|Dark Destinations in the News (10/12/07)
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Dark tourism destinations in the news includes San Antonio's Menger Hotel, the ghosts of Sarnia in Canada, the Black Hills of South Dakota (Deadwood too), and haunted attractions and ghost/cemetery walks in both the United States and Canada. These articles appeared today in newspapers and magazines around the world and are featured here as a companion to our Dark Destinations. As always, if you notice an article we missed, please send it to us using the link on the bottom of the page.
San Antonio Hotel Named One of Spookiest in U.S.
WOAI has this feature on The Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, which was just named one of the spookiest hotels in the United States by TripAdvisor.
Spooky Sarnia sites featured in film
The Observer reports on the haunted reputation of some of the buildings in Sarnia, Canada, which are the subject of the upcoming documentary, Ghosts of Sarnia.
Haunted conference Saturday
An article from the Rapid City Journal highlights Saturday's Unexplained Rapid City Conference that explores the ghosts and legends of the Black Hills area in South Dakota.
A Petrifying Prison
This article from the Courier-Post features the very popular Terror Behind the Walls Halloween Haunt at the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Let the spirits move you
This article from The Pensacola News Journal highlights the various ghost and cemetery walks, as well as haunted attractions around Pensacola, Florida.
Ghostly gatherings in the city and at the shore
Another article from the Courier-Post puts the spotlight on Pennsylvania's Ghost Tour of Philadelphia and Ghost Tour of Ocean City.
Hay rides celebrate ghostly history
The ghosts of Deadwood (yep, that Deadwood), South Dakota will be the topic on the Haunted Hayrides from the Days of '76 Museum and the Adams Museum.
Fright Nights start at PNE
The Province has this article on the wildly popular Halloween event Fright Nights at the Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver, Canada.
I saw a ghost - sort of - in St. Augustine
A writer for The Times-Union participates in Ghost Tours of St. Augustine in St. Augustine, Florida and lives to tell the tale.
Ghosts hunted during Haunted Weekend
The Record-Courier previews the ghost walks and cemetery tours coming up in Douglas County, Nevada.
Tooele Transcript-Bulletin has this write-up on the Halloween haunt Asylum 49, which is now entering its second year in Toelle, Utah.
Get spooked with Haunted Cleveland!
WKYC has this write-up on the Haunted Cleveland Ghost Tours in Cleveland, Ohio.
Trick-or-treat transportation delights trolley museum
An article from the Daily Herald previews the three Halloween events (Pumpkin Trolley, Haunted Trolley, Ghost Story Train) from the Fox Valley Trolley Museum in South Elgin, Illinois.
House of boos
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram offers this listing of Halloween events around Tarrant County, Texas.
Goblin up some fun
A list of Halloween events around Chicago, Illinois from the Chicago Sun-Times.
Tricks & Treats
The Honolulu Star-Bulletin has provided this list of Halloween events on the island of Oahu in Hawaii.
Autumn days, nights packed with mazes, frights
For those that live in Tennessee, The Tennessean has provided this list of Halloween events in your area.
Upcoming Halloween events in the Carolina
The Charlotte Observer has this list of Halloween events throughout North and South Carolina.
Halloween Events This Weekend
LAist lists Halloween stops in Los Angeles, California.
Haunted Houses, Parks, Ships, Even a Haunted Bank
LAist expands their list of Halloween attractions to all of southern California.
A listing of Halloween-related events throughout Utah comes courtesy of the Standard-Examiner.
Local Halloween Events
The York Daily Record has posted this list of Halloween activities around Pennsylvania.
This listing of Halloween activities around Lexington, Kentucky comes courtesy of the Lexington Herald-Leader.
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