The Winchester Mystery House Provides Plenty of Thrills
Shrouded in mystery, the Winchester Mystery House has been widely talked about for years. The house is a maze of Victorian craftsmanship among oddly built rooms and staircases. Many visitors of the Winchester Mystery House have claimed to see spirits walking among the many rooms of the house.
When you stay at the Camino Inn and Suites, you are encouraged to experience the Winchester Mystery House firsthand. The house features a museum as well as gardens that visitors can walk through and visit, in addition to the house itself.
While you visit the Winchester Mystery House, you can learn about Sarah Winchester, the woman behind the building of the expansive house, as well as her family and the mystery that continues to puzzle people to this day. Many people speculate that the reason Sarah Winchester had the house built-in such a confusing manner was to keep the ghosts that haunted her away from her. Sarah Winchester’s steadfast belief in spirits and the supernatural are just one of the many odd aspects of her life and the house.
Visitors of the house can choose from a number of different tours of the grounds. The Grand Estate Tour lasts over 2 hours and takes visitors not only on a tour of the house but a tour of what goes on behind-the-scenes to make the tours a success. Another tour visitors can opt to go on is the Mansion Tour, which allows you to tour 110 of the 160 rooms that make up the house. The Winchester Mystery House also offers flash light tours and will soon open for Halloween Fright Nights starting in 2012.
Whenever you are in the San Jose area, be sure to check out the Winchester Mystery House. Learn about the bizarre legacy of Sarah Winchester and the Winchester family and see for yourself what haunts the corridors of the mansion at night.
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