Baltimore residents who want to be spooked on Halloween have nothing to fear, according to SmarterTravel.com.
The travel website named Baltimore one of the 10 most haunted cities
. Charm City boasts plenty of ghostly destinations, including Edgar Allen Poe's final resting place, the Westminster Hall catacombs. Then there's Fort McHenry, where haunted apparitions have appeared.
"Hundreds of years of lost lives and the spirits that remain make the Fells Point area popular among ghost trackers," SmarterTravel.com says. "Guided tours
through the maritime neighborhood take you to taverns, shops, and restaurants where things go bump in the night."
Washington, D.C., Savannah, Ga., Chicago and San Francisco also made the list.
Maryland's haunted appeal got another boost recently whenTrip Advisor named Ellicott City one of the top 10 spooky American Getaways
And if SmarterTravel's suggestions aren't your cup of brew, there's also the Creative Alliance's annual Halloween Lantern Parade & Festival
We just hope that "Frankenstorm" Hurricane Sandy doesn't scare everyone away from their Halloween plans.