TerlinguaLocated near Big Bend, Terlingua is one of Texas' most famous ghost towns. The town was home to Indians first, then Spanish and Americans followed. Howard Perry from Portland, Maine, began his Chisos Mining Company and the town boomed in the early 1900s. Though, when the mineral price fell after World War 2, the city seized. Photo: Courtesy Of Big Bend Holiday Hotel
*ARIZONA ~ JEROME ARIZONA GHOST TOWN: Jerome is the largest ghost town in the U.S! In 1876 miners began extracting copper, silver + gold from the area + houses started to be built. By 1920 there were some 15,000 inhabitants in the area + the people of the town were making some considerable money. In 1953 w/the price of copper at rock bottom the last mine closed + the town became deserted.
10 Abandoned Places You Can (Legally) Explore Today
What's a road trip without visiting a ghost town? This abandoned highway stop along historic route 66 is just 30 miles outside of Flagstaff, Arizona. It's said to be cursed, and has a bloody, tumultuous history.