Quirky U.S. Desert Towns Worth Visiting
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There’s something about the stark beauty of the desert that summons artists and eccentrics. Perhaps the best example of this phenomenon is Las Vegas, the largest quirky desert town of all, which has museums dedicated to mobsters and neon and burlesque, colossal statues of cowboys and Marilyn Monroe and drive-through wedding chapels. Vegas sets the weirdness bar high, but fear not: These lesser-known Southwestern desert towns can hold their own. Take a detour off the highway on your next road trip and find out what makes these unique destinations worth a visit.