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Spooky Haunts for Halloween

Thinking about Halloween yet? Discussions of corn mazes, pumpkin patches, and the best streets for trick or treating definitely has me in the Halloween mood. The year’s spookiest holiday falls on a weekend, so travel is a real possibility.

I’m definitely not the only one thinking about Halloween adventures. Our sister site TripAdvisor just published a list of the top 10 ghost tours in the U.S. Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry in West Virginia, tops the list for being “good, creepy fun!” Other cities with good and spooky tours include Savannah (your tour bus is a Hearse), Seattle (explore a dilapidated graveyard), New Orleans (the ghosts come with a cocktail chaser), and even Catalina Island (glimpse the ghost of Zane Gray).

Reuters, meanwhile, offers this list of top 10 places to celebrate Halloween. Its top three are Salem, Massachusetts; Bran, Romania; and London, England. The list also throws in wildcard Ottawa, Canada, for its haunted Bytown Museum, where visitors sometimes hear invisible children crying, and see “dolls wink and move on their own.”

What are your favorite creepy destinations? The haunted house down the street? A spooky town half a world away? Share your ideas with others below!

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