haunted places in usa

Eastern State Penitentiary’s Incarcerated Ghosts

Eastern State Penitentiary Eastern State Penitentiary is a looming, gothic, castle-like structure which casts an ominous feel over Philadelphia’s skyline. Taking a deeper look at Eastern State Penitentiary reveals its past is far more frightening than its appearance. Eastern State first opened its doors to inmates in 1829 and was operational until 1971. When first […]


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LaLaurie Mansion: A Real American Horror Story

The History of the LaLaurie Mansion New Orleans is a city famous for its ghosts and a breeding ground for the paranormal. Even to the extent that real estate put on its market must be listed as haunted or non-haunted. One of the French Quarter’s prime pieces of haunted property sits at 1140 Royal Street, […]


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The Ghosts of Hang Town aka Placerville, California

Hang Town AKA Placerville, California Placerville is a small town in Northern California that boasts much history from its pivotal past during the Gold Rush. After gold was stuck nearby in 1848, this small town boomed. Within a year it had grown in population and reputation, earning itself a fittingly dark new name. Vigilantes carried […]


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Top 5 Haunted Places in Austin Texas You Didn’t Realize Were So Spooky

Haunted Austin Austin is known for many reasons. Being the capital of Texas, a top live music destination, fostering towards small business, delicious tacos and a renowned University town. One thing that doesn’t spring to the minds of many is ‘haunted.’ Read on through my top picks of haunted spots right in the heart of […]


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The Haunted Goldfield Ghost Town and ‘The Devils Playground’

Goldfield Ghost Town Goldfield Ghost Town brings the Wild West (and some of its dead) back to life, making this one of Arizona’s most haunted locations. The town was originally founded back in 1893 after being inundated by miners hoping to get a taste of the gold struck in the nearby mountains. The town grew […]


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Abandoned Los Angeles Zoo Still Caging Dead Animals’ Souls

The Old Los Angeles Zoo Behind all the glitz and glamour of Los Angeles sits a forgotten, abandoned zoo left to rot and decay within Griffith Park. In operation from 1912 to 1966 the zoo was once the premiere place to gawk at exotic animals while in LA. The facility closed after demand called for […]


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Creepy Hidden Pet Cemetery in San Francisco

San Francisco’s Pet Cemetery San Francisco is famous for being one of the most pet friendly places in the world, with pet dogs outnumbering children. Having exhumed and relocated all but two human cemeteries to make way for construction and urban development, San Francisco’s beloved Pet Cemetery is lucky to still exist today. Tucked away […]


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Top Three Most Haunted Houses in San Francisco

Top Three Most Haunted Houses in San Francisco Let’s forget about the people who have left their hearts in San Francisco and look at those who have left their souls. Beneath San Francisco’s friendly culture and pastel Victorian lined streets lies a dark, haunted past. Three homes in San Francisco stand out for being notoriously […]


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New Orleans Bar Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Haunted by Ghosts and Demon

Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Along New Orlean’s vivid, loud and colorful Bourbon Street lies a rather unsuspecting establishment. Holding the title for being the oldest building to operate as a bar within the United States, Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop certainly looks the part. Pieces of New Orlean’s past and some of it’s former residents souls are preserved […]


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Paranormal Activity and Horror Movie Inspiration at Yosemite Hotel

The Ahwahnee Hotel Millions of nature lovers looking to experience the wild beauty of Northern California make their way to Yosemite Valley each year. Many of these visitors opt to spend their stay at a campsite. Other unsuspecting visitors looking for a more luxurious stay, may unknowingly check into one of the Valley’s paranormal activity […]


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All Aboard The Queen Mary Ghost Ship

The RMS Queen Mary After enduring a long and dark past, the RMS Queen Mary has settled in her final resting place of Long Beach, California. Although the ship has found peace, there are still many restless souls trapped within her. Launched as a luxury cruise liner in 1934 the Queen Mary was host to […]


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The Haunted History of the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, West Virginia

The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum Earlier this year I had the opportunity to tour around one of West Virginia’s most haunted buildings. Construction on the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum begun in 1858 and was completed in 1881. Originally designed to service just 250 patients, overcrowding took over and poor conditions flourished. The asylum peaked to house 2,400 […]


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