Road trips from Southern California: Nevada
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( Hugo Martin / Los Angeles Times )
Distance: 338 miles one-way
When Goldfield was the richest and most populated gold mining town in Nevada, all the wealthy elite stayed at the swanky, four-story Goldfield Hotel. But after the boom turned to bust, psychics and paranormal investigators claim the now-defunct hotel became the haunting grounds of several ghosts, including the spirit of a pregnant prostitute who died while chained to a radiator in a small first-floor room. The story goes that her infant was tossed into an abandoned mine underneath the hotel. Ghost hunters say the hotel is one of seven portals to the Other Side.
-- Hugo Martin
Directions: From Las Vegas, drive 184 miles north along U.S. 95. For more information, call (775) 485-6365.