There are more ghost towns in Nevada than towns occupied by the living. By that count, it would take you years, if not a lifetime, to explore all the ghost towns in the state. If you want to whittle that task down to something more manageable, here are 6
One major advantage to Waco's central Texas location? Easy access to every other city in Texas! This links to a huge list of Texas ghost towns -- one of which is Independence, Texas, where Baylor University was first founded.