The Gold Rush Era Still Lives in Bodie, CA

Bodie, California was booming in 1876 after discovery of an impressive vein of gold.

The town however went into decline in subsequent decades and was known as a ghost town by 1915. Today, thanks to its designation as a National and California historical landmark, Bodie is widely regarded as the most popular ghost town in America, with about 200,000 visitors yearly. Jamie Jensen guests with travel tips for those looking to visit a well-preserved vestige of the golden West.