Thursday, October 19, 2006

Haunted Happenings in the Lehigh Valley

Ghost Tours:

Rotary Ghost Tours, Jim Thorpe - A one-mile, one-hour walking tour around Jim Thorpe's historic district with a costumed storyteller as a guide.

Old Moravian Cemetery Historic Walk, Bethlehem - Discover why Bethlehem was an important early American community as seen through the lives of the people buried in God’s Acre, Bethlehem’s oldest cemetery.

Tunnels and Other Tales: Walking Tours of Phantoms and Fables of Nazareth
, Nazareth - Learn about Nazareth's urban legends and history in this guided walking tour


Jayne Mansfield - One of the most famous actresses of the 1950s, Jayne Mansfield starred in such successful films as "The Girl Can't Help It," "The Wayward Bus" and "Kiss them for Me.

Jim Thorpe - A famous Native American athlete, an Olympian and baseball player.

Haunted Historic Places:

1753 Bachmann Publick House, Easton - The 1753 Bachmann Publick House is Easton's only surviving 18th century tavern and oldest standing building.

Carbon County Jail, Jim Thorpe - Tour the jail and see the mysterious hand print left on the wall by a former inmate.

Amusement Parks:

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom, Allentown - Dorney Park transforms into a giant haunted playground for HalloWeekends, a family friendly event - you choose your scares, from mild to wild! Best of all, your favorite rides are open for an end of season spin.

Terry Hill Water Park, Breinigsville - The Valley's original 3-D haunted tours and hayrides.

Haunted Houses:

Hotel of Horror, Saylorsburg

Your favorite spooky Lehigh Valley attraction missing? Post a comment and suggest some more!

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