The Top Five Halloween Destinations In Maine
1. Fright at Fort Knox
Fort Knox in Prospect, Maine is well-known for its annual “Fright at the Fort” weekends in October. From the ghosts of civil war era soldiers passing through the eerie, darkened passages of the fort to headless horsemen galloping mysteriously around the perimeter, there’s a scare for all who dare enter.
2. Corn Maze
Corn mazes can be great fun for young and old alike. Corinna, Maine is home to an adult-size maze and one specially designed for children. Pick up a pumpkin or two while you’re there.
3. Jonathan Buck’s Tomb
If you’re at the Fort, take a few extra minutes to cross the massive Penobscot Narrows Bridge to the Bucksport area where you can visit the legendary tombstone of Jonathan Buck that bears the footprint of a scorned woman. Though the stone has been sandblasted repeatedly, the print remains.
4. Haunted Hayrides
Scarborough, Maine is home to acres and acres of land that becomes the setting for a haunted hayride annually in the month of October. Come see what ghosts, ghouls and goblins are waiting for you!
5. The King of Horror
Horror author Stephen King and his wife, Tabitha, live in Bangor, Maine. No visit to the area would be complete without a drive by his lavish home with the bat-bedecked fence surrounding it. Don’t plan on trick or treating there though – they have done it before and 1400 people stopping by became too problematic. Imagine.