TODAY | October 31, 2013
>> there are plenty of spooktacula places to visit.
>> danielle is here to show us some of the scariest haunted cities in america. danielle, good to see you.
>> good to see you, too. i'm a scary cat. so you might not want to take me to these cities. our first one up is actually gettysburg , pennsylvania, a big civil war town. it's all about the ghost tour here. companies like gettysburg ghost tours offer these family friendly walking tours. definitely hit up the sax covered bridge , they traders met up there. according to legend, they're still there.
>> for the brave souls out there, whathold would you recommend in the area?
>> you can relax at the gettysburg hotel . what is scary about this is rachel, actually the ghost of a civil war nurse. she is said to be looking for soldiers all around the place, so watch out.
>> that sounds scary. let's move on to our next city. portland, oregon. what is cool about portland?
>> you can have fuente at the farm, it's a haunted farm, 4 ake acres.
>> what is a good place to say?
>> the school was converted into a hotel or a restaurant. you might see a spirit or two of an old student. avoid the bathroom, an older attendant is said to haunt that area, too.
>> that's a bad place to avoid.
>> the ladies room.
>> i, on the other hand, wouldn't have a problem.
>> a creepy ghost. he hangs out in the women's room.
>> a little of a creeper.
>> a bit of a perv. let's go to new orleans, new orleans is known for having lots to zar people there.
>> vampires, voodoo, thrill seekers of all ages will love the french quarter . you are trapseing around graveyards the highlight is a voodoo queen grave where mourners still leave tokens, which is super creepy.
>> out of the choice, what do you like hotel -wise?
>> hotel monteleone is great. they give you dsz supposable cameras for the take picks i pictures of things that go bump in the night . kids play hide and seek in the lobby.
>> let's head to the west coast , san francisco making the list as well as one of the best haunted cities .
>> alcatraz, everybody knows the prison, it's closed now, definitely creepier by night. take the evening tour. head up to where people have seen prisoner's ghosting romeing around there.
>> there are a couple floors at the chance lor hotel ?
>> people have been aawaken in their sleep.
>> what's a hotel that you don't want to sleep, stay there.
>> charleston, south carolina , you have spooky spots there?
>> in york town the battle of mid-way, take the tour there, you might run into a couple of ghosts of old soldiers who died in battle. you.
>> you like the frances marion hotel , apparently a scary spirit lurking there as well?
>> yes, this is my favorite one. there was actually a visitor in the 1920s , edcoen who jumped from one of the windows.
>> oh, dear.
>> if you are brave, stay in his room. you might get awoken by chills.
>> people have said the window is opened an closed, unexplainably.
>> they have seen him walking around in his smoking jacket.