Take A Haunted Road Trip To Visit Some Of The Spookiest Places In Ohio
With the dramatic changes brought on by the seasons in Ohio, it is easily to allow the imagination to wander. In the darker, cooler months, it’s easy to wonder about the most haunted places in Ohio. Ohio, believe it or not, is actually one of the most haunted states in America, full of restless spirits and wandering ghosts. From haunted hotels to creepy cemeteries, the following road trip will take you to some of the most haunted places in Ohio.
The total trip takes about 11 hours of drive time. We’ve included a link to the Google Map here.
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Plan now for a long-weekend road trip of four days and three (or even four) nights to explore some of Ohio’s most haunted destinations—if you dare. Start at the location nearest you. (Just don’t go alone!)
From north to south, the most haunted places in Ohio are tucked away in some of the most charming and unsuspecting communities. Are you brave enough to take this road trip?
Ohio hauntings are very real, even though the state is not widely known as a paranormal hub. If you’re sick of hearsay and finally feel ready to dive into real haunted places in Ohio, look no further than one of the oldest (and most haunted) hotels in the state. Another famously haunted Ohio site is the Rider’s Inn in Painesville, a famous site on the Underground Railroad that also operated as a speakeasy during Prohibition.
What is the most haunted town in Ohio?
Wayne Township hides the Village of Waynesville, a spooky little community that boasts an incredible number of the ghosts in Ohio. This haunted hub is said to have more than 30 haunted destinations, and it actually attracts visitors and tourists to its paranormal sites. You’ll also surely find some phantoms at some of the abandoned places in Ohio, which you can visit on this super spooky road trip.
What is the creepiest abandoned place in Ohio?
There are a considerable number of scary places in Ohio, and many of these destinations are largely abandoned. Mineral is a creepy abandoned community, and some remnants of its former inhabitants remain in buildings and a railroad tunnel. The abandoned Moonville Tunnel is also infamously scary, and it purportedly offers solace to ghosts of the former town that once prospered here. It seems that no matter where you go in Ohio, ghost stories and creepy places can be found in great numbers.
April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
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