Area 51, Nevada
While many of the theories of Area 51, a remote facility used by the United States Air Force, have been debunked, the hotbed of rumors and conspiracy theories remain, mostly relating to UFO sightings. The intense level of secrecy surrounding the research relating to Area 51, coupled with its very remote location in Nevada and close proximity to the “Extraterrestrial Highway” have resulted in a deeply suspicious public that still wonders what’s really going on behind its gates.
If you want to explore it, head to the quirky town of Rachel, which happens to be home to multiple alien enthusiasts. Stop in at Little A’Le’Inn, a restaurant/hotel/gift shop, and you’re bound to hear a few interesting tales, like the woman who saw mysterious red lights appear in the sky before they suddenly transformed into a five-point star. After watching for hours, the star eventually exploded into thousands of little lights.