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If you’re looking to expand your Halloween fun beyond handing out candy to trick-or-treaters or dressing up like ex-presidents at costume parties, take our Halloween travel quiz. You might even pick up an idea or two for your next ghoulish holiday.

Some questions are easy, some are harder — but we’re betting you don’t stand a ghost of a chance of getting all the answers right without ghoulgling!

1. If you want to visit the countries where Halloween originated, where would you go?

a. Romania and Bulgaria

b. Germany and France

c. Ireland and Scotland

d. Hungary and Slovakia

2. Where would you find the world’s longest, deepest haunted “house”?

a. Lewisburg, Ohio

b. Rapid City, South Dakota

c. Blackfoot, Idaho

d. Lexington, Kentucky

3. What European castle is said to have inspired Bram Stoker’s novel, Dracula?

a. Neuschwanstein, Germany

b. Bran Castle, Romania

c. Sturzda Castle, Romania

d. Birr Castle, Ireland

4. If you want to go hunting for the perfect pumpkin, which U.S. state should you head to? (Hint: it produces the most pumpkins)

a. Illinois

b. Indiana

c. Iowa

d. Maine

5. What “haunted house” is so scary that its owner offers $20,000 to anyone who can get through it all?

a. The “House of Horrors” in Kissimmee, Florida

b. “Monsters Mansion” in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico

c. “Ghost City” in Benton Harbor, Michigan

d. “McKamey Manor” in Summertown, Tennessee

6. Which U.S. city holds an All Souls Procession just after Halloween to honor the dead, drawing up to 150,000 participants and spectators?

a. San Diego, California

b. Yuma, Arizona

c. Tucson, Arizona

d. Los Alamos, New Mexico

7. Where would you likely NOT find widespread Halloween celebrations?

a. Canada

b. Australia

c. Lancaster, Pennsylvania (U.S.)

d. Edinburgh, Scotland

Bonus (non-travel) question: What was the most popular 2020 Halloween costume in the U.S. based on pre-Halloween Google searches?

a. Witch

b. Donald Trump

c. Joe Biden

d. Dinosaur

Answers will be in my next post. Meanwhile, have a Happy Halloween! (and stay safe)

Top Image by Myriams-Fotos from Pixabay

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According to government and private surveys:

  • Leading-edge baby boomers (born between 1946 and 1955) and seniors account for four out of every five dollars spent on luxury travel today.
  • Roughly half the consumer spending money in the U.S.--more than $2 trillion--is in the hands of leading-edge baby boomers and seniors.
  • Baby boomers (born 1946-1964) travel more than any other age group.
  • When asked what they would most like to spend their money on, baby boomers answered “travel” more than any other category, including improving their health or finances.

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