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Address: Ghost Town Rd, Po Box 253, Lordsburg, NM 88045
Phone Number: (575) 542-9034
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Cool place just wish it was open

It was fun to drive out of town and see the buildings. Too bad it is only open two days a month. I think it was still worth a quick detour. Do Google to learn its history.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2016
krigold
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Port Aransas, Texas
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Van Nuys
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25 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We were disappointed that the ghost town was only open by appointment and specific days only. Drove down a dirt road off the beaten track and say a little - enough to take a few pictures and leave. Not sure we would have seen much more than that!

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Jackson, Mississippi
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

This would have been helpful information prior to arrival. The sign said special tours by calling the number. No are code though. After looking up the area code I called and the person seemed surprised to be getting a call. No tour since we couldn't stay in the area 14 days. There is a ghost town my wife and I... More 

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Port Aransas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

It was fun to drive out of town and see the buildings. Too bad it is only open two days a month. I think it was still worth a quick detour. Do Google to learn its history.

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Thank krigold
Morristown,Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

I rated it average since we couldn't take a tour. Only open 2 days a month is bad. Especially with us travelers. We past a couple cars that was coming and going from out of state to see. Wish we could of checked it out.

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Miami, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

After we got to Lordsburg, we found a brochure with a schedule. It is open one weekend each month and they have tours at 10:00 and 2:00. Our stay in Lordsburg was not one of the days they were open.

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Thank Jean A
Tucson, Arizona
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354 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

This authentic ghost town is only open a few times a year. The best way to find out is to always visit the web site prior to making the journey. It is true to the old west, which means that buildings are in disarray,however,this also adds to the realism that one feels when taking the tour Our guide was a... More 

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Kentwood
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

We were really looking forward to this. Did some research online( but not trip advisor). Upon arrival we realized that the town is closed unless there is a scheduled tour. This was a stretch your leg stop. If we would have known that we needed to call ahead we would have. We climbed the hill to the left of the... More 

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D'Iberville, Mississippi
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106 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

It's ok but so much of it has not been restored properly. Even in it's present state it is ok. Lots of old stories about his time.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Before you go, make sure it is open. It is only open a few times a year. I missed by 2. Drove by a looked from the road.

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Napa
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115 reviews
41 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

It must have been kinda fun when it was open--- but it has been CLOSED for several years. A bunch of very old wild west type buildings. It is only a tiny way off the freeway so it is worth a look. But nothing to get out of the car for unless you want to take a picture.

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