15 Best Places in America To Get Your Spook on for Halloween

Are you looking for more than trick-or-treating and dressing up in costumes this Halloween? It’s time to bring on the ghouls and goblins, the haunted and undead. It’s called Spooky Season for a reason, after all.  

These 15 cities on our list of spooky destinations will surely frighten you and get you excited about things that go bump in the night. 

Best Places in America To Get Your Spook on for Halloween

Enjoy Salem’s Witches’ Halloween Ball at the Hawthorne Hotel, visit the Old Burying Point Cemetery, or tour the 300-year-old black Witch House for a look into the infamous Salem Witch Trials. 

1. Salem, Massachusetts

“Red rum…red rum…” Horror movie enthusiasts remember that scene from The Shining (1980). Did you know you can visit the Stanley Hotel that inspired the Overlook Hotel?  

2. Estes Park, Colorado

Every year the Village Halloween Parade takes to the streets of New York City with volunteers carrying giant puppets and banners. You can even participate in the parade if you come dressed in costume.  

3. Greenwich Village, New York

Los Angeles is full of spooky attractions during Halloween, but if you’re looking for a good scare, Hollywood Horror Nights at Universal Studios will have your heart pumping. 

4. Los Angeles, California

Colorado’s biggest horror film festival takes place every year in Telluride. Horror fanatics can enjoy over 20 feature films and 60 short films, plus guest appearances and special events throughout the festival.  

5. Telluride, Colorado

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