Portland November 12, 2017
7 Horribly Creepy Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do In And Around Portland
Just lurking behind the shadows in Portland are all these creepy activities for you to entertain yourself with. If you love a good haunting or fright, you should definitely visit these spots in and around town to creep you all the way out. If you like a good scare, add these activities to your bucket list today.
1. Go Underground
The Portland Underground
is a series of tunnels that connects downtown businesses with the waterfront. Used for gambling, prostitution, and even smuggling people, these tunnels are said to be haunted and unnerving either way.
2. Take A Ghost Tour
If you want to go full ghost hunter,
this paranormal tour
is just the thing for you. Explore the city's most haunted locations armed with the tools to actually locate ghost and you have a markedly creepy night in the making.
3. Explore The Peculiarium
The Freakybuttrue Peculiarium
has all you need for an odd experience. This museum of sorts features some of the best oddities around and at $5 admission, it is worth every penny.
4. Stay In A Haunted Hotel
There is not much creepier than laying your head down for the night in a haunted hotel. That is exactly what you get when you book a night at
Be on the lookout for anything creepy here, as most likely it is a ghost looking to scare you and excite your stay.
5. Visit A Mental Hospital
A trip to the
Oregon State Hospital’s Museum of Mental Health
is all you need for creepy experience. Located in Salem, this museum is truly terrifying and points to an age of mental health care that should only be studied and not repeated.
6. Visit A Historic Cemetery
A trip to our city's most haunted cemetery is just what you need for chills down your spine.
The Lone Fir Cemetery
is resting place to many of Portland's pioneers, founders, early Chinese immigrants, and other residents who met a fateful end, and is rich in ghost lore.
7. Have Coffee At This Unique Shop
Marie / Flickr
Perhaps the most eccentric cafe around, the
is perfect for a creepy-delicious time. Featuring desserts and coffee, this unique cafe features "haunted" tables that spin and rise at will in the dimly lit dining room to keep you on your toes.
Did we miss something? What is your favorite creepy thing around town to do? Let us know in the comments below.