Ghost hunters and thrill-seeking travelers may already know, but the United States has some seriously haunted cities. Plan a seasonal trip and spook yourself out at one of these heavy hitters.
Home of historic massacres, Revolutionary War sites, ancient burial grounds and murder, Boston is a must-visit for haunted locales. Visit historic sites of frequent and famous paranormal activity. Between Haunted Boston, ghost tours and trolley rides, you’ll have your pick of expert guides.
Known for its haunts, history and not-so-friendly ghosts, Charleston should be on every shadow-hunter’a list. Between the Old Exchange Building and Provost Dungeon (once a prison for Revolutionary War soldiers) and Powder Magazine, currently haunted by a female pirate, Charleston has a diverse lineup of spirits to track down.
With more haunted hotels than you’ll have time to stay in, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is rife with haunted history. Historically known as the site of a turning point in the Civil War, Gettysburg is easy pickings for haunted tours and activities.
Learn about the haunted, sorted history of New Orleans on a myriad of tours — some from an actual hearse. In fact, there are so many haunted tour options, sites and famously spooky spots to visit, you will need to come back for more, including a long list of haunted mansions.
One thing you can count on in the South, other than hospitality, is the region’s many, many haunted sites. Savannah, Georgia, is iconic for ghost tours and creepy history. Visit some of the most haunted locations in the country, all in one place. Go a step further and even stay in a haunted hotel, just to really get the full experience.
Quickly becoming Mexico City’s hipper, bohemian little sister, Guadalajara is heating up as a tourist destination. Matching the city’s eclectic vibe with its 1930s-meets-modern décor, swanky events and historic architecture, Casa Habita pairs well for a visitor’s stay.
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.
Nothing beats a fresh-baked chocolate chip cookie with a cold glass of milk. Cookies are such a popular dessert, they have their own day. Dec. 4 marks the celebration of National Cookie Day. Whatever your cookie preference, there’s a way to honor the classic treat.
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.