Minnesota October 12, 2017
11 Horribly Creepy Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do In Minnesota
Minnesota may be overflowing with lakes, but could it be crawling with ghosts? There are more than a few alleged sweet spots for paranormal activity throughout our beautiful state. From spooky hauntings to unsettling abandoned ruins, these are some of the creepiest things you can do in Minnesota. Which do you dare to try?
1. Visit a small town with super high paranormal activity.
Anoka, Minnesota, is not only the Halloween Capital of the World. It is also home to some hair-raising happenings that, if you experience them, you'll never forget. Each of the haunted locations in Anoka is worth visiting if seeing a ghost is on your bucket list. Click
to learn more about them.
2. Book a stay at a haunted hotel.
The Palmer House Hotel in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, might just be the most haunted place in Minnesota. It is certainly the most haunted hotel. Guests and employees alike have been reporting sightings for years. If you're curious, you can take a guided tour of the hotel. And if you're brave, you can stay in one of its most haunted rooms! Click
to learn more about this creepy hotel.
3. Take a peek at a creepy abandoned hospital.
Fergus Falls State Hospital is a beautiful building with a long past. Originally opened in 1890, it housed patients with a number of different conditions over the course of its history. The hospital is abandoned today, but you can still see some of its former glory if you look close enough. And along with the beauty comes the unsettling reminder of what this hospital was once used for. If you're interested in a creepy look at Minnesota's past, you'll want to check it out. Click
to read more about this abandoned hospital.
4. Take a chilling haunted road trip through Minnesota.
At 350 miles long, this road trip will take you through a good chunk of Minnesota's scariest sites. From Hibbing to Stillwater, this route is full of haunted museums, hotels, and concert venues. If you linger long enough, you may just discover whether the stories are true. Click
to learn more.
5. Stay the night at a spooky old bed and breakfast.
Okay, this bed and breakfast
isn't haunted. But it sure is creepy. The historic home was once called the most mysterious house in St. Paul. Today, it is decorated with historic - and slightly spooky - decor, and it boasts a garden that is sure to set your imagination whirling with all the secrets it might hide. Click
to learn more about booking a stay.
6. Hike a haunted trail in small-town Minnesota.
In the small town of Thief River Falls, the story of a haunted trail goes way back. Dead Man's Trail is a trek through the woods that, if you want to experience it at its most creepy, is best done at night. Will you encounter the woman who haunts the trail, looking for her child? Even if you don't, a hike through the darkened woods that surround this trail will fulfill your need for creepy. Learn more about the trail by clicking
7. Have an otherworldly meal at one of small-town Minnesota's most haunted restaurants.
In the small town of Rush City, Minnesota, a little hotel and restaurant has been serving locals since 1896. Its long history is filled with more than a few ghost stories, which were put to the test by a group of ghost hunters. Whether the stories are true is up to you to discover. But no matter what, your visit will not be complete without sitting down to a great - and possibly haunted - meal. Lean more about the Grant House and its haunted history
8. Brave a trip down Minnesota's most haunted street.
Central Minnesota's Timber Lake Road is exactly the kind of place you would expect to be haunted. It's a remote country road lined with trees on both sides. Even spookier, it comes complete with an old graveyard. The graveyard comes with its own stories of child ghosts wandering the grounds. And along the road, a ghostly woman has been said to wander its lonely stretches. Learn more about this haunted street
9. Check out the historic town that might be crawling with ghostly spirits.
Like Anoka, the small town of Mantorville may be teeming with ghosts. As one of Minnesota's oldest towns, Mantorville is full of historic buildings that date back to the 1800s. Many of these buildings are said to be haunted. Step into the opera house or the Hubbell House restaurant, and you may have a chilling encounter. Click
to learn more about this little town.
10. Take a road trip to all of Minnesota's most unsettling abandoned places.
At over 800 miles long, this road trip will definitely take a few days to complete. It snakes from southwestern Minnesota up to the North Shore, then heads southwest again. It crosses nine of Minnesota's most intriguing abandoned places, including state parks, old banks, and even abandoned mines. For anyone with an interest in Minnesota's most unsettling attractions, it'll be a memorable trip. Click
to discover the full route.
11. Tour all of Minnesota's most disturbing - and possibly haunted - cemeteries.
By nature, cemeteries are always just a little creepy. But every now and then, whispers about hauntings and apparitions sprout up, and it's time to investigate. Other times, the old age and overgrown surroundings are what gives a cemetery that eerie atmosphere. In Minnesota, you can visit both types. Each of the cemeteries on
has a creepy vibe, and some are even rumored to be haunted.
What do you think? Would you visit any of these creepy things?