Think less jump scares and more kiddie-friendly trick-or-treating. From the Siege of Savannah in 1779 (240 killed, 600 wounded), to the American Civil War’s Savannah capture by General T. Sherman, war has left its mark on Savannah. If you prefer your Halloween festivities on the historical side, there are plenty of ghost tours to take you to the haunted sites of Sin City. It all started 35 years ago when Tillson Street resident Vicki Lee first decorated her house for the holiday. We especially like the Savannah Ghostwalker Tour, highlighting stories, legends, cemeteries, and battlefields around the city. 6.30pm-10pm. The reason? In Independence, Halloween doesn’t last for just one night. Other holiday activities include the St. Helens’ annual giant pumpkin lighting. Outside of the hotel, there’s more scary fun to be had, and it’s downtown — Main Street to be exact. Visitors to Princeton Hospital have seen an empty wheelchair being pushed down a corridor by unseen hands. Thanks to these continued efforts, the number of fires around Halloween in Detroit have steadily decreased to near-normal levels on what city leaders now call Angels’ Night. Best Place to Stay: Royal St Charles Hotel. Learn about the trials, as well as what life was like in Salem at the time. And when it comes to Halloween, the locals take full advantage of it. Rodney tells them there most definitely will be another Halloween in the City. Adults can head to the Boo Bash Halloween Party at the Alee Shriner’s Temple, a charity event including a costume contest. In Events. Brownstones are amazing as is…. There are also mysterious bangs and knocks, and the ghost of Thomas Jefferson has been seen standing near a tall grandfather clock in the dining room. The Celtic people, who lived around 2,000 years ago, believed this was the time when ghosts and spirits came out to haunt the living. Visit The LaLaurie House, absolutely silly with poor souls brutally tortured in the early 19th century. And there are plenty of ghost sightings to go along with that kind of history. A 32-room estate in Chestnut Hill, Baleroy Mansion once earned the title “Most Haunted Home in America.” Ghosts, spirits, and other paranormal activity have long been reported on the estate. With a tendency toward naturally spooky weather, Portland is a great place to get your chills during Halloween season. Fort Worth is an Old West Texas town with tons of bone-chilling atmosphere. While King was in Estes Park, he paid a visit to the Stanley Hotel. At Austin’s Inn at Pearl Street, the apparition of a woman carrying a child has been seen walking through the halls or sitting in a rocking chair in the former private residence. That earns at least one full point on its own. Take advantage of Halloween in LA at Universal Studios. There’s also the kid-friendly Scarecrow Competition and straw mazes. In a 5,000 sq. There are over 1,000 monsters roaming the park and lurking in the fog. 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