Welcome to the Unconventional Explorer!

Welcome! My name's Austin. I was born and raised on the Nevada desert, where my love for ghost towns and exploration began. In 2013 I created Nevada Expeditions to share the Silver State's historic places through photographs I've taken. Naturally, my love for exploring isn't restricted by state lines, so as I started spending more time in other states, I began traveling and photographing their historic places as well.

The Unconventional Explorer is designed as somewhat of a companion page to Nevada Expeditions. Both pages follow an identical format and will link back and forth freely between related places. I hope you enjoy this journey, and be sure to check back soon to see new places.

Come on, let's go explore!

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