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Maine has many haunted inns and hotels, where unexplained occurrences are attributed to late sea captains and other ghosts who have departed this world only partially! If you're a believer... head to Maine. These inns and hotels are intriguing places to stay even if you don't experience any spine-tingling encounters.
Captain Fairfield Inn
This Federal mansion turned inn in Kennebunkport, Maine, was built in 1813 for Captain James Fairfield. He liked it so much, he may have never left!
Captain Lindsey House
Looking for a haunted inn in Rockland, Maine? Captain Lindsey is still hanging around the Captain Lindsey House, along with 35 other spirits, according to what he told “spiritologists” on their visit to the inn.
When paranormal experts visited the LimeRock Inn in Rockland, Maine, they felt the presence of many people in the front parlor--vestiges of the patients that once sat in the parlor waiting room when the inn was the home and office of Dr. Lawry, the local physician.
The Tides Beach Club
The former Tides Inn By-The-Sea in Kennebunkport, Maine, was built as an inn in 1899, and original owner Emma Foss was rumored to still haunt the place and let the former owners know if she didn't like changes they'd made. In 2011, the property was renovated and reopened as the Tides Beach Club. Has the ghost stuck around? Check in and see for yourself.
Captain Lord Mansion
Formerly the residence of wealthy shipbuilder Nathaniel Lord, this Kennebunkport, Maine, inn is said to be home to a female ghost--perhaps the captain's wife--whose perfume you may smell, even though she's nowhere to be found.
At this Greenville, Maine, inn, one former guest reported an encounter with a lovely young female ghost. If you run into her, do be kind, as according to the guest's story, she's a sweet spook.
Coach Stop Inn
This former tavern and coach stop in Bar Harbor, Maine, is home to Abbe, a spirited little girl who loves music. Strange noises, flickering lights and fleeting reflections may be signs of Abbe... or another spirit. Who knows?
This hotel in Holden, Maine, is said to have a haunted room--Room 8--where all sorts of mysterious shenanigans take place, such as shadows on the wall and voices outside the door even when nobody's there.
Poland Spring Resort
This Poland, Maine, lodging property has long been the setting for mysterious sightings. Do you see the lady in white in this picture? Recently listed on the National Register of Historic Sites, the resort has extensive amenities no ghost would want to be without including an 18-hole Donald Ross golf course and free daily movies.