United States Destinations

Are you looking for United States Destinations that will fulfill your dark history and spooky travels? Look no further! The United States has hundreds of years of history.

If you are looking for dark history in the United States, the Salem Witch Trials ravaged the country with the hysteria that resulted in the deaths of innocent men and women. 

If you want to explore the United States, haunted destinations spooky history thrives in New Orleans. Check out the best ghost tours in New Orleans or the best ghost tours in Salem.

Looking for more dark history posts in North America or Europe? Check out the list of North American Destinations or European Countries full of dark history and spooky stories.

Do you love dark tourism, dark history or spooky travel? Check out more dark and spooky travel around the world here. You can also check out the Spooky Travel Guides for more dark travel inspiration.

If you love podcasts filled with a dark history and haunted ghost stories from all over the world, be sure to check out the Everything is Spooky in the Dark Podcast!

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A visit to New Orleans isn’t complete without a cemetery tour. There is so much history and beauty in the many cemeteries located around the city that you should at least visit one cemetery. If you are looking at taking one of the best cemetery tours in New Orleans, look no further. Whether you want to learn about voodoo history,

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If you are visiting New Orleans and want to learn the history and lore behind New Orleans Voodoo, you must take a New Orleans Voodoo Tour. Many tours that cover voodoo history may also cover ghosts, vampires and more. Other tours are guided by real Voodoo Priestesses and Priests. So keep reading if you are searching for the best New

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If you are looking for the best ghost tours in San Antonio and want to find the best tour for you, you are in the right place. San Antonio is known for being one of the most haunted places in the United States. With historical events like the Alamo, one of the most famous battle sites in American history, the

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Heading to Florida and want to take one of the best ghost tours in Key West? Known to be one of the most haunted cities in America, Key West is full of spooky locations and eerie history that will have you shaking in your shoes. Whether you love theatrical tours, family-friendly tours or want to hop from pub to pub,

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Why not spend an evening going on one of the best ghost tours in Boston? The city is full of so much history, from the arrival of Puritan colonists to the American Revolution. Not only is Boston full of dark history, but it is also home to one of the best American writers – Edgar Allan Poe. So it is

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If you are looking to take one of the best ghost tours in St. Augustine and you aren’t sure which one to take, I can help you choose the best tour for what you are looking for. St. Augustine, Florida, is known as being America’s oldest city. With over 450 years’ worth of history, some of it will contain grim stories

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Salem Massachusetts is well known for the infamous 17th century Salem Witch Trials, but the city is more than just witches. Salem is overflowing with a dark, creepy and macabre history. If you are looking for the best ghost tours in Salem MA, the Witch City has so many fantastic ghost tours to choose from. Spend your evening wandering around Salem’s

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New Orleans radiates a supernatural atmosphere and has some of the best haunted locations in the United States. Whether you are into ghosts or just want to learn some of New Orleans ‘ dark history there are a ton of ghost tours that will fill your evening with spine-chilling tales. If you are looking for a ghost tour that is

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Charleston is known for being one of the most haunted cities in America. It is hard to find an area of the “Holy City” that doesn’t have some ghastly haunted tale associated with it. With so much dark history, you will be surrounded by haunted places. From the ghosts of civil war soldiers to haunted pubs full of angry spirits

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Looking for the best ghost tours in Savannah, Georgia? Savannah is known for being America’s most haunted city, and there are many different ghost tours to choose from. If you are looking for unique Savannah GA Ghost tours, Savannah ghost tours for Halloween, the best Savannah haunted pub crawl or want to know what is the scariest ghost tour in

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With a fascinating history that stretches back hundreds of years and involves one of the most horrific witch trials the United States has ever witnessed, Salem is also home to some of the most haunted places in Massachusetts. Although it’s most famous for the Salem Witch Trials, the witch city has plenty more haunted places that attract ghost hunters and

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The Charter Street Historic District has a sinister history tied to the dark romantic writer, Nathaniel Hawthorne. In the district, on the corner of the Old Burying Point Cemetery, sits a large empty yellow house weathered by age, neglect and harsh New England winters. The Grimshawe House has a story to tell and I wanted to know more. While walking

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Boston is home to boundless intriguing history, from being the birthplace of the macabre mystery writer Edgar Allan Poe to being a city where so many political events took place that shaped the way America runs today. Because of its fascinating past, there are many interesting archival places to visit, including colonial cemeteries, such as the Central Burying Ground and

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Salem in Massachusetts is famous for the dark history which fell upon the city over 300 years ago when Puritans ruled the land with their strict authoritative rules. The dark tourism that surrounds The Salem Witch Trials has been an intriguing topic of conversation for more than three centuries, due to the intense wave of hysteria they caused throughout the

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Have you ever read a book and wanted to transport yourself directly into its world? I did just that when I visited the colonial House of the Seven Gables in Salem Massachusetts. Having just arrived in Salem, I made my way to my hotel with two backpacks on my back. I wonder what I looked like wearing two backpacks simultaneously?

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The witch city of Salem, Massachusetts holds a piece of history plucked straight out of the 17th century. Visiting The Witch House in Salem Massachusetts is like stepping back into history. Standing on the corner of North Street and Essex Street, the striking black Witch House is the only remaining structure from the infamous Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Luckily,

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The Old Burying Point Cemetery also referred to as the Charter Street Cemetery, is located right next to the Salem Witch Trials Memorial. Teeming with a history that overflows between the weathered tombstones that are collapsing due to the ravages of time. The Old Burying Point is Salem’s oldest graveyard and one of the three cemeteries with ties to the

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The Honey Island Swamp, named after the honey bees that used to call the area home, is a beautiful river swamp teeming with all sorts of incredible wildlife. Everyone always thinks I’m joking when I tell them the swamp I visited in Louisiana is gorgeous, but it really is! I love the way Spanish moss looks, draped over the cypress

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If you are looking for the top haunted places in New Orleans to fuel your spooky heart I got you. Everything from the very haunted LaLaurie Mansion to the place where vampire girls lived – New Orleans has it all. If you love dark history and spooky stories you must visit all of these haunted sites in New Orleans. LaLaurie

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New Orleans is a place where legends, folklore and scary stories flourish. Here the locals fully embrace the spooky scene, taking their superstitions and dark folklore seriously. In fact, there’s so much weight given to the dark side of the city that it’s common for landlords to mark their properties available for rent as being “Haunted” or “Not Haunted”, so

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Nicolas Cage and I have a few things in common. We both love haunted houses, New Orleans and how The Big Easy is a place unlike any other. Nicolas Cage loves haunted houses so much that he briefly owned the LaLaurie Mansion! More on this below. To quote him in an interview with The Advocate, “New Orleans is not like

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