13 Fun Places to Celebrate Halloween

For some people, Halloween isn’t all about handing out candy to the neighborhood kids. It’s about hitting the road to find spooky fun in a great travel destination. Here, some of our favorite places to get pleasantly terrified.

  • Chicago to New Orleans, Mississippi River Cruise, Luxury Train, 9 Nights, From $2,995 (Budget Travel)

    Call this the ultimate American adventure. Travel by train along the Mississippi River with this incredible travel package from Uncommon Journeys.

  • American History Comes Alive at These Cool Presidential Sites

    Yes, Washington DC is the epicenter of American presidential history, but each one of the country's leaders has a site dedicated to his legacy. Here are a few that are worth the trip.

  • Why Arkansas Belongs on Your Bucket List

    From the big-city style and natural beauty of Little Rock to the folkways of the Ozarks, Old West history at Fort Smith, and beyond, Arkansas has something for every travel personality!

  • Let a Local Show You How Locals Live

    From dining to arts to sports, companies offer private tours by local experts to cater to your interests

  • Psst! 10 Flight Attendant Secrets

    Budget Travel has spoken to some chatty flight attendants—on condition of anonymity—to deliver the 411 on how to enjoy the comfiest, safest, and most delicious flight, not to mention getting extra help when you really need it. (Hint: The “call button” is not your friend.)

  • 16 Awesome American Winter Trips

    From the beaches of Florida to the snow-capped Rocky Mountains, from Puerto Rico to Hawaii—not to mention secret islands that stay warm all year—America is second to none for winter fun. Here, some of our favorite places to warm up or get your ski on—all at a price you can actually afford!

  • Park-to-Park Adventure: Glacier to Yellowstone

    From the heights of the Continental Divide in Glacier National Park to the iconic waterfalls, geysers, and hot springs in Yellowstone, we celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service with an epic road trip through Montana and Wyoming. The best part? Thanks to affordable lodging and awesome stops along the way, this incredible vacation is within reach of Budget Travelers.