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Four VRBO Properties Perfect for the Spooky Season

by Kimberly Krol

Oct 7, 2020

The Witch House, Salem, Massachusetts © Byelikova | Dreamstime.com

Tips / Destination

As with everything in 2020, Halloween may look a bit different this year. VRBO has a solution with paranormal properties and options nearby local haunts — take your pick if you dare. Here are four options if you can brave the potential spooks and scares.


Shamrock House in Sunset, South Carolina
Here, guests claim to occasionally hear a weeping sound from Nancy the Ghost. The owners can’t confirm or deny the presence of Nancy, but they believe she is friendly and the “weeping” is simply creaking from an old house. Find out for yourself if you fancy a meeting with Nancy.


Fleur de Lis Mansion in New Orleans, Louisiana
Paranormal investigators from New Orleans Ghost City Tours discovered a spirit here who goes by Bill or Billy, experiencing and gathering evidence in the Fleur de Lis Suite, the River Suite and the Royal Suite with video and audio recordings. Billy is a bit of prankster. You might feel the covers pulled off in your sleep if you face down Bill during an upcoming stay.


Shanghai Tunnels in Portland, Oregon
This listing for a condo nearby Shanghai Tunnels is in the heart of Portland’s Pearl District. The Shanghai Tunnels are known as one of the most haunted places in the United States; the visitors who dare to enter the underground tunnels are haunted by the spirits of captives who died beneath the city.


Belle Femme Townhouse in Salem, Massachusetts
Does it get creepier than Salem? Find a central location for exploring the area infamous for the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 at Belle Femme Townhouse, with an 18th-century open concept. The McIntire Historic District, The Witch House and Witch Museum are within walking distance of the quaint historic home.


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