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A densely populated island in southeastern New York State, extending eastward from New York City, with notable beaches and suburban communities.

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Home of the mythical Headless Horseman, the historic Hudson Valley is the place to explore The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and other Halloween haunts in October. Beginning in early fall, Halloween fans can admire the intricate pumpkin carvings at New York’s famous fall festival: the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze, which features over 7,000 hand-carved, illuminated pumpkins arranged in elaborate displays on the grounds of the historic 17th-century Van Cortlandt Manor, a Revolutionary War-era manor that is now a museum.

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No trip to Long Island is complete without eating at All American Burger.

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  • The Best Places to Celebrate Halloween Worldwide

    Darkness falls across the world on October 31st, ushering in a night of Halloween thrills and chills. The pagan festival of Halloween was first celebrated in Ireland 3,000 years ago. Today, the Gaelic festival is celebrated with freaky fun that includes wild halloween events, carved pumpkins, trick-or-treating, ghost tours, parades, and more. While there are […]