Most Haunted Places in Florida

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    Putnam Hotel

    DeLand, Florida
    Reports say this hotel is no longer in operation, and was sold in 2013. Two ghosts are said to reside here. According to lore, a hotel guest once killed his wife and then committed suicide on the premises. Witnesses say sadness emanates throughout the building, and a shadowy figure has been seen in...
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    EHP Rating: 94.1

    Ma Barker's House

    Marion, Florida
    Ma Barker - once Public Enemy #1 - met her end along with her son Freddy at this lakefront house in Ocklawaha, FL. The town does a re-enactment of the shootout (which consumed more than 2,000 bullets) every January. Some say the Barkers' spirits still haunt the place. The house - still kept as...
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    EHP Rating: 92.9

    Comfort Station

    St. Petersburg, Florida
    This lovely octagonal building in Romaesque Revival style is a public restroom that was built in 1927 by the same architect that designed the Vinoy Hotel (also reported to be haunted, by the way). It was originally called "Comfort Station One," and actually received national press when it was...
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    EHP Rating: 92.1

    Robert the Doll - Fort East Martello

    Key West, Florida
    Robert the Haunted Doll is the inspiration for the Chucky doll in the film franchise. The doll once belonged to Robert Eugene Otto, a Key West painter and author. Robert the Doll is known to be cursed, or possessed by evil spirits, and can be viewed at the Fort East Martello Museum and on many...
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    EHP Rating: 91.9

    Crabby Bill's Seafood

    Clearwater, Florida
    I was a former employee of Crabby Bill's Seafood on Clearwater Beach in the Clearwater Municipal Marina. I wasn't a server, host, nor did I work as a cook or a dishwasher. I worked from June/July of 2009 up until August of 2011 on the third shift. I was the only cleaning guy at the building, aside...
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    EHP Rating: 91.7

    Shiloh Cemetery

    Sanford, Florida
    Hard to find this cemetery - you have to find Page Jackson Cemetery first, then take a dirt road all the way down to Shiloh. There's an old stone sign in front that can barely even be read anymore. Check the map below for the exact location. There are claims that a female spirit can be seen...
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    EHP Rating: 91.5

    Riddle House

    West Palm Beach, Florida
    The Edwardian house built in 1905 in West Palm Beach was moved to historical park Yesteryear Village at the South Florida Fairgrounds, Royal Palm Beach. It was originally a funeral parlor until its purchase by Karl Riddle in the 1920s, after which it was a private home. It is haunted by Joseph, an...
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    EHP Rating: 91.3

    Olustee Battle Field

    Baker, Florida
    Civil War reenactors claim to occasionally capture strange orbs in photographs, almost like they are soldiers' spirits interacting with the...
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    EHP Rating: 90.9

    Cuban Club - Circulo Cubano de Tampa

    Tampa, Florida
    The Cuban Club, now a site rented out for events, was built in 1917 to serve the Cuban community. It has been the site of two deaths: One was an actor who committed suicide on the stage, the other was a murder in which one board member shot another in the face. Both are said to haunt the building,...
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    EHP Rating: 90.9

    Historic Peninsula Inn and Spa

    Gulfport, Florida
    This hotel dates back to the turn of the 20th century. It was, at times, a military hospital, boarding house, and now, a hotel and spa. The resident ghost is named "Isabelle" - she is said to have lived and died here in the 1950s. She is said to also have a "ghost cat" that walks around the...
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    EHP Rating: 90.9

    Old Jail

    St. Augustine, Florida
    The Old Jail in St. Augustine is rumored to be haunted. Many prisoners died here, some victims of hanging and harsh conditions leading to sickness and death. Witnesses have reported a phantom sweet smell and the barking of dogs, thought to be phantoms of the sheriff's guard dogs. Footsteps and...
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    EHP Rating: 90.9

    New River Inn

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    The New River Inn (built in 1905) now houses the Old Fort Lauderdale History Museum, but visitors still report seeing apparitions in the historic building. The first is that of a man in an old-fashioned rancher's outfit, who paces the first floor and the front porch but vanishes when approached....
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    EHP Rating: 90.9

