Travel Hosts Exposed, Week of Dec 22, 2010

Nick Groff dotes on his new joy, Andrew Zimmern has his "best meal ever" with Make-A-Wish and more.

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Sauk Centre

Sauk Centre

Aaron sets up his camera on the shoot in Sauk Centre, MN. 960 1280

  

Palmer House Hotel

Palmer House Hotel

Zak talks to some guests who have stayed at the Palmer House Hotel and experienced strange paranormal phenomena there. 960 1280

  

Palmer House Hotel

Palmer House Hotel

Zak, Nick and Aaron film outside the Palmer House Hotel. The hotel opened in 1901, after the Sauk Centre House – another hotel that stood on the property – burned down in 1900. It’s rumored that those who died in the blaze still linger at the hotel. 960 1280

  

Digging for bones

Digging for bones

Zak gets suited up to go digging for bones in the basement of the hotel. 960 1280

  

Room 11 Palmer House Hotel

Room 11 Palmer House Hotel

The hotel’s owner, Kelly Freese, holds the key to room 11 – one of the most haunted rooms in the hotel. 960 1280

  

digging for bones

digging for bones

Zak’s ready to go dig for bones in the basement. 960 1280

  

Palmer House Hotel

Palmer House Hotel

After reports of a strange energy in the basement of the Palmer House Hotel, the guys decide to spend some time down there. 960 1280

  

Palmer House Hotel

Palmer House Hotel

Zak and Nick shoot the show intro in front of the Palmer House Hotel. 960 1280

  

Palmer House Hotel

Palmer House Hotel

Memorabilia line the walls of the historic hotel. 960 1280

  

Palmer House

Palmer House

The guys capture an incredible number of EVPs during their investigation of the Palmer House. 960 1280

  

Historical society

Historical society

Zak stops by the historical society to do some research. He learns that a man hung himself in the hotel bar by jumping off the pool table. 960 1280

  

Zak checks his Mel Meter

Zak checks his Mel Meter

Zak checks his Mel Meter. 960 1280

  

Palmer House Hotel

Palmer House Hotel

The boys are ready to investigate the Palmer House Hotel. 960 1280

  

Nick in Cincinnati

Nick in Cincinnati

Nick and the guys head to the small Cincinnati neighborhood of Sedamsville to investigate the Sedamsville Rectory – one of 4 buildings that once belonged to the Our Lady of Perpetual Help church. 960 1280

  

Sedamsville Rectory

Sedamsville Rectory

After touring the rectory and hearing stories of a dark, demonic force from the owners of the building, the guys call in reinforcements, inviting Father Ashcraft – a local priest – back to the rectory to perform an exorcism. 960 1280

  

Sedamsville Rectory

Sedamsville Rectory

Aaron and Zak set up a shot at the Sedamsville Rectory. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans

Zak Bagans

Zak shows off some bling. 960 1280

  

Exorcism at Sedamsville

Exorcism at Sedamsville

As night falls, the guys gather in the rectory with the owners and Father Ashcraft, where he performs an exorcism. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans

Zak Bagans

Zak meets a new 4-legged friend. 960 1280

  

Sedamsville Rectory

Sedamsville Rectory

The following night, Zak, Nick and Aaron prepare for a lockdown. 960 1280

  

Sedamsville Rectory

Sedamsville Rectory

The Sedamsville Rectory was built over 120 years ago and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 960 1280

  

Scratches st Sedamsville

Scratches st Sedamsville

Before the lockdown, the boys discuss the series of creepy occurrences that the owners have experienced. Here, they look over photos of scratches. 960 1280

  

Exorcism at the rectory

Exorcism at the rectory

Father Ashcraft is ready to perform an exorcism in the rectory. 960 1280

  

Aaron explores the rectory grounds

Aaron explores the rectory grounds

Aaron explores the grounds of the rectory. 960 1280

  

Zak and Aaron film at the rectory

Zak and Aaron film at the rectory

Zak and Aaron film outside the rectory. 960 1280

  

The owner of Sedamsville

The owner of Sedamsville

Terrie Scott, co-owner of the rectory, waits to tell her story. The GA guys learn that she was shoved by an invisible force just 2 days before their investigation. 960 1280

  

Sedamsville rectory

Sedamsville rectory

Zak, Nick and Aaron discuss all the strange paranormal activity that the owners have witnessed inside the rectory. 960 1280

  

Nick at the rectory

Nick at the rectory

Nick films on the front steps of the rectory. 960 1280

  

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

Nick looks around the Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV. It’s still operational today, but many of the girls there refuse to enter certain parts of the brothel due to their paranormal experiences. 960 1280

  

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

The madam of the brothel even brought in a shaman to cleanse the building of any evil spirits -- but it doesn’t seem to have made a difference. 960 1280

  

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

An article entitled “The Killing at the Notorious Mustang Ranch” recaps just one of the events from the brothel’s history. 960 1280

  

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

Zak checks out a collage of photos that hangs on the wall in the brothel. 960 1280

  

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

The Mustang Ranch is a place where the history is littered with corruption, death, money, sex and greed -- making it a perfect site for paranormal activity. 960 1280

  

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

Zak sets up a camera inside the Mustang Ranch Lodge. 960 1280

  

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

In 1976, former heavyweight boxer Oscar Bonavena was shot through the heart very early one morning outside of the brothel. Many people feel that Oscar is the "demon" that is haunting the Mustang Ranch. 960 1280

  

The guys interview Susan Austin

The guys interview Susan Austin

The guys interview Susan Austin, the madam at the Mustang Ranch, who has had an experience in room B-1. The room has a history of paranormal events that are so creepy that most of the girls will not step foot there. 960 1280

  

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

The guys learn that on the morning of their investigation, a maid quit after being frightened by a spirit that pulled her hair. 960 1280

  

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

Blanca, a friend of the maid, shares her own experience seeing an apparition in the parking lot, which she believes resembled Oscar Bonavena. 960 1280

  

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

Mustang Ranch Lodge in Reno, NV

The guys hope to find out if the paranormal activity at the Mustang Ranch is being caused by a benign spirit ... or a demon. 960 1280

  

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