Romantic getaways in Wisconsin

3 Unique & Creepy Romantic Getaways in Wisconsin

Discover the most unique and unforgettable romantic getaways in Wisconsin, from a chivalrous medieval hotel room for couples to the Gothic romance of vampires.
UFOs filmed in the sky over Fredonia, WI on Dec. 1st, 2022

Amazed Witnesses Film UFOs Streaking Through the Night Sky in Wisconsin

Multiple witnesses captured videos of UFOs streaking through the sky over rural Wisconsin, from Green Bay to West Bend and Milwaukee over two nights.
Wisconsin Haunted Holiday Fireplace

Wisconsin Haunted Christmas Fireplace

Cozy up beside the Christmas fireplace of a haunted Wisconsin farmhouse and relax to the sounds of a crackling fire, howling wind and restless spirits.
Linda Godfrey, Wisconsin cryptozoology researcher and author

Beast of Bray Road Author Linda Godfrey Has Passed Away

Wisconsin author Linda Godfrey, who uncovered the story of the Beast of Bray Road in the early 90s, leaves behind an inspiring legacy of folklore research.
Christmas getaways in Wisconsin

5 Creepy Christmas Getaways in Wisconsin

Experience these unique Christmas getaways in Wisconsin for haunted holiday encounters you won't forget in Lake Geneva, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Dells and more.
Things to do in Wisconsin for Christmas

6 Unusual Things to do in Wisconsin for Christmas

Find unusual things to do in Wisconsin for Christmas! From Krampus to Christmas Card Town, don't miss these quirky and unforgettable holiday experiences.
Ed Gein Demon Hunter comic book

Ed Gein: Demon Hunter

In the comic book miniseries Ed Gein: Demon Hunter, the Plainfield ghoul is brought back to life by Satan to capture a rogue demon hiding out in his hometown.
Is my house haunted?

Is Your House Haunted? 10 Signs You May Be Living With Ghosts

Are you living in a haunted house? Wisconsin ghost hunter and Tiktoker Brandon Kramer details the signs that your house may be haunted.
Peter Kurten at Ripley's Believe It or Not Wisconsin Dells

6 Spooky Things to Do in Wisconsin Dells

Haunted pubs, ghost walks, a severed head, and more haunts and haunted attractions make this list of the best spooky things to do in Wisconsin Dells.
The Great Peshtigo Fire in Wisconsin

Peshtigo Fire: 6 Curious & Bizarre Facts from Wisconsin’s Forgotten Fire

UFOs, demons, spontaneous human combustion, and divine intervention. Bizarre facts and mysterious phenomena from the deadliest fire in American history.
Is the downtown West Bend theater haunted by the manager who died in the lobby?

Historic West Bend theater haunted by manager who died on the job

Is the West Bend theater haunted? If the stories are true, the ghosts of a Vaudevillian performer and a manager who died on the job may still linger in the historic building.
Unsolved Mysteries Tallman House episode about a haunted bunk bed in Horicon, WI

Watch: Unsolved Mysteries Tallman House Episode

The Unsolved Mysteries Tallman House episode tells the true story of a haunted bunk bed in Horicon, WI that tormented the Tallman family for months.
Most haunted cemetery in Wisconsin

VIDEO: Is THIS the MOST HAUNTED cemetery in Wisconsin?

Explore what may be the most haunted cemetery in Wisconsin in the first episode of our new spooky travel video series about Wisconsin's legendary places.
Haunted hotel for sale in Humbird, WI

Haunted Hotel for Sale in Wisconsin, Ghosts Included

If you're looking to get into the haunted hotel business, this spooky historic bar with 6 hotel rooms in Humbird, WI includes everything you need to get started - even the ghosts.
The mysteries of Holy Hill haunted history

Mysteries of Holy Hill

Miracles, mysteries, and a murderous hermit. The history of Holy Hill is equally as strange as the haunted cemetery, goatman legends, and bearwolf sightings that surround it.
Wisconsin Tiktok user makes spooky DIY Halloween decor

