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Sneaky spirits

Updated: Oct 30, 2020

Gather your wits to visit a haunted prison & the creepy streets of Halloween's favorite city.

If you’ve never visited Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, it’s not for the faint of heart. The former solitary confinement prison is believed to be haunted by some…you’ll understand why when you see the interiors. Eeks! Sadly, their annual Halloween haunted house extravaganza is canceled, of course. Even COVID is afraid of this place! But you can brave the cell blocks of his chilling former prison that once housed Al Capone in this Washington Post tour there….if you dare!

Scary-looking hallway at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia
Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, where even the ghosts are creeped out!

Few towns in the U.S. can stake their claim as being the hub of Halloween like Salem, MA. Since this famous home of the witch trials is quiet this year thanks to the pandemic, maybe the ghosts & spirits there are enjoying the emptier streets! Explore the haunted homes & spooky streets of Salem with WCVB-TV’s show “Chronicle” & learn how Salem embraces its paranormal past. Hopefully Halloween 2021 will bring back the spooky celebrations!

Halloween decorations & someone in a ghost costume holding a pumpkin candy holder.
Let's pay a virtual Halloween visit to the creepy corridors of Salem, MA!