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Top Outdoor Events of 2018

December 17, 2018

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2018 reviews in the Outdoor Events category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the Windjammer Angelique Yoga and Wellness Cruise, a multi-masted sailing adventure off the coast […]

Coolspring Corn Maze

October 31, 2018

Now through November 4, 2018. Happy Halloween! Is your Spidey sense tingling? It should be because this year’s Coolspring Corn Maze theme is Heroes of the Corn! The 12-acre maze in Mercer, Pennsylvania was voted “Best in the Nation” by USA Today. This is a working farm with other activities like pumpkin picking, the Indoor Hay Maze, […]

Denver Downs Farm Harvest of Horrors

October 30, 2018

Now through October 31, 2018. If you’re looking for a big scare this Halloween, head to Denver Downs Farm Harvest of Horrors in Upstate South Carolina! It’s four haunted events that will have you quaking in your boots. Recommended for brave adults and children over 12, there’s Area 51 (a sort of laser tag with […]

Kelburn’s Haunted Forest

October 29, 2018

Now through October 31, 2018. A beautiful Scottish estate by day and a Haunted Forest by night!. At Kelburn Castle and Estate in Fairlie, about 40 minutes west of Glasgow, the forest trail is transformed into a spooky, chillfest for the Halloween season. Make your way through the narrow, dark paths of the Secret Forest […]

Nor’witch Halloween Races

October 26, 2018

Coming October 28, 2018. It’s the witching hour! Head to Norwich, Vermont for the Nor’witch Halloween Races. These are challenging, chip timed races with “scary” elevation gains of 1,400 feet for the Half’witch (13.1 miles), 3,050 feet for the Full’witch (26.2 miles), and 3,550 feet for the Ultra’witch (50K). The courses are single loop on paved and dirt/gravel roads featuring […]

New Mexico Legends and Lore Haunted Bike Tour

October 25, 2018

Coming October 27 and 28, 2018. Spooky spokes! Join Routes for their New Mexico Legends and Lore Haunted Bike Tour. This seasonal tour cycles to historically haunted locations in Albuquerque and is geared towards adults and older children (12+). Over the 3 hours, you’ll travel 10 miles round trip across moderate terrain with a lantern and […]

Spirited Stroll at Green-Wood Cemetery

October 24, 2018

Coming October 27-28, 2018. What Halloween wouldn’t be complete without a cemetery tour! Join the Spirited Stroll at Green-Wood Cemetery, a 478 acre, National Historic Landmark located in Brooklyn, New York. The 2.5 hour walking tour lead by author and Green-Wood Cemetery historian, Jeff Richman, covers stories of some of the more than 560,000 “permanent residents”, […]

The Amazing Maize Maze at Cherry Crest Farm

October 23, 2018

Now through November 3, 2018. An adventure farm about an hour’s drive from Philadelphia. The Amazing Maize Maze at Cherry Crest Farm has been delighting visitors for the past 22 years. This 5 acre corn maze, designed by a former Disney Broadway producer, covers over 2.5 miles of paths and scenic bridges. Based on the clues […]

Newbury Zombie Survival Run

October 22, 2018

Coming October 27, 2018. The zombie apocalypse has hit England! Travel to Newbury, about an hour’s drive east of London for the Zombie Survival Run. Not only is this a survival run, keeping your 3 “lives” (i.e., flags on your tag belt) from the blood thirsty zombies scattered along the 5K route, but it’s also […]

Connors Farm Corn Maze

October 19, 2018

Now through October 31, 2018. All aboard! The theme of this year’s Corn Maze at Connors Farm is the “Crazy Train”. Head to this farm in Danvers, in the northeastern corner of Massachusetts, for a fun day making your way through the 7 acre corn maze. Once you’re done, enjoy their country kitchen and BBQ, […]

Halloween at Muncaster Castle

October 17, 2018

Coming October 23-28, 2018. Get in the Halloween spirit at one of Britain’s most haunted castles! Muncaster Castle in West Cumbria has some frightfully good events and activities the week before Halloween. For the brave, there’s the Scary Maze (not recommended for those under 12). For the whole family, there’s the Muncaster Monster Cabaret with […]

Zombie Run UK

October 16, 2018

Coming October 21, 2018. Yikes, zombies have invaded the north east of England! It’s the Zombie Run UK held in Hamsterley Forest in County Durham. The 5K course is filled with obstacles and zombies that are trying to infect you by stealing your life tags. If you’re lucky enough to make it through the forest […]

Trek or Treat

October 11, 2018

Coming October 26, 2018. Halloween is approaching and what better time to go for a night run through the woods? Check out the Trek or Treat 5K Night Run and Creepy Mile held in Oakville, Ontario, about an hour’s drive from Toronto. Get your headlamp or flashlight and costume and join the fun as you […]

Zombie Walk – Issaquah Under Seige!

