This Old Haunted Hospital Is By Far Idaho's Scariest Halloween Attraction
Halloween will be here in just a few weeks and that means there are currently all sorts of creepy attractions just begging for you to visit. From scary mazes to haunted houses, you’ll find a plethora of haunts cropping up all over the Gem State. However, one of the scariest has got to be Idaho’s haunted hospital. This place is not fake. It was a real hospital long ago but now it’s one of Idaho’s best Halloween attractions. Visit only if you dare!
What do you think? Could you handle a visit to this spooky spot? Make it your mission to visit all of Idaho’s scariest places with this haunted road trip.
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Are there any haunted hotels in Idaho?
There are tons of haunted hotels in Idaho that you can sleep (or stay up all night) at. You can stay at the always creepy White Horse Saloon. This space is one of the oldest of its kind in Idaho and it's rumored that the same ghost has been haunting its halls since the 20s! For a slightly more upscale but still haunting stay, you can spend the night at Enders Inn. Originally built in 1917, these gorgeous accommodations boast tales of many spirits including previous guests and past employees of the hotel. Or maybe stay at the Gooding University Inn, styled to look like the school it once was. The space was also a tuberculosis hospital, so you may see the spirits of past patients or students, depending on who is feeling active.
Does Idaho have any haunted cemeteries?
If you want to visit a haunted cemetery in Idaho, we recommend the incredibly frightening Ammon cemetery. Built in 1912 for the residents of Ammon, this cemetery has seen over 100 years of Idaho history and is made all the scarier because of it! This spot is a great place to come a little before nightfall, standing high on a hill, you get a great view of the town below. As night falls, chills will start to creep up your spine. The old graves and ancient feeling the place imparts are enough to scare the pants off of you once it gets dark, but add on top of that the many reported sightings of a child ghost and it's hard not to feel terrified!
What are the most haunted places in Idaho?
Lovers of all things scary will find a home in the Gem state, as there are a few great haunted places in Idaho! You can check out the abandoned town of Custer, which used to be a mining town and feels oh, so creepy. Or perhaps make the visit to the abandoned Howells Opera House and listen for the singing ghost. The suspiciously named Albion State Normal School is also now completely abandoned, and many have reported seeing lights flicker and hearing ghostly voices.