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Real Places Featured in Your Fave Halloween Movies ...

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Real Places Featured in Your Fave Halloween  Movies  ...

If you have a favorite scary movie, what better fun could it be than to get together with your squad, dress up in great costumes 👻 and head out on a road trip to where it was filmed or a place it was based on. ⚰ Pack some spooky snacks, 🎃Halloween punch (alcohol-free for the driver, naturally) and get ready to relive some scary moments. 💀

1 Seneca State Park, Maryland – the Blair Witch Project

habitat, nature reserve, trail, natural environment, forest, If you fancy having your own horrifying adventure and weaving some scary stick figures of your own, then the Seneca State Park in Maryland was the terrifying location of the original Blair Witch Project.

2 Blairstown, New Jersey – Friday the 13th

tree, season, park, shrine, autumn, Camp No-Be-Bo-Sco in New Jersey has the fortunate (or unfortunate?) claim to fame of being the location for the filming of Friday The 13th. You can visit the Camp Crystal Bay (aka Camp Blood) and take in the creepy atmosphere for yourself!

3 Kingsland, Texas – the Texas Chainsaw Massacre

house, home, property, building, residential area, The filmmakers went method here and stuck to Texas for this iconic horror movie, and the once terrifying house can now be visited as the Grand Central Café that will provide you satisfaction rather than terror!

4 Evans City, Pennsylvania – Night of the Living Dead

cemetery, geographical feature, grave, headstone, monument, The Evans City cemetery was used in the filming of Night of The Living Dead, and horror buffs can enjoy a (hopefully!) danger free stroll through the location to soak up some movie memories.

5 Hollywood, California – Nightmare on Elm Street

property, home, building, house, siding, Fully restored so it is looks exactly as it did in the movie, Nancy’s House will rekindle those sleepless nights you had thanks to the nightmares. You’ll find it in a little street off Sunset Boulevard.

6 Berkshire, England – the Rocky Horror Picture Show

Oakley Court, town, building, estate, tourism, Not all our fave Halloween movies are super scary – some are huge fun. Oakley Court in Berkshire was used as the creepy but cool home of Frank N Furter and his group of transsexual transvestites from Transylvania. You can actually book weddings there now!

7 St. Helens, Oregon – Halloweentown

man made object, plaza, monument, sculpture, memorial, The 1998 Disney movie is an absolute annual classic, and the place where it was filmed, St. Helens, Oregon, pays tribute to the movie by holding a month long festival during October. The town is decorated to recreate iconic scenes!

8 The Dakota Hotel, New York – Rosemary’s Baby

The Dakota, town, neighbourhood, landmark, plaza, Renamed as The Bramford for the classic horror movie, the Dakota Hotel served as an apartment building that Rosemary and her creepy AF baby lived!

9 Edinburgh, Scotland – the Little Vampire

Dalmeny House, Dalmeny House, stately home, château, building, The Little Vampire is one of the sweeter Halloween movies you can watch, and Dalmeny House in Scotland was the location for the cool mansion that served as home to little Tony Thompson and his family.

10 Grand Marais, Minnesota – Jennifer’s Body

waterfall, wilderness, body of water, tree, geological phenomenon, Devil’s Kettle Fall is the location for some of the memorable exterior shots in the movie Jennifer’s Body, and it boasts an extra element of creepy in the fact that experts have no idea where the water from the falls actually goes when it hits the surface!

11 Quebec, Canada – Warm Bodies

transport, road, architecture, overpass, bridge, This recent popular horror movie used Mirabel Airport in Quebec to film some of its most memorable scenes, perhaps you can re-enact them if you happen to be passing through!

12 Mount Hood, Oregon – the Shining

Timberline Lodge, town, landmark, building, house, The Timberline Lodge in Mount Hood provided the location for The Shining, one of my favorite movies of all time. Imagine going to spend a night there; I don’t think I would be able to separate reality from fiction!

13 Bishop’s Park, London, England – the Omen

All Saints Church, Poplar, town, building, neighbourhood, architecture, Remember the scene from The Omen where a priest gets impaled by a lightning conductor? That church is All Saints and stands close to the River Thames.

14 Amityville, Long Island – the Amityville Horror

house, tree, property, building, estate, We all know the gruesome true story of the murders that took place at this house in Amityville, Long Island, and fans of the movie franchise that are inspired by true events can still visit the house today.

15 Oak Alley Plantation, Vacherie, LA, USA – Interview with the Vampire

Oak Alley Plantation, tree, botany, plant, estate, One of the sexiest Halloween movies is definitely this one based on the novel by Anne Rice. Louis’ home in the movies is a former sugar plantation on the banks of the Mississippi. It’s a National Historic Landmark.

16 Beverly, Massachusetts – Hocus Pocus

property, town, building, house, estate, The Dennison house in Hocus Pocus was pretty much my dream house when I was growing up! The white house with the cool mini tower on top can be found in Beverly, Massachusetts, even though the movie is set in California!

17 Weston Park Grocery Store, London – Shaun of the Dead

convenience store, marketplace, city, public space, town, Halloween can always be made better with a dose of comedy and the crazy UK movie about zombies delivers it in bucket loads. Visit the Weston Park Grocery and buy a Cornetto.

18 Georgetown, Washington D.C. – the Exorcist

town, road, city, neighbourhood, street, Georgetown proved to be the ideal setting for the final showdown in this classic horror film. It is said that joggers in the neighborhood often choose to add the infamous staircase in to their exercise routine!

19 Simi Valley, California – Poltergeist

property, residential area, home, house, estate, Do you want to be taken to the other side by an evil spirit? Then visit 4267 Roxbury Street in Simi Valley – but don’t turn on the TV.

Which horror film/scary movie location would be top of your to-visit list?