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Spooky Spots Around the United States

by Katie Skrzek

Oct 13, 2021

The Zimmerman Agency

Age Specific / Multigenerational

Spooky season is upon us! Grab the family and head to one of these scary locations across the United States.

 

The Crystal Coast in North Carolina

Located in the southern Outer Banks in North Carolina, the Crystal Coast has a storied history of pirate adventures and shipwrecks. Travelers can dive into the “Graveyard of the Atlantic” along the coastline for an up-close experience with thousands of shipwrecks rumored to contain sunken treasures and spirits.

 

Elvis’ Ghost at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

Guests of the Las Vegas resort claim to have seen Elvis roaming the halls of the property’s upper floors, casino and backstage at its theater where he performed more than 800 shows 1969–1976. Wayne Newton claims to have spotted the ghost of The King peering at him from a balcony in the theater.

 

Grave of Elizabeth Budd-Graham

Tallahassee, Florida’s, oldest cemetery is home to the grave of Elizabeth “Bessie” Budd-Graham. Budd-Graham was believed to be a good witch. Her tombstone includes an unusual inscription from Edgar Allen Poe’s poem “Lenore.” Historians posit she cast spells of love and protection. Take a tour of the cemetery and see for yourself if you notice any strange energy around the gravesite.

 

Mansion on Forsyth Park

Savannah, Georgia, is considered one of the United States’ most haunted cities. Book a stay at the Mansion on Forsyth Park during your visit. The property’s restaurant is located on what used to be Savannah’s most famous mortuary. The mortuary once hosted funerals for some of the city’s most famous deceased citizens.

 

Spooky St. Augustine

The historic Florida city boasts numerous haunted locations. Visit the Old Jail for a real paranormal investigation. Explore the dungeons of Castillo de San Marcos, a 17th-century fort where many unexplained occurrences have taken place.

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