This 265-Year-Old Inn Is One Of The Most Haunted Places In Connecticut... And You Can Spend The Night
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Do you believe in ghosts? If not, you might just change your mind after an overnight stay at Connecticut’s most haunted inn. Captain Grant’s Inn is a beautiful bed and breakfast with a long history of opening its doors to welcome weary travelers since before the American Revolution. While the guests are continually changing, the inn has a few permanent residents… ghosts!
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Haunted Places in Connecticut
Are there any haunted hiking trails in Connecticut?
You might be surprised, but yes, there is a haunted hiking trail in Connecticut and it’s not part of an attraction or a Halloween event:
- The Pachaug State Forest is the largest forest in the state, so it naturally attracts outdoor explorers looking to surround themselves in a more natural setting, but there is one area that has had so many paranormal experiences that it is believed to be haunted.
- Hell Hollow Road runs through the forest, and many years ago, there was a small community in the area.
- According to legend, a woman was killed by a Native American, and several hikers have claimed to have heard her screams, and a few have even seen her apparition, briefly.
Can I visit any abandoned places in Connecticut?
How about a haunted abandoned prison?
- You’ll find the New-Gate Prison in East Granby, and it might just be the most creepy abandoned place in Connecticut.
- The area was a colonial copper mine before it opened as a state prison in 1773, housing some of the most violent criminals in Connecticut.
- With no natural light in the cells and virtually no air circulation, conditions at this prison were some of the worst in the country.
- Twenty-three prisoners died within these walls before the prison was closed in 1803, and many believe that those restless souls are trapped within these walls.
- See for yourself on a ghost tour, where you just may hear disembodied screams, or you may even feel as though you’ve been grabbed or shoved.
What are the most haunted places in Connecticut?
Like most states, Connecticut is no stranger to the paranormal. Whether you’re fascinated by the “other side” or you’re just wanting to live life on the edge, there are plenty of haunted places in Connecticut where you can do your own investigation and come to your own conclusion:
- This road trip will take you to some of the most haunted places in the state, including haunted cemeteries, haunted roads, and even a haunted opera house.