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No worth the visit

We drove an hour to see this and not worth it. We certainly did not see the optical illusion... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bumby2015
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Montrose, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lost a Bit of Lustre

When we went 40 years ago it was kind of cool. Since that time they have allowed a couple of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FloridaMeister
,
Sebring, Florida
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Cars will coast uphill at this mysterious site.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good19%
  • Average32%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible15%
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“big sign” (5 reviews)
“small hill” (4 reviews)
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Lake Wales, FL
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove an hour to see this and not worth it. We certainly did not see the optical illusion. Waste of time.

Thank Bumby2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we went 40 years ago it was kind of cool. Since that time they have allowed a couple of housing developments on either side of the road and the optical illusion has suffered a bit.

Thank FloridaMeister
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love anything spooky but we could not understand any of the fuss and what the place is about it seemed of you stopped at a certain place you would experience moving backwards going up hill, might have been Car we were in but seemed...More

Thank EAN44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It looks like any other street in a small town, but you know it is something different when you pull up to the white line at the bottom of the hill. You've seen the sign erected years ago by the city telling the story of...More

Thank Fred L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since this was an optical illusion, it has been ruined by the placement of fill dirt and a fence on the left side. You now perceive correctly when going forward or backward. Previously I recommended it as a very easy detour on the way to...More

Thank gs32794
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never can complain about a free activity. Have been here several times when going through Lake Wales.

Thank John D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a cool little experience if you are already in the area. A humorous dad with a carload of kids would have fun with this. But don't go out of your way to get here. It worth a cheap little thrill. But don't drive too...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

With a visit for a bit of fun. Easy to find and a big sign tells you the history and what to do. It was fairly quite when we visited.

Thank Homeboy_hols
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Spook hill is located in Lake Wales, one of the more geographically beautiful places in florida. The area around spook hill is full of elevated land thats reminds me of more mountainous southern states like Tennessee or South Carolina. The hill is on an elevated...More

Thank Dominic A
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We had read up on this and was very disappointed. The legend is better than the actual event. Do not waste the time.

Thank Joey M
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