According to a poll by USA Today, Derry in Northern Ireland is the best place in the ENTIRE world to spend October 31.
The city came out top in the special global poll by the top American newspaper– having edged ahead of some tough competition from deadly destinations including Witch Trial capital Salem, Massachusetts, favourite vampire haunt and home of Count Dracula himself, Transylvania, and famous Headless Horseman hang out Sleepy Hollow.
Also included in the top 10 list were Transylvania in Romania and Sleepy Hollow in New York.
Derry has become renowned in recent years for its annual celebration of Halloween. It has something for all ages, with the famous Halloween Carnival taking place Oct 29 – Nov 1, whilst students and party-goers flock to the city in their fancy dress for what always promises to be one of the best nights out of the year.
Boo-tiful ? ! Derry-Londonderry has been voted the world's best Halloween destination ? ? pic.twitter.com/M49pc9GwK5
— Discover Ireland (@DiscoverIreland) October 16, 2015
Here’s the full rundown of the best places to go:
Key West, Florida
New Orleans, Louisiana
Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.
Los Angeles, California