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50 Of The Creepiest Places In The U.S.

AKA your road trip to nightmares.

1. Cahawba in Cahawba, Alabama

Cahawba was Alabama's first state capital, but by the early 20th century, most of the residents had moved and many buildings fell into disrepair. Nowadays it stands as a ghost town. Legend has it that a mysterious glowing orb known as Pegue's ghost haunts a long-gone maze behind the home of Colonel C.C. Pegue.

2. Kenai Cemetery in Kenai, Alaska

3. Vulture Mine in Vulture City, Arizona

4. The Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

5. Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, California

6. The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado

7. Holy Land USA in Waterbury, Connecticut

Holy Land was a religious theme park that once attracted many devoted visitors. However, it closed in 1984, and since then, it's lain abandoned and forgotten, though attempts have been made to revive it. But a sinister air overcame Holy Land in 2010, when 16-year-old Chloe Ottman was murdered here.

8. Lewes Ferry Terminal in Lewes, Delaware

9. The Ellis Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia

10. Fort East Martello Museum in Key West, Florida

11. Morgan's Corner in Nuuanu, Honolulu, Hawaii

12. Lewiston Civic Theatre in Lewiston, Idaho

13. Bachelor's Grove Cemetery in Midlothian, Illinois

14. Edna Collins Bridge in Greencastle, Indiana

15. Villisca Ax Murder House in Villisca, Iowa

In 1912, this house was the scene of a grisly murder. Josiah and Sarah Moore, their four children, and the young Stillinger sisters, who were visiting, were all viciously murdered with an ax. Creepier still, the murderer left uneaten food out, covered each victim's face with a cloth, and draped linens over all mirrors and windowpanes. The case remains unsolved, but you can visit this house and stay overnight if you dare.

16. LeHunt in Sycamore, Kansas

17. Mammoth Cave National Park in Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

18. Six Flags in New Orleans, Louisiana

This spot isn't haunted, but that doesn't make it any less creepy. The park flooded during Hurricane Katrina and the wind and water damage made it almost completely unsalvageable. It's been used as a filming location for movies like Jurassic World. In addition to the unnerving wreckage, people have also seen alligators hanging out here.

19. Owls Head Light in Owls Head, Maine

20. Edgar Allen Poe House in Baltimore, Maryland

21. The Lizzie Borden House in Fall River, Massachusetts

You've probably heard the rhyme, before but do you know the actual details? In 1892, Andrew and Abby Borden were brutally murdered with an ax in their home. Lizzie Borden was accused of committing the crime and arrested, but she was eventually acquitted. However, she and her sister never returned.The house was turned into a bed-and-breakfast in 1996, so you can sleep in the room where Abby Borden was murdered, if you dare.

22. Glensheen Mansion in Duluth, Minnesota

23. Pere Cheney in Pere Cheney, Michigan

24. McRaven House in Vicksburg, Mississippi

25. Lemp Mansion in St. Louis, Missouri

26. The Old Montana Territorial Prison in Deer Lodge, Montana

27. Hummel Park in Omaha, Nebraska

Over the last several years, unsettling incidents, like the discovery of a body, have taken place at Hummel Park — and with tragic death comes reports of bizarre and unsettling hauntings. The creepiest part of this entire park is at the bottom of the stairs, where many are said to have spotted haunting apparitions.

28. The Mackay Mansion in Virginia City, Nevada

29. Gilson Road Cemetery in Nashua, New Hampshire

30. The Gates of Hell in Clifton, New Jersey

31. Dawson Cemetery in Dawson, New Mexico

32. The Amityville Horror House in Amityville, New York

33. Brown Mountain Lights in Brown Mountain, North Carolina

34. San Haven Sanatorium in San Haven, North Dakota

35. Moonville Tunnel in MacArthur, Ohio

36. Old Santa Fe Depot in Guthrie, Oklahoma

37. Shanghai Tunnels in Portland, Oregon

38. Centralia in Centralia, Pennsylvania

39. The Perron Family Home, aka The Conjuring house in Harrisville, Rhode Island

40. Old Tuberculosis Sanitarium in Greenville, South Carolina

41. The Historic Bullock Hotel in Deadwood, South Dakota

42. The Bell Witch Cave in Adams, Tennessee

43. U.S.S. Lexington in Corpus Cristi, Texas

44. The Remains of the Ted Bundy House in Salt Lake City, Utah

45. University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont

46. St. Albans Sanatorium in Radford, Virginia

47. Mount Baker Theatre in Bellingham, Washington

48. Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in Weston, West Virginia

49. Summerwind Mansion in West Bay Lake, Wisconsin

50. F.E. Warren Air Force Base in F.E. Warren, Wyoming