At these spooky inns, strange apparitions in the halls, weird sounds in the night and doors opening and closing at will are more common than turn-down service
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
To this day, the ghost nicknamed “Michael” has been said to emerge in mirrors, slam doors and cry out like he’s still mid-plummet.
Rapid City, South Dakota
Over the subsequent century, there have been reported sightings of Alex Johnson himself, a young girl and a “Lady in White” who may or may not have committed suicide by jumping from the window in room 812.
The Blue Lady, the former wife of Dr. George Story, and a blue-eyed apparition that has been known to loiter in the aptly dubbed Blue Lady Room overlooking the garden.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Skirvin's mistress was hidden away on the top floor, eventually becoming so depressed and isolated that she jumped to her death — baby in tow.
Parkersburg, West Virginia
The “main” ghost is the hotel’s former owner, William Chancellor, a dapper gentleman known to make appearances in mirrors, along with translucent children known to frolic the halls at night and ride tricycles.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Home to the ghosts of William Wildemere and a young boy named Maurice Begere, both of whom died of natural causes on the property. Other oddities include restaurant doors that swing open — despite being locked.
If you stay at a creepy clown-themed motel right next to a creepy graveyard, there’s a slight chance some of those ghosts may mosey over.
Ghost-hunters believe that the building’s destructive past may have turned the hotel into prime birthing ground for ghosts — guests have reported finding their belongings strewn all over the room, feeling someone tugging on their blankets at night, hearing children sobbing and even smelling apples
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