Put on your scariest costumes and get ready because it’s Halloween! Whether you’re roaming your local street trick or treating, attending a spooky party, or scaring yourself silly with a horror movie marathon, you’re going to want to get your bucket list out and add these top places to travel to for the spookiest time of the year!
New York City – Village Halloween Parade
The New York City Village Halloween Parade is a phenomenon that has captured the eyes of not only New York locals but travellers from all over the world. Lower Manhattan is completely shut down and an array of spooky characters parade the streets – zombies, vampires, werewolves you name it! All members of the public are encouraged to join the parade - only if they’ve got their scariest costumes on of course!
London – The London Dungeon
Did you want the ultimate Halloween experience? Then the London Dungeon is the perfect place for you! The dungeon is an elaborate, interactive experience that takes visitors through the haunted past of London. Visitors will come face to face with historical villain’s like Sweeney Todd and Jack the Ripper. Actors will escort you through 14 shows and 3 rides throughout the dungeon. Be aware it’s not for the faint hearted!
California - The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbour
Take your friends aboard a haunted cruise ship for this Halloween. Located in Long Beach, California the cruise liner, Queen Mary is one of the spookiest places to be this Halloween. Visitors will experience 6 terrifying mazes filled with over 200 ghosts and monsters – some of which are inspired by the real spirits haunting the ship!
Ireland – Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival
This Irish Halloween festival is one of the most underrated event in the world. Over Halloween weekend, 50,000 revellers flood the streets of the small Irish town dressed in their best costume. The event is taken so seriously that pubs will refuse to serve you if you don’t dress up!
Romania - Transylvania
Transylvania is the perfect place to spend Halloween for any keen traveller after an authentic experience. There mightn’t be Halloween parades or carnivals, however in Transylvania you’ll be immersed in villages and old castles frozen in time with twisted legends and traditions – it will easily put the spook in spooky! Not to mention Transylvania is where one of the world’s most legendary monsters originated – Count Dracula! Spending Halloween in Transylvania is a one-of-a-kind experience!
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