Haunted Halloween Getaways from Historic Hotels of America
Luxury baby boomer travelers love to visit America’s historic hotels.
With prolonged history on their side, a great many of America’s historic hotels claim to have real-life hauntings. In fact, of the 240 member properties in the prestigious Historic Hotels of America, 110 of them claim to offer their guests “friendly hauntings”.
Hah. I suppose if they were offering unfriendly hauntings, no one would go. Right?
Anyway, our friends over at Historic Hotels of America are offering cool haunted Halloween getaways that we thought we’d share with you.
Get a Room with a Boo!
Featured Haunted Packages and deals from Historic Hotels of America:
Hotel Galvez & Spa
Dinner with the Ghosts Package
This package includes a room for two, ghost tour and dinner. During the tour, the Hotel Galvez concierge guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel which is followed by dinner. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel. This package includes deluxe guestroom accommodations for two, a three-course dinner for two, the ghost tour and valet parking. Priced at $229 per night, the package is available on Wednesdays and Thursdays in October 2012. The package is based on double occupancy and subject to availability. Pricing does not include taxes and gratuity.
Mohonk Mountain House
New Paltz, New York
Halloween Haunts and Happenings
This Halloween, experience our haunted castle, get up close and personal with live timber wolves, Trick or Treat, dress up in a costume and listen to spooky stories around a crackling campfire. Mohonk Mountain House is pleased to host wolves from Mission: Wolf, a sanctuary in Colorado. Bring the whole family and your best Halloween costumes for our annual Halloween Ball. Overnight rates include bountiful breakfast and lunch buffets, delicious dinners, our Halloween festivities, and so much more!
The Francis Marion Hotel
Charleston, South Carolina
Wicked Good Fun Package
Hey, it’s scary out there, so why not join the fun? Go deep into the night in historic Charleston with a stay at The Francis Marion Hotel and choose any one of four different walking tours lead by the city’s premiere tour company, Bulldog Tours. After your frightfully good time, relax in your guest room with luxurious European bedding and peruse your copy of the Francis Marion’s own ghost story with our signature Spooky cookies. Starting at $199 per night, the Wicked Good Fun Package includes two tour tickets per night. Offer valid September 1- November 1, 2012.
Camino Real El Paso
El Paso, Texas
The History and Mystery Package
The History & Mystery tour starts at the Camino Real Hotel and then proceeds to the Plaza Theater located in front of the Hotel. The tour then continues on to the Plaza Hotel a landmark skyscraper, the Chicago style White House, the Mills Building a second concrete-frame skyscraper in the United States and concludes at the Cortez Building formerly as the Hotel Cortez. Starting at $120 per night and includes two tickets. Valid August 13 -December 31, 2012, rates must be booked at least 24 hours an advance.
1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Spirit of the Crescent
Since 1886 -guests of the Crescent Hotel have been reporting unexplainable experiences with what are commonly known as ghosts – in fact the well known ghost hunters of the sci-fi channel spent an entire week here and caught one on videotape. Now you may never experience a close encounter with a crescent apparition, but you won’t know for sure until you have tried – pick a night and come try. Rate includes breakfast for two in the Crystal Dining Room and two tickets to the nightly ghost tour of what some are calling -the most haunted hotel in America. Rates start at $199 per night.
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