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10 Rivers In Florida As Beautiful As They Are Haunted By Evil

Famed for their natural beauty, the rivers in Florida mesmerize thousands of people annually. They also relax or excite their visitors through a host of activities like swimming, kayaking, and fishing. But don’t expect to be at peace at EVERY river you head to. Some of the most serene rivers across the sunny state have […]

9 Florida Parks That Possess Terrifying Ghostly Activity

As sunny as Florida may be, there’s a lot of darkness lurking around the state. With so much history, especially during the Civil War era, the state is the eternal home of many ghosts. While some of these will hardly harm you, many will go to lengths to suppress your breath. And the latter type […]

Want to Be Afraid? Explore These 9 Haunted Florida Bridges

No one would ever expect to discover the hidden truth about the haunted bridges in Florida – a State known for its beautiful, endless beaches. There’s so much happening behind the scenes and under the cover of darkness that even the most jaded person would be at the very least – surprised, if not horrified. […]

This Haunted House In Florida Will Terrify You In The Best Way

In 1838, Thomas Orman and his family moved to Apalachicola, Florida and built a house. Mr. Orman was a merchant and grew immensely rich from trading goods with sailors and travelers who came to the Gulf. The family built their house to overlook the docks below. A Paranormal Journey At The Orman House Orman House […]

9 Haunted Roads In South Florida That Will Make You Piss Yourself

Sunshine, surf and sand evoke happy memories of fun vacations and exciting holidays, especially in Florida. Travel south and discover a totally different world filled with darkness, where the roads, streets and avenues are teeming with the kind of terror you only expect to see in a horror movie. It doesn’t matter whether you’re driving, […]

These Apartments in Florida Are so Haunted They Will Terrify You

Many decades ago, a new apartment complex was constructed in Sarasota, Florida. The Timber Chase Apartments have seen many residents come and over the years, but many Sarasota locals have begun to speculate whether or not this complex is haunted. Rumors of a 1992 murder have circulated within the area. The Quick Moving Apparition of the […]

10 Most Terrifying Haunted Bike Trails in Florida

No one wants to discover that their fun day in the great outdoors has the capacity to turn into a fright-fest, especially when checking out the best mountain bike trails in Florida. Doom, gloom and horror seems so far removed from this sunny state, where everyone loves to vacation and create fun memories. There’s something […]

Spooky Stuart: Sinister Native American Spirits Lurk At Gilbert’s Bar

During the early 1940s, a majority of the world’s commerce took place by way of ships. Florida’s Atlantic coastline was vast and mostly uninhabited. Sailors who survived unfortunate shipwrecks would swim to Florida’s shore, in need of food and shelter. The Sailors Haven in Stuart Places such as Stuart began to build facilities known as […]

The 9 Most Haunted Roads In Northern Florida

There are many creepy and haunted places throughout Florida – and the country – but these ghastly spirits and evil creatures can be found lurking on the roadside and lying in wait for anyone unlucky enough to stumble into their dark lairs, in Northern Florida. You might think that you’re safe driving by, but who’s to say […]

The 7 Best Waterfall Hikes in Florida to See a Ghost

While many people flock to Florida each year for the sandy beaches, there are some that travel to this state in order to explore its many waterfall hikes. While there are many places scattered around the United States that have hiking trails that run parallel to a waterfall. What makes these seven trails in Florida […]

Terror In Florida: Is This High School Haunted By Evil?

The first high school of St. Petersburg was founded in 1898. Many buildings around St. Petersburg had been used to teach students until 1926, when the school’s current headquarters was built. Over the years, many students have experienced strange events in a science lab on the third floor of the school. St. Petersburg H.S.: Where […]

True Florida Terror: Are You Ready For This Haunted Road Trip?

