Each year as the air turns crisp, leaves begin to fall and the scent of pumpkin spice lattes fills the atmosphere, we know a certain season has arrived. Fall! It’s when the kids go back to school, college football season kicks off, and things get just a tiny bit more spooky. And there’s no better time than this, it seems, to embark on a ghost hunting adventure (or two).
We rounded up some of the South’s creepiest haunted houses and other destinations below. You can learn more about each of these spots (and hundreds more) at HauntedPlaces.org. But remember: if you’re planning a visit, enter at your own risk — each spot earned their ghostly reputation for a reason!
Here are 24 of the most haunted houses, hotels, and more in the South:
- Major Graham Mansion – Max Meadows, Virginia
- Bill Sketoe’s Hole – Newton, Alabama
- Pickens County Courthouse – Carrollton, Alabama
- Monroe County Courthouse – Clarendon, Arkansas
- Kehoe House – Savannah, Georgia
- The Masquerade – Atlanta, Georgia
- Old Jail – St. Augustine, Florida
- Biltmore Hotel – Miami, Florida
- Waverly Hills Sanitorium – Louisville, Kentucky
- LaLaurie Mansion – New Orleans, Louisiana
- St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 – New Orleans, Louisiana
- Andrew Jackson Hotel – New Orleans, Louisiana
- Cedar Grove Inn – Vicksburg, Mississippi
- Chapel of the Cross – Madison, Mississippi
- Grove Park Inn – Asheville, North Carolina
- Lydia’s Bridge – Jamestown, North Carolina
- Chapel of the Ease – Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
- The Hermitage – Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
- Bell Witch Cave – Adams, Tennessee
- Orpheum Theatre – Memphis, Tennessee
- Rio Grande Plaza Hotel – Laredo, Texas
- Hotel Galvez – Galveston, Texas
- The Historic Ott Hotel – Liberty, Texas
- Ferry Plantation House – Virginia Beach, Virginia
Where’s the spookiest place you’ve ever dared to go? Let us know in the comments below!
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