    Carriage House Apartments - Chelsea Courtyards

    Jacksonville, Florida
    Now called Chelsea Courtyards, the Carriage House Apartments are known to ghost enthusiasts for its Apartment 40. Some say that since no one has been able to cohabitate with the ghost, the apartment was used for storage for many years. Witnesses describe poltergeist activity such as things being...
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    EHP Rating: 90.7

    Belleview-Biltmore Hotel

    Belleair, Florida
    The Belleview Biltmore Resort and Spa is a historic resort hotel located at 25 Belleview Boulevard in the town of Belleair, Florida, USA. The hotel is closed, but a renovation plan has been announced. The hotel situated along the eastern shores of Old Clearwater Bay, with views of the bay and...
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    EHP Rating: 90.0

    Capitol Theatre / Royal Theatre

    Clearwater, Florida
    The Capitol Theatre opened March 21, 1921. Royalty Theater Company signed leases with the Taylor family in February 1981 when it then became known as the Royalty Theater. During the renovations, Bill Neville's murdered body was found in the balcony. The theatre remained in the Taylor family...
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    EHP Rating: 89.5

    Pritchard House

    Titusville, Florida
    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 here have been disembodied...
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    EHP Rating: 89.2

    Princeton Hospital - Lakeside Hospital

    Orlando, Florida
    Princeton Hospital was turned into Lakeside Hospital in 2000. The psychiatric hospital is rumored to be haunted by spirits who move empty wheelchairs or apparate as ghostly nuns and doctors. A phantom patient with hollow eyes is said to stare sadly or angrily at staff members. The second and third...
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    EHP Rating: 88.9

    Harden House

    Clermont, Florida
    The ghost that walks here is said to be John W. Hardin, who was shot to death in the back yard in 1975 sometime during or after his truck caught on fire. The mystery of who killed Hardin is unsolved, but his wife, Victoria Mango Hardin, claimed to see his ghost in the house dressed in the same...
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    EHP Rating: 88.9

    Captain Tony's Saloon

    Key West, Florida
    Said to be the oldest saloon in Florida, the establishment is home to a tree that grows through the middle of the chamber. It is said to be the tree from which executions were carried out; 75 unfortunate folks were said to have been hanged from it. The apparition of one of them, a woman in a bloody...
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    Pensacola Victorian Bed and Breakfast

    Pensacola, Florida
    Built by ship captain William Northup in the 1890s, this inn is home to some mysterious happenings. Witnesses have heard sounds with no apparent source, including classical music and children playing and giggling. The apparition of a woman in a Victorian nightgown has been noted, and the smells of...
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    EHP Rating: 88.9

    Cobb Cemetery

    Okaloosa, Florida
    Here's a ghost will really specific needs... supposedly, mostly in February, and mostly around 1:24 AM, the ghost of a retired officer haunts the cemetery, looking for his wife....
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    EHP Rating: 88.9

    Herlong Mansion Bed and Breakfast

    Micanopy, Florida
    Originally built in 1845, the Helong Mansion is now a stylish bed and breakfast. Some believe the ghost of Inez Herlong still haunts the place, but details are...
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    EHP Rating: 88.6

    Antiques and Uniques Collectibles

    St. Augustine, Florida
    This antiques store has been featured on the TV show "My Ghost Story". It is said that it was originally the first jail in St Augustine, while the other was being built. Children spirits are there, as well as others. You can hear footsteps above you in the vacant area above the store. Source:...
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    EHP Rating: 88.5

    Fort Matanzas

    St. Augustine, Florida
    It's not surprising that this historic fort, one of the most well-known sites in St. Augustine, is said to be haunted by the apparitions of several soldiers in French and Spanish uniforms. After all, "Matanzas" is Spanish for "slaughter," as it was named for the 245 Huguenots who were killed here...
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    EHP Rating: 88.2

    Trapper Nelson - Jonathan Dickinson State Park

    Jupiter, Florida
    "Wild Man of the Loxahatchee," nickname of Vince “Trapper” Nelson, is the identity of the ghost said to roam this state park. Trapper moved to this area in 1929, trapping and selling furs for a living, earning his nickname by his often-strange antics like swinging out over the river on a rope...
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    EHP Rating: 88.2

