The Oldest Hotel In Illinois Is Also One Of The Most Haunted Places You’ll Ever Sleep
The oldest continuously operating hotel in the Prairie State happens to be located in the charming, historic town of Galena. The DeSoto House Hotel first opened its doors on April 9, 1855, at a time when the town was a major hub for trading and mining. Over the years, guests have reported strange events that can only be described as ghostly or paranormal. If you don’t mind spending the night at a hotel that’s reportedly haunted, then read on and plan your getaway to the DeSoto House Hotel.
Would you dare spend the night at a haunted hotel? If you’ve stayed at a haunted hotel in the past and had a paranormal experience, please share the experience in the comments. For more information and to book your stay, visit the DeSoto House Hotel website and Facebook page.
Another supposedly haunted hotel you may consider staying is Hotel Baker located in St. Charles, Illinois.
Address: 230 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036, USA
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