Top Haunted Spots

Do you live near a ghost? Hear strange noises at night? Our brave editors explore the spookiest places in Houston.

Updated: September 17, 2004

The Top 5

Treebeards Restaurants

315 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002

Located in the Travis building (the second oldest in Houston), some staff have reported ghost sightings and other unexplained activity.

Esterson Buildings Llc

808 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002

Legend has it that Mellie Esperson's spirit still roams the building's halls and elevators (which are said to manifest cold spots).

La Carafe

813 Congress St, Houston, TX 77002

This pre-Civil War building's bar is believed to have a haunted second floor, including a shadowy female figure and mysterious footsteps.

Spaghetti Warehouse

901 Commerce St, Houston, TX 77002

This former warehouse's long-ago owner allegedly died after falling down an elevator shaft. Reported ghostly activity includes a lady in white and moving utensils.

Battleship Texas State Historic Site

3527 Battleground Rd, La Porte, TX 77571

Some visitors to this state park attraction claim to have seen the ghost of an unidentified sailor on the second deck.

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