Oasis in the Desert: The Inn at Death Valley

Death Valley National Park is home to an oasis in the middle of the driest, hottest, lowest spot in the United States. The historic Inn at Death Valley hotel was originally built in 1927. It was the headquarters for 20 Mule Team Borax and a hideout for Hollywood stars seeking tranquility. A $100 Million Renovation…

The Prospector Bar & Grill, Chloride, Arizona—Small Town and Down Home

It doesn’t get a whole lot more “small town” than Chloride, Arizona. With a population of around 275 folks (if everyone’s home), this “living ghost town” in the far northwest corner of Arizona is a far cry from its silver and lead-mining heyday. In 1899, the town boasted more than 100 active mines and 3000…