10 Abandoned Places You Can (Legally) Explore Today

10 Abandoned Places You Can (Legally) Explore Today

Terlingua, Texas Ghost Town was a Mercury mining town until 1946. Not long after, the town was abandoned. An amazing cemetery remains in one of the darkest spots in the US. Great for photographing the Milky Way and a little spooky Kelly DeLay Photography

Terlingua, Texas Ghost Town was a Mercury mining town until Not long after, the town was abandoned. An amazing cemetery remains in one of the darkest spots in the US. Great for photographing the Milky Way and a little spooky Kelly DeLay Photography

Jerome, Arizona is home to one of the largest ghost towns in America!

Visit the once ghost town - Jerome, Arizona. An old copper mining town considered "The wickedest town in the west". Went from people down to 50 so it has been considered a ghost town. It's way up in the mts at ft.

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Detroit is the world's biggest ghost city. I wouldn't want to live in Detroit per say, but I love the idea of taking an abandoned house and remodeling it to be inhabited again. I love the stone one 8 pictures down. Just amazing architecture. So sad.

Picher, Oklahoma  Picher was once a national center of lead and zinc mining, but after a century of unrestricted excavation the town was left with giant piles of toxic metal-contaminated tailings heaped throughout the area, making the land uninhabitable.

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Picher, Oklahoma Picher was once a national center of lead and zinc mining, but after a century of unrestricted excavation the town was left with giant piles of toxic metal-contaminated tailings heaped throughout the area, making the land uninhabitable.

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This Haunting Road Trip Through America's Ghost Towns Is One You Won't Forget

You'll want to take this USA ghost town road trip. There's something eerily fascinating about ghost towns, and this trip has the best of the best.

Calico, CA - Ghostown USA, closest civilization:  Barstow, CALIFORNIA.    (Like a Stephen King book)

Calico Ghost Town, near Barstow, California. This former silver-mining town in Southern California peaked in the but started declining when the price of silver dropped in the It was a ghost town by

There are more ghost towns in Nevada than towns occupied by the living. By that count, it would take you years, if not a lifetime, to explore all the ghost towns in the state. If you want to whittle that task down to something more manageable, here are 6 awesome spots to get started.

Travel guide to Nevada’s best ghost towns

There are more ghost towns in Nevada than towns occupied by the living. By that count, it would take you years, if not a lifetime, to explore all the ghost towns in the state. If you want to whittle that task down to something more manageable, here are 6

The 10 Most Beautiful Towns In Northern California by TheCultureTrip.com, click on the picture for a full list.  Photo courtesy of 500 PX                                                                                                                                                      More

The 10 Most Beautiful Towns In Northern California

Randsburg: "living" mining ghost town in Mojave Desert along Hwy 395 Kern, California Visit White House Saloon, Randsburg Opera House & Rand Desert Museum

GUNKANJIMA Japan, this used to be a coal mine, and they lived on the island, until the mine closed, now it is completely deserted and forbidden unless you get special permission, usually reserved for movies...

10 Most Amazing Ghost Towns

Railroad Ghost Towns of America | Thurmond, West Virginia : Coal Mining Ghost Town

Visit reports, news, maps, directions and info on Coal Mining Ghost Town in Thurmond, West Virginia.

This Haunting Road Trip Through Utah Ghost Towns Is One You Won’t Forget

This Haunting Road Trip Through Utah Ghost Towns Is One You Won’t Forget

Take this southern Utah ghost town road trip to see some of the remnants of Utah’s Wild West history.

Virginia City, MT    Founded on gold mining in 1863, this town once had about  10,000 residents—including Calamity Jane—and was even briefly the capital of  the Montana Territory. Maybe it was bad karma having your capital share the  name of another state, or just the fact that gold ran out, but the city has  been frozen in time since the late 19 th century.

Virginia City, MT Founded on gold mining in this town once had about residents—including Calamity Jane—and was even briefly the capital of the Montana Territory.

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Elkhorn ~ A Great Ghost Town in Montana !!

Elkhorn, Montana Fraternity Hall - Elkhorn is a small ghost town in Jefferson County, Montana, United States, in the Elkhorn Mountains of the southwestern part of the state.

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