9 U.S. Destinations That Feel Out of This World

Area 51, Nevada

Located 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas, this top-secret U.S. Air Force facility is famous for alleged alien research. Take the SR 375 "Extraterrestrial Highway" to the alien-themed town of Rachel.

Roswell, New Mexico

In 1947, a UFO allegedly crashed here, sparking widespread fascination. The U.S. Military first claimed it was a flying disc, then retracted it to a weather balloon. Roswell remains a UFO hotspot

Kecksburg, Pennsylvania

On December 9, 1965, a fireball lit up the sky and an acorn-shaped object landed in Kecksburg. Theories range from a meteor to a Soviet spacecraft. 

San Luis Valley, Colorado

Southern Colorado s San Luis Valley is known for bizarre occurrences, from UFO sightings to mysterious disappearances. 

Hopkinsville, Kentucky

On August 21, 1955, a family reported an attack by little green men. Despite no evidence, the event is celebrated with the Kelly Little Green Men Days Festival each August, keeping the legend alive.

Joshua Tree, California

This desert area, named after the iconic Joshua Tree, is renowned for UFO sightings since the 1940s. Visitors can enjoy the night lights, Joshua Tree National Park, and the vibrant local arts scene.

Marfa, Texas

At night, the Marfa Lights mysterious, orangey-red spherical lights race across the desert. While scientists attribute them to car headlights, UFO enthusiasts believe they are of extraterrestrial origin.

Sedona, Arizona

Known for its stunning scenery and spiritual vortexes, Sedona has been a UFO hotspot since the 1950s. It s a popular destination for New Age communities seeking healing and enlightenment.

Pine Bush, New York

In New York s Hudson Valley, Pine Bush has become the Northeast s UFO hotspot. The annual UFO Fair in April features a parade, live music, and even a UFO pet costume contest.