Top 10 most popular haunted US locations to visit for a Halloween road trip

Winchester Mystery House

You have heard of the Winchester Mystery House if you have even a slight interest in haunted history. The structure, which is situated in San Jose, California, was initially bought by Sarah Winchester in 1886 as a two-story farmhouse. The house was ultimately developed into a 7-story Victorian mansion, which is known for its strange and meandering construction, which features doors that don't open, stairs that lead nowhere, and other oddities.

Eastern State Penitentiary

One of the most spooky locations in the country is the Eastern State Penitentiary near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which has been featured on several ghost-hunting TV programs. Visitors and researchers have experienced a wide variety of paranormal events, from shadowy apparitions to disembodied sounds.

Main Street in St. Charles, Missouri

This street in St. Charles, Missouri is lined with historical landmarks and is said to be home to several ghosts.

Jacob’s Well

The sinkhole is home to an artesian spring-fed underwater cave system that is nearly 4,300 feet long and 140 feet deep. The Houston Chronicle reports that at least 12 people have perished while trying to navigate the perilous waters, making it a popular haunt for wretched ghosts who met a horrible end.

The Stanley Hotel

The Stanley Hotel, which first opened its doors in 1909, is perhaps most known for serving as the model for Stephen King's "The Shining." King, like many other visitors over the years, claimed to have had paranormal encounters while staying at the hotel, which has also been featured in a number of ghost-hunting television programs.

White Horse Tavern

The White Horse Tavern in Newport, Rhode Island, which started for business in 1673, is thought to be the country's very first tavern. The mythical and the haunting frequently accompany sites this age.

Masonic Temple Detroit

When the temple first opened to the public in 1926, rumors started to circulate because it was connected to a group that was frequently seen as strange.

Waipi'o Valley

The Waipi'o Valley, which is situated in the Hamakua District of the Big Island of Hawaii, is renowned for its stunning landscape, natural beauty, and variety of hiking trails. In addition, it is well known for its numerous myths and legends about gods, demons, and demi-gods.

St. Roch Chapel, Yellow Fever Shrine

The St. Roch Chapel has been a landmark in New Orleans, Louisiana since 1874 and is situated amid one of the spookiest towns in America. For visitors, the 19th-century chapel is a peculiar sight because prosthetic body parts have been placed within as offerings and are hung from the walls and arranged on various surfaces.