It is predicted consumers will spend more than $11 billion celebrating Halloween this year. That’s a lot of dough for a good scare, and to be sure you are experiencing the best frights around, check out Hauntworld.com’s Top 13 Haunted Attractions in the United States. Some of the intense effects at this year’s listmakers include the opportunity to become a zombie, a real demonstration of how to bleed a pig from an authentic butcher and 3D elements.
- Pennhurst Asylum in Spring City, Pa.
- 13th Gate in Baton Rouge, La.
- Netherworld in Atlanta, Ga.
- House of Torment in Austin, Texas
- The Darkness in St. Louis, Mo.
- Erebus in Pontiac, Mich.
- Dent Schoolhouse in Cincinnati, Ohio
- Kersey Valley Spookywoods in Greensboro, N.C.
- Headless Horseman in Ulster Park, N.Y.
- Cutting Edge Haunted House in Fort Worth, Texas
- Bates Motel in Philadelphia, Pa.
- Bennett’s Curse in Baltimore, Md.
- 13th Floor in Chicago, Ill.
Hauntedworld.com provides insider news on haunted houses, attractions, Halloween information and other tips.
Thailand's Elephant PooPoo Paper Park is taking recycling to a whole new level. By developing a symbiotic relationship with elephants that promotes sustainability, it is producing cute and functional paper products and clothing while providing much-needed jobs for locals in Thailand's rural communities. Thailand developed a system of taking elephant waste and converting it into products that are not only practical, but also environmentally friendly.
Experience a big-city hotel stay that doesn’t feel like your typical urban visit at Chicago’s Claridge House, nestled in the sought-after Gold Coast neighborhood. The hotel’s sophisticated décor and serene residential ambience foster the atmosphere of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a busy metropolis.
The Sunshine State offers plenty of new things to do and see this year, as well as quite a few new places to stay.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.