Right between the Goldfield and Superstition Mountains, just east of Phoenix, there’s a unique gold-mining town that’s frozen in time. “Goldfield” is one of America’s best reconstructed ghost towns and a dazzling nugget of desert entertainment you do not want to miss.
The Whaley House: America’s Most Haunted Residence
Built on top of former gallows in historic Old Town, San Diego, California, “The Whaley House,” is the 1857 Greek Revival style residence of Thomas Whaley and his family. Here are some of the tragic incidents that can well explain why the Whaley House has been dubbed “The most haunted house in the U.S.”
Sprinkles ATM Spits Out Cupcakes 24/7 in Houston
If you are jonesing for a midnight fix or looking to capture a fancy Instagram story, we have the ideal place for you. The quirky invention of a genius California-based bakery chain, called Sprinkles, has already been filling Houstonians’ late-night sweet cravings.
24 Hours in Venice Beach, California
Longtime haven to talented street artists, skate rats and surfing lovers, hippies, and New Agers, Venice is Los Angeles’ most soulful, eccentric and eclectic boho beachfront neighborhood.
The Amish: All About America’s “Plain People”
For a group that enjoys living a life of seclusion and doesn’t believe in watching television, dramatizations of their mysterious lifestyle and some Amish people themselves have been featured in many programs bringing a somewhat unwelcome focus on America’s “Plain People.”
Marfa: Arresting Oddity in Texas Wilderness
Marfa is a contemporary art hub in West Texas on the High Plains of the Chihuahuan Desert at the junction of U.S. highways 90 and 67. This tiny but extremely vibrant town is an hour drive to the Mexico Border, an hour and a half from Big Bend National Park, and three hours from El Paso.
Jeremy Bentham’s Preserved Corpse in NYC
The mummified corpse of 18th-century English philosopher Jeremy Bentham will travel to The Met Breuer in NYC for an exhibition that will run from March 21st to July 22nd, 2018.
McCandless’ Story: Glorifying a Senseless Death?
Born on February 12, 1968, in El Segundo, California, Christopher Johnson McCandless, also known by the name “Alexander Supertramp,” was the 24-year-old American survivalist who died of starvation in August 1992 inside an abandoned Fairbanks City Transit System Bus in Alaska, USA.
Sugar Bowl: Best Ice Cream Parlor in Scottsdale, Arizona
For anyone who grew up in the 6th largest city in the United States during the last 60 years, ice cream is inseparable from the name Sugar Bowl. When the Sugar Bowl ice cream parlor and restaurant first opened its doors in Old Town Scottsdale, Arizona, in 1958, it awakened a widespread frenzy.
Salvation Mountain: The “Weirdo” Part of Colorado Desert
Located in California’s Colorado Desert, 3.2 miles northeast of Niland near Slab City, 11 miles north of Calipatria, and 54.8 miles from the Salton Sea, Salvation Mountain, in Imperial County, is the product of one man’s lifelong try to spread the message of universal love.