When you consider Pennsylvania’s long and rich history, it should come as no surprise that our gorgeous city was the home of quite a few infamous characters. Many residents believe that their spirits still return to the streets of Pennsylvania to this day. If you’re interested in exploring beyond the veil, then you’ll need the help of an experienced ghost hunter. Luckily, there are some excellent haunted places in Pennsylvania that will entertain, excite, and enlighten you.
Once you’ve explored the state’s most haunted attractions, keep venturing the Pocono Mountains with the help of our carefully curated Vacation Guide. Inside, you’ll find all our favorite spots for food and fun. Oh, and did we mention it’s free?
Haunted Places in Pennsylvania: Your Guide to the Best Thrills in the Poconos
Take a Candlelit Ghost Tour
There is nothing creepier in the fall than a ghost tour where you can learn about the supernatural side of the Poconos! The Honesdale Ghost Tour takes you into a part of history most people don’t know exists and features visits to haunted places in Pennsylvania where some eerie events have occurred! During your tour, you will learn about the infamous spirits that roam the streets of Honesdale in the dark!
The Hotel of Horror and Altered Nightmares
Inside The Hotel of Horror and Altered Nightmares, your worst fears will come to life! Once a thriving lakeside resort, the 200-year-old building has all the makings of an award-winning haunted attraction. The former Lake House Hotel features two haunted houses complete with live actors and sinister dark energies you won’t encounter anywhere else!
The Old Jail Museum
Dating back to the 1800s, The Old Jail Museum in Jim Thorpe is eerie any time of year. The corridors and cell blocks of the foreboding structure hold countless ghost stories, secrets, and chilling paranormal activity. During weekends in September and October, the former jailhouse offers a special Halloween tour, where visitors can search for ghosts and learn all about the jail’s dark past.
The Haunted Candle Shoppe Tour
At first glance, the seemingly ordinary Candle Shoppe of the Poconos is no cause for a scare. That is until you discover the home’s dark history. Dr. William Redwood Fisher originally owned the house. He lived and worked there for many years, keeping a biological research laboratory in the basement. In the lab, he used monkeys as his test subjects, and his research eventually led to the development of vaccines for Smallpox and Yellow Fever. Now, many visitors report hearing the screams of the monkeys, capturing the doctor in photographs, and even feeling the monkey’s fur brush against them.
Run Back to The French Manor
After a night of exploring the dark woods of the Poconos, come back to your room at The French Manor for a haunting-free evening. Our beautiful mountainside bed & breakfast has the best accommodations and a beautiful location on Huckleberry Mountain. From our excellent amenities (like an in-house restaurant!) or our delicious gourmet breakfast, we’ve made sure every detail has been perfected so you can put the ghost stories behind you and enjoy the Pocono Mountains like never before.
Check our availability and book today! We look forward to having you.