Conspiracy theories, even if you don’t believe in them all can be fascinating. Anything surrounded by secrecy is almost inviting the theorists to speculate. And while all the details don’t always add up, many times good points are made. It can be fun to do a deep dive into some. And while working on this list I learned some things and was left with a lot of questions. If you love a good conspiracy theory you may be interested in locations you can visit that are at the center of some of the most mysterious ones.

An airport connected to the New World Order, the possible gateway to another dimension, or a house with 2,000 doors and 160 rooms? All places you can visit and do your own investigating. What about the site of a possible UFO crash? Or the site of rumored satanic rituals? If any of these peaks your interest then you’ll want to check out this list. It is based on an article created by Cheapism.com. The feature 24 locations you can visit that are the subject of various conspiracy theories. Below are 20 of the ones I found the most intriguing. And it came as a surprise to me that one is actually in North Carolina. I had no idea!

I’ve also been to a couple of places on this list, though unaware of the mystery and debate surrounding them at the time. Have you ever visited the home of a conspiracy theory? Did it answer your questions or give you more?

20 Conspiracy Theory Locations To Visit Including One In North Carolina

  • Denver International Airport

    Location: Denver, CO

    The Conspiracy: Since its opening, the Denver International Airport has been involved in conspiracy theories. And while I don’t remember anything from my trip there, the points brought up are strange, to say the least. It’s surrounded by controversy and conspiracy much of which originated based on the downright creepy art featured in the airport. There is also a huge horse statue with glowing eyes that fell on its sculpture killing him. Many believe the airport conceals bunkers and/or the headquarters for the New World Order. Some also believe due to the interesting shape of the runways, that it is connected to the Nazis.

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  • Georgia Guidestones

    Location: Athens, GA

    The Conspiracy: This monument, which features 4 granite slabs first opened in 1980. Though it is unknown who constructed it or why. Inscribed on the slabs are rules for humanity written in different languages. Conspiracy theorists claim it has ties to Satanism. The monument recently was damaged by a bomb, so this may not be the best time to visit.

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  • Redwood National and State parks

    Location: Sacramento, CA

    The Conspiracy: I didn’t know it, but if you are a Bigfoot believer than this is the destination for you. Is Bigfoot a conspiracy? It’s debatable, but until there is definitive proof ie a body or DNA, it has to be filed under that distinction. Redwood National and State Parks is thought to be a favorite location of the elusive creature. In fact the area has a Bigfoot Museum and a Bigfoot Days Festival which occurs annually Labor Day weekend.

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  • Area 51

    Location: Nevada

    The Conspiracy: Perhaps one of the most well-known conspiracy theories in the country. What happened at Area 51? Is it aliens or UFOs? The secrecy surrounding the military base has people everywhere questioning its purpose and what is being hidden there. And like many conspiracy theories most people will never believe anything you tell them.

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  • Cecil Hotel

    Location: Los Angeles, CA

    The Conspiracy: A college student named Elisa Lam disappeared during her stay at the Cecil Hotel in 2013. Lam’s body was eventually discovered in a water tank on the hotel’s roof. Her perplexing disappearance is the source of many conspiracy theories of who was behind the death and was even featured in a Netflix documentary called Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel. Though the most recent Lam’s death is not the only one at the establishment, adding it its mystery. The Cecil Hotel is also embedded in the stories of the Black Dahlia and serial killer Richard Ramirez.

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  • Centralia Mine

    Location: Centralia, Pennsylvania

    The Conspiracy: The Centralia Mine caught on fire in 1962 and at the time various government agencies and private businesses seemed to conspire to get at the valuable anthracite coal that was located under the town of Centralia. Believers site the ineffective firefighting methods for failing to extinguish the fire and as a result Centralia PA’s residents were eventually forced into a position where they had to leave their homes.

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  • Brunswick Springs

    Location: Brunswick, VT

    The Conspiracy: Brunswick Springs is actually the intersection of 6 individual springs. Each of those 6 is said to have a different mineral and some believe where they meet processes healing powers. It is also said that the area is cursed so no one can profit off of the powers. Evidence of this is that a hotel that was built above the springs burned down 4 times. Additionally, two men hanged themselves in the location and one woman perished after driving her car into the water.

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  • HAARP

    Location: Anchorage, AK

    The Conspiracy: HAARP is the High-Frequency Active Auroral Research Program which was set up to study part of the atmosphere known as the ionosphere. Though some believe it actually does things like control the weather or even is used for mind control. Public perception has never been favorable of the project.

