Travel experts at Next Vacay reveal the searches for “scariest places to visit” has boomed by a whopping 336%! It’s no surprise that so many travellers are keen to keep the spooky season alive by visiting some of the most haunted places around America.
Dozens of paranormal researchers visit every year and report that it’s a hub of paranormal activity. There have been stories of spooky experiences by visitors, staff, and inmates since the 1940s. You can see why this has captured our interest as searches for “Eastern State Penitentiary ghost hunt” increased by 1000% in the last 12 months.
|1||Biltmore: Asheville, North Carolina||246,000|
|2||Winchester Mystery House: San Jose, California||60,500|
|3||Amityville Horror House in Amityville, New York||60,500|
|4||The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park, Colorado||40,500|
|5||Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||40,500|
|6||Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast: Fall River, Massachusetts||30,100|
|7||Crescent Hotel, Eureka Springs, Arkansas||22,000|
|8||LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA||18,100|
|9||St. Augustine Lighthouse, Florida||18,100|
|10||Pittock Mansion, Portland, Oregon||18,100|
Naveen Dittakavi, founder and CEO of Next Vacay comments: “Halloween is just around the corner. It’s that time of year where people love to visit haunted attractions for some spooky adventures. America is home to some of the most haunted places around the world, making it a great option for those who dare.
The thrill and excitement of being scared is a feeling we can’t resist, which is why every year people flock to these destinations. It’s no surprise that searches for haunted travel have seen a 336% boom for those desperate for some spooky adrenaline!”