Crisp air and pumpkin-flavored everything can only mean that fall is officially here! What better way to celebrate than taking a trip to a spooky getaway just in time for Halloween? From costume balls and haunted houses to creepy bar crawls and ghost tours, these 10 destinations are packed full of fun and frightening things to do this Halloween:
- Salem, Massachusetts – Halloween in Salem is like no other. The city is known for the witch trials and executions that took place there centuries ago. The people of Salem celebrate its spooky past with haunted houses, costume balls, parades, and psychic fairs.
- New Orleans, Louisiana – Take a haunted tour through the French Quarter this Halloween in New Orleans. Then stop by a voodoo shop on your way to a Halloween street party. You’ll love the haunted houses, live music, and spooky atmosphere of New Orleans during Halloween.
- Sleepy Hollow, New York – Visit the famous Sleepy Hollow Cemetery this Halloween for a spooky getaway, and you might just run into the ghost of Washington Irving. There are plenty of activities to enjoy, including an evening lantern tour, haunted horseman trails, hayrides, and more.
- Transylvania, Romania – A visit to Transylvania during Halloween is a spooky, one-of-a-kind experience. Where else can you attend a costume party at an authentic Gothic castle? You’ll also explore medieval towns and go on haunted tours. Be sure to watch out for Dracula!
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Philly is known for having some the scariest haunted houses in the country—one that is actually inside of an old penitentiary. There are also hayrides, asylums and ghost tours that are sure to spook you this Halloween when you visit Philadelphia.
- Denver, Colorado – Wind your way through Denver’s eight-acre corn maze this Halloween. Or you can attend one of the biggest and best costume balls around. There’s also a zombie walk, haunted houses and a “boo-lesque” show at the cabaret.
- Hollywood, California – Haunted amusement parks, spooky mazes and scary tours will give you a fright when you visit Hollywood this Halloween. It’s also home to one of the largest and biggest Halloween carnivals. You’ll enjoy parades, live entertainment, and music when you spend Halloween in Hollywood.
- Savannah, Georgia – Savannah is known for being haunted, making it the perfect spot for a Halloween getaway. Enjoy some drinks on a spooky bar crawl or take a walk through the haunted forest. From ghost-ridden graveyards to frightening tours, there’s something for everyone in Savannah during Halloween.
- Quebec City, Quebec – From walking ghost tours to haunted cemeteries, Quebec City is packed full of spooky activities during Halloween. Other fun fall activities include pumpkin picking, Halloween parties, and corn mazes.
- London, England – Celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year by taking a tour through the Tower of London. The tower was a notorious prison where many executions took place long ago, and the ghosts of prisoners are rumored to still reside there. London is also home to plenty of Victorian cemeteries and haunted pubs, perfect for a good scare and a great time.
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