Often called the most haunted city in America, New Orleans is home to numerous historic buildings and unusual cemeteries brimming with tales of ghost sightings and unexplainable occurrences.
Haunted History Tours offers a variety of themes including ghost, voodoo, vampire, cemetery and scandals. Reservations are required and the times vary depending on time of year. Experience hauntings first-hand at famous spots such as Lalaurie Mansion, St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, Arnaud’s Restaurant and Hotel Monteleone.
Bloody Mary’s Tours explore the French Quarter to the Garden District. Discover the history behind some of New Orleans’ most haunted spots. Thrill seekers 21 and older can take a haunted pub crawl, with stops at infamous bars, restaurants, hotels and even a former brothel. If none of the tours appeal to you, design a custom tour — be sure to make an appointment to arrange.
For those looking for a budget-friendly tour experience, check out Free Tours By Foot. The tour is complimentary, and you can opt to pay-what-you-wish when it’s done. The ghost tour departs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday–Monday. Besides popular historic spots, the tour visits locations from the recent television series American Horror Story: Coven. Reservations are required.
Beyond the standard ghost tours, French Quarter Phantoms also offers guests a chance to ghosthunt firsthand. Join experienced ghost hunters from the Paranormal Society of New Orleans as they show you how a paranormal investigation works. Investigations take place Friday–Monday evenings at 7 or 10 p.m. at the Jimani Lounge. The location was featured on the television series Ghost Hunters. Tickets are $40 and reservations must be made 72 hours in advance.
Don’t wait until Halloween to discover the haunted side of New Orleans. Book your tour today.
Oaxaca is, without a doubt, a city so impressive one must experience it firsthand to understand its splendor. It is an incomparable place that will leave you in awe of its cultural wealth, a place that invites you to experience the extraordinary. In this light, Posadas celebrates the opening of Grand Fiesta Americana Oaxaca, an irresistible option for enjoying this magnificent state in an exclusive and fascinating way.
Napa Valley is known for its wineries and vineyards. People from all over the world flock there to enjoy good wine and to have a good time. There are so many vineyards in Napa Valley, let alone California, that it might be a little hard to choose which to visit. These vineyards are among the top in the Valley.
If you’re hitting the road this Thanksgiving, you’re likely to encounter varying levels of stress. From busy airports and canceled flights to traffic jams and missing something on your packing list, stress hides around every corner. Don’t let these situations get you down. Follow our tips for avoiding stress during Thanksgiving travel.