With many folk tales and ancient monuments in the country, the chances of discovering paranormal activities is not a surprise to anyone. Being attracted to discovering ghost towns and abandoned mansions gives a different kind of chill in your adventure. However, the question remains as to whether it is safe to invade the privacy of the unseen and seek an adventure? Or go on a ghost hunt with a tour guide. Either way, many locations in the U.S are listed to be haunted. Some of which include:
The Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast, River Fall, Massachusetts, is a nation known B&B. The murder of Andy and Andrew Borden was one of the most terrifying and mysterious cases in the U.S. In 1892, the Borden’s were murdered in the room. The tragic story led to many investigations for many years. Since then the B&B is known to be a haunted place. People who have stayed the night in the same room have mentioned the paranormal activities that take place. It is said that the spirits of the Borden’s still remain in the room.
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, Weston, West Virginia is a facility built to heal people. The 1858 built structure housed 2,400 patients. Later over the years, the asylum was shut down due to changes in mental health treatments and deterioration of the building. Since 1994, the facility has been left alone with no people around it. During the days when the facility was running, many patients have died during treatments. Many ghost hunters and paranormal hunters have reported the shadowy presence of the patients in the area. The place is haunted with cries and unusual movements.
Amityville Horror House, Amityville, New York is the house where a 23-year-old man killed his entire family in the middle of the night with no explanation. It is said that there is an evil spirit that resides in the house. The house is well known in the documentaries of the Warrens. The Lutz family who lived in the house not more than a month witnessed strange activities in the house like smelling strange scents, waking up at 3.15 AM the time when the murder took place, levitating while asleep, a spirit dropping a knife in the kitchen and more.
The haunted house was also used in many horror movies, specialised paranormal documentaries. Ronald DeFeo, the man who murdered his family while they were asleep, is facing his sentence. The next horror house rated destination is a theatre in Tennessee. The Orpheum Theatre at Memphis Tennessee is a magnificent theatre furnished with 2,000-pound chandeliers and gold leafing. The theatre consisted of 2,000 stunning interior seats.
But due to a tragic fire, the building was demolished leaving the space unattended and bankrupt. Many performers and theatregoers have spotted a little girl named Mary dancing in the lobby and performing on the stage. Mary was one of the six people who died in the fire.
The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park, Colorado is one of the most well-known hotels which inspired Stephan King’s bestselling horror story ‘’ The Shining.’’ Mr and Mrs Stanley opened the isolated resort in 1909 and was reported to never come out again. Many of the staff in the hotel have witnessed Mrs Stanley playing the piano in the music room at night, and Mr Stanley shows up in photographs. There have also been reports of other activities like bags being unpacked, Lights turning on and off, Children laughter echoing in the halls.
The Stanley Hotel is rated as one of the most active paranormal sites in the U.S. A spooky fact about the guest room in the hotel is the T.V that plays The Shining on a 24-hour loop. Visitors can book a room in the Stanley hotel and spend a night in a haunted resort. Anyone brave enough to discover the paranormal in the U.S will surely be delighted to explore these places.