    Pinewood Historic Cemetery

    Daytona Beach, Florida
    Reportedly the oldest cemetery in Daytona Beach, Pinewood is said said to be haunted by an apparition of a woman. A headless ghost also has been reported, rumored to be that of Adler Rawlings, whose gravesite and bones were said to have been defaced by...
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    EHP Rating: 88.2

    Sandlin House

    Punta Gorda, Florida
    The Sandlin House has been advertised for sale for $1.59 million, and the ghost is included. The remodeled Victorian-style house is around 120 years old and is haunted by the spirit of then-owner James Sandlin's 14-year-old daughter Mary Leah, who in 1909 was ironing on the front porch and died...
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    EHP Rating: 88.2

    Emma Parrish Theater

    Titusville, Florida
    Objects move on their own in the attic of this theatre. Cold spots and weird smells are also reported. [gallery link="file"...
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    Norman Hall - University of Florida

    Gainesville, Florida
    Norman Hall (originally known as P. K. Yonge Laboratory School) is an historic academic building on the eastern campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. It was designed by architect Rudolph Weaver in the Collegiate Gothic style, and built in 1932. It originally housed the...
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    Tomoka Lights / Ormond Lights

    Ormond Beach, Florida
    Drive north on Beach St. in Ormond Beach late at night, toward Tomoka State Park, and you might run into the Tomoka Lights (also known as the Ormond Lights). These are typical "ghost lights" - balls of light that appear out of nowhere, and sometimes seem to follow cars around. Be careful though:...
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    Huguenot Cemetery

    St. Augustine, Florida
    The cemetery is reputed to be haunted by a variety of ghosts and is one of the stops on the city's flourishing ghost tour industry along with the neighboring Tolomato Cemetery. One of the alleged ghosts is that of a specter named Elizabeth. According to the various themes of her origin, she has...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Casa de la Paz

    St. Augustine, Florida
    Although this spot no longer operates as a bed-and-breakfast, the Queen Isabella was its most haunted room. Here, the ghost of Miss Mabel resides. Miss Mabel, who was given this nickname because the owners did not know her real name, was a visitor at the inn around the 1920s. When Mabel's new...
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    Harlee House

    Palmetto, Florida
    When a young family from Palmetto bought and restored the historic Harllee house on the Manatee River they were excited to renovate itl. Ironically, the original owner saw its potential all along. The new buyers found a love letter in one of the closets, only it was from Mrs. Harllee to the house....
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    Spanish Military Hospital

    St. Augustine, Florida
    The Spanish Military Hospital Museum is a reconstructed military hospital, a representation of the original building that was here in the 1700s and 1800s. Witnesses have heard footsteps, detected unexplained scents, and seen apparitions in and out of the building. Doors open and close by...
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    Eaton Lodge - Old Town Manor

    Key West, Florida
    Built in 1886, the Eaton Lodge operates today as Old Town Manor, a bed-and-breakfast inn. Witnesses claim the inn is haunted and have reported seeing apparitions, experiencing electrical issues, and hearing unexplained footsteps and the sound of an old typewriter. Some believe a female apparition...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Flight 401 Crash Site

    Miami-Dade, Florida
    This is the site where Eastern Air Lines Flight 401 crashed in December 1972. 101 people died - 75 survived. Many perished in just 18 inches of water because of the swampy conditions. A very popular book called The Ghost of Flight 401 was published soon after, telling the story of multiple...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Lake Worth Playhouse

    Lake Worth, Florida
    Built by two brothers (Lucien and Clarence Oakley) in 1924, it seems this place was just too good to leave - and Lucien never has! People say Lucien's ghost has been seen in mirrors, objects get moved around, and footsteps are heard from the empty...
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    Old City Remedies - Old Drugstore

    St. Augustine, Florida
    This old building is a favorite stop for tourists. It was built in 1739 but was moved to its current spot in 1887. It has been a medicinal/drugstore for most of its history. It is now open to the public and has a very large gift shop inside. You can still see all kinds of weird and wacky...
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    EHP Rating: 87.0

    Biltmore Hotel

    Coral Gables, Florida
    Supposedly the thirteenth floor is home to some resident WWII-era ghosts - soldiers who convalesced there during the war, when it was used as a hospital. Weird noises are heard throughout, and there are reports of unexplained lights popping in and out of...
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    EHP Rating: 86.7

