8 Unexpectedly Spooky Halloween Destinations


If you haven’t found the creepy yet unusual place to celebrate Halloween yet, here are some of the best destinations all around the world to consider. Do you know where the Halloween tradition came from? Most people are sure that this holiday was born in America, but this is not true! I thought the same way, but the first Halloween was in Ireland. So, enjoy learning about the best Halloween destinations you can visit on October 31 this year.

1. Anoka and New Orleans (USA)

There are plenty of places to celebrate Halloween in the USA. You may want to visit Salem, the town known for witch hunting and general sin phobia. It celebrates Salem’s festival of the dead. A highlight of the festival is The Salem Witches’ Ball.

New Orleans is another mysterious place to celebrate Halloween this year. Above-ground cemeteries, voodoo and a great penchant for weird costumes make New Orleans a perfect place for Halloween. If you are a fan of the Originals, you know what I’m talking about.

Being home of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison hosts one of the most infamous annual Halloween celebrations, namely “Freakfest.” Are you brave enough to visit it?

The self-proclaimed Halloween Capital of the World, Anoka, Minnesota, celebrates Halloween with a big civic parade and a few other city-wide events.

If you are a creature of the night, why not go to the city that never sleeps? There are many Halloween events in NYC for each age and interest. Among them are the Procession of the Ghouls, visits to the haunted NYC hotels, buildings and bars, and Halloween events at NYC zoos and museums for the entire family. NYC also hosts the largest Halloween celebration in the United States, namely The Village Halloween Parade.

Chicago is another awesome place you can visit to celebrate Halloween. The city’s events include the Haunted Sanitarium, Chicagoween, and the Spooky Zoo Spectacular.

The entertainment capital of the US, Los Angeles is just packed with Halloween events. The most popular are the Adults Only Halloween Party and the Day of the Dead Celebration.