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Legendary guests including Lyndon Johnson and Judy Garland once stayed at the now abandoned Baker Hotel in Texas.

16 long-abandoned hotels around the world and the stories behind them

From forgotten beach resorts to former celebrity hotspots, here are some of the coolest abandoned hotels around the world.
Ashgabat in Turkmenistan is a ghost town.

13 of the largest abandoned cities and ghost towns around the world, and the eerie stories behind them

There's something both intriguing and spooky about abandoned cities. The largest ghost towns include Ordos Kangbashi in China and Ashgabat in Turkmenistan.
The historic center of Campo, California, is up for sale.

A nearly abandoned town in California could sell for around $6 million. It’s been ‘trapped in time’ for decades.

The town of Campo has captured the interest of movie directors, CEOs, and big tech companies. A Hollywood producer already made an offer.
Tsunami-damaged buildings in Namie, Fukushima, on March 11, 2019.

Haunting photos reveal what nuclear-disaster ghost towns look like years after being abandoned

Photos of abandoned nuclear ghost towns, like Namie, Japan, reveal abandoned cars and dilapidated buildings.
Smoke rises from a crack in the road in Centralia Pennsylvania in 2010.

This US town has been abandoned for almost 60 years because of an underground fire that continues to burn

A fire that started in 1962 turned Centralia, Pennsylvania into something of a ghost town, where a handful of residents have fought to stay.
Calico, California, is just one ghost town with an interesting history.

THEN AND NOW: What life was like in 7 American towns before they were abandoned

Before towns like Centralia and Kennecott became ghost towns, they were thriving mining communities with homes, schools, and even train stations.
These cities have practically everything they need to thrive — except for people.

A fifth of China’s homes are abandoned. Take a look inside China’s ‘ghost cities.’

China has a very high housing vacancy rate, and it has turned some cities into absolute ghost towns. Here's a look inside these eerie cities.
These cities have practically everything they need to thrive — except for people.

A fifth of China’s homes are abandoned. Take a look inside China’s ‘ghost cities.’

China has a very high housing vacancy rate, and it has turned some cities into absolute ghost towns. Here's a look inside these eerie cities.
The Westworld look-alike ghost town of Cerro Gordo can be yours for under $1 million.

A real-life Westworld in California sold for over $1 million to a group of Los Angeles investors who plan to use it for festivals and photoshoots

Cerro Gordo, an abandoned mining town with a violent history in Lone Pine, California, that looks straight out of Westworld just sold for more than $1 million. The investors who bought this piece of the Wild Wild West hope to use it for everything from music events to writing retreats.

Incredible photos show how a Chinese ghost town has been reclaimed by nature

Houtouwan, on the eastern Chinese island of Shengshan, was once home to 3,000 fishermen but was abandoned in the 1990s. It now has just five residents and its buildings have become coated in greenery. Take a look.