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Virginia Offers Authentic Halloween Experience for Travelers

This October, Virginia is launch­ing a slew of eerie events and pack­ages to cel­e­brate the magic and mys­tery of Halloween. With over 400 years of his­tory, span­ning from Colonial America to the Civil War, the state is home to a num­ber of mys­ti­cal sites where the super­nat­ural reside. From ghostly tours in haunted plan­ta­tions and moon­lit grave­yards trails, to spir­ited war-time love sto­ries and spine-chilling tales, vis­i­tors are guar­an­teed to be spooked in Virginia. With more list­ings on the National Register of Haunted Places than any other state, Virginia is the ideal des­ti­na­tion for an authen­tic Halloween experience.

The Cove of Lake Geneva is Hosting a Spooky, Fun Time on Halloween Night

Looking to have a fright­en­ing good time Halloween night? Join The Cove of Lake Geneva for its first annual Halloween ‘Monster Bash’ party October 31st. The bash fea­tures two dis­tinct Halloween par­ties held sep­a­rately for chil­dren and adults, mak­ing this Halloween night the per­fect get­away event for the entire fam­ily. The children’s Halloween Monster Bash begins at 6:00 p.m., while the adult’s Halloween Monster Bash kicks off at 7:00 p.m. Both par­ties will con­clude at 1 a.m.

13 Reasons to Visit Your Local Haunted House this Halloween Season

Are you think­ing of going to the same bor­ing cos­tume party this year? Think again! The Haunted House Association (, a col­lec­tive of the most suc­cess­ful and renowned haunted houses and attrac­tions in the coun­try, today announced 13 rea­sons that haunted houses will scare even the bravest of fam­ily mem­bers this Halloween season.

Trains, Tricks & Treats in the Model Railroad Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Enjoy a fright­fully good time at the Chicago Botanic Garden’s pop­u­lar Model Railroad Garden dur­ing Trains, Tricks & Treats on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 24 and 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In cel­e­bra­tion of Halloween and its clos­ing week­end for the sea­son, the Model Railroad Garden will be dec­o­rated with spi­der webs, ghosts, gob­lins, and pump­kins, as well as sea­sonal plant materials.

Spooky, Scary October Events in the Quad Cities

It’s going to be a spooky, scary October in the Quad Cities! There are plenty of places and events to put you in the Halloween spirit.