Haunted Places in Cocoa Beach, Florida



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    Wakulla Suites Hotel

    Cocoa Beach, Florida

    A guest staying at this hotel several years ago reported that the clocks would run backwards of their own accord, and that her children were frightened by the apparition of an old man that appeared in their closet. Upon speaking to management, she discovered that other guests had reported ...


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    Georgiana Cemetery

    Merritt Island, Florida

    4.6 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    One of the oldest cemeteries in the area, Georgiana Cemetery (also known as "Crooked Mile Cemetery") dates back to the 18th century. It is covered in Spanish moss and fairly run-down, lending it that all-too-familiar "creepy" feel. Numerous paranormal reports have been made in this area, including: - unusual ...


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    Ashley's of Rockledge

    Rockledge, Florida

    7.2 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    In 1934 the body Ethel Allen, a nineteen-year-old local of the area, was found brutally murdered on the shores of the nearby Indian River. She was a regular of Jack’s Tavern, and it was one of the last places she was seen. At least one of the psychics who have ...


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    Cocoa Village Playhouse / Aladdin Theatre

    Cocoa, Florida

    7.6 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    Allegedly haunted by the spectre of a former handyman. Doors open and close on their own, footsteps are heard at odd hours and in strange places.


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    Black Tulip

    Cocoa, Florida

    7.6 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    The Black Tulip has been a casual fine dining spot in historic downtown Cocoa Village for many years. I can't remember the original owner's name, except that it was Don. He and his wife purchase the property and it was known previously as Myrt's Cafe - also a favorite spot for ...


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    Mathers Bridge

    Merritt Island, Florida

    11.8 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    Mathers Bridge used be home to Mathers Bridge restaurant, which had unfortunately closed in 1992 after 52 years of business, due to the neighbors who had made their homes near the restaurant complained of the noise and cars. Across the street, there was also a small hotel, that burned down ...


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    Eau Gallie Cemetery

    Melbourne, Florida

    12.6 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    Rumored to be haunted, this cemetery is the site of a paranormal investigation in which researchers caught a disembodied female voice answering a direct question.


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    The Old Pineapple Inn

    Melbourne, Florida

    12.8 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL


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    Rossetter House Museum

    Melbourne, Florida

    13.3 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    Eerie things witnessed in the museum include the apparition of a woman hovering over the foyer who spoke, saying “There’s too much commotion in my house.” The name “Sam” has been whispered into the ears of some guests in the nearby cemetery, where there is a grave, sans headstone, of ...


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    Apollo 1 Launch Complex 34

    Cocoa Beach, Florida

    14.2 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    Many touring the Apollo 1 launchpad have claimed to have eerie feelings around the spot where three astronauts were killed in 1967.


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    1900 Building

    Melbourne, Florida

    16.6 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    This building was constructed in 1924 and was originally the "Melbourne Hotel." Later it was a bank, and then stores and office space. It is now referred to as the "1900 Building". There is a story attached to the building that centers around a girl named Amelia. She ...


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    The Petite Boutiques

    Melbourne, Florida

    16.7 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    This upscale mini-mall was once a funeral home. After the conversion, folks started to witness strange things happening. Merchandise, specifically the Christmas decorations, have been found to be rearranged, and customers have noticed many different entities throughout the building.


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    Henegar Center for the Performing Arts

    Melbourne, Florida

    16.7 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    Check out the balcony in this theatre for a friendly (but troublesome) ghost named "Jonathan." Supposedly he likes to move things around and make all kinds of strange noises.


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    Giftique - Myles Building

    Melbourne, Florida

    16.7 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    This building dates to 1913. It originally housed a restaurant and billiards parlor on the ground floor, and a hotel upstairs. Later it was home to the Melbourne Times newspaper. Once prohibition ended, it became "Shorty's Bar," where local legend has it that Al Capone himself once ...


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    Betty's Antiques

    Melbourne, Florida

    16.7 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    We don't have much information about this location, other than that it has been mentioned as a "haunted place" in several online sources. If you have any additional information please let us know!


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    Downtown Melbourne Train Bridge

    Melbourne, Florida

    16.8 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    The old train tracks bridge was constructed in during the expansion of the Florida East Coast Railway to West Palm Beach in 1894 by Florida East Coast Industries (FECI). Dating back to the 1920s, many women had perished from trains along this bridge, the most recent cases being three teenage girls ...


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    Route 520 Ghost Lights

    Cocoa, Florida

    18.3 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    This is said to be among the top 3 most dangerous roads in all of Florida, the site of many accidents and deaths over the years. Perhaps not unexpectedly, people also claim to see greenish "ghost lights" along the more deserted sections of Route 520 which connects Cocoa Beach ...


