Three Of The “Best” Ghost Hunting Spots In Iowa
This time of the year many people like to search for great scary stories. Real-life ghost experiences. Some spot that helps deliver those are right here in Iowa. You can actually visit all three of these locations.
Please make sure you schedule a reservation or look at times these spots are open. Do Not Trespass!
Haunted Iowa Locations
These three spots are popular amongst locals and ghost-hunting travelers all around.
3. Oakdale Cemetery
A cool spot I have personally been to is Oakdale Cemetery. Graves like "Limb Of Unknown Child" and "Baby Boy Fear" have a long history of ghost stories. locals say If you stand by this section on Halloween night, you can hear the screams of the orphans.
This one is also popular because it is free to enter the cemetery where this grave is located. Compared to other haunted locations that may cost money to visit.
2. Villisca Axe Murder House
This spot is historic and has been visited by some of the most famous ghost hunters in the world. Anyone can visit this spot.
The tragic story is as follows,
On a quiet residential street in this small town sits an old white frame house. On a dark evening, the absence of lights and sounds are the first indication to visitors that this house is different from the other homes that surround it. Upon closer inspection, you'll notice the doors and windows are tightly closed and covered. An outhouse in the backyard suggests that this house does not occupy a place in the 21st century but somehow belongs in another era or another story. A weather-beaten sign warns rather than welcomes. This is the "Murder House".
You can learn more on the website.
These two spots are popular but may be closed or are almost never open.
1. Edinburgh Manor
PLEASE NOTE THAT RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED TO VISIT FOR EITHER THE DAY TOURS OR THE OVERNIGHT VISITS
The building does not have heat or running water. There is electricity. There is a house on site that is used for the bathroom and guests may use that to sleep in. Has fridge, micro, toaster, coffee pot, stove, etc...no beds, but carpeted. Please feel free to bring air mattresses and sleeping bags.
Have a fun and safe adventure this year!
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