The Thing

This quirky roadside attraction is a true testament to the quirky road-trip culture. We can’t quite tell you what The Thing is because it would ruin the fun, but we can tell you that it involves dinosaurs and extraterrestrial beings! 

Amerind Museum

Nestled between Benson and Willcox this historic facility offers educational experiences for everyone. Visitors learn about Southwestern Native American history/culture. Explore archaeology, art, anthropology and more at this unique museum.

Benson Pony Express

This yearly event is dedicated to preserving the lifestyle many in Benson lived over the years. Gallop back in time with this group through historic reenactments, which race across history. Check out their website for upcoming events!

Benson Museum

The Benson Museum is perfect for getting a look into Arizona’s deep history. With tons of information about local history that covers topics like local figures, the railroad, and even Arizona’s earliest known inhabitants.

Gammons Gulch

Benson is a living ghost town used for productions, events and tours and embodies the Old West lifestyle. Many structures were built on site but some are from other rural communities like the “town hall” building transported from Safford!