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Town with interesting old buildings

White Oaks was nice to drive around. Huge old buildings in a very small town. Nothing was open when we were there. A few artists appear to live there. It is a short drive from the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Jackson Hole, WY
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Jackson Hole, WY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

White Oaks was nice to drive around. Huge old buildings in a very small town. Nothing was open when we were there. A few artists appear to live there. It is a short drive from the highway. I would visit if I happened to be in the area (which we were).

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Green Valley, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

If you are in the area and have about an hour to spare, take Highway 349 for nine miles (it is paved the entire way) and visit White Oaks. I rarely have found such an accessible ghost town. The drive In has tumbleweed everywhere, particularly on a windy day, and the scenery was pleasant with wild flowers along the roadside.... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

I have ridden by motorcycle to White Oaks several times. It is a few miles off the road. Lots of history about the place. There isn't much there but pull up to No Scum Allowed Saloon and have a cold brew and enjoy some live music and friendly locals. If you prefer places with shopping and lots of activity then... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

The ghost town is not much but continue through town and the road turns to gravel and you will see a sign that says potter 3.5 miles ahead. Well at first you think what in the world could this be. Well follow the signs to one of the most wonderful potters studio you could hope to find. Pull up and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

My husband and I drove several miles off the main road to see the ghost town of White Oak, NM. There were a few older buildings that date back to the gold rush days. There was nothing to tour and no open businesses. The town is just run down.

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