Weird California
Weird California
Weird California - By Joe Parzanese
All that
All that's left of the world's first Motel.

Forgotten Locales

Ghost towns, lost locations, long closed attractions, and areas that time has simply forgotten . . .

In a big part, thanks to the gold rush, California has an over abundance of things long since abandoned and forgotten. Add in all the infamous urban decay the state has, and there's a lot of long lost sites to see. From mining towns, closed amusement parks, defunct restaurant chains, Native American petroglyphs, and America's first motel, we'll take a look at California's lost, but perhaps not forgotten, history.

Arne's Royal Hawaiian Motel Bagdad Cafe Bayshore Roundhouse Cayucos Shipwreck Coalinga Iron Zoo Devil's Slide Bunker Doggie Diner Foothill Boulevard Mile Marker Frontier Village Birdhouses Hopeton Graveyard Jenny Rose Restaurant Jungleland Keeler Motel Inn Old LA Zoo Old Trapper's Lodge Painted Cave Pearsonville, Hubcap Capital of the World Rinconada Mine Route 66 Needles Roy's Motel and Cafe Scary Dairy Slabs of US 40 and Lincoln Highways Stairway to Nowhere Zzyzx

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