7 Scariest Travel Destinations for Halloween


1. Bran Castle


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Bran Castle is a Romanian national monument and a landmark. Situated in the border of Transylvania and Wallachia, the place is also called as ‘Dracula’s Castle’, for its link to the Dracula legend. The castle has a tangential association as the home of the titular character in Bram Stocker’s famous gothic novel Dracula. The castle is a museum and tourist place exhibiting art and furniture collected by Queen Marie.

2. Loftus Hall


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This large mansion house is located in Hook Peninsula of County Wexford in Ireland. The place is filled with the stories of being haunted by devil and the ghost of a young lady. The hall has been made as a tourist attraction for the horror lovers as a haunted house, and a few scary moments inside the hall, here and there.

3. The Stanley Hotel, Colorado


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Situated in Estes Park, Colorado, the hotel is a 140 room Colonial Revival hotel. The hotel now includes a spa, restaurant, and bed and breakfast and for tourists the hotel offers guided tours featuring the history of the location and alleged paranormal activity in the site.

4. Salem, Massachusetts


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Salem is a coastal city in Essex County, of Massachusetts in United States. The much of the city’s cultural identity and popularity is received for the witch trials in the year 1692, which caused execution of several locals who practiced those trials. The city people celebrates the annual Haunted Happenings with parades, carnivals, magic shows and many more, representing the witch trials of 1692.

5. Edinburgh Castle, Scotland


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The castle is located in the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, on the Castle Rock. The castle is famous for hosting paranormal investigations in the place in which nine researchers and over 200 public members have participated, creating a history as the world’s largest paranormal investigation in history.

6. Universal Studios, Orlando


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Universal Orlando is a theme park located in Orlando, Florida. On specific evening nights, the theme park is transformed into Halloween event, which forms Halloween Horror Nights here as one of the largest Halloween events in the US.

7. The Tower of London


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This historic castle situated on the bank of River Thanes in Central London, is talked about having a ghost in its chapel of St Peter ad Vincula, a lady Anne Boleyn who was beheaded in 1536 for treason against the Henry VIII. There are also some other reported ghosts by various people like Henry IV, Lady Jane Grey, Margaret Pole, and the Princess in the Tower.