October 8, 2018

Coming October 27, 2018. What’s Halloween without a few zombies! The Zombie Walk – Issaquah Under Seige! is a fun-filled zombie parade, complete with flash-mob dance. The quaint, historic downtown streets of Issaquah, a suburb of Seattle, are turned into the city of the undead. Don’t worry if your zombie face is in the shop, they’ll […]

Great Vermont Corn Maze

October 4, 2018

Coming now through October 14, 2018. The largest maze in New England! It’s the Great Vermont Corn Maze in Danville, Vermont, just an hour and a half east of Burlington. The 24 acre BIG Maze is aptly named as it takes about 2+ hours to complete (they recommend arriving before 1pm to ensure that you […]

Halloween in Emmaus 5K

October 3, 2018

Coming October 20, 2018. A spooktacular race! Pick out your costume and get ready for the Halloween in Emmaus 5K. This Pennsylvania race is a popular one with up to 20,000 spectators cheering runners on as they make their way through the same route that the annual Halloween Parade follows. Cash prizes will be awarded to top runners […]

Halloween Candy Run

October 1, 2018

Coming October 28, 2018. Candy, candy, candy! Grab a costume and sign up for the Halloween Candy Run in Dayton, Ohio. Costumed runners race about town and dodge scary monsters while each aid station will be decorated in Halloween regalia with volunteers handing out water and candy. Several distances are available: 1-Mile, 5K, and 10K, or […]

Sleepy Hollow Halloween 10K

September 28, 2018

Coming October 27, 2018. Don’t lose your head to the headless horseman…prepare yourself for the Sleepy Hollow Halloween 10K! This small town (yes, there really is a Sleepy Hollow, as of 1996!) lies on the banks of the Hudson River, about an hour north of New York City. Marked with orange arrows, the challenging course […]

Cairnie Fruit Farm and Mega Maze

September 27, 2018

Now through October 31, 2018. How about a mega maze in bonnie Scotland? Visit the Cairnie Fruit Farm and Mega Maze in the scenic Fife countryside, a little over an hour’s drive north of Edinburgh. A labyrinth of pathways and blind alleys extend over 6 acres with the maize growing to a height of 9 feet. […]

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tour at Mark Twain House

September 25, 2018

Coming October 5 through October 27, 2018. Bring on your Huck Finn adventurous spirit and sign up for the Graveyard Shift Ghost Tour at Mark Twain House! A National Historic Landmark, the Mark Twain House was built for Samuel Clemens, his wife, Livy, and their children in Hartford, Connecticut. They lived there from 1874 to 1891. The after-dark tour […]

Top Outdoor Events of 2017

December 15, 2017

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2017 reviews in the Events category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the Women’s Adventure Camp at Camp Chief Ouray a way to get back to nature and the […]

Halloween Ghost Hunt at the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween! Do you have plans for tonight? How about checking in at the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in Weston, West Virginia? The Halloween Ghost Hunt starts at 9pm with a paranormal tour, then the fun begin as you explore the 242,000 square foot gothic asylum alone or with experienced ghost hunting guides. Dating back to 1864, patients routinely […]

Ghost Tour of Philadelphia Candlelight Walking Tour

October 24, 2017

‘Tis the season for haunting! Join the Ghost Tour of Philadelphia for their Candlelight Walking Tour, and get a very different experience in this historic city where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed. This 90 minute tour takes you through the back streets and secret gardens of Independence Park, Society Hill, and Old City as an […]

Evergreen Pumpkin Run

October 23, 2017

Coming October 29, 2017. Racing through a cemetery?! That’s exactly what you’ll be doing in the Evergreen Pumpkin Run! This 5K or 10K race takes you through the picturesque Evergreen Cemetery in Jacksonville, Florida, with old iron gates, stately memorials and headstones, magnolia tree shading the roads, and best of all, pumpkins decorating the route (pumpkins that each […]