    Southwest Miami High School

    Olympia Heights, Florida
    The library and auditorium both have "ghost stories" attached to them. Librarians swear up and down that books they've organized just the day before are thrown into utter disarray the next morning. According to local legend, at least two people died in the auditorium - a janitor and a president...
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    EHP Rating: 86.7

    Myrtle Hill Cemetery

    Tampa, Florida
    The mausoleum here is supposedly haunted by a girl named Stephanie, who was killed in a car...
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    EHP Rating: 86.5

    Site of the Rosewood Massacre

    Cedar Key, Florida
    In 1923, white woman Fannie Taylor lied and said she had been assaulted by an African-American man. She lied because she didn’t want her husband to know she was actually beaten by her white lover. But Fannie’s maid Sarah Carrier witnessed the incident and knew the truth. As a result of Fannie's...
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    EHP Rating: 86.2

    1900 Building

    Melbourne, Florida
    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 lived and died at the...
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    St Luke's Episcopal Church

    Marianna, Florida
    The Civil War "Battle of Marianna" took place in and around the grounds of St Luke's Episcopal Church, and it is believed that one of the Confederate soldiers killed there still haunts the basement. Witnesses describe seeing the apparition of an elderly, bearded man, dressed in period...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    Walton County Emergency Operations Center

    DeFuniak Springs, Florida
    A little girl named Sally May allegedly died on this spot in the 1920s, and she continues to haunt the area (now an Emergency Operations Center) by keeping the local 911 midnight-shift on their...
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    Old Gilchrist County Jail

    Trenton, Florida
    Old Gilchrist County Jail has been open since 1928 and closed since 1968. Its a 2 story building with 3 cells downstairs and 5 upstairs. It has been visited by many a paranormal persons investigating the activity. It is most definitely haunted. There have been photo shoots and movies are being...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    The Gray House

    Pensacola, Florida
    The Gray House is said to be haunted by an old 18th century sea captain named Thomas Moristo. People claim to see his ghost through the windows. Residents have had stoves turned on and off, paint cans have been moved as well as other objects. The house is part of the Pensacola ghost tour and...
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    Madira Bickel Mound

    Terra Ceia, Florida
    This state park was the first Native American location to be designated a "State Archaeological Site" in all of Florida. Occupation here goes back to around the 1st century AD. The mound itself is about 20 feet high and as wide as 170 feet, made of shells, sand and general refuse. The Tocobaga...
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    Wacahoota Cemetery

    Micanopy, Florida
    Not much detail, except that more than a few people say there are strange phenomena...
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    Harry's Seafood Bar and Grill

    St. Augustine, Florida
    Who's Harry? He's a horse. As the story goes, the original owners bet on Harry, who had 50-to-1 odds, and Harry won. With the money, they opened up the restaurant. It is said to be haunted by a female ghost said to be either a woman who perished in a 1887 fire or Catalina, a 1700s resident whose...
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    EHP Rating: 85.4

    Fort Pickens

    Pensacola Beach, Florida
    This Civil War fort was also used later as a prison for Apache chief Geronimo and his braves. The spirits of Native Americans have been both seen and heard here by several...
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    EHP Rating: 85.0

    Arbuckle Creek Bridge

    Lorida, Florida
    Legend has it that an old woman, one who was knowledgable with potions and healing, used to live nearby, and her spirit still haunts the bridge. So the tales say, the woman was hired to make a love potion, for which her payment was to be the client's first-born child. When the client heard the...
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    EHP Rating: 85.0

    Bay Street Theatre

    Eustis, Florida
    Lots of paranormal claims here, including screams from the upstairs rooms, orbs appearing in photographs, eerie phantom presences felt around the building... one visitor was unlucky enough to see a glimpse of a man hanging from the balcony. Lights turn on and off on their own without...
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    Hotel Blanche

    Lake City, Florida
    Gangster Al Capone was among the guests to stay at this one-time luxury hotel. These days, it is inhabited by businesses on the ground floor and office space on the second, but the third floor remains empty--except for the hotel's haunts. Witnesses here have described disembodied footsteps and...
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    EHP Rating: 85.0

    Harder Hall

    Sebring, Florida
    Built in the 1920s, urban legend states that every owner of this hotel has died under "strange circumstances" - often within the limits of the property. And we wouldn't want the facts to get in the way of a good story. Other ghost stories abound of former visitors who've decided to never leave...
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    EHP Rating: 84.6

