The Rebel Ballerina Who Made a Ghost Town in Death Valley into Her Stage
Under a blistering Death Valley sun, Marta Becket resurrected the Amargosa Opera House with nothing but a paint brush and fierce devotion to her art. Decades later, a young ballerina fills her pointe shoes and carries Marta’s dream with an unyielding spirit. There's character to spare throughout California's desert region, including some delightfully quirky lodging options that will add flavour to any trip. And if you're intrigued by out-of-the-way attractions, be sure to peruse this list of the most remote destinations in the Golden State.