Tis the season to be spooky! Gear up for your Halloween sugar high by scaring the dickens out of yourself at one of these terrifying travel options from each state… That is, if you”re brave enough.
I had no idea our country was so creepy.
Alabama: Auburn University Chapel
Alaska: Dimond Center
There are rumors that this Anchorage mall was built over an Indian burial ground. Supposedly, workers uncovered a few bodies during the construction and now they haunt the bathrooms and smaller hallways.
Arizona: The Bird Cage Theatre
Arkansas: The Crescent Hotel
California: Wolfe Manor
Colorado: The Stanley Hotel
Connecticut: Union Cemetery
Deleware: The Governor”s Mansion
Florida: The Biltmore Hotel
Georgia: Moon River Brewing Company
Employees have claimed experiencing physical attacks, possessions, and dark figures while working at this Savannah pub. Built in 1821, it was originally used at the city”s first hotel.
Hawaii: Chaminade University of Honolulu
Several examples of paranormal activity have been reported over the years including apparitions of a spooky skateboarder and a soldier, odd sounds and electrical issues, shared dreams, and the feeling of being choked while sleeping.
Idaho: Owyhee Mountains
Is supposedly home to some ultra-freaky creatures. Residents claim some of the caves are home to demon possessed canibalistic dwarves who are around 2-feet tall and feature long tails they wrap around themselves in order to hide. They have been accused of abducting children and eating them.
Illinois: The Ashmore Estates
Indiana: Dunes State Park
In 1915, a woman named Alice Mabel Gray grew tired of city life after graduating from the University of Chicago and headed to a small cabin to spend her life alone among the dunes. She was titled “Diana of the Dunes” by journalists of the time and her spirit supposedly still lingers in the park.
Iowa: Iowa State Penitentiary
Inmates have reported cold spots in certain cells, the sound of chains clanking in the halls, and some claim to be victims of violent spectral physical attacks. Even officers have had the willies while on rounds, many of them refusing to go the end of the solitary confinement area at night because of dark feelings, specifically the feeling of being watched very intently by specters.
Kansas: Wichita State University
Wilner Auditorium is rumored to be haunted by its namesake, George Wilner. Reports include disembodied voices, doors opening and closing by themselves, and lights turning on and off and flickering without any explanation.
Kentucky: Bobby Mackey”s Music World
Louisiana: Myrtle”s Plantation
Maine: Camden Hills State Park
Legend says that in the late 1800s, a little girl named Elenora French fell to her death when her pink hat was swept from her head by the wind and she chased after it. Visitors have since reported seeing her floating pink had and hearing the sound of her screams near the cliff she fell from.
Maryland: Engineered Piping Products
The company is located on what was once a neighborhood and it seems some of the residents were reluctant to leave. Employees report buzzing and the feeling of their clothes being tugged while working alone in the building.
Massachusetts: The Houghton Mansion
Home to the state”s first mayor, A.C. Houghton, who lost his wife and daughter when their chauffeur committed suicide in a car accident resulting in all their deaths. His guilt-ridden ghost supposedly still lingers around.
Michigan: Mission Point Resort
Located on Lake Huron”s Mackinac Island, guests have claimed to see several apparitions over the years including a little girl in the auditorium, victims who drowned in lagoons, pools, and from jumping off cliffs.
Minnesota: Greyhound Bus Museum
Missouri: Kemper Arena
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