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WHERE TO FIND GHOSTS IN THE HIGHLAND LAKES
No need to make up terrifying tales when you live in the Highland Lakes. From the grim to the ghastly, unwind these spine-chilling yarns of yore for a night of fright in the Haunted Highland Lakes.
Browse the spooky stories below to read more about the terrifying tales of Burnet, Llano, and Blanco counties. Ghosts gather along highways, in old hotels and restaurants, and wherever the deadly dealings of days gone by failed to find justice.
Watch for a ghostly, murderous hitchhiker on a stretch of U.S. 281 in Blanco County. What drove this knife-wielding ghoul to take so many lives and wind up on the end of a hangman’s rope? We have the details — and the warnings.
Ghostly sightings come with breakfast, lunch, and dinner at a Kingsland restaurant with quite the "buzz.”
Not much farther down the road, escape to an old jail in Llano where the laughter of young children echos through the locked-up building.
Deep in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, a devilish hole holds a dark spot in Burnet County history. Beat back the bats for a look at where the bones of Union supporters landed at the hands of Confederate sympathizers during the Civil War.
That’s not all you’ll find in the Haunted Highland Lakes. Check back to see what else is new in the old world of the undead. Phantoms pop up repeatedly in this historic hills.
It doesn’t have to be Halloween to feel the thrill of a gruesome ghost story when you have the Haunted Highland Lakes guide at your fingertips. No need to even leave the comfort of your home when such ghouls are gathered outside the gates.
If you must venture out, however, you can take Haunted Highland Lakes with you. Accessible from any browser on any smartphone, 101HighlandLakes.com/haunted can go with you on all your haunting hikes. Pick your favorite, put the address in your GPS, and go for the ghosts. Be sure your smartphone is fully charged. You’re going to need that flashlight app and maybe even 9-1-1.