Fall is right around the corner and Halloween is right behind it, and while that might not sound romantic to some, there are all kinds of creepy, spine-chilling dates to go on this time of year. And the best part? If the scaries get to be too much, you can snuggle up to your booo. Not sure where to go? Try these thrilling, eerie date ideas for October.
Halloween Carnival - You can find fall carnivals, hayrides, and haunted houses designed to give you a fright in small towns and big cities. And if you want to take it up a notch, check out a Halloween theme park like Screams in Waxahachie, Texas, or Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios in Orlando or California.
Ghost Tour - They have these in big cities across the country, but for the best ghost tour in the U.S., head to Savannah, Georgia. The Blue Orb Ghost Tour was ranked number one by “Time Out.” Runners up are Boroughs of the Dead in New York City, Haunted SF in San Francisco, French Quarter Phantoms in New Orleans, and The Original Ghosts of Williamsburg in Virginia.
Horror Movies - The weeks leading up to Halloween are usually full of new horror releases. This year check out: “The House With A Clock In Its Walls,” “Hell Fest,” and the newest installment of the “Halloween” series.
Halloween Festivals - For one of the biggest, head to Salem, Massachusetts for the Festival of the Dead, where psychics claim they can connect you to those on the other side, every night in October. And for something scarier, check out Sleepy Hollow, New York. Every weekend in October, the Philipsburg Manor is turned into the Horseman’s Hollow and ghosts, vampires and witches serve their master, the Headless Horseman.
Picnic at a cemetery - You don’t need to take a road trip to find a spooky date idea. Just pack up your picnic, grab your person, and find a graveyard where you can enjoy your meal with a few hundred dead people.
Source: Elite Daily