What You’ll Discover In These 7 Deserted North Carolina Towns Is Truly Grim

Nothing says ‘horror movie’ like a hike gone astray leading to a creepy, deserted town deep within the woods. The eerie remains of a life lived, and the spine-tingling feeling that maybe some of those residents haven’t left, some might even be watching you. For the thrill lover, North Carolina has quite a few abandoned towns that remain more than a figment of memory. The energy here is palpable, and if you’re looking for a different type of day trip, pay them a visit.

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/

Although they look eerie in pictures – a little adventure (and thrill) is never a bad thing. These are also perfect places for a different kind of photoshoot! Have you visited any for yourself?