A little paranormal activity might be just what your weekend getaway needs this summer. Sick of the mundane hotel, where the only entertainment you can find is in the Sunday comics and lounging endlessly by the poolside? Look no further. Here are some hotels in Pennsylvania that will offer up some superbly spooky ghostly activities.
1. The Buck Hotel & Tavern, Jonestown
Many spirits are said to haunt the halls of this historic hotel, built in 1804. The most notable are a little girl who wanders the halls and an old man who interferes with water and electricity.
2. The Bucksville House Bed & Breakfast, Kintnersville
Not only have eyewitnesses reported seeing ghosts in the Bucksville House Bed & Breakfast, but they have captured strange things in photographs— orbs, and even weirder, the apparition of a face in the fireplace.
3. Aaron Burr House, New Hope
Aaron Burr himself is said to haunt this hotel in New Hope. Sometimes, he even will follow guests that he takes a liking to, and tugs on their sleeves.
4. Wedgwood Inn Bed & Breakfast, New Hope
The historic nature and varied past of this inn has led to multiple ghosts that frequent its passages. Built in 1870 on the site of a British fort, the building is said to house a secret staircase and a basement tunnel. The most common ghost is sighted only by children— she is a 12-year-old named Sarah.
5. Historic Hotel Bethlehem
If you can think of a ghostly activity, chances are its been experienced here at the Hotel Bethlehem. The most popular apparitions include a girl who is spotted in a window and a woman in period clothing... Guests have also reported feeling taps on their shoulder, cold spots, and hearing their names being called.
6. Cashtown Inn, Orrtanna
Cashtown Inn has been featured on the TV show Ghost Hunters and also was part of the set of the movie Gettysburg. The ghosts here most frequently are noticed when they slam doors.
7. The Gettysburg Hotel
Rachel, the spirit of a Civil War nurse, seeks soldiers to help her. She opens guest's drawers and removes their clothing in her search... Other frequently sighted ghosts are a wounded soldier and a dancing woman.
8. The Inn at Jim Thorpe
Now this is creepy: guests at the Inn at Jim Thorpe have reported seeing ghosts and orbs not only in photographs and hallways, but also in their beds. Guests occasionally awaken to find that the chairs in their room have been turned upside-down.
9. The Railroad House Inn, Marietta
Staff at the Railroad House Inn report often seeing the ghost of a playful blonde girl in Victorian attire. Numerous other ghosts and apparitions are said to appear here.
10. Omni Bedford Springs Resort, Bedford
This resort, built in the 1880s, is home to a variety of ghosts that guests claim frequently appear in photographs.
Have you ever had a paranormal experience or stayed in any of the above hotels? Share in the comments below.