13 Spine-Tingling Hauntings Said To Be True In Illinois

Did you love playing with the Ouija board as a kid? Did you ever play “Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Board” during a childhood slumber party? Is Halloween one of your favorite holidays? With all the paranormal movies flooding box offices, it’s not hard to believe that there are many people out there fascinated with another world that we may not be able to fully grasp.

If you are someone who wished ghost hunting was an actual job (because you’d actually be pretty great at it) these 13 true hauntings in Illinois are exactly what you need to send your hair on end and your teeth chattering. Don’t say we didn’t warn you. But don’t take our word for it. Check out some of these sites for yourself and experience the fright firsthand.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Once you are able to stop your hands from shaking, if you have a true ghost story that’s happened to you while in Illinois we would love to hear it. Be sure to share your haunted experiences in the comments section.