Sometimes when people ask me for travel recommendations for Savannah, they stipulate that they want to stay outside of downtown because they don’t want to sleep in a haunted hotel. This always makes me laugh. While downtown is known for its haunted hotels, inns, and bed and breakfasts, it’s...
A Utica woman was awoken in the middle of the night to a startling notification on her phone that her blink camera had detected motion in her office. When she looked back at the recording, she was shocked! You have to admit, this is hard to explain. The woman who...
Not exactly a new trend per se, but recently haunted hotels – under the broader banner of ghost tourism – have gained a niche following, with many promoting stories of their spooky pasts as a means of drumming up free eyeballs and, hopefully, bookings. The underlying marketing lesson is that you have to have a shtick, and this goes far beyond just haunted hotels.
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New Orleans is one of the most haunted cities in America. Ghost hunters, dark history fans and people who love great jazz flock to the Big Easy every year. Is it to spend time enjoying Mardi Gras? Or to visit the Jazz festival? Or is it because they want to spend time with ghosts in New Orleans?
Have you ever felt the urge to sleep under the watchful eye of your favorite Victorian author or Hollywood starlet? Apparently, plenty of people do, because many haunted hotels across the United States have become major tourist attractions. Some haunted hotels are inhabited by a single, distinct, and even famous...
The Hotel Chequamegon on the shore of Lake Superior in Ashland may be one of the most haunted hotels in Wisconsin. Staff and visitors have reported unexplained noises, disembodied voices, and objects moving on their own. The apparition of a man in a top hat has even been seen strolling halls of the beautiful, Victorian-style hotel.
Only In Colorado
Located in downtown Denver, the Brown Palace Hotel has been visited by many famous people through the years. It’s the second oldest hotel in the city. While the Brown Palace is known for its luxury, it’s also a hotbed of paranormal and haunted activity. Whether you believe in ghosts or not, it’s hard to explain some of the sightings and events that hotel guests and staff have experienced. If you are planning a trip to Denver and are up for a bit of a haunted fun, book a stay at the Brown Palace Hotel.
The restaurants in this mountain town offer an eclectic menu of options. For a strong cup of coffee and stuffed French toast, head to Eureka Springs Coffee House, a family-owned coffee shop located in an electric-blue house that rents upstairs rooms on Airbnb. Local Flavor Café is a popular brunch spot and a great place for dinner. The restaurant also offers an innovative drink list, with several whiskeys from Japan. For fine dining, Rogue’s Manor at Sweet Spring has an extensive menu of oysters, steaks, and pastas. And for craft beer, flatbread pizza, and live music, The Gravel Bar is the place to go.
Built in 1833, the Inn at Jim Thorpe is considered one of the most haunted hotels in the state of Pennsylvania. Over the years, the Inn has hosted such celebrities as John D. Rockefeller, Thomas Edison, Buffalo Bill and former presidents Ulysses S. Grant and William Howard Taft. However, these famous names aren’t the ones reportedly haunting the historic building in downtown Jim Thorpe.
John is a mid-Atlantic writer and avid student of history. His current passions are frontier and Civil War history, and genealogy. The sky was heavily overcast as we drove up the steep winding roadway on Crescent Mountain overlooking Eureka Springs, Arkansas. We were on our way to the 1886 Crescent Hotel where we had booked a room. It is an old Victorian resort hotel that has been billed as one of America's most haunted hotels.
YogaBox, located in the Arcadia Plaza on 28th St. and Indian School, has plans to open its 10th location (the first in Arizona) this February. The studio’s mission, “progress over perfection,” is put into play with sculpting, restorative and power flow classes. Various memberships are available. OsteoStrong,...