According to Sophie-Claire Hoeller and Kastalia Medrano, writing for Thrillist:

Kennecott, Alaska
St. Elmo, Colorado
Bodie, California
Ashcroft, Colorado
Cahawba, Alabama
Rhyolite, Nevada
Virginia City, Montana
Garnet, Montana
Elk Falls, Kansas
Batsto Village, New Jersey
Centralia, Pennsylvania
Glenrio, New Mexico and Texas

To me these sound like wonderful stops for future road trips.

Read the article to learn why they felt these were “eerily abandoned.”