Terror Behind the Walls is without a doubt Philly’s most popular Halloween event! The haunted tour of Philadelphia’s Eastern State Penitentiary was ranked #1 in the nation by AOL City Guide. If your planning a weekend trip this is worth a stop in Philadelphia. Private evening tours are also available. See the website for more details.
Terror Behind the Walls runs from now until November 6th.
Eastern State Penitentiary is located at 22nd and Fairmount Ave. in Philadelphia.
Check their website for directions
Laurel Cemetery Halloween Flashlight Tours. It doesn’t get much spookier then an after dark tour through a graveyard. If you dare to take on the challenge you will be lead through the historic cemetery with only a flash light to lead you through the pitch dark night. You’ll learn the history behind Philadelphia’s legendary cemetery, but beware of restless souls you may meet along the way!
3822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia
Hour long tours depart every 30 minutes starting at 7pm till 9:30pm.
Would you rather explore haunted sites all on your own… Check out some of Pennsylvania’s most notoriously haunted battlefields.
Take a day trip to Gettysburg, PA where one of the bloodiest battles during the civil war. Who knows what ghostly figures you may come across; wounded soldiers, calvary of horses, or mourning widows have been know to walk the battle fields.
Gettysburg, PA. Military Park
Valley Forge Park is the historic campsite of George Washington’s army during the revolutionary war. Soldiers lived through a brutal winter and many lives were lost due to the elements. One legendary tale tells of the soldier who is often seen by the creek behind George Washington’s head quarters at the edge of the park. If you’re brave enough to explore the haunted park then this will be quite an adventure.
Valley Forge Park
and something for the kids…
Franklin Square Park. There will be pumpkins to decorate, spooky train rides, and more family fun at Franklin Square Park. The park also offers Mini Golf and the famous carousel. A fun day for the whole family. Check the Website for time and directions:
Have a spooktacular Halloween!