    Russ House

    Marianna, Florida
    The historic Russ House, built in 1895, is said to be haunted by several ghosts. The house serves as the home of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce and the county's visitor center. The grounds were the site of the 1864 Battle of Marianna, where several soldiers were killed. Another point of...
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    EHP Rating: 84.6

    Blue Anchor Pub

    Delray Beach, Florida
    For over a century, the pub has been haunted by the ghost of a young woman named Bertha Starkey. The lady was stabbed by her husband after he found her having an affair with another man. Footsteps and wails have been heard at night after closing, candles light and extinguish themselves, and a...
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    EHP Rating: 84.6

    Rossetter House Museum

    Melbourne, Florida
    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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    EHP Rating: 84.6

    Lear-Rocheblave House

    Pensacola, Florida
    At this 1890 Victorian house, legend tells of a ghost girl who dances across a locked room. She is said to be one of the Rocheblave daughters, and folks have also smelled her old-fashioned perfume when she is present....
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    EHP Rating: 84.6

    Bosque Bello Cemetery

    Fernandina Beach, Florida
    This is a genuinely spooky cemetery, so there should be no surprise that its considered haunted. Multiple ghosts have been seen here, some seem to be the spirits of children roaming the cemetery.
    From Cheryl Holly:
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    St. Paul's Church Cemetery

    Key West, Florida
    Some visitors to the cemetery claim to have been attacked by a malevolent spirit. There are also supposedly some ghosts of children buried there who can be heard playing in the environs. Some say smoking in the cemetery bothers the children and can spark...
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    EHP Rating: 84.6

    Ringling Towers

    Nokomis, Florida
    No longer around (it was demolished in 1998), this old-school monster of a hotel was left to rot for many, many years in downtown Sarasota. It was a popular haunt for ghost hunters, who swore there were evil presences residing...
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    EHP Rating: 84.6

    Castillo de San Marcos

    St. Augustine, Florida
    Considered by many to be the centerpiece of St. Augustine, the Castillo is the oldest masonry fort in the United States, dating back to 1672. It is also apparently a paranormal hot-spot, with night-time visitors frequently capturing orbs in their digital photos. The ghost of a woman can sometimes...
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    EHP Rating: 84.6

    Haunted Creek down Jones Road

    St. Cloud, Florida
    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 doesn't appreciate...
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    Rouse Cemetery

    Orlando, Florida
    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...
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    EHP Rating: 84.6

    Britton Cinema

    Tampa, Florida
    Staff and visitors alike have reported several strange occurrences. Toilets flush on their own and doors mysteriously get locked in the ladies room. Apparitions have been seen in one of theatres. Ghostly voices were heard in the hallway outside theatre #5, and an usher swears someone called his...
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    EHP Rating: 84.2

    Olde Marco Island Inn & Suites

    Marco Island, Florida
    The usual assortment of paranormal activity here... footsteps, voices, cold drafts, etc. Some say chairs have been seen to move on their...
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    EHP Rating: 84.2

    Florida Theatre

    Jacksonville, Florida
    Elvis Presley performed in this historic theater in 1956, and although it closed in 1980, it re-opened in 1983. Reports say a strange, unexplained humming noise has been noted in the building, and at least one apparition has been caught on camera, sitting in balcony seat E2, section 500,...
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    EHP Rating: 84.0

    Koreshan State Historic Site

    Estero, Florida
    The ghost of Cyrus Teed and his followers are said to haunt this state park and museum, waiting for their leader to resurrect. In 1869, the Chicago doctor changed his name to Koresh and developed a new religion in which he was the Messiah. In 1894 Teed brought his followers here and built a...
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    Stanna's Restaurant

    Umatilla, Florida
    The ghost of a young woman is said to haunt this restaurant. Supposedly she hung herself on the third floor sometime in the early 1900s. Shadows of a woman in a long flowing dress are seen, and objects are thrown around in the women's bathroom. Cold spots are felt, and female laughter is often...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Grady House Bed and Breakfast

