People get into a rut when it comes to Halloween. They get dressed up, go have a few drinks at the local watering hole or go to a house party. This year, why not shake it up and go explore what this amazing country has to offer – spook wise, so to say. There are so many places you can go, depending on what your taste is. Whether you love looking at jack-o-lanterns or doing historical scare tours, keep reading to find out the best places in the United States to celebrate the scariest time of the year.
Haunted Happenings in Salem, Massachusetts
All of October is dedicated to the witch-haven of America with a 5k run where the participants dress up as witches. There are spooky art shows and haunted tours, and many other events. The city goes all out when it comes to this time of the year, and with the history backing this incredible town, it's an event you don't want to pass up.
Sleepy Hollow Halloween in Sleepy Hollow, New York
You have all of October to visit the Headless Horseman's hometown for incredible cemetery tours, haunted hayrides, and performances for spook factor seekers of all ages.
The Great Jack- O'- Lantern Blaze in Croton-on-Hudson, New York
This incredible display can be seen from September 28-November 24 and, with over 5,000 hand-carved pumpkins, everyone is sure to find something they like, whether it's the totally functional grandfather clock or the T-Rex, everything there will be sure to make you say "wow".
Screams Halloween Theme Park in Waxahachie, Texas
The world's largest Halloween theme park is a quick 30-minute drive south of Dallas. Screams is not for the faint of heart with some of the most amazingly haunted attractions. If you love a good scary jump then check out the horror movies, the multiple rides, and games and don't forget about the roaming characters for the extra spook factor.
This country has some pretty spooktacular attractions that will appeal to people of all ages, so pack up the car with your favorite group of people and celebrate the scariest day of the year all month.