From the original indigenous Americans to the Spanish and Mexican Settlers, the city has had its share of culture that has influenced its personality. Within the beautiful boundaries of this southern California city, there’s also been an abundance of mystery, tragedy, darkness and ghosts. Read on to learn about San Diego’s most infamous ghosts.
Known for its sunny disposition, beautiful cities, striking beaches, million dollar mansions and movie stars, it may be surprising to know that California also has a dark and eerie side. For paranormal enthusiasts, that’s not only good news, it’s reason enough to embark on an exploratory adventure.
Known today as the Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House, this historic space is located in the historic Gaslamp Quarter of downtown San Diego.
While most know of the beauty of San Diego, its mild climate and abundant culture, many people aren’t aware of its haunted reputation. Check out the Most Haunted Places in San Diego and discover for yourself why America’s Finest City is also one of the nation’s most haunted.
The spirits come alive this Halloween on San Diego’s most notorious tour… Ghosts and Gravestones. Take your seat on the trolley as our Gravedigger guides transport you back in time to San Diego’s past – and witness for yourself the paranormal activity, ghostly sightings and the unexplainable mysteries that surround some of San Diego’s most haunted sites.
El Campo Santo Cemetery is a seemingly peaceful burial ground where many of San Diego’s deceased were laid to rest for all eternity. The cemetery, located in the Old Town San Diego Historic Park, was built in 1849 and was used until 1880. It’s just a few blocks away from the city’s most haunted building, The Whaley House. Founded as a Catholic cemetery, today only 477 of the original graves are still visible. It is said that the burial ground is only a fraction of what it used to be.
The Gaslamp Quarter is not only a vibrant and exciting place to visit, but it’s also steeped in San Diego’s rich history. The neighborhood’s original buildings date back to the late 1800s when it served as the city’s main red light district. Over the years, the Gaslamp Quarter has transformed into a hub for culture and entertainment, and its historic architecture has been carefully preserved and renovated.