    High Springs, Florida
    An apparition of a lady in an old-fashioned nightgown has been seen, bringing with her the scent of flowers, lilacs or orange blossoms. The Red Room is the spot where the ghost most often materializes. She also likes to move the chess pieces on a board set up in the hallway. The ghost moves them to...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Clewiston Inn

    Clewiston, Florida
    Two rooms here are said to be especially haunted. Room 255 is said to be visited by Anita Conklin, a longtime inn resident who lived there with her husband, manager of the Miami Seaquarium. Ms. Conklin passed away in the room in 1994; her husband had passed away earlier. The switchboard lights up...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Humanities Building - Florida Atlantic University

    Boca Raton, Florida
    A ghostly spirit allegedly haunts the hallways and amphitheatre of the Arts and Humanities Building. She was seen in the amphitheatre on at least one occasion, and at other times noises were heard in the hallways of someone running and slamming...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Page Jackson Cemetery

    Sanford, Florida
    Witnesses describe cold spots, uneasy feelings, strange noises, and shadow figures at this historic...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Stogies Jazz Club and Listening Room

    St. Augustine, Florida
    Housed in an 1856 building, the jazz club is said to be haunted by ghostly children who have been seen running and playing throughout the place. Witnesses also describe a feeling of being watched by something unseen. Other strange occurrences have been reported here as well, so those who visit the...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Treasure Coast Antique Mall

    Fort Pierce, Florida
    The mall is housed in a 1920s historic home is said to be rich with hauntings from its past. It has been a private home, an inn, a bar, a gambling casino, and a bordello. Among the ghosts said to reside here is a bordello client from the 1950s-1960s who was shot dead by his wife on the stairway....
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Old Jefferson County Jail

    Monticello, Florida
    This jail dates back to the end of the 19th century. The local sheriff lived on the ground floor and basement - inmates were housed in the top floor. The small building out back housed female prisoners. It hasn't held an inmate since the mid 20th century, but some people still swear they hear...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    The Petite Boutiques

    Melbourne, Florida
    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...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Boot Hill Saloon

    Daytona Beach, Florida
    This famous biker bar is home to a number of spirit activity - maybe long-dead bikers who refuse to leave their favorite watering hole. The jukebox plays by itself... when unplugged. Items are hurled across the bar by unseen hands. Toilets flush and faucets turn on when no one is...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    The Plaza Resort and Spa

    Daytona Beach, Florida
    The Plaza opened originally as "The Clarendon" in 1888, but was destroyed by fire in 1909. It went back up in 1911 and was renamed to "The Plaza" many years afterward. In 2013 the hotel made a bit of a stir on the local news after security cameras picked up... something... maybe a ghost, maybe...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Blake High School

    Tampa, Florida
    A cold spot is felt in the exact place in the auditorium where a teacher died years ago of a heart attack. The back of the library has a similar cold spot where people get "eerie feelings". The main theatre sometimes has strange lights appear in the wings, and music and whistling can sometimes be...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Greenwood Cemetery

    Orlando, Florida
    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. ...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Florida House Inn

    Fernandina Beach, Florida
    This 1857 building is said to be Florida's oldest operating hotel, so it's not surprising that it has a ghost or two in residence. The ghost of a sad-looking man has been seen here, and a female spirit is known to get into bed with the guests who share her...
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    EHP Rating: 82.9

    St. Petersburg High School

    St. Petersburg, Florida
    The third floor of the school seems to be the home of at least one ghost who moves things and makes strange noises. Janitorial staff have claimed to see odd phenomena in the auditorium as...
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    EHP Rating: 82.8

    Indian Spring Cemetery

    Punta Gorda, Florida

    This is one of the oldest cemeteries in the area - there's even a former Governor of Florida buried here, named Albert Gilchrist (d. 1926). Lots of activity is reported, including ghost lights, disembodied noises that sound like screaming and moaning, and shadow...

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    EHP Rating: 82.7

    Cracker Barrel

    Naples, Florida
    Another restaurant with a gruesome past. Three people were murdered in the back freezer in November 1995, and employees swear strange things still happen back there. Details of the original crime from the
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    EHP Rating: 82.6

    Ripley's Believe It or Not!

