This Haunted Road Trip Will Lead You To The Scariest Places In Georgia
By Marisa Roman|Updated on October 08, 2021(Originally published October 06, 2021)
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
Are you ready for the ultimate haunted road trip in Georgia? Now is the perfect time to plan your spooky road trip, and visit some of the most haunted places in Georgia. We sought out the creepiest, historically spookiest, and most interesting places in the state to scare the wits out of you. It makes for the perfect road trip to spend your upcoming Halloween weekend (and to see just how brave of an adventurer you really are.)
In total, the trip will take you a little more than 9 hours if you’re trekking straight through. However, we do recommend taking time at each stop, and really absorbing yourself in the scene and the scare. If you need some suggestions of some haunted overnight stays, don’t worry, we have you covered: These 9 Haunted Hotels In Georgia Will Make Your Stay A Nightmare.
You can find the entire haunted road trip here. Or take a look at all of the most terrifying stops this road trip will bring you to below:
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What is the most famous ghost story from Georgia?
Before you set out on visiting all the ghosts in Georgia on this road trip, first you should learn about the most famous ghosts in the state. Georgia ghost stories are in abundance, which make it difficult to pinpoint the most famous story of all. However, it’s only right that some of the real Georgia ghost stories come straight from Savannah. One of the most well-known ghost stories in Georgia is the story of Alice Riley. Alice Riley was the very first woman to be sentenced to death in Savannah and is believed to have been hanged in Wright Square. Have you seen her apparition late at night when the fog sets over the square?
What is the most haunted town in Georgia?
While The Peach State is known for southern hospitality and charm, it also is known for being one of the most haunted spots in the country. There are tons of real haunted places Georgia, which is why we can have an epic haunted road trip. If you’re looking to find some real ghosts in Georgia then look no further than Savannah. As the first of Georgia’s cities, there is no debate that Savannah has some severe supernatural prowess. Visit Savannah during the autumn months and take any of the cemetery tours for a unique glimpse back in time on this historically haunted spot.
What is the creepiest abandoned place in Georgia?
Nothing says creepy quite like an abandoned building. The good news for us is that there are plenty of abandoned places in Georgia to explore that will certainly bring the thrills and chills. While some of these spots you cannot actually explore, you can still walk the perimeter and see if you can feel any supernatural beings nearby. Perhaps the creepiest abandoned place in Georgia worth visiting is The New Manchester Manufacturing Company near Sweetwater Creek.