When you think of the holiday Halloween, you may not consider it a vacation opportunity. However, with so many exciting festivals and spooky events going on across the country, Halloween can be a unique time to visit certain destinations. We’ve come up with some of the best spots for Halloween getaways where you will certainly find plenty of tricks and treats!
New York City, New York
Pack your costume and head to the city that never sleeps to participate in some fun Halloween travel experiences. The city’s Village Halloween Parade has been going on since 1974 and is one not to be missed! The parade shuts down lower Manhattan and features hundreds of puppets, dozens of bands, dancers, artists, and more. To join in the parade, get to 6th Avenue between 6:30 and 8:30 PM on October 31st. We recommend getting there early to join in the fun.
New York City timeshares for rent put you right in the heart of Manhattan for easy walking access to this phenomenal event. If you don’t have the kids in tow, be sure to check out the parade’s after party at Slake NYC with a chance to win a $2,500 costume contest while dancing the night away.
We’re sure you’re not surprised to see Salem on a list of best Halloween travel destinations. This city is known for their witch-trial legacy and month-long Halloween celebrations. Salem gets close to 500,000 visitors throughout the month of October with festivals, events, and parties everywhere you look. One of the notable events is the Annual Psychic Fair and Witchcraft Expo where you can talk to psychics, learns about the city’s rich history, and even talk to mediums.
The final event is the Salem Witches’ Halloween Ball at Hawthorne Hotel where you can celebrate the afterlife with dancing, costumes, ritual drummings, live music, and much more!
Consider renting a Boston timeshare and you’ll be just a few stops away on the train to Salem! Plus, Boston offers its own slew of haunted happenings including ghost and gravestone tours, costume pub crawls along the harbor, and plenty of themed walking tours for all ages.
New Orleans, Louisiana
This Halloween travel hot spot goes all out for their Halloween celebrations. Known as “the most haunted city in America,” New Orleans plays host to creepy haunted tours where guests are known to encounter spirits from the beyond. Visit haunted houses in Uptown, tour world-famous cemeteries, or learn about Voodoo practices at one of the area’s many shops. Frenchmen Street also has lively, non-stop street parties with elaborate and outlandish costumes and outfits that always promises a great time.
Kid friendly activities can be found at the Audubon Zoo’s event, “Boo at the Zoo” for some animal fun, trick-or-treating, and fun rides.
Timeshares for rent in New Orleans make the perfect family-friendly accommodations that put you right in the heart of the action. Walk to the parties, shops, and restaurants while also being able to enjoy a quiet retreat in your homey timeshare suite.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Known for its glitz, glamor, and nonstop entertainment, it’s no wonder that Las Vegas makes an enticing Halloween travel destination. All the hotels along the Strip go all out for this holiday with innovative costumes, decorations, and more. Walking is free and you’re sure to be spooked and amused by all the festive sights. Also be sure to check out the Fremont Street Experience in downtown from October 26th to the 31st where you can find nightly entertainment, zombie flash mobs, a bar crawl, and group costume contests.
Visit the Fright Dome at Circus Circus for some scary theme park fun. Guests can walk through six haunted houses including an Insanitarium, go on thrill rides, and enjoy live macabre entertainment.
You can rent a timeshare in Las Vegas as an affordable way to experience all the Halloween fun. Many of these resorts offer complimentary shuttle service to seamlessly get to and from the Strip. You’ll also enjoy relaxing poolside or in a hot tub after a long day walking and exploring.
Get Spooked for Less
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