There is a house in upstate New York known as the John Lawson House. This house's only inhabitants seem to be mannequins.
If the events at Sochi aren't thrilling enough for your taste, how about visiting some of these creepy abandoned sites from previous Olympic games?
Deception Island, off the Antarctic Peninsula, was once home to military and scientific bases, and a harbor for whaling ships... until a volcano almost totally destroyed it.
These markers look like they were built for alien invaders with a poor sense of direction... but their real purpose goes back to a forgotten chapter in US history.
The Salton Sea in California's desert is a huge lake that shouldn't be, and kills any fish who dares live in it.
The earthquake-ravaged walls of Craco make it one of the more unstable historic spots in Europe... but that doesn't stop daring explorers from visiting.
Once a popular family destination, Berlin's Spreepark has been empty since 2001... except for strange animal sounds heard in the night, and the mangled corpses of several life-size dinosaur statues.
Chippewa Lake Park in Ohio is an abandoned amusement park with such love behind it that the former owner is allegedly buried on site.
After sailing for half a century under many names, the S.S. America met a tragic end in 1994, and today only a haunting fragment remains.
The Miracle Strip Amusement Park in Florida closed in 2004, leaving behind terribly beautiful abandoned constructions.