Experience the Spooky Hometown of John Carpenter’s Halloween

Traveling for haunted Halloween events is extremely popular in the US. Often the scarier the better.

53.57% of people surveyed said they planned on traveling for Halloween last year, while a whopping 93% of Americans plan to celebrate the Halloween season this year.

Every weekend from September 24 through Halloween, guests of Skeleton’s Lair Scream Park will experience the “scariest haunted attraction in Kentucky,” according to Fodor’s Travel.

The ‘Scariest Haunted Attraction in Kentucky’

Bowling Green offers the self-guided “Reel Sites, Real Scary: A John Carpenter Driving Tour” for Halloween (movie) fans, and there’s no better time to visit the streets and locations mentioned in Carpenter’s films than now.

For Horror Film Fanatic

From now until October 31, downtown Bowling Green comes to life through the spooky Unseen BG Haunted History tours, disclosing histories, mysteries, scandals, and haunts from BG’s past.

For Haunted History Buff

Beginning the last weekend of September and every weekend through the end of October, experience family fun at Jackson’s Orchard with the Pumpkin Festival.

Scare-Free Fall Fun

Lost River Cave’s trails will come alive from October 1-23 with unique scarecrows created by local businesses, organizations, and families.

Family-Friendly Halloween Trail

There are plenty of hotels in Bowling Green to choose from when you’re planning your haunted vacation. Hyatt Place and Candlewood Suites are two budget-friendly options for lodging in Bowling Green.


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