By Emily Green
Halloween is a time for kids to indulge in sugar cravings, and for adults to sit back and relax, while still getting into the spooky spirit. If you don’t have little ones to bring trick or treating this year, or don’t feel like sitting at home to hand out candy to your neighbors, why not plan a trip and celebrate Halloween in style? Whether it’s with your significant other or with a group of friends, these vacation destinations will be sure to get you in the Halloween spirit.
Going on a trip to celebrate Halloween is a great up and coming travel trend. What are some great vacation destinations for this Halloween?
Halloween doesn’t have to be a holiday where you just sit at home. You deserve to head out on the town and have some fun! Check out some of Cupid’s favorite spots to celebrate Halloween:
1. New Orleans, Louisiana: From numerous haunted hotels to the “Krewe of Boo” parade, New Orleans is a city that will scare your socks off! Children can play spooky games at the museums, you can rock out at the annual Halloween Spooktacular family concert, or even take a ghost tour! The possibilities are endless in this delightfully spooky town.
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2. Seattle, Washington: This city has their own unique spin on Halloween – “Hilloween.” This is where Capitol Hill houses an indoor carnival full of rides, games, haunted houses and so much more! Everyone will be able to find something at “Hilloween,” no matter at what age.
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3. Salem, Massachusetts: The well-known setting of the historic Salem Witch Trials, this town has spookiness embedded into their history. While helping the townspeople and tourists understand the history of the Salem Witch Trials, the town also hosts an annual Halloween festival with many kid-friendly events like trick or treating and ghost tours.
4. Williamsburg, Virginia: Williamsburg takes part in the spooky festivities by hosting “A Haunting on DoG Street.” A variety of ghost tours take place throughout Colonial Williamsburg, highlighting the history of the town while putting a haunting twist on the tale. Ghost tours not your thing? Don’t worry! Busch Gardens’ Howl-O-Scream event is right down the street and is full of fun rides, zombies, ghouls and other creatures that will be sure to give you a fright!
What are some other great vacation destinations to celebrate Halloween? Let us know in the comments below!