Take A Thrilling Road Trip To The 6 Most Abandoned Places In Virginia
What is it about abandoned sites that makes them so intriguing? In my opinion, it all has to do with mystery. The mind can’t help but try to fill in what has been eroded away from some of these still-beautiful sites. Whether you come across them by accident, or see footage of them through the media, there’s no question that some of these places can nearly stop you in your tracks. In that spirit, the following road trip has been derived to take you to some of the most abandoned places in Virginia. These forgotten spots in the state, despite (or perhaps because of) their slow demise, are fascinating to see. Click here for the interactive map.
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/
As alluring as these sites may be, it’s important to remember to use caution when visiting them. These abandoned places in Virginia are truly intriguing and mysterious and they just begin to scratch the surface of the creepiest places in Virginia. Are you fascinated by these destinations that make up some of the most haunted places in Virginia? What’s your favorite story of an abandoned place? Let us know in the comments.
If you’re looking for more fascinating places that are being slowly reclaimed by nature and the other elements, be sure to read about these 21 Abandoned Sites In Virginia.
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January 29, 2020
What is the most famous abandoned place in Virginia?
Our state has such an incredible history, so there are bound to be many abandoned places in Virginia. From historic homes to former battlefields to entire towns, the creepiest places in Virginia can be found all over the state. The six destinations mentioned above are some of the most well known, but there is another place that is just as fascinating. Check out the abandoned town of Wash Woods and experience another Virginia mystery.
What is the most haunted place in Virginia?
It should come at no surprise that Virginia is a favorite destination for lovers of the paranormal. As much as we love our wonderful state, those from generation’s past also seem to never want to leave. Some of our hotels, museums, battlefields, and even restaurants are supposedly home to a few ghosts and you can take a road trip to many of these haunted places in Virginia with our other creepy road trip.
Can I go ghost hunting in Virginia?
If we have an entire road trip dedicated to haunted places in Virginia, then of course you can go ghost hunting! Virginia is a great place to get creeped out by ghost stories and haunted tales and many sites are accessible. If you want to just stay in your car while you hunt for ghosts, then take a drive down these haunted roads in Virginia.
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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