Monday, October 28, 2013

Haunts Around the Country: Halloween Travel

From the Exorcist to The Amityville Horror, haunted happenings have always frightened and fascinated tourists. With Halloween just around the corner, what better time to experience some of America’s most haunted places? Here are some of the most haunted places in the U.S.
Lake Placid, New York holds a 5k Zombie Run every year. They are also host  a “Trick-or-Treat” pub crawl where adults can relive the fun of Halloween all over again. Aside from the annual events, Fort Ticonderoga, located in Lake Placid, is rumored to be haunted. So if you're a more daring traveler you can take a tour and attempt to spot a ghost or two!

The Golden Stage Inn in Ludlow, Vermont was a stagecoach stop back in the days of the Wild West. Under new ownership it was turned into a hotel – one home to a ghost in the attic. Since the discovery many patrons have had there own encounters with the ghost. Some guests have noticed TVs turning on and off on their own, lights turning on and off, and contractors have claimed to have heard footsteps only to turn around and no one was there. This historic hotel prides itself on being a friendly haunted hotel and attracts many ghost hunting guests. 

Telluride, Colorado is a town filled with ghost stories and known for the paranormal. You can  grab a flashlight and listen to ghost stories outside of the Telluride Historical Museum. If you're looking for something a little more thrilling, you can proceed to take a tour of the dimly lit museum that was once a hospital in 1896.

So if you're looking for a new spooky adventure you may want to visit one of these towns, and maybe even have a ghost experience of your own!

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