Category: Halloween Destinations

Oct 31

Halloween Fun at the Annual Portland Zombie Walk!

One of the many cool things about living in Portland is the annual Zombie Walk! Each year hundreds of Portlanders gather to show off their zombie skills and scare the masses on Halloween. The big finale of the walk is when a deadly horde of Portland Zombies crawl from their graves for a dance performance to …

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Oct 24

The Scarecrows of Halloweentown!

One of my favorite things about living in Halloweentown (AKA St. Helens, OR) are the scarecrows you will see around town.  The month long celebration of Halloween stemmed from the movie “Halloweentown”, which was filmed in the sleepy town of St. Helens, Oregon. Each year, starting on October 1st, the town comes alive with all …

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Oct 23

Haunted Gettysburg – A Beginner’s Guide

Is Gettysburg haunted? It’s sure hard to ignore the large number ghostly encounters that visitors and residents of this historic Pennsylvania town claim to have experienced over the years. Of course, skeptics will always find other explanations for the phenomena but the sheer number of reported experiences certainly lends support to those convinced that something …

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Oct 19

Halloweentown is St. Helens, Oregon!

Many people are familiar with the movie “Halloweentown”, which is a 1998 Disney Channel movie about a 13 year old girl named Marnie Cromwell, which is a must-see kid and family friendly watch.  In the movie, the main character, Marni learns that she is a witch.  After finding this out, she helps save a town …

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Oct 18

Haunted Lighthouses of Maine

Ghostly forms, loud voices, ethereal whispers, phantom lights, the cries of drowning men on a cold still night are all part of haunted lighthouse legends. Maine holds the title for the most haunted lighthouses in New England. Isadore Nubble Light We start our tour at Nubble Light on Cape Neddick where the legend of the …

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Oct 18

Guide to Haunted Lighthouses – Massachusetts

Massachusetts, well known for Plymouth Rock, where the first pilgrims landed, and the Salem witch trials, is also home to five of America’s most haunted lighthouses. The Haunted Bell Baker’s Island Light Baker’s Island Light, just six miles off the coast of Salem, home of the infamous witch trials, is reputedly haunted by a phantom …

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Oct 18

Guide to Haunted Lighthouses – New York

Long Island Sound is historically a summer playground. Its history also includes several haunted lighthouses whose atmosphere speaks of murder, revenge, insanity and heartbreak. Skull Bound Ghosts Execution Rocks – New York Execution Rocks remains one of the most grisly in haunted lighthouse history. According to legend, when America was a British colony with a …

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Oct 17

Haunted Castles in America

There are several haunted castles in America. Most everyone is attracted to castles. These immense structures are typically constructed in such a way that they naturally appeal to anyone who lays eyes on them. In addition to this, they usually stem from a long, rich history that is filled with intrigue and mystery. This is …

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Oct 15

Halloween Is In The Air!

I recently went on a trip to Seaside, Oregon during the fall.  I love being near the ocean during the cold Autumn months!  The rain over the waves crashing on shore is just magical and perfect for the Halloween season.  I’m back home now and decorating my sweet humble abode with Halloween candles and lights.  …

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Oct 15

America’s Haunted Lighthouses – California and Washington State

The Tsunami Ghosts (Crescent City) Light – California Crescent City in beautiful Northern California just twenty miles south of the Oregon border boasts two national parks, proximity to the Pacific Ocean, a myriad of outdoor activities, and a haunted lighthouse. A tsunami is an unusual and extraordinary event not often seen in the United States, …

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