There’s something really odd going on in Terlingua, Texas just outside of Big Bend National Park!! The once thriving mercury mining town has literally reincarnated itself; turning what used to be a whispering ghost town into a lively outdoor museum full of mystery and wonder. Simply put, Terlingua isn’t just a map dot. This intriguing place is more of a state of mind. Amidst the ruins of the past, there’s a bit of quirky lore that you just have to stop and see for yourself.
Rhyolite in Nevada is quite different from what you picture a scene of a typical western-theme ghost town. Only 120 miles northwest of Las Vegas near the eastern edge of Death Valley National Park, this western ghost town begs to be explored and its’ marveled history learned.