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You don't need to wait till 10/31 to start celebrating Halloween. There are all kinds of things happening across the country to get you in the SPIRIT. Visit a pumpkin patch, or make your own haunted house. A new report reveals the top places to get your fright on.
These are the best cities for scares this time of year:
10) Nashville, Tennessee - From the historic pubs that are reportedly haunted to the tours available, this southern city is creepy, in all the right ways. Their top-rated Halloween tour is Nashville's Seeking Spirits Haunted Pub Crawl.
9) Key West, Florida - It’s home to the East Fort Martello Museum, which is said to be one of the most haunted buildings in the country and you can check it out for yourself in their top-rated tour: Robert the Doll Experience VIP Ghost Tour at Fort East Martello
8) St. Augustine, Florida - Another Florida beach town, this one features late-night tours that explore the urban legends and true history in the “Nation’s Oldest City.” Their top-rated tour is the Ghost Tour of St. Augustine: The Original Haunted History Tour
7) Louisville, Kentucky - Legend has it you can still feel the ghosts of the prohibition era and derbies past here and Louisville also has one of the best Halloween festivals in the U.S., as well as the top-rated tour: The Glitter Ball City Walking Tour
6) Charleston, South Carolina - Folks who aren’t afraid of walking among the dead can try one of the city’s graveyard tours, or their top-rated tour: the Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston.
5) Boston, Massachusetts - This city is full of history and ghosts, if you believe the rumors. There are all kinds of tours to choose from and the top-rated one is the Boston Ghosts and Gravestones Trolley Tour.
4) Savannah, Georgia - They truly embrace spooky season here, where you can check out everything from haunted locales to the Savannah History and Haunts Candlelit Ghost Walking Tour, their top-rated tour.
3) Chicago, Illinois - Visitors to the Windy City can explore the history of its underbelly on the top-rated Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago.
2) Salem, Massachusetts - The site of the famous Salem Witch Trials also offers several bucket list-worthy tours, including the top-rated History and Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour.
1) New Orleans, Louisiana - It earns the title as the best city for Halloween because it’s home to more tours exploring the weird, spooky and unexplained than anywhere else in the country. But if you’re looking for the top-rated one, it’s the Adults-Only New Orleans Ghost, True Crime, Voodoo and Vampire Walking Tour.
Source: The Travel