If you have been thinking of going out on the road in one of your city’s motorhome rentals but aren’t sure where you would like to go, why not plan a trip to see the most haunted places in the U.S? It’s the perfect plan for a summer get-away and one that should be very interesting.
Where are they?
- The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado-One of the scariest books ever written by Stephen King was inspired by a night’s stay at this hotel. At first glance, it is a beautiful hotel with gorgeous views of mountains in the distance, but a night stay at the hotel will bring with it, a much more haunting experience. The hotel was considered haunted for years, but it’s creepy level became higher after ‘The Shining’ became famous.
- Mission San Miguel in San Luis Obispo, California-A beautiful location in California, the Mission San Miguel is a place where horrible things happened, which has led many to believe the place is still haunted. Some say that they have seen the deceased patrons-who were brutally killed-of the mission, Mr. and Mrs. Reed, leading many to believe that the place remains haunted to this day.
- Hotel Roosevelt in Los Angeles, California-Los Angeles is a popular location for ghosts or so it seems. Hotel Roosevelt is a reportedly haunted destination that will provide guests with plenty to write home about. Two celebrity ghosts are said to haunt the rooms at this once highly popular hotel. Montgomery Cliff and Marilyn Monroe have been sighted there according to many guests and room 213 is said to be one of the scariest rooms to stay in-ever.
- The Queen Mary in Long Beach, California-The Queen Mary ship was used for many years, both as a cruise ship, as well as in World War II. Over the years it has seen many deaths, some due to accidents, war, and sick passengers. These deceased people are said to still roam the ship and will grace visitors with their presence. Whether you believe in ghosts or not, a visit to the Queen Mary will be an educational one.
- St. Augustine Lighthouse in St. Augustine, Florida-A tragedy happened at the St. Augustine Lighthouse in Florida when three little girls drowned after the cart they were playing plunged into the ocean below. Nowadays many consider the lighthouse to be haunted and people who visit or who live nearby have reported seeing little girls and even a man and many have said that they hear voices at night. It is definitely a site worth visiting for anyone who is interested in the paranormal.
These are just a few sites to get you started. The U.S is known to have many more haunted places that will give you the chills. From former prisons to old asylums, there are many places that were chilling when they were in use and have becoming hauntingly scary now that they are not. Whether you believe in the paranormal or not, a “haunted” themed road trip will be a captivating one.