When you think of Florida – you probably think of beaches, parties and awesome nightlife – however it’s what goes on when the sun goes down that gets the adrenaline pumping. Even the most seasoned paranormal investigator will think twice before stepping foot in these infamously frightening, haunted locations. All kinds of creepy apparitions, demonic […]

Sinister Ghost Will Invade Your Mind at the Ruins of the Old Arcadia Mill

During the 19th Century, the town of Milton centered around a mill. The Arcadia Mill was water powered, and brought in a lot of commerce to the town at one point. Over time, newly developed industrial technology made the mill obsolete. Milton’s Haunted Ruins: The Arcadia Mill It was abandoned and deteriorated over time. Now […]

An Evil Spirit Lurks At These Crumbling Ruins In Florida

During the 1830s, a sugar and saw mill were built on some open land in what is now New Smyrna Beach, Florida. As indicated by the name, the mill was used to process refined sugar granules from raw sugar cane in the nearby fields. War and Strife at New Smyrna Beach For five years business […]

Terror In Florida: Is A Dead Girl Back From The Grave?

There are many legends that center around the state of Florida…and the unassuming town of Graceville has one of the creepiest ones by far. The story goes that there once was a little girl in town who had a horrible habit of sleepwalking at night. Her parents did their best to keep her safely in […]

Don’t Stroll On These 10 Haunted Beaches In Florida Or You May Regret It

When looking for great locations for a vacation, the beaches in Florida should be high up on your list of places to take into consideration. There’s much to do and see, whether you’re an avid shell collector, a lover of water sports or looking for a relaxing spot to recharge your batteries. Little known to […]

There Is a Ghost That Will Creep You Out At the Russ House

Built in 1895, Russ House has been the site of many historical events, including the Battle of Marianna. Many soldiers died on the site a few decades before the house was built. Furthermore, Joseph Russ Jr., the man who built the house, committed suicide there during the Great Depression. A Combination of Creepy Evidence Today, […]

10 Paranormal Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend (No Theme Parks!)

Do you need to get out of the house? Are you looking for things to do in Orlando this weekend besides theme parks? Look no further than these ten amazing locations scattered throughout the city. Not only are these places fun…they’re haunted. So if you’re feeling bored this weekend, and you have a penchant for […]

Drowned Boy Attacks Woman at the Jones Road Creek in St. Cloud

A relatively new legend has been circulating in St. Cloud, Florida. Locals have been overheard discussing the small creek off of Jones Road. Many believe that a little boy drowned in the creek during the ’80s and has haunted the area ever since. The St. Cloud Haunted Creek Nobody seems sure of who the boy […]

Tampa: Suicidal Ghosts Leap Off the Sulphur Springs Tower

Long ago, before Tampa, Florida was fully established, a lighthouse served as a landmark in the area. This lighthouse was said to have aided pirates navigating the coastline. It’s unclear when this lighthouse was destroyed, but a water tower was put in its place in 1927. One of the First Structures of Tampa The Sulphur […]

The 10 Best Colleges in Florida To Spot A Ghost

Wondering, “Which college should I go to in Florida?” Well, you could draft a list of colleges and weigh their pros and cons. But some things just aren’t listed in college brochures. One thing that doesn’t make it to these glossy pages is the stories of past students, faculty, and others who can still be […]

Prepare To Be Terrified: Demon Lurks In The Winter Haven Woods

Woods have always been an ideal location for horror movie scenes—but for the folks of Winter Haven, Florida it may no longer be entertaining. JPV Woods, a large area of vegetation and foliage in town, has developed a reputation for being haunted, though nobody can seem to figure out why. Many Native Americans perished where […]

Sanderson: The Confederate Ghost on the Olustee Battlefield

The Civil War is considered the bloodiest part of American history. During this war, Confederate and Union soldiers fought for their lives and freedom during several battles. The Battle of Olustee in Sanderson, Florida is considered to be the second bloodiest. Florida in the Civil War Fought on February 20, 1864, it was the only […]

These 10 Genuinely Haunted Forests In Florida Will Terrify You

Florida may be the Sunshine State, but once the sun sets and darkness takes hold, excited cheers turn into shrill screams. From Lake Okeechobee to Round Cypress Head and all the way to the May-Stringer House, Florida has many haunted locations that’ll send chills down your spine. Let’s face it – nothing is as terrifying […]

10 Amusement Parks In Florida With Insane Paranormal Activity

If you’re looking for a fun way to enjoy your weekend, why not scope out some of the best amusement parks in Florida? Unlike your standard amusement parks, such as Disneyworld, these parks offer up something entirely unique… Scattered between their rides, slides and obstacle courses are spirits. Yes, all ten of the amusement parks […]

