Tombstone is a town with a rich history. It was founded in 1879 and nowadays is situated in Cochise County, Arizona. The town’s early economic boom mostly depended on the silver mines. Until the late 19th century Tombstone was the largest Arizonian silver district. Now, it is a very popular tourist destination. According to a CNN report (2005), Tombstone attracts an average of 450,000 tourists / year. Also, according to the Guinness Records, you will find here the largest rose bush in the world that was planted in 1885 and still continues to flourish. This famous rose bush is called Lady Banksia rose. What is really worth visiting while in Tombstone is the Tombstone Historic District. Few of the most famous historic buildings in this district include the Schieffelin Hall, the Cochise County Courthouse, and the Opera House (built in 1881). Except the historical romantic feeling that Tombstone creates to its visitors, there are many nearby beautiful natural attractions, such as the Whetstone and Huachuca Mountains that are ideal for hiking and many other fun outdoor activities. Two of the best budget accommodation options in Tombstone are the Tombstone Grand Hotel and the Landmark Lookout Lodge. Both discount hotels are located about 0.6 miles from the town’s center.