In Florida, Halloween is more than a holiday, it's a lifestyle. There are tons of paranormal places across the state that can get you in the spooky season spirit all year long. From haunted lighthouses to optical illusions, these spooky spots are sure to give you nightmares. These 13 haunted places in Florida are scary, but totally worth the visit.
St. Augustine Lighthouse
Price: Dark of the Moon Ghost Tour $25
Address: 100 Red Cox Rd., St. Augustine, FL
Why You Need To Go: Take a private ghost tour of this historic lighthouse in Florida. You'll enter the tower at night and listen to eerie ghost stories.
Address: Lake Wales, FL
Why You Need To Go: Put your car in neutral and watch as you roll backward up Spook Hill, a gravity-defying hilltop that's believed to be haunted.
Address: Monticello, FL
Why You Need To Go: Visit Monticello, a spooky small town in Florida. You can walk among abandoned mansions said to be overrun with spirits, gnarled trees, and an old graveyard.
Price: Free entry
Address: 1919 E. 7th Ave., Tampa, FL
Why You Need To Go: Get your spooky on at this haunted kava bar in Tampa. Order a "Zombie" or "Vampire Blood" and sip from creepy skull heads.
Address: 2081 Radford Blvd., Pensacola, FL
Why You Need To Go: Hunt for ghosts in one of the most haunted lighthouses in the country. You'll be searching for souls in the creepy "Keeper's Quarters."
When: Thursday, September 3 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Address: 16701 S.W. 72nd Ave., Miami, FL
Why You Need To Go: Take the historic ghost tour and learn about the supernatural occurrences at this grand estate as you walk through the mysterious grounds at night.
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
When: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. daily
Address: 1 S. Castillo Dr., St. Augustine, FL
Why You Need To Go: Board the Trolley of the Doomed for the Ghosts and Gravestones of St. Augustine tour and you may encounter the spirits of this scary abandoned fort.
The Witch’s Grave
Address: Tallahassee, FL
Why You Need To Go: You'll find this ominous headstone at Old City Cemetery. Rumor has it that Elizabeth Budd-Graham, the woman whose bones lie beneath it, was a witch.
The Devil's Tree
Address: 1935 S.W. Import Dr., Port St. Lucie, FL 34953
Why You Need To Go: Named the Devil's Tree for its sadistic history, this tree hidden in Oak Hammock Park is often met with morbid curiosity.
Miami City Cemetery
When: October 2020
Address: 1800 N.E. 2nd Ave., Miami, FL
Why You Need To Go: This bone-chilling cemetery is the oldest one in Miami and holds an annual historic ghost tour you won't want to miss.
Robert the Doll
Address: 3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West, FL
Why You Need To Go: Meet Robert at Fort East Martello Museum for a spine-chilling encounter. This infamous doll is thought to be cursed by voodoo and is known as the most haunted doll in the world.
When: Check the tour schedule here
Address: 1603 Greenwood St., Orlando, FL
Why You Need To Go: Embark on a guided moonlight walking tour of this freaky cemetery in Orlando and try not to get chills during your stroll.
The Devil's Chair
Address: Lake Helen, FL
Why You Need To Go: You'll find this infamous chair in Lake Helen-Cassadaga Cemetery. Legend has it that this brick throne and the town of Cassadaga are heavily haunted.
That's a wrap on the spookiest spots in Florida. These places are freaky, creepy, and truly unforgettable. Keep your eyes peeled...who knows, you may even see a ghost!
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