Chris McCandless’s Bus 142, Alaska

This must be the most famous bus in America. It became well-known after Christopher McCandless’s body was discovered inside in 1992. He was the real person on whom the character in the successful movie Into the Wild is based. Every year many people hike along the Stampede Trail to the bus’s location near Healy. Often people get lost and have to be rescued. The once wild side has become a tourist attraction and items have accumulated inside the bus left by “pilgrims.”

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