15 Best Places To Visit for Halloween in the U.S.

Every city does Halloween a little differently. If you’re up for a new adventure this autumn, whether you’re looking for the scariest haunted houses or most elaborate pumpkin festivals, you’re in luck.

No matter where you are in the U.S., there’s a city waiting for you this Halloween.  

Best Places To

Visit for Halloween in the U.S.

Disney decks out both Disneyland and California Adventure Park for Halloween. From their movie-themed decorations to live entertainment and attractions, Disneyland puts on a show for tourists and visitors.  

1. Disneyland, California

2. The Lizzie Borden House, Massachusetts

You’ve probably heard the rhyme of Lizzie Borden giving her mother and father 40 and 41 whacks, right? Well, you can visit her family home where she—supposedly—took her parents’ lives.  

This small town in upstate New York, made famous by Washington Irvin’s story, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, brings the spooky tale to life. Take a tour of the local cemetery to hear ghost stories and local legends and enjoy live reenactments of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.  

3. Sleepy Hollow, New York

Edgar Allan Poe, one of the most famous authors of gothic and horror literature, lived and died in Baltimore. His family home is now a museum with many personal belongings, like his writing desk, chair, glassware, and telescope.  

4. Baltimore, Maryland

Fans of the Disney movie Halloweentown will love a trip to the small town of St. Helens, about an hour north of Portland, Oregon. The movie was filmed here, and each year, the town transforms the city into Halloweentown. 

5. St. Helens, Oregon

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