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    Pritchard House

    Titusville, Florida

    23.5 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    Some members of the Pritchard family never left their 1891 home, some say. One of the haunts here is said to be Lola Pauline Smith Pritchard, or Miss Lovie, who, when she was alive, didn't care for people to visit her home. Some of the strange things reported to happen ...


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    Emma Parrish Theater

    Titusville, Florida

    23.5 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    Objects move on their own in the attic of this theatre. Cold spots and weird smells are also reported.


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    U. S. Space Walk of Fame Museum

    Titusville, Florida

    23.6 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    Officials at the museum have reported exhibits being moved by unseen hands, although nothing has been taken away. To add to the mystery, some folks have detected an unexplained energy field in a certain section of the museum.


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    N and B Pawn Shop

    Titusville, Florida

    24.5 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    The Pawnshop's building is bordering a cemetery. Prior the the building being used as pawnshop, it was used as a tombstone maker shop. The property is over two acres and contains Indian Burial Mounds. Countless paranormal experiences have been recorded on security camera's. Items flying off shelves, item captured ...


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    The Compound

    Palm Bay, Florida

    27.2 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    The Compound is infamous in Melbourne for drag racing, dirt biking, four wheeling, paint ball and more, it is a large area of paved streets, of about 200 miles of road. The streets were paved in the 1980s by General Development Corporation (GDC), intended for housing development, instead, the company ...


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    Sebastian Inlet

    Melbourne Beach, Florida

    33.2 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    The area of the Sebastian Inlet was said to be adored as sacred ground (Locals call them the Icee Indians) many Indian artifacts have been found here over the years, and modern day spiritualists and pagans are very attracted to this area, saying it has energy cleansing properties. In 1872, Ideas ...


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    Haunted Creek down Jones Road

    St. Cloud, Florida

    35.8 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    If you take Jones Road all the way down to the end and then continue on a dirt path you'll find the "haunted creek." Locals say a little boy died there years ago, and his spirit still haunts the creek. He seems to be an angry ghost and ...


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    Marian Fell Library

    Fellsmere, Florida

    37.9 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    Paranormal investigators claim to have produced evidence of a haunting at this quaint library, named after the daughter of the original founder of the township. Activity reported includes orbs appearing in photographs, temperature drops and disembodied footsteps in unoccupied rooms. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Chuluota Road

    Chuluota, Florida

    38 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    I've only ever seen this one mentioned in one source - "Orlando Ghosts" by Amanda Branham. In Chapter 2 she writes about her encounters with locals who swear there's some vague sort of evil presence along the more deserted sections Chuluota Road (also known as 419). There are ...


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    Marsh Landing Restaurant

    Fellsmere, Florida

    38.1 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    The building was built around 1926, and previously housed the headquarters for a sugar company. Now a delightful restaurant specialising in local cuisine, the complex is believed to be haunted, and even has its own ghost tour dinners available to diners. Staff have reported sighting the apparition of a ...


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    Fellsmere Town Hall

    Fellsmere, Florida

    38.2 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    The current town hall was formerly the local schoolhouse, and is rumoured to be haunted. Visitors to the building at night have heard strange noises, had their hair pulled and seen a shadowy apparition. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Cricket Club Apartments

    Orlando, Florida

    39.7 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    There are vague reports of possible apparitions seen walking the grounds at night. Voices are heard when no one is around, and strange smells are detected.


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    Oviedo Lights - Chuluota Lights

    Oviedo, Florida

    41.3 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    The "Oviedo Lights" are some of the best-known ghost lights in the Central Florida area. Supposedly the best place to wait for them is at night beneath this bridge on Snow Hill Road (see the map). Park just before the bridge and there's a path going down to ...


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    Hunter Arms Hotel

    Saint Cloud, Florida

    41.4 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    A ghost named Vivian is alleged to haunt the Hunter Arms Hotel. Strange noises and cold spots have been reported. Doors tend to slam when no one is around.


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    St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce

    St. Cloud, Florida

    41.5 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    Rattling, whistling, and unexplained shadows and footsteps have been detected in this 1910 building, formerly a bank. Rumor has it that the hauntings stem from incidents in the structure's past: a major bank robbery and a double homicide.


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    Rouse Cemetery

    Orlando, Florida

    42.5 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    This cemetery is well-known among the locals as a high-activity haunt-spot. The story goes that the ghost of Benjamin Miles haunts the cemetery, forever unable to rest because he was buried here in an unmarked grave. He appears on occasion, most frequently at night (of course!).


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    Boston Hill Cemetery

    Oviedo, Florida

    42.6 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    Boston Hill is a predominantly black cemetery dating back to the late 19th century. Visitors have seen the specter of a man hanging from a tree, sometimes with a woman seen nearby. Eerie footsteps are often heard (and sometimes even seen) along the grounds.


