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Calico Ghost Town, Yermo

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Get a taste of life on the frontier and camp under the stars at Calico Ghost Town. The town was once a bustling silver mining community with more than 1,000 residents, 500 mines, a school, and a post office. When silver prices dropped near the end of the 19th century, the miners started leaving, and soon the town was completely abandoned. Today, you can tour the buildings--fully restored to match their 1880s' heyday--go on a horseback ride, hear the stories of the town's past, or grab a spot at a nearby camping site. You'll be in the desert heat, so be sure to bring sunscreen and plenty of water. Plan to visit Calico Ghost Town during your Yermo vacation using our convenient Yermo itinerary builder.
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  • We went for a quick visit on our way to Las Vegas. We just missed the reenactment of the Civil War, but instead got to witness a real life argument between North and South soldiers, over parking space...  more »
  • If you need a break to get out your car while driving to or from Vegas, this is a great place to stretch your legs for a couple of hours. We really enjoyed learning about the history of the small town...  more »
  • Seven dollars per person, is a street with shops both sides set... is to spend some time and get idea of how things were...
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