one time the nearby small communities of Warren, Lowell, and San Jose.  The original Bisbee is now known as “Old Town.”  Lowell was at one time a sizable mining town … Continue reading

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The Bisbee 1000

Naco AZ Unique to Bisbee is a system of old and deteriorating stairways that meander through its steep hills, with great views of the town’s quaint houses and colorful gardens.  The stairways originally followed the mule paths worn into the terrain during the … Continue reading

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Visit to Bisbee Mine and History Museum

Naco, AZ While we are staying in Naco, a tiny community right on the Mexican border, the main attraction of this area is the nearby town of Bisbee.  Bisbee was founded as a copper, gold, and silver mining town in … Continue reading

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Welcome to Bisbee

Naco, AZ Last Saturday we left Tucson and drove about a hundred miles southeast for a visit to the quirky little town of Bisbee, AZ.  About five miles south of Bisbee is a little community of Naco, right on the … Continue reading

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