America has plenty of haunted hotels, according to Thrillist, which recently spotlighted six spooky staycations in New England.
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The website named the spookiest and most mysterious haunted hotels in each state and included Captain Grant’s Inn in Preston, Connecticut; Colonial Inn in Concord, Mass.; Fairfield Inn in Kennebunkport, Maine; Providence graduated in Providence, RI; Green Mountain Inn in Stowe, Vermont; and Tilton Inn in Tilton, NH
“Most new accommodations haven’t had time to acquire ghosts (yet), so renting a room in one of these spooky hotels means you’ll be surrounded by history, both spooky and quaint” , wrote Thrillist.
The owner of Captain Grant’s Inn in Preston, Connecticut, which is located next to a cemetery, has written a book about the property “and believes that many ghosts maintain a presence at the inn as well as in his own home. neighbor,” according to Thrillist.
When staying at the Colonial Inn in Concord, Mass., ask for one of 15 rooms dating back to 1716, writes Thrillist. The Inn is the former home of a doctor of wounded soldiers during the American Revolution.
“Supposedly, some visitors feel the presence of the long-departed in their rooms,” Thrillist wrote. “Others see apparitions or hear strange noises. Room 24, formerly an operating room, can seem particularly scary.
At the Fairfield Inn in Kennebunkport, Maine, built by Captain James Fairfield, who was captured during the War of 1812, Thrillist wrote: “Although not the most chilling of historic inns, the Captain is died here, and it is assumed that his ghost has been spotted everywhere. building.”
The Green Mountain Inn in Stowe, Vermont, has a ghost named Boots Berry who died after falling from the roof while saving a girl during a snowstorm, wrote Thrillist, and because he could tap dance, you can hear tap dancing when the snow is falling.
The Tilton Inn in Tilton, NH, has burned down more than once, and a ghost child named Laura fell victim to one of the fires and supposedly haunts the hotel, according to Thrillist.
At the century-old Graduate Providence, formerly the Biltmore, “guests have reported seeing falling figures, but no bodies ever appear on the floor,” Thrillist wrote.
Discover the spookiest and most mysterious haunted hotels in each state.
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