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Ghosts, goblins and gremlins—
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throughout the United States during the most ghoulish time of the year,
visit Lodging.com to help haunters visit everything from ghost-riddled
prisons to Cathedral crypts. America’s Most Haunted—New Orleans, Louisiana has been given the
highest honor bestowed by the International Society for Paranormal
Research, ranking as the most haunted city in the United States. While
many of the most frightful activities in the Big Easy take place
year-round, October is the perfect time to visit haunted establishments
like the French Quarter’s Lanaux Mansion, Le Pavillon Hotel, Muriel’s
Jackson Square and Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre, where patrons often
see the ghost of a woman floating across the stage. Visit the tomb of the
Voodoo Queen of New Orleans, Marie Laveau, or her shop on Bourbon Street,
or enjoy the famous Brennan’s Restaurant on Royal Street, said to be
frequented by the ghost of its former chef, Chef Paul Blange. Events
taking place in New Orleans in commemoration of the haunted holiday are
Six Flags New Orleans—Fright Fest, “Scarium at the Aquarium”—the
Aquarium of the Americas and Boo at the Zoo at the Audubon Zoo.
Lodging.com has rates starting at $121 a night at the Baronne Plaza Hotel,
just one block from the famous French Quarter. Or stay at the Renaissance
Pere Marquette Hotel and enjoy quiet comfort (no rattling chains) just
steps from the Quarter, for as low as $219 a night. Enjoy a room with a
view of Bourban Street at the Chateau Sonesta Hotel with rates from $251 a
night.

Phantom Ships, Spooky Cells—Visit San Francisco, California, home to
world famous Alcatraz Prison, said to be haunted with reported “cold
spots” in cell block D, and the sound of eerie banjo music coming from
rooms that once housed Al Capone. San Francisco Bay has a “deadly”
history, serving as a grave to many lost souls who dove from the Golden
Gate Bridge, as well as the clipper ship Tennessee, said to have gone down
with a full crew in the dense fog of Golden Gate Strait in the 1800s. The
phantom ship has been sighted over the years passing below the bridge,
along side modern day vessels. Lodging.com has great rates in San
Francisco starting as low as $112 a night at the Carlton Hotel, $112 a
night at the Metropolis Hotel and $229 a night at the Harbor Court.

Haunted Happenings—New York City not only has one of the world’s most
famous Halloween celebrations with the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade
that spooks up Sixth Ave. from Spring Street to 22nd Street, but it also
has plenty of other ghostly activities to get your Halloween fix. Haunted
Halloween Tours of Greenwich Village meet under the arch at Washington
Square Park and visit more than 50 ghoulish points of interest including
murder sites, hidden graveyards and haunted houses. Children can learn
about the monsters of the deep and take part in Sea Monsters Weekend—A
Halloween Celebration “Extreme Prehistoric”, at the New York Aquarium in
Brooklyn or say “Boo at the Zoo” with Halloween fun and games happening at
the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo and Staten
Island Zoo. For the serious thrill seekers, visit the Cathedral of St.
John the Divine on All Saint’s Day for the Crypt Crawl, where you’ll creep
by candlelight into the Cathedral’s crypt. Lodging.com has rates in New
York City starting as low as $85 a night at Hotel 17, from $168 at the
Club Quarters Downtown, from $179 at the Washington Square Hotel and from
$334 at the Soho Grand.

Haunted Hawaii?—Well, you might not see a ghost in a hula skirt but on
Maui, they sure put on one heck of a “spooktacular” Halloween celebration.
Halloween revelers take to the streets of Lahaina on All Hallows Eve,
where Front Street is closed to all traffic and festivities include the
West Maui Soroptimist Club’s and Lahaina Rotary’s Annual Children’s
Costume Parade and the Halloween Arts Festival for face painting and
fortune telling, all accompanied by bone rattling entertainment with live
performances by local musicians and the United States Air Force Band. You
won’t be frightened by the great rates available on Lodging.com at the
Royal Lahaina Resort from $153 a night, the Outrigger Maui El Dorado from
$166 a night, the Marriott Maui Resort & Ocean Club, from $269 a night and
the Sheraton Maui Resort from $326 a night.

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