If you are looking for some real scares and adventure, all you have to do is take a short trip down I-10 to Louisiana's second oldest city. New Orleans is famous for being creepy, and the whole city is reportedly haunted. We have found some spooky places to explore, with the help of The Lineup  Now, you can always take a guided tour just about anywhere in the French Quarter, but some of these haunted locations you can visit on your own. Be prepared for the creepiness, y'all, and the fun, too!

 

  • Hotel Montleone - Royal Street - ghosts of former guests and staff slam doors and make ghostly appearances in the hallways
  • The Gardette - La Prete Mansion - Dauphine Street - a sultan hosted a party, and allegedly murdered all the guest, and they still walk through the house to this day
  • The New Orleans Pharmacy Museum - Chartres Street - former home of Louis Joseph Dufilho, Jr. who experimented on slaves with medieval contraptions
  • LaLaurie Mansion -  Royal Street - home of Madame Delphine LaLaurie, who allegedly tortured, mutilated, and murdered her slaves  for years
  • The Upstairs Lounge - Chartres Street - sometimes known as 'The Jimani House' - a deliberately set fire trapped and killed 32 patrons in 1973
  • Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop - Bourbon Street - some say they have seen the ghost of Jean Lafitte, the pirate
  • The Beauregard - Keyes House - Chartres Street - former home of Frances Scott Keyes, and haunted by Civil War soldiers
  • Muriel's Seance Lounge and Restaurant - Chartres Street - Pierre Antoine Lepardi Jourdan hung himself from the second floor after losing the house in a gambling debt
  • St Louis Cemetery No. 1 - on Basin Street, and opened in 1769. Eternal home of Voodoo Priestess Marie LaVeau
  • Metairie Cemetary - Meataire Road and Pontchartrain Blvd - where you can visit the flaming tomb of Storyville Madam Josie Arlington
  • Le Petit Theater - near Jackson Square - haunted by the ghost of 'Caroline', and long time doorman Arthur Tong