8 of the Scariest Places in America

By Manish Choudhary

1. Eastern State Penitentiary (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) 

An old jail where people hear spooky stuff even though it's empty now. 

2. The Stanley Hotel (Estes Park, Colorado) 

A hotel where a famous scary story happened. Some guests see ghosts there. 

3. Alcatraz Island (San Francisco, California) 

A prison on an island where bad guys were kept. Some say it's still scary. 

4. The Winchester Mystery House (San Jose, California) 

A big strange house. People think it's haunted. 

5. Waverly Hills Sanatorium (Louisville, Kentucky) 

An old hospital where people say they see ghosts. 

6. The Myrtles Plantation (St. Francisville, Louisiana) 

An old farm where people say they see old-timey ghosts. 

7. Salem, Massachusetts 

A place where long ago they accused people of being witches. Some think it's still spooky. 

8. Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum (Weston, West Virginia) 

An old crazy hospital. Some say they see ghosts there.