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Bonnie Springs Ranch plaque.

Bonnie Springs Haunted Ranch, Aging Wax Museum (Gone)

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Blue Diamond, Nevada

A tourist attraction since 1958, "an oasis in the desert." Offers horseback riding, restaurants, a mini-train, and Old Nevada Western Town, which has a bank, opera house, schoolhouse, sheriff's office, and cemetery. Even though the town is fake, some of its buildings are said to be haunted (enough to entice ghost hunters for investigative sleepovers). The wax museum has seen better days, but it's great for laughs.

Old Nevada Western Town is home to the Bonnie Springs Outlaws who perform live gunfight shows -- and special hanging shows three times a day!

Bonnie Springs Haunted Ranch, Aging Wax Museum

Bonnie Springs Ranch

Closed March 2019. Sold to real estate developer for McMansions.

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