Haunted Sleep Over for Teens

Busch Gardens Africa in Tampa, Fla., is offering “Howl-O-Scream sleepovers” for 7th through 10th graders. That’s pretty cool. According to their website, for $75 per teen, participants are treated to “chaperoned front line access to haunted houses, bone-chilling coasters, ‘creatures of the night’ animal interactions, two freaky meals and accommodations at [their] on-site dormitory.” You […]

Are You Ready for Halloween?

The theme parks certainly are. According to Theme Park Insider, Busch Gardens Europe, located in Williamsburg, Va., has announced its new stuff for the Halloween season. They’re going to add two mazes and a scare zone to a new village, “The NeverAfter,” which is designed for visitors age 17 and up. The village takes Brothers […]

Are You a Killer Pumpkin Fan?

If so, you can now easily find out where Killer Pumpkins — the creator of which, John Pelico, was a judge for The 1st Annual Genre Traveler Photo Contest — will be appearing. Just go to killerpumpkins.com/news/index.html. Killer Pumpkins is launching a fan club this month, as well. Check it out, and if you meet […]

Boston Is the Best for Halloween

The National Confectioners Association (NCA) has named the 2006 Trick-or-Treat Capital of the United States. Although Boston came in second as a top Halloween travel destinations, according to a new national survey, it is the leader in Halloween candy sales in the Northeast, according to top retailers in the region. The national survey also found […]

Halloween in Hawaii

Ready for a little chicken skin? That would be goosebumps to some of you, and you can experience them at any of three Outrigger properties in Hawaii during the last week of October. “Spooky Tales,” the hotelier’s award-winning annual event features ghost stories and other hair-raising tales presented by master island storytellers. Sponsored in part […]

This Year to Be Scarier at Halloween Horror Nights

Every year, Universal Studios in both Hollywood and Orlando deck the park in Halloween finery. This year, they promise to have “new haunted houses, more intense scare zones, and hundreds of gruesome creatures” to great you throughout the park. Halloween Horror Nights will begin at the end of September and take place each weekend through […]