Wisconsin Tiktok Creator Bone Hollow Makes Spooky DIY Halloween Decor

Wisconsin Tiktok creator makes DIY Halloween decorations like these man-eating plants for her haunted yard display Bone Hollow Cemetery in Appleton.
UFO landing in Mellen, WI is 1975

1975 UFO Landing in Mellen, WI

The strange case of the UFO landing in Mellen, WI is featured in an early episode of the series In Search of... hosted by Leonard Nimoy. Watch the full episode.
Curious, weird, and unusual Airbnb Wisconsin listings

Airbnb Wisconsin: 8 Curious, Quirky, and Unusual Stays

Experience a unique Airbnb Wisconsin adventure at one of these unusual stays, from a luxurious barnyard silo to a castle to a pirate ship in the woods.
Cemetery symbolism

Cemetery Symbolism

Explore the meanings of gravestone symbols found on old headstones in Fond du Lac's historic (and haunted) Rienzi Cemetery.
Dark sky parks in Wisconsin

Visit the darkest place in Wisconsin

Visit the only officially designated Dark Sky Park in Wisconsin for the best stargazing in the state.
Creepy Wisconsin podcasts about true crime, weird history and the paranormal

8 Wisconsin podcasts to creep you out on your next haunted road trip

Check out these creepy Wisconsin podcasts to discover bizarre tales of true crime, dark history, and the paranormal from our great weird state.
An encounter with a tall, white wendigo like figure at a Wisconsin summer camp

Tall White Figure Encountered Near Camp Wakonda in Oxford, WI

Two employees have an encounter with a tall, white figure in the woods at night near the Camp Wakonda youth summer camp in Oxford, Wisconsin.
Holy Hill Art Farm ghost caught on camera in Wisconsin

Creepy Figure Caught on Trail Cam Near Holy Hill

An eerie image appearing to a show a ghost captured on film at the idyllic Holy Hill Art Farm hints that the site may be home to some lingering spirits.
Rock Lake Icehenge

Rock Lake Icehenge

How a Stonehenge made of ice, or "Icehenge," appeared one winter on Rock Lake, the area known for lake monsters and underwater pyramids in Lake Mills, WI.
Vintage photo of men and horses harvesting ice on the Milwaukee River

The Milwaukee Ice War of 1900-1901

A rivalry between two Wisconsin ice harvesting companies culminated in the Ice War between an ice-breaking boat and the icemen on the frozen Milwaukee River.
The Minnesota Iceman was really a Wisconsin Bigfoot

How a Wisconsin Bigfoot Became the Minnesota Iceman

The Minnesota Iceman was a popular exhibit that toured the country in the 60s and 70s. But it wasn't the Missing Link. It was just a Wisconsin Bigfoot.
What is a hodag? Explore the legend of Wisconsin's weird cryptid

What is a hodag?

You may have heard of the horned green monster of Rhinelander, but what exactly is a hodag? Explore the legends and sightings of this weird North Woods cryptid.
The most unique, unusual, and strange houses in Wisconsin

Most Unusual Houses in Wisconsin

Explore a landlocked boat house in Milwaukee. Or a mushroom-shaped house built into a sand dune in Door County. Peek inside the most unique, unusual, and downright weirdest houses in Wisconsin.
Watch the trailer for Blood Beat, a 1984 Christmas horror slasher filmed in Wisconsin

Blood Beat is a Weird 1980s Christmas Horror Filmed in Wisconsin

This weird as hell 1980s Christmas horror movie about a samurai ghost and a girl with psychokinetic powers is set - and was filmed in - rural Wisconsin.
Does the Christmas Tree Ship still sail Lake Michigan on Christmas Eve?

