If ghosts and ghouls fascinate you and you look forward to Halloween, then there are a few places that you must visit during this spooky season. We’ve handpicked the spookiest places from America and beyond that you must visit.
Hundreds of people once died here in a tidal wave, that’s reason enough for it to feature in this list. The creepy Manchac Swamp, complete with old trees and wispy Spanish moss makes this place stand out, in quite a terrifying way. This city also has a reputation for voodoo.
Estes Park, Colorado, United States
The Stanley Hotel, that once inspired famed horror novelist, Stephen King to write his terrifying masterpiece, The Shining, stands tall here. Isn’t that reason enough for you to visit this spooky place? The hotel is believed to be haunted by at least a handful people, the founder of the hotel included.
New York City
This city, known for its amazing celebrations, hosts a great Halloween party and after party every year. Costumes, parades and giant puppets are a common sight. They say that you may bump into the ghost of Edgar Allen Poe on the ghost walk.
If the legend around the Headless Horseman hasn’t disturbed you enough, you may want to visit, the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, especially during this time of the year. You would be excited to know that there still are reports of the Headless Horseman at cemeteries all around the area.
Dracula’s Castle, Romania
If you’re a real Halloween fanatic, loosen up your budget a little, and a real Halloween fanatic, you might as well pack your bags and head to Dracula’s Castle in Romania. Transylvania is quite conveniently or rather inconveniently close to the infamous Bran Castle. The castle is open to the public and if you’re lucky the ghost of Vlad The Impaler pay appear himself, to give you a personal visit.
If you think we’ve missed out on a creepy place that is a must for Halloween, please add it in the comment box below. For the rest of you, who prefer a Halloween back at home, here’s an easy-to-do Halloween centerpiece. Like they say, if you can’t make it to a Halloween party, throw one at home!