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    Oviedo Baseball Fields

    Oviedo, Florida

    42.6 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    People claim to have seen the ghost of a Native American man on the outskirts of the Oviedo baseball fields (Oviedo Sports Complex). The visions seem always to happen around 7pm. He simply appears and walks into the woods - says nothing, and interacts with no one.


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    Ghost Children of Oviedo

    Oviedo, Florida

    43.7 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    There are stories about "ghost children" playing in the old celery fields off of Andrew and Chapman - to the casual observer they appear to be normal children, but approach and try to speak to them and they will disappear right in front of your eyes. (Not sure the ...


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    St Luke's Cemetery - Slavia Cemetery

    Oviedo, Florida

    43.9 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    There is a small, green building in the middle of this cemetery, where some feel there is an evil presence. Visitors feel it is hard to breathe in the area, and sometimes feel a weird sensation, like a tingling, in the hands. Others return home to find scratch ...


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    The Mist of Chapman Road

    Oviedo, Florida

    44.2 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    On the far western end of Chapman Road, where it becomes mostly dirt and shell near Route 417, locals say a ghostly mist appears between two electrical poles. It's always in just this one place, strangely enough, and some say they've heard screaming there as well.


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    Tuscawilla Country Club

    Winter Springs, Florida

    46.3 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    According to staff, on the last Friday of every month the ghost of a young man is seen washing down the bar. No one has any idea who he could be, but some claim he was violent and attacked them.


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    Orlando Executive Airport

    Orlando, Florida

    47.3 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    In late 1944, the Orlando Army Air Base was home to between 600 and 750 German prisoners of war captured during World War II.  Many of the prisoners were put to work in the local citrus groves. After the war, the air base was repurposed into the Orlando Executive Airport.  Visitors ...


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    Orange Hill Cemetery

    Orlando, Florida

    47.6 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    Although it hardly looks like it, this mostly empty-looking plot of land is actually a pauper's cemetery.  In fact, the cemetery was almost completely forgotten until county officials researching the area for possible development in 1996 discovered its true use in old documents.  Roughly 522 people were buried there between ...


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    Floor and Decor

    Orlando, Florida

    47.8 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    Although it looks like any other cookie-cutter shopping plaza building, this spot has an interesting "haunted" history. This site was once the home to "Colonial Plaza," one of Orlando's earliest shopping malls. It fell into decline in the 1970s and was eventually razed in 1995 - all except the building ...


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    Greenwood Cemetery

    Orlando, Florida

    47.9 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    Many children from Sunland Hospital were buried at this cemetery, and there are creepy sections within called "Baby Land 1" and "Baby Land 3", etc. which house nothing but infants and children under five years of age. Visitors to these sections hear music box tunes and sometimes children's laughter. ...


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    Walgreens

    Orlando, Florida

    48 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    A story given by a former employee says the automatic doors would operate on their own, merchandise would fall off the shelves without explanation, and objects were thrown. An apparition was seen walking in an employee-area hallway; other strange occurrences were reported as well.


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    Harry P. Leu Gardens

    Orlando, Florida

    48.5 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    The Leu Gardens were started by Mr. and Mrs. Harry P. Leu, who in 1936 purchased Leu House and 40 acres of land. The Leus traveled all over the world and brought back many exotic plants and many varieties of camellias for their gardens. In 1961, the Leus deeded the ...


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    Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens

    Winter Park, Florida

    48.6 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    This museum was founded in 1961, and is home to more than 200 sculptures by Czech artist Albin Polasek. Many staff members feel Polasek's spirit still infuses the place, refusing to leave his beloved sculptures. In 1997, one guest snapped a photo of a tear miraculously suspended on ...


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    Driftwood Resort

    Vero Beach, Florida

    48.7 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    Former owner Waldo Sexton is the haunt who resides here, a man who was known to be a bit eccentric. Guests who stay in the suites once occupied by the Sextons have reported hearing noises coming from adjacent empty rooms, and security guard once felt a tap on his shoulder ...


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    Annie Russell Theatre

    Winter Park, Florida

    48.8 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    This theatre was built in the 1930s and named after the actress, Annie Russell, who taught at Rollins College (where the theatre is located). She herself performed on-stage opening night in 1932. Annie died four years later in 1936. There have been claims for many years now of seeing ...


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    The Patio

    Vero Beach, Florida

    48.8 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    The Patio Restaurant on 21st Street close to the downtown area of Vero Beach was built in the 1930s by Waldo Sexton and was leased as one of the original Howard Johnson’s ice cream parlors. Later it was used as a gift shop/fruit stand and as the location of Waldo’s ...


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    Susan's Courtside Café

    Kissimmee, Florida

    48.8 miles from Cocoa Beach, FL

    Susan's Courtside Café is housed in a 1912 home, and is said to be haunted. The restaurant's rooms are themed with items from Kissimmee's past, including a firefighter room. Witnesses have seen eerie shadows and heard strange noises in the building at night.


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