Do you believe in ghosts? Neither do we. Or … do we? For our October issue, three brave Houstonia writers traveled to the spookiest hotels in the Lone Star State—in Seguin, Galveston, and Jefferson—to spend the night where spirits (supposedly) dwell. And all three had experiences at turns unsettling and entertaining as they encountered things that go bump in the night. Considering your own trip to the dark side? Read on, if you dare. Muahahaha!

In This Feature:

Searching for Spirits at Seguin’s Haunted Magnolia Hotel

A small town with a rich history—the perfect breeding ground for ghosts.

09/25/2019 By Abby Ledoux

An Evening of Revelations at Galveston’s Hotel Galvez

Some say the hotel was built atop the graves of victims from the Hurricane of 1900. Since then, there have been rumors of strange happenings.

09/25/2019 By Dianna Wray

Separating Facts from Phantoms at Jefferson’s Excelsior House Hotel

You can visit the room that spooked Steven Spielberg himself and inspired Poltergeist.

09/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Where Are Houston's Ghosts?

This tour will show you the Bayou City's own haunted past.

09/25/2019 By Chris Gray