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Tonopah, Nevada

The Mizpah Hotel

In the middle of a remote desert town is a surprisingly opulent hotel said to be haunted by the many guests who met their untimely ends there.
Beatty, Nevada

'Rhyolite's District of Shadows'

A land of debatable treasure.
Beatty, Nevada

Angel's Ladies Brothel

A brothel nestled amongst ghost towns, with an abandoned plane wreck to greet you.
Beatty, Nevada

Tom Kelly's Bottle House

The most magnificent bottle house in a town strangely full of them.
Beatty, Nevada

Albert Szukalski's Last Supper

Twelve plaster figures inspired by da Vinci's famed painting haunt the desert landscape above a real-life ghost town.
Beatty, Nevada

Rhyolite Ghost Town

Odd outsider art installations surround a Gold Rush-era ghost town.
Three Rivers, California

Moro Rock

Four hundred granite steps were built into this massive rock by the National Park Service.
Sequoia National Park, California

General Sherman

Quite simply the largest tree in the world (by volume).
Three Rivers, California

Tharp’s Log

A 19th-century cabin built into a hollowed-out Sequoia tree.
Amargosa Valley, Nevada

Alien Cathouse

A legal Nevada brothel that specializes in extraterrestrial fantasies.
Alamo, Nevada

The Black Mailbox

Mysterious meeting place for UFO hunters near Area 51.
Nye County, Nevada

Project Faultless Site

The site of an underground detonation of a megaton nuclear bomb in the middle of the Mojave Desert.
Goldfield, Nevada

Santa Fe Saloon

Get a taste of the Wild West and a glimpse into the Gold Rush in Goldfield, Nevada's oldest continually running business.
Goldfield, Nevada

Goldfield Hotel

This once bustling boomtown hotel is now the hottest spot in Nevada for ghost hunters.
Goldfield, Nevada

International Car Forest of the Last Church

Graffiti, cars, and religion combine to create this jungle of scrap in the Nevada desert.
Inyo, California

Amargosa Opera House

Marta Becket's hand-painted theater in the desert.
Groom Lake, Nevada

Area 51

In the middle of an extremely unforgiving and desolate high desert is the most secret military facility in the world.
Sloan, Nevada

Seven Magic Mountains

Brightly colored 30-foot-tall totems light up the desert sky just outside Las Vegas.
Goldfield, Nevada

Paste Eater's Grave

Eulogizing an unknown man's unusual demise.
Oakland, California

16th Street Train Station

A crumbling Beaux Arts monument to the Bay Area's age of rail.
Berkeley, California

Fish Shaped House

A private home built to resemble the shape of a microscopic creature.
Berkeley, California

Fairy Post Office

Travelers exchange letters with woodland creatures at this mini post office.
Sonora, California

Mark Twain's Cabin

Where the writer penned his famous story about a jumping frog.
Yosemite National Park, California

Indian Village of the Ahwahnee

A glimpse into the lives of the the Miwok and Paiute people in Yosemite National Park.