Take A Haunting Road Trip To 7 Ghost Towns In Wyoming
Everyone knows that ghost towns are scattered throughout the Cowboy State, remnants of a mining industry that boomed and busted. What might come as a surprise, though, are that several of these ghost towns in Wyoming are known to be haunted, too. When you think about, many of these towns were the site of tragic deaths because pioneer life was not easy and mining is a dangerous occupation even with modern precautions, so it makes sense that spirits may be lingering. Here is a haunted road trip that you can take through some of Wyoming’s creepy ghost towns. Follow along on Google Maps.
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Atlantic City and South Pass City are two of the most unique towns in Wyoming. Both are “ghost towns”, once abandoned, that have brought back small populations to live and restore the history. In Atlantic City, you’ll find two great restaurants – the Mercantile and the Miner’s Grubsteak. In South Pass City, you can visit a replica mining town and a restored mine.
Where is the creepiest town in Wyoming?
Many people consider Gebo to be the creepiest town in the Cowboy State. Not only is Gebo a haunted ghost town, but most of the spirits of children who lost their lives in the harsh frontier climate. Their graves sit abandoned in this mostly torn down town.
Are there any haunted hotels in Wyoming?
The Occidental Hotel in Buffalo is rumored to be haunted! It was originally a bordello, and one of the women lost her life to an angry customer. Guests report hearing and seeing unexplained noises and figures in the halls and rooms.
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