Think the only scary houses are in the movies? Check out these six real life haunted houses/places right here in Colorado.
- The Historic Onaledge Bed and Breakfast (pictured above) in Manitou Springs: Built in 1912, the historic Onaledge B&B is full of abnormal oddities and ghostly appearances. One can expect to experience floating orbs, flashlights turning on and off and doors opening and closing. A young boy in a blue suit, a lady in a pastel Victorian dress, an older gentleman and a young flirting couple have made appearances to guests over the years.
- The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park : This hotel is a hotspot for paranormal activity and mostly known from the movie “The Shining.” Sightings here include a boy who shows up in room 1211, a young man who hangs out in closets and bedrooms. Also, Mr. Stanley, the hotel’s owner, appears to visitors in the lobby and billiards room while his wife Flora plays the piano. Open for ghost tours, accommodations and dining.
- Stage Coach Country Inn in Hot Sulfur Springs: This Bed and Breakfast is reported to have many phantoms, both adult and adolescent. Objects in rooms throughout the inn move from place to place before one’s very eyes. Many have complained of hearing heavy footsteps during the middle of the night. Some of the ghost are even known to suck all the heat from a room. The ghosts have even been known to leave bruises on those whom they attack.
- Hatchet Lady Bridge in Golden: Beneath this bridge, the decapitated body of Adolph Coors’ son was found. If one cross the bridge in a car, it will sputter inexplicably. The car does not completely lose control, however, and one can safely make it across the bridge.
- Buckhorn Exchange in Denver: Presently a restaurant, when the fur trade began, this building was one of the first trading posts in the area. It is said that the building is haunted by many of the traders. There have been reports of tablesmoving suddenly. Also, many have reported hearing voices and footsteps when no one is talking or moving.
- Brown Palace in Denver: Also connected to the series of cold tunnels, this building is plagued by the incessant sound of someone coughing. It is also frequented my the same ghost that haunts the capital.
If you’ve been to some of these we’d love to know what you thought? Found somewhere even scarier?? Comment below, we’d love to go check it out! Happy Halloween!