Even though you might not believe in ghosts or haunted places, you still can’t deny that they are really creepy. For some unknown reason, people are always drawn towards supernatural things and that’s why haunted places actually become travel destinations for curious people. Today we will go over some of the most creepiest and scariest haunted places that you can actually visit!
The Winchester Mystery House
The reason why this house is considered as being haunted is because Sarah Winchester built many secret passages and hallways into it. In addition, locals are saying that this house is haunted by the ghosts of the people who were shot with the Winchester rifle which was invented by Sarah’s husband.
A haunted ship, does it get creepier than this? This ship is anchored in Long Beach, California and it is said to be filled with the ghosts of its former crew and other people who died on it.
The Lemp Mansion is located in Saint Louis, Missouri and it used to be the house of a clan of beer barons. Legend has it that the four people who lived in this house still haunt it to this day.
The house’s name might not sound that familiar but people say that it is haunted by the family who lived there.
The Alcatraz Prison
This is the most famous prison in the world and there are countless movies about it. However, what makes this prison really intriguing is that it is said to be roamed by the spirits of famous mobsters such as Al Capone. Another scary legend about this prison says that you can still hear prisoners trying to dig tunnels beneath their cells.
Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia
The worst thing about this prison is that prisoners were always alone. They never got to see other prisoners and went mad because of this.
The Wild, Wilde West Jerome, Arizona
Jerome used to be a small mining town that only had around 400 citizens. The mines kept on caving in and many miners died in Jerome which caused people to believe that this small city is haunted. Locals claim that they can never sleep because ghosts and spirits make weird noises every night.
Lizzie Borden House
This creepy house is the place where Lizzie Borden went crazy.
The Shanley Hotel
This is one of the most infamous hotels in New York. The building is filled with hidden rooms and secret hallways. I should also mention that there are old rumors which say that many people died in this hotel.
This is the most infamous plantation in America. Rumor has it that 12 ghosts roam this plantation and one of them actually appears in pictures from time to time.
Waverly Hills Sanatorium
This huge sanatorium was built back in 1900 with the sole purpose of treating people that suffer from tuberculosis. Medicine wasn’t so advanced back then and many people died.
Hotel Monte Vista
Legend has it that room number 210 is haunted by a really creepy ghost that likes to hang meat from the chandelier. The hotel is still open to the public and room 210 can also be booked.
Big Nose Kate Saloon
The place where this saloon is built used to be the place where the haunted Grand Hotel was located. Locals are saying that even though the hotel is not there anymore, the ghosts decided to stay and haunt the saloon.
This place can be found in Venice, Italy and it used to be a special hospital for plague victims. As you might already know, the plague killed a lot of people and all of them are haunting this place.
Hoia Baciu Forest
First off, this haunted forest is located in Romania, the land of Dracula. The forest is said to be filled with bad spirits and locals claim that whoever enters it never comes out.
This haunted hotel is what inspired the author of “The Shining” to write his famous book. Just knowing that information should be enough to give an idea of what type of stuff goes on in this hotel.
Trans-Aleghenny Lunatic Asylum
Even though this asylum is really huge, it was designed to hold 250 patients at a time. Sadly, the management didn’t care for that and took in around 2,500 people. Most of them didn’t even have a place to sleep and you can imagine for yourself the horrors that took place in this asylum.
This hotel has a quite scary past.
The Devil’s Trampling Ground
People believe that the devil himself comes to this place from time to time and that’s why nothing ever grows on this piece of land.
This immense wood spread over millions of acres and it is believed to hold a couple of ghosts villages. Back in the old days people used to come here for the wood and created small villages but then left to other places when coal mines were discovered. Rumor has it that some of those villages are filled with the ghosts of the people who were left behind.
Mark Twain’s House
This is the house where the famous Mark Twain completed some of his best work. However, this is also the house where his young daughter Susy died from meningitis. Mark Twain and his family never returned to this place after Susy’s death and her ghost is said to still roam around the house.
Everyone knows about the famous Gettysburg battle but not many might know that the ghosts of all the fallen soldiers are believed to haunt the battlefield to this day.
Copper Queen Hotel
This used to be one of the most popular hotels when mining first appeared in America and legend has it that three coal miners haunt the hotel’s rooms.
This Houston Spaghetti Warehouse is not your ordinary restaurant. There are many urban legends that surround this place but all of them are saying the same thing, this place is haunted!
This place is a nightclub now but back in 1850 it used to be a slaughter house.