Ever wondered where you can go in the U.S. to find the creepiest places and most haunting experiences? Well, we narrowed it down and compiled a list of 7 Eerily Haunted Places in the U.S. Our list features some well-known cities that have infinite stories of hauntings and paranormal activity. So, if you dare, come along from the spooky ride.
What is it that makes the supernatural and paranormal world so appealing to us? Is it the fact that no one has ever been able to convince the world that hauntings do occur? Or is it the fear of the unknown that keeps us exploring for answers?
These questions continue to remain unanswered but it is clear that there is a general curiosity in the paranormal world. For years film makers have been turning nightmares and stories of hauntings into blockbuster films that generate millions of dollars. You’re either seeking to be scared or curious as to what exactly is in store for you, should you venture off into one of the 7 Eerily Haunted Places in the U.S. So, check out our list and see which one of these places would best fit your hunger for the paranormal.
7 Eerily Haunted Places in the U.S.
7. Villisca Axe Murder House
In the quaint little town of Villisca, Iowa lives one of the most brutal stories ever told. The Josiah B. and Sara Moore House was the scene of a brutal crime where eight people (six children) were murdered while they slept peacefully in their home. The Villisca Axe Murder is one of the most devastating and eerie stories in U.S. history and the home has been rumored to feature paranormal sightings that were actually caught on tape.
6. Amityville House
The Amityville House on 112 Ocean Avenue, in Amityville, NY is one of the most famous haunted places in the U.S. The house and the murders that occurred within it was the subject of a slew of Hollywood films based on two of the major stories regarding it. The first was the murders allegedly committed by Ronald DeFeo Jr. He was accused of shooting and killing his family in the home. Later on George and Kathleen Lutz moved into the home and reported a series of hauntings. There continues to be arguments as to whether or not these hauntings really occurred.
5. Site of the Indiana Demon House
The Indiana Demon House was the subject of one of the Ghost Adventures most shocking investigations. The house was said to be inhabited by an evil entity that had the ability to inflict danger to the lives of those who were living there. The house is no longer standing as Ghost Adventures host Zak Bagans purchased and demolished the house because of it’s demonic activity.
4. Moon River Brewing Company
The Moon River Brewing Company is located in Savannah, Georgia, which is said to be one of the most haunted cities in the U.S. Reports of a spirit named “Toby” have circulated over the years. The company is still operational and holds tours for those looking to spot some of the spirits said to be lurking into the space.
3. Susie Plantation
The Susie Planation is located in Louisiana, which is known as the most haunted state in the U.S. In some cases there have been reports of a paranormal entity causing physical harm to workers or anyone who happens to be on the plantation.
2. St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 is another one of Louisiana’s big haunted attractions. Of course, being that it is a cemetery leaves more room for haunting rumors, however, one of the most famous voodoo priestesses by the name of Marie Lavaeu is actually buried in the cemetery.
1. Alcatraz Island/Prison
Alcatraz Island/Prison held some of the most dangerous criminals in U.S. History. Some of those violent criminal’s spirits are said to still haunt the world famous prison. It’s another place where the Ghost Adventures crew staged a lockdown.