Let's Go Places in Arizona: Jerome Grand Hotel

JEROME, Ariz. - There's a reason they call Jerome the largest ghost town in America. Could you handle a night in their haunted hotel? Overlooking the Verde Valley, this hotel sits tall on top of Jerome and is known for its paranormal activity.

At one point, Jerome was the largest copper mine in Arizona. The Jerome Grand Hotel was originally a hospital for the miners in the late 1920s. Today, it's a hot spot for tourists.

Visitors report strange happenings throughout the hotel, including sounds of people pacing or walking up stairs, and a bearded miner wandering the halls.

"A floor above us, which had been kind of a pediatric area at one time. We hear giggling. We'll hear the sound of children running up and down the hallways," says Sarah Moser, the hotel's proprietor. 

If you really want a good scare, stay in Room 32. We hear it's the most popular room for paranormal activity.

On a brighter note, many of the rooms have million-dollar views and it has been updated for the 21st century, so it's not really that scary.

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