Rhyolite Nevada is quite different from what you picture as a typical western-theme ghost town. Only 120 miles northwest of Las Vegas near Death Valley National Park, Rhyolite National Historic Townsite begs you to come explore its’ crumbled ruins. You’ll learn about it’s short-lived history and why it’s one of the most peculiar desert ghost towns in America.
There’s something really odd going on near Big Bend National Park in the ghost town of Terlingua Texas!! The once thriving mercury mining town has reincarnated itself. What used to be a whispering ghost town transformed itself into a lively outdoor ruins museum full of mystery, wonder and quirky lore. But, aside from being a ghost town, there’s plenty of other things to do in Terlingua Texas!