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The creepiest place in Michigan

Thrillist put together a list of the creepiest places to visit in every state. From old state hospitals, murder sites, cemeteries, homes with talking dolls and spooky hotels. But, Michigan is unique in that an entire island was named the creepiest place to visit. South Manitou Island made the list due partly to its deserted shores, empty campgrounds, and 300-foot sand dunes.

What Makes This Michigan Island Creepy

The island is shrouded in mystery and eerie legends which makes it a favorite destination for thrill-seekers and ghost enthusiasts. Thrillist mentions one of the reasons South Manitou is considered creepy, is its history of shipwrecks. Including one legend that a ship of cholera-stricken passengers stopped at the island, and sailors buried them in a mass grave while some were still alive. Another legend is the shipwreck of involving a young boy who is rumored to have died after an attempt at explore the island on his own.

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Other Creepy Places on the List

Other notable creepy places on the list include Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast in Massachusetts, Coffin Rock in Maryland where The Blair Witch Project was filmed, and the Villisca Ax Murder House in Iowa.

A Dozen Examples Why Michigan is Called America's Most Haunted State

Spend the Night in This Spooky Hocus Pocus Cottage Airbnb

Get ready for everything that goes bump in the night, because the Sanderson sisters are back. To celebrate their resurrection, and their new movie "Hocus Pocus 2", they are inviting guests into a land of enchantment with a stay at a recreation of their magical Salem cottage. No detail has been spared to make your visit one you'll never forget. Only two lucky guests will have the chance to immerse themselves in this witchy world.
Feel like magic is on your side? Make sure you are ready to log on to Airbnb precisely at 1 pm on Oct. 12 for an exclusive stay on Thursday, October 20 for only $31.
Take a peek inside what awaits!

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