The Ghost of the Christmas Tree Ship

The legendary Christmas Tree Ship sank into Lake Michigan over 100 years ago, but that doesn't stop her ghostly crew from trying to finish their final voyage.
Where to see Santa in Wisconsin this Christmas
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Where to See Santa in Wisconsin

If you’re wondering where to see Santa in Wisconsin this Christmas, forget the mall! These unique, if not strange, holiday experiences are one of a kind.
Wisconsin UFO bar owner Bill Benson

UFO Daze Founder Bill Benson Has Passed Away

Wisconsin legend Bill Benson, owner of the UFO-themed bar Benson's Hide-A-Way and founder of the world-famous UFO Daze, has passed away.
Grave of Nellie Horan and family in Whitewater

A Historical Murder Mystery in Whitewater

Though she was acquitted, evidence suggests Nellie Horan poisoned and murdered her family with strychnine over the period of two years in the late 1880s.
The ghost of Milwaukee hotel magnate Walter Schroeder
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The Many Hauntings of Walter Schroeder

From the haunted Retlaw in Fond du Lac to the Milwaukee Hilton, the ghost of hotel magnate Walter Schroeder has been keeping busy from beyond the grave.
Wisconsin Monster House

Does the Real Monster House Lurk in Mayville, Wisconsin?

The animated film Monster House, about a possessed home that eats people, takes place in Mayville, Wisconsin - the hometown of the film’s co-writer Rob Schrab.
Mothman in Wisconsin? State fair demon witness described 7-foot-tall winged creature

Mothman in Wisconsin? State fair demon witness describes encounter with a 7-foot winged being

7-foot winged state fair demon encountered by terrified witness after a Skillet concert on the main stage of the Milwaukee fairgrounds.
Dundee Mountain

What’s under Dundee Mountain?

The massive glacial formation in Dundee known as Dundee Mountain seems to be the source of UFO sightings and other bizarre, unexplained phenomena in the area.
Halloween pinball machine

Spooky Pinball Reveals New John Carpenter’s Halloween Pinball Machine

Wisconsin-based Spooky Pinball unveiled their latest creation, a Halloween pinball machine featuring Michael Myers.
Wisconsin UFO sightings

Wisconsin UFO Festivals: Have an Alien Encounter at these 3 UFO Hotspots

If you're looking for aliens, these three hotspots for UFO sightings are Wisconsin are a great place to grab a brat, drink some beer, and maybe even get abducted by extraterrestrials.
Hodag Day

Hodag Day

May 21st is officially Hodag Day in Wisconsin, recognizing the mythical creature of Rhinelander as an important part of Wisconsin's heritage.

Watch Zombie Puppets Sing Christmas Carols

Stars of the Night of the Living Dead puppet show go Christmas caroling at Milwaukee's annual Krampus night.

Jack White and The Raconteurs at House on the Rock

Watch The Raconteurs new music video for "Somedays (I Don't Feel Like Trying)" which was filmed entirely at the Wisconsin's bizarre House on the Rock.

A Wendigo Encounter in Manitowoc County?

A hunter shares his recent frightening encounter with a large unknown creature in Nipissing Swamp State Natural Area near Two Rivers.

Exploring the Giant Spider Invasion Church

Backpack Buddies explore an abandoned church in Wisconsin with connections to a famous B horror film from the 1970s.

Monsters in Print Explores Vintage Accounts of Strange Creatures

A fascinating compilation of encounters with strange creatures as reported in the newspapers of the 1800s and 1900s.

Ed Gein’s House – Rare 8mm Film Footage

8mm home film shows the smoldering ruins of Ed Gein's house following his arrest for the murder of hardware store owner Bernice Worden.

Spooky Happenings on the Downtown West Bend Ghost Walk

Searching for ghosts in the darker corners of West Bend history with local author J. Nathan Couch.

Elmwood UFO Days Featured on CBS News in 1988

Dan Rather showcases the out-of-this-world festivities at Elmwood's annual UFO Days celebration and plans for a $50 million UFO landing site.

Wisconsin Wendigo Sightings Featured on In Search of Monsters

Terrifying wendigo encounters from around the state.

Phantom in the Attic

The latest episode of the Lore podcast tells the story of a Milwaukee phantom that ended in murder in LA.