As the Halloween season rolls around, people are eager to find the best and most unique haunted attractions in their area. Well, those that are looking for such a place to explore are in luck in Arizona. This state has a rich history that manifests itself in many forms, including haunted attractions. Many of these unique places trace their history back to the era when mining was the largest industry in the state. The following are some of the must-visit haunted places in Arizona.
The Orpheum Theatre, Flagstaff
This beautiful building was constructed in 1911. With a long history like that, you can expect it has a haunting spirit or two lurking about. This old building is home to a shadowy figure that sways along the balcony of the theatre. There are also numerous reports of doors opening and closing by themselves, paper towels unrolling themselves, and much more. Even if you do not experience any haunting activity, you can still catch a great show and admire this amazing building.
Fox Theater, Tucson
Apart from the great shows going on here every night, visitors can also enjoy some eerie circumstances. Giggling and outbursts from the second level are common even when there is no one up there. Props often move unexpectedly, and there is simply an uncanny spookiness in the air. This theater has been in downtown Tucson since 1930, so there has been plenty of time for spirits to settle down here. Paranormal experts and ghost haunters confirm that multiple spirits haunt the theater, including a man who was killed outside many years ago.
The Rosson House, Phoenix
This is a beautiful, yet spooky mansion in downtown Phoenix. Built in 1895, this Victorian mansion has known many owners and caretakers, like one woman who was shot and killed just outside the gate in the 1980s. Today, the mansion is a museum, so everyone is free walk the halls and enjoy the beauty and the eerie energy. Don’t be surprised if you hear strange footsteps or see a door close unexpectedly on its own.
Fear Farm, Phoenix
Okay, this is not necessarily a truly haunted place, but it is definitely the scariest place to go during the Halloween season in Phoenix. This corn field features five amazing haunted houses which have been voted the best in Arizona on numerous occasions. Enter at your own risk.
People think of Arizona as a place with little history, but this is far from the truth. This history is evidenced by the many unique haunted places throughout the state. If you are a person that likes to get spooked, then you will love Arizona around Halloween.