Americans love to be scared and the haunted house is a Halloween season staple. But these real-life haunted houses in the U.S. aren't just fleeting autumn pop-ups. These haunted homes, located in towns across the U.S., are the crime scenes for true tales of ax murders and massacres, lost children, and angry demons and ghosts—they're guaranteed to give you more shivers than even the best Halloween movies, especially if you're brave enough to stay the night at one of these frightening abodes. (We also know about some haunted Airbnbs, if you're into that sort of thing.) Staying in this Halloween? Embark on a virtual ghost tour of the most haunted places in the U.S. from the safety of your home.
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