You’ll need brave friends to embark on this journey…
If you have a penchant for horror, the grotesque and the macabre, chances are you already have a special place in your heart for abandoned building. There’s something thrilling about exploring the relics of a place that was once bustling with activity.
Visiting ghost towns, too, is a thrilling, adrenaline-pumping experience (and it makes for great photos).
There are abandoned ghost towns all over the country. One Google Maps user created a map with popular ghost town locations across Canada. You can pick your favourites and tour them this summer during one epic road trip.
Of course, for your safety, you should pay attention to signage and only approach locations that are still open to the public.
This Google Map, created by Reddit user Oilerator, shows the locations of many ghost towns across the country. The lion’s share of ghost towns can be found in the Prairies, especially in Saskatchewan and Alberta. This is in part due to the large number of towns that were erected around natural resources like coal and oil that have since dried out or become obsolete.
Many of these towns have a fascinating background. Take, for example, the town of Redwater, Ontario, which was the site of a horrific murder.
Read it all at: This Map Of Ghost Towns Across Canada Will Guide You Through The Ultimate Haunted Road Trip – MTL Blog