The historic metropolis of Salem, world-renowned for its monthlong celebration of Halloween and the birthplace of the Salem Witch Trials, is just not the spookiest metropolis in America, in line with Viator.
Right here’s your October day journey information to spooky Salem
Salem got here in No. 2 on a latest record of the ten spookiest cities within the U.S. launched by Viator, a Tripadvisor firm and on-line market for excursions and sights. New Orleans ranked No. 1.
Viator ranked the nation’s prime spooky cities based mostly on the variety of “scary” excursions and experiences obtainable on Viator’s market as of September 2023.
In New Orleans, “typically named essentially the most haunted metropolis in America,” in line with Viator, exploring the town at evening “can appear to be an intimidating solo quest,” so it’s preferable to discover with a information on excursions such because the Unique Ghost, Voodoo, Vampire, and Thriller Tour and the St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 Official Strolling Tour.
Spooky experiences in Salem embody the Salem Witch Museum, in addition to the Historical past and Hauntings of Salem Guided Strolling Tour and the Bewitched Strolling Tour, Viator wrote. In regards to the latter, the web site wrote, “you’re positive to really feel the vitality of the magical girls who walked the city’s streets centuries in the past.”
Salem welcomes practically 1 million vacationers throughout October for its month-long Haunted Happenings, billed as the biggest celebration of Halloween on the planet.
The Historical past & Hauntings of Salem Guided Strolling Tour by Witch Metropolis Strolling Excursions ranked No. 1 within the U.S. and No. 6 on the planet for finest cultural and historic excursions by Tripadvisor.
Boston additionally made the record of spookiest cities in America, rating No. 5.
Heading to Salem this month? Try our October day journey information to Salem.
View Viator’s record of 10 spookiest cities within the U.S.
Keep updated on all the most recent information from Boston.com