Compact Jamestown supplies a touristy view of gold-rush-era life. Shops in brightly colored buildings along Main Street sell antiques and gift items, and there are a couple of wine-tasting rooms, Inner Sanctum for Spanish varietals and Gianelli's for Italian ones. You can try your hand at panning for gold here or explore a bit of railroad history.
Not everyone has the courage to explore these macabre destinations. Do you?More