Halloween Travel Ideas: Scary Vacation Spots Around the World

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Halloween has become a huge event over the years, and for many, staged haunted houses aren’t enough. Look below for highlights of some of the most haunted places to consider when planning your next vacation.

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Also read: The 6 Top Travel Emergencies and How To Deal With Them

Scary Vacation Spots

New Orleans, United States

Known as America's most haunted city, if you're looking for a good scare, New Orleans is the place to go. Voodoo queens, above-ground crypts, haunted manors, creepy bayous... it seems like ghouls might be hiding around every corner of the city. The Madame Lalaurie Mansion is reported to be the most likely place in the city to feel a chill run up your spine.

Check out a river cruise that includes a spin around New Orleans

Paris, France

From miles of underground catacombs to ancient cathedrals and graveyards, the long history of the city of lights has included revolution, wars, beheadings and plenty of other traumatizing events that make for a plethora of tales about hauntings and ghosts roaming tourist spots across the city.

Also read: 10 Things to do in Paris That You Can't Miss

Loch Ness, Scotland

Famous for the Loch Ness Monster lurking in the depths, the loch is also home to the ruins of Urquhart Castle, which overlook the dark waters where sightings of Nessie have been reported for hundreds of years. Gaelic folklore identifies the well-known monster as Each Uisge, one of the terrifying water-horses that are said to haunt the Highlands.

Also see: Best Places to Visit in the U.K. and What to Know

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