Book a spooky vacation for Halloween this year
By Aimee Heckel
Sometimes the local haunted house just won’t cut it.
If you’re looking for a breathtakingly spooky way to celebrate Halloween this year, consider booking a special Halloween vacation. Whether you’re looking for a not-so-scary family adventure or a chance to get up close and personal with real bones from the 16th century, here are our top picks for a vacation this Halloween.
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Fla., is appropriate for kids of all ages. On select nights in September through October, the Magic Kingdom park will be transformed into a giant trick-or-treat street. Slip into your favorite costume and see what costumes your favorite Disney characters pick, too.
Tickets start at $59.
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A vacation visit to historical catacombs will surely scare the bones right out of you. The Capuchin Catacombs in Italy contain the remains of thousands of people from the mid-16th century. You will be surprised by how well these bodies are preserved, but don’t worry: You can’t touch them, and they can’t touch you, either.
The biggest Halloween party
If you’re looking for the biggest Halloween party in the world to show off you’re costume and admire many more, visit the 40th-annual New York’s Village Halloween Parade on Halloween day. More than 50,000 people participate in this event and 2 million watch. Enjoy music, floats, circus shows, performers and music. If you’re feeling brave, you can sign up to participate in the costume contest.
Travel to Brasov, Romania, to see Dracula’s Castle, believed to be the home of Vlad the Impaler, who is said to have inspired the famous book by Bram Stoker. Take a special Halloween tour and learn the truth about this legend.
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