San Francisco, CA is home to one of the most haunted places the world, Alcatraz Island Come explore its mystery with Haunted Journeys.
Formerly off-limits to the public for many years, Alcatraz is now one of the most popular tourist destinations in San Francisco, particularly when it comes to those interested in the things that go bump in the night. Alcatraz Island has a long and dark history. Serving as a military fortification and then a maximum security prison, the island is host to countless ghosts and supernatural occurrences. Reports of disembodied whispers, mysterious cold spots, and apparitions of everyone from Al Capone to glowing-eyed inmates have brought have seduced many paranormal investigators to hunts its large property. Al Capone was one of the first inmates, spectral banjo music has often been heard coming from inside his old cell. Capone received a banjo from his wife which played all day in his cell. This property was featured on a variety of paranormal television shows, including on episodes of Ghost Adventures, Ghost Lab, Dead Files, Scariest Places on Earth and Ghost Hunters.