A lot of people really come alive when celebrating all things undead on October 31st. Whether you simply enjoy candy corn and themed movies, or you live to be scared out of your mind, why not hit the road this Halloween to experience something a little different?
There are a few towns and cities across the United States that really go all out on Halloween. Check a few of them out in this article!
New York City, New York
I bet you never thought that New York City could celebrate Halloween like a small town, did you? Well, think again!
Every year, residents of the Village neighborhood of New York gather in their Halloween costumes and parade down 6th Avenue. The parade takes a few hours, and draws huge crowds every year.
The best part is, if you don’t want to line up to watch the parade, you can just take part in it! Anyone wearing a costume who shows up to the beginning of the parade route is eligible to enter. After the parade, take in a few of New York’s hottest bars and nightclubs to round out the evening.
Sleepy Hollow, New York
If you’re a fan of the Tale of the Headless Horseman, you’ll definitely want to head to Sleepy Hollow, New York. This town is famous for being home of Ichabod Crane, the man who Washington Irving turned into a horror legend.
During the month of October, residents of this sleepy town turn their homes into amazing haunted houses. Farms in the area host haunted hayrides, and you can even get a guided tour of the cemetery.
Princeton, New Jersey
If you’ve ever wanted to become a ghost hunter, head on over to Princeton, New Jersey. The gorgeous old campus buildings are beautiful… and reportedly full of ghosts.
The local Princeton Tour Company makes their living supplying DIY ghost hunters with the tools they’ll need to succeed, like electromagnetic field readers and dowsing rods. They’ll even teach you how to use your camera phone to take the perfect ‘orb’ shot.