    St. Augustine, Florida
    The Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Museum is located inside an 1880s castle, originally built by Standard Oil partner William G. Warden. It was later turned into an upscale hotel, owned by author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (“The Yearling”) and her husband Norton Baskin, before it became the chain...
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    EHP Rating: 82.6

    Old Jail - Amelia Island Museum of History

    Fernandina Beach, Florida
    The old jail, now the Amelia Island Museum of History, is said to be haunted by Luc Simone Aury. Aury was a criminal wanted for murder, rape, robbery and perhaps even more charges, and he was sentenced to hang on the gallows in the back. On the night before his execution, he attempted to avoid the...
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    EHP Rating: 82.6

    Old Tampa Theater

    Tampa, Florida
    A projectionist from the 1940s supposedly haunts this theatre. Staff hear his footsteps and chains rattling in the hallways and behind the stage. Some claim to even see him up in the projecting room when it is supposed to be empty. There are reports of weird "bad smells", cold spots, and even...
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    EHP Rating: 82.6

    Umatilla Cemetery

    Umatilla, Florida
    Female screams, calls for help and other strange noises are heard in this cemetery late at night. Lots of orbs/mist photos have been taken here. Most of the activity centers on the older section, near the back of the...
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    EHP Rating: 82.4

    Cooley's Landing Park

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    William Cooley was an early settler in East Florida. He moved to the New River area (later to become Fort Lauderdale) in 1826 and started an arrowroot plantation. Eventually he became involved in local administration, and in 1835/6 he was involved in adjudicating a case in which white settlers...
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    EHP Rating: 82.1

    Rose Cemetery

    Tarpon Springs, Florida

    This is one of those places that everyone "knows" is haunted, but no one seems to have a solid story about it. All that's said is that there's some sort of malevolent force or forces here, and that people get really creeped out and sometimes even physically attacked by unseen beings. Note:...

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    EHP Rating: 82.1

    Kenilworth Lodge

    Sebring, Florida
    There are a number of ghost stories surrounding this building, which dates back to 1916. Eerie feelings are reported on the staircase, and doors have been seen opening and closing entirely on their own. One guest heard voices outside his door throughout the night, and when he complained to the...
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    EHP Rating: 81.9

    Spring Hill Cemetery

    Brooksville, Florida
    The Spring Hill Cemetery, is located off of Fort Dade Ave. in Brooksville. It is an old black cemetery with the earliest "known" burial starting in the late 1800's. At dusk you can see what seems to be a man hanging from a tree limb. Also, groups of spirits can be seen standing together around the...
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    EHP Rating: 81.8

    South Inlet Park

    Boca Raton, Florida
    There are tales of a young woman supposedly buried in this park, though no one has yet been able to find her. On cold nights people report feeling "warm spots" and sometimes even seeing...
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    EHP Rating: 81.8

    Tolomato Cemetery

    St. Augustine, Florida
    One of the oldest in the U.S., this cemetery has a spooky story. It is said that a young woman once was being prepared for burial here, and during her funeral procession her forehead was accidentally punctured while passing under an Apopinax tree. She bled profusely; it was discovered that she was...
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    EHP Rating: 81.8

    Tiger Trail

    Dunnellon, Florida
    "Tiger Trail" is the local name for SW 180th Avenue in Dunnellon, FL. It was the location where part of the 2001 film "Jeepers Creepers" was filmed. And maybe for good reason... there are local claims that the ghosts of three children killed at the intersection of Tiger Trial and the high school...
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    EHP Rating: 81.8

    Greenwood Cemetery

    Eustis, Florida
    This cemetery dates back to the late 1800s, and is one of the largest in Lake County. There are numerous reports of the ghost of a woman seen (and heard) weeping over one of the...
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    EHP Rating: 81.8

    Miami Lakes High School

    Hialeah, Florida
    Two areas of activity here... The "Little Theater" seems to be the home of a friendly ghost named "Fred" who turns lights on and off playfully, and may occasionally play faint music. The fourth floor is now closed, but supposedly once housed a planetarium where a girl fell to her death...
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    EHP Rating: 81.8

    Red Lion Pub / Dominos Pizza

    Boynton Beach, Florida
    Sometimes it definitely pays to be blonde! Though now closed (a Dominos Pizza has replaced it) patrons for years claimed that brunette women would have objects mysteriously thrown at them, while blonde women would feel their hair and face gently being stroked. No word from Dominos on whether...