If you're bewitched by the macabre and the supernatural, there are plenty of places that provide spooky sensations year-round.
In Ohio, tourism officials have created an experience around funeral home history. The Peoples Mortuary Museum in Marietta boasts a collection of classic hearses from past centuries, including this 1985 carriage.
The museum is part of a workin funeral home. Visitors can arrange for tours by calling ahead.
Visitors to Sleepy Hollow, New York., might encounter the town's resident headless horseman.
The story's setting was inspired by the Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow and its burial ground.
The paranormal is considered normal in stome New Orleans hotels, such as the Monteleone, where you can stay in a haunted room or ride an elevator that seems to have a mind of its own.
In New Orleans, "Voodoo Queen," Marie Laveau's tomb in St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 is a popular tourist stop.
In Scotland, the Balmoral Hotel's October guests will enjoy the hotel's Halloween Afternoon Tea, no doubt a pleasant affair worlds away from the Real Mary King's Close, a series of underground lanes and housing spaces located beneath the Royal Mile.
Charleston, South Carolina's Civil War history includes grim tools like this amputation kit, on view at The Charleston Musuem.