Upstate New York Hotel Named Most Haunted in America
This spooktacular! An Upstate New York hotel has been named the most haunted hotel in America
Congratulations to Marnie, Bill, and the rest of the staff at the Fainting Goat Island Inn for this big win!
Fainting Goat Island Inn Voted Best Haunted Hotel in America
Fainting Goat Island Inn in Nichols has been voted as the best haunted hotel in America in the 2023 USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest. They won for the Best Haunted Hotel for the second year in a row.
The Fainting Goat Island Inn has become famous for its supernatural activity. Ghost lovers (including me and my daughter, Tara) from all over the world have come to experience the spooky hotel's hauntings.
The Fainting Goat Island Inn was built in the 19th century and has a history that goes back to the Civil War time. It's got unique architecture and ghost hunters are fascinated by the stories that haunt every corner of the Inn.
It's believed that the Fainting Goat Island Inn is home to several permanent ghost residents. These ghosts have made themselves known to staff and guests. The most famous ghost is a man named James, who is said to have died inside the hotel during the Civil War. People have reported seeing his ghost, and some say they have even felt his presence in their rooms.
Another ghost that haunts the hotel is a woman named Mary. According to legend, Mary was a former owner of the hotel who died inside the property and now roams around her former home. Many guests who have stayed in her former suite have reported feeling her eerie presence.
There is also a mischievous ghost child who plays tricks on unsuspecting guests and a young girl who appears in the hallways. Despite the hauntings, the Fainting Goat Island Inn is still charming and one of the most popular hotels in the Upstate New York area.
Whether you are a believer in the paranormal or not, the Fainting Goat Island Inn will leave you with an experience that you won't get anywhere else.