Paranormal Orlando: Angry Spirits Can’t Move On at Rouse Cemetery

This Orlando based cemetery was first established in 1871 by the Drawdy family. The family decided to set aside two acres of their land to create a family cemetery. Pioneers within the local community were also permitted to be buried there. The Rouse family purchased land leading up to the cemetery, and decided to expand […]

These 10 Evil-Infested Lakes In Florida Are Absolutely Terrifying

Sick of battling the crowds along the beach shorelines? There are plenty of lakes in Florida that offer a variety of recreational activities. Are you or someone in your family interested in the paranormal? We have compiled ten best Florida lakes that are notoriously haunted. So, grab the sunblock, your bathing suits and your crucifix, […]

10 Most Insanely Haunted Places to Visit in Jacksonville

While our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by Hurricane Matthew, we are compelled to share these frightening stories about the most haunted places to visit in Jacksonville. With a rich history, Jacksonville is the largest city in Florida with a variety of creepy destinations worthy of the most seasoned ghost hunter. Learn about […]

10 Scariest Haunted Things to Do In Tampa This Weekend

With Halloween just around the corner, many people are on the hunt for spooky things to do in Tampa this weekend. But instead of going to a cheesy scary movie, or an overly-priced and predictable haunted house, why not visit places that are actually haunted? These restaurants, parks and attractions have all developed a reputation […]

10 Most Haunted RV Parks In Florida

Each year, thousands upon thousands of people like to pack up their kids and the family dog and spend a week at various RV parks in Florida. While most offer an array of standard amenities, such as free wifi and access to showers, there are certain parks that definitely provide more bang for your buck. Today we […]

The 10 Best Florida Restaurants To Eat At And Spot A Ghost

Do ghosts and quality cuisine interest you equally? Want a little spook to go with your spoon this season? Then be sure to check out these ten best restaurants in Florida that are most certainly haunted. Not only does each provide a fresh and fabulous take on dishes, new and old…but each of these restaurants also […]

10 Most Insanely Haunted Places To Visit In Florida

Whether you’re a long time Florida resident in need of something fun to do this upcoming weekend, or you’re a guest and want to see all the state has to offer, look no further than the ten places that make up this list. Not only do these various theaters, hotels, and attractions offer up many […]

St. Augustine: Beware The Shadow Men of Sanksville Cemetery

Sanksville, formerly known as Bakersville, is just outside of St. Augustine, to the west. Nobody is sure when Bakersville was first established, but many agree that the Bakersville Cemetery was proposed shortly after the Civil War. The earliest marked headstone dates back to 1869, although many grave markers on the property are unmarked. The Post […]

Haunted Homestead: Dead Children Appear at South Dade High School

South Dade High School first opened its doors in 1953, in the town of Homestead, Florida. The new facility was built with consolidating populations from Homestead and neighboring Redland. From outside appearances, it looks and feels like any other high school. However, many students, past and present believe the school’s auditorium is haunted. Rumor has […]

Ghosts of Freeport: A Dead Girl’s Request at Black Creek Cemetery

Black Creek Cemetery has been a burial and memorial park in Freeport, Florida since the 1800s. The cemetery was established next to a small church on the site, but the chapel was demolished several years ago. Today, a new, more modern church sits where the old one once stood. A local legend is centered around […]

Visit These 7 Haunted Florida Towns at Your Own Risk

Amongst Florida’s legendary beaches and alligators are towns so charming, it’s amazing they aren’t more well known. When places such as Orlando and Daytona Beach are overrun with summer vacationers, these seven towns provide a laid back, and ever charming atmosphere for a relaxing vacation away from home. Occasionally, these towns gather media attention due […]

Black Eyed Spirits Haunt Lakeside Hospital in Orlando

In 1962, Mercy Hospital opened in Orlando, Florida. This psychiatric hospital was run by the Roman Catholic Church at the time. It operated successfully for many years, until it was sold to American Medical International in 1981. Financial Strife for the Orlando Based Facility A decade later, the hospital switched hands again and was purchased […]

Beware The Malevolent Ghost Boy at the Cuban Club in Tampa

The Cuban Club was built in Tampa in 1917. Originally used as a community center for Cubans who had immigrated, today the site is rented out for private events. This building is so well known for being haunted that popular paranormal investigation shows, such as Ghost Hunters, have visited in the hopes of capturing substantial evidence. […]

Was A Woman Rescued From Predators By A Rosewood Massacre Ghost?