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  • Brown Mountain

    Location: North Carolina

    The Conspiracy: Reports of the Brown Mountain lights date back 1,000s of years. These lights can be seen in the sky over the mountain, not always in the same place and sometimes multiple times a night. Some disproven sources of them include nitrous oxide and train headlights. Some believe Aliens are behind them. Legend says that Cherokee and Catawba Indians engaged in a battle at Brown Mountain and the lights are from the Indian maidens still searching for their men who perished.

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  • Ong's Hat

    Location: Pine Barrens, NJ

    The Conspiracy: Pine Barrens is a ghost town in NJ. But what makes it so interesting is there is only one building- that would be Ong’s Hat. It is said that the town was bustling in the 1860s. Though it is unknown if there were ever any additional structures. Regardless the town has been documented on maps for years. The conspiracy is that some believe professors at Princeton University used the town to conduct quantum physics experiments. And legend says that they even made a man disappear for 7 minutes and he claims he went to another dimension into another version of Earth.

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  • Skinwalker Ranch

    Location: Salt Lake City, UT

    The Conspiracy: This 512-acre Utah Ranch, which is now the subject of a multi-season History Channel show, is perhaps one of the most paranormal hotspots known to man. There have been reports of UFO sightings, crop circles, and other paranormal activities. Though there are numerous reports no one has been able to get physical evidence of the activity.

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  • Mystery Hill

    Location: Salem, New Hampshire

    The Conspiracy: Mystery Hill is commonly referred to as “America’s Stonehenge”. It is comprised of a series of stone wall and underground chambers. Carbon dating of objects found at the site suggests it may have been constructed 4000 years ago. Though its origin and purpose are hotly debated. One of the most intriguing details is the sacrificial table. This slab of granite, weighs over four tons, and has a groove scored into its perimeter to collect liquid and drain it off the side.

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  • Flathead Lake

    Location: Missoula, MT

    The Conspiracy: The Flathead Lake Monster is a giant serpant that has been reported in the lake since the 1800s with over 100 documented sightings. The creature is said to be between 30 and 40 feet in length.

  • Winchester Mystery House

    Location: San Jose, CA

    The Conspiracy: The heir to the Winchester Repeating Arms estate began renovating what once was an 8-room farmhouse when she moved to San Jose in 1886. She continued the renovations until she passed away in 1922. The home is now a mansion with 160 rooms, 47 staircases, 2,000 doors, oh and 10,000 windows. Some claim the house is haunted- with all that I’d be paranoid too, or that her she built it after instructions from a psychic.

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  • Roswell

    Location: Roswell, MN

    The Conspiracy: What was found in Roswell in 1947? Some say a weather balloon some say a UFO. Believers consider Roswell a hotspot for UFO and potentially alien activity.

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  • The Six Floor Museum

    Location: Dallas, TX

    The Conspiracy: The location itself is in the building where Lee Harvey Oswald was when he shot JFK. The museum delves into the John F. Kennedy assassination and the conspiracy theories still alive and well today.

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  • The Safeguard Complex

    Location: Langdon, ND

    The Conspiracy: Originally built as part of a missile defense system, the Safeguard Complex opened on October 1, 1975, and closed just one day later on October 2nd after Congress voted to close it. IT is said that the base was used as a bargaining chip with Russia during the Cold War. However, conspiracy theorists claim that it’s Illuminati headquarters.

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  • Integratron Chamber

    Location: Yucca Valley

    The Conspiracy: George Van Tassel says he built the dome-like structure based on the design of Moses’ Tabernacle, the writings of Nikola Tesla, and telepathic directions from extraterrestrials. It was designed to be an electrostatic generator for the purpose of rejuvenation and time travel. It was built on an intersection of powerful geomagnetic forces. When combined with the unique shape of the building, these forces concentrate and amplify the earth’s magnetic field. This can be seen on Magnetometers as a significant spike in the earth’s magnetic field in the center of the Integratron.

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  • Yellowstone National Park

    Location: Wyoming

    The Conspiracy: Underneath Yellowstone National Park is a huge supervolcano. Scientists say it is not likely to erupt in the immediate future but some conspiracy theorists belive that it will. And that the government already has plans to evacuate Americans.

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  • Malheur Cave

    Location: Burns, OR

    The Conspiracy: The Malheur Cave is owned by the Masonic Lodge of Burns aka the Masons and it’s where they hold yearly events. Legend says that the Native Americans believed the cave to be a passage to the underworld. Conspiracy theorists believe it is used for Satanic rituals and that it is the gateway to underground tunnels that connect the entire United States.

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