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Boo! Ladies, if you and your girlfriends are fascinated by the supernatural and things that go “bump in the night,” you may want to travel together to the best U.S. locations for a haunted girls’ trip. You’re guaranteed a frightening good time!
Imagine traveling to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and seeing and experiencing The Bates Motel, complete with actors, animated props, and spooky sounds. You can also take a terrifying 25-minuted hayride through a creepy 200-year-old forest. On a 1-10 “scare factor” scale, it’s a screaming good 10!
Sound good? Well, maybe to some of you it does.
Keep reading to learn about other petrifying places you and your friends can experience on your haunted girls vacation. You can’t turn back now!
Best U.S. Locations for a Haunted Girls Vacation
What better way to experience a haunted girls’ vacation than with a trip to Salem, Massachusetts to experience the Salem Witch Walk! During the one and a half hour tour, you’ll hear tales about Salem’s history, witchcraft, and infamous Salem Witch Trials. You’ll visit sites, experience witchcraft, and take part in a modern day ritual at one of America’s oldest cemeteries. Before you leave, get a blessed crystal and check out the local witch shop – discount included!
Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas, a city known for casinos, vibrant entertainment, and an abundance of dining and shopping, offers you more than a typical tourist experience. Check out Haunted Vegas Tours! You and your friends can explore the haunting grounds of legendary mobster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel (sources say he hated being called Bugsy), pianist Liberace, comedian Redd Foxx (his ghost still haunts his home, allegedly), and the King himself, Elvis. You’ll visit the “Motel of Death,” where many celebrity deaths have occurred. Remember, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas!
San Francisco, California
When you think of San Francisco, you probably have visions of the famous Pink Ladies (painted houses) and diverse neighborhoods with an abundance of cafés and restaurants. But the city also has macabre secrets. Sign up for the Haunted Haight Walking Tour, a two hour tour that takes you to some of the creepiest areas of town where notorious murders and cult leaders once living along Haight-Ashbury. You’ll hear stories of San Francisco’s past and wrap up the night in a haunted pub for a drink at the end.
New Orleans, Louisiana
For a “Big Easy” girl’s getaway with fun, food and folklore, head to New Orleans. According to Barb Brann of Worldwide Travel Planners, “New Orleans has much to offer! Start by checking into one of the Crescent City’s most haunted hotels. Sit back and enjoy watching entertaining chefs prepare you a classic Cajun/Creole meal, while learning about the vibrant history of New Orleans cuisine. Get shocked on a haunted ghost and vampire tour with master storytellers who guide you through the darkened streets of the French Quarter. Experience a swamp tour on one of America’s wildest river swamps with moss hanging on gnarled cypress trees. End your weekend enjoying live jazz music and savoring a lovely buffet while traveling along the Mississippi River aboard the Steamboat Natchez. New Orleans is one of my favorite places for a Girl’s Getaway!”
Sedona, known for its beautiful Red Rock, offers you and your friends a glimpse inside the mystic side of the town. According to believers, the area boasts strong energy points (vortexes) that radiate from the Red Rocks – they can contribute to healing for your body and spirit. Many psychics and tarot card readers who live in the area give travelers readings. You may consider staying at L’Auberge de Sedona, a luxury resort known for rustic cottages and suites. It’s near some of the most unexplained vortexes.
Are You Ready to Visit Some of the Best Haunted Places in the U.S.?
Ladies, imagine taking a haunted vacation with your girlfriends to some of the ghostliest places in the U.S. From visiting cemeteries to walking the streets of creepy areas, your trip together will be on that you definitely won’t forget!
Contact a Travel Planners International agent today and ask about the best U.S. locations for a haunted girls’ trip. And remember to pack a few protection essentials to ward off evil spirits, such as holy water and a necklace with a cross on it. It’s better to be safe than sorry!