In 1923, a massacre occurred in Rosewood, Florida. At this time Fannie Taylor was a young woman, and she was in the middle of a tumultuous affair. During that year she and her lover, who was an unidentified white male, got into an argument and he beat Fannie. The Most Horrific Event in Rosewood History […]

Haunted Palm Bay: One Woman’s Near-Fatal Encounter With A Shadow

During the 1980s, a company called General Development Corporation purchased several miles of land in Palm Bay, Florida. Their intention was to build a large community of houses on the land. The company started by paving a winding series of streets, which equated to about 200 miles total. Unfortunately, the company went bankrupt in 1991. […]

The Stalking Spirit In The Ashes of Lakeside Rodeo in Holiday

In 2002 a small tragedy struck Holiday, Florida. While nobody was seriously hurt, the Lakeview Rodeo was burned to the ground in a raging fire. Before it met its untimely demise, the rodeo was a local hot spot in the community. The Raging Fire in Holiday, Florida Many Holiday residents went there for drinks, conversation and line-dancing. […]

10 Unique Restaurants in Florida that the Locals Love

You’ve spent your day at the beach and are in need of sustenance. Maybe you’re from around here, maybe you’re just visiting. Either way, try something different than the same ‘ol. Not sure where to start? Well, we’ve got you covered. Even if you’re a local, you’ve probably missed some of these gems. Discover the tried and true […]

10 Most Haunted Cemeteries in Florida

Are you itching for a night of paranormal intrigue? Florida is home to hundreds of cemeteries – historic and current alike. What’s even better? Many of those cemeteries are known to be haunted and extensively documented as such. If you’d like to spend some time outdoors, and on the hunt for ghosts, then these ten […]

These 10 Florida Ghost Towns Are the Perfect Ghost Hunting Destinations

Weeds run ragged, dilapidated houses, and no one in sight. These are what one typically sees and experiences when visiting a Florida ghost town. Whether abandoned due to financial crises, or large scale natural disasters, ghost towns are scattered throughout our nation. But some of them are not as empty as you may think. These Ten Florida Ghost […]

The Building of Death in Historic Key West

Captain Tony’s Saloon in Key West first opened in 1852. However, over a century would pass before it became known as Tony’s. The building’s original purpose was an icehouse as well as the city morgue. The Building of Death in Historic Key West It is said that people were hanged from the tree that grows inside the […]

7 Small Towns in Florida With Outdoor Activities & Paranormal Events

Most people move to small towns for the solitude, the slower lifestyle and the charm. Some just want to spend a bit less for property and get a bit more. But what about moving to a town that is known for both it’s outdoor activities AND its paranormal activity? Hiking, camping, fishing with a healthy dose of […]

Wauchula: Dead Babies Cry for Help on the Bloody Bucket Bridge

The town of Wauchula, Florida is shrouded in a horrific and intriguing legend, and it all starts and ends with Bloody Bucket Bridge. Before the Civil War, a slave in the area acted as the local midwife. Some speculate that this woman was concerned with how many babies each family could actually afford to provide […]

The Spirits of Dead Criminals Still Haunt The Old St. Augustine Jail

St. Augustine is one of Florida’s most beautiful and historic places to visit. In 1891 the area was in desperate need for a jail, so Mr. Flager, a local businessman, had one built. While the exterior of the jail was built to emulate the grace of the Victorian era, very violent criminals and activities were contained inside […]

10 Haunted Places in Florida Perfect for A Paranormal First Date

When most people think about the components needed for the perfect first date, a fancy meal and candlelight often come to mind. But what about those nontraditional folk out there? What if your crush’s idea of a good time is watching The Exorcist for the 1000th time? These Florida paranormal hotspots are ideal locations for a first date […]

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