The 10 Most Haunted Towns in the U.S.

St. Augustine, Florida

vSt. Augustine, Florida, the oldest European settlement in the contiguous US, has much to offer visitors. U.S. News & World Report named the city one of the best small towns to visit for its century-long history. 

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, was the site of the Civil War's bloodiest battle, so it's no wonder it's haunted. travel blogger, and Gettysburg native   The wounded were treated in every house, church, barn, and building as the battle raged in the town's streets and farmland.

Bodie, California

Bodie, California, became a ghost town in 50 years after the gold rush. . . People say the ghost town is cursed and haunted.

Bangor, Maine

Any serious Stephen King fan knows that the author of "Carrie," "The Shining," and "It" sets most of his work in Maine, his home state. You can visit Bangor, which inspired many of King's works.

Sleepy Hollow, New York

The village of Sleepy Hollow, immortalised in Washington Irving's 1820 short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," is still haunted, even if the Headless Horseman doesn't visit annually.

Atchison, Kansas

Atchison is famous for being the birthplace and hometown of Amelia Earhart, who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean in 1937. Its haunted buildings draw ghost hunters from around the world.

Salem, Massachusetts

Salem is one of the most haunted US towns. The Salem Witch Trials, a series of hearings and prosecutions in Massachusetts, resulted in 25 people being hanged, stoned, or imprisoned for witchcraft.

Estes Park, Colorado

Estes Park, a mountain town, is the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. However, it's known for more. The Stanley Hotel, a century-old haunted hotel, towers over the town. "The Shining" is one of its most famous ghost stories.

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