From Louisville, Kentucky's "The World's Largest Halloween Party" to Woodstock, Vermont's "Not-too-Frightening Farm," there's plenty of annually-awaited events for the US to get excited about. Music That Goes Bump in the Night Salt Lake City, Utah October 24 to 25 In its seventh year performing special Halloween concerts, the University of Utah Philharmonia delights audiences with a selection of melodies from Jaws, Star Wars, Sweeney Todd and more. Ghoulishly Good Time at The Gardens Bronx, New York October 26 Halloween is back at The New York Botanical Gardens after a brief hiatus.
The orchestra and conductor come dressed to thrill and encourage audience members to do the same. Come in costume and get free shuttle service between the museums. The Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden will be decorated with scarecrows and other seasonal trimmings.
Under an old classroom desk in Montana's After recovering the governor of Montana's famous dog, Cat, in "The Governor's Dog is Missing," twelve-year-old sleuths Slate Stephens and Daphne Mc Sweeney head to the infamous Montana ghost town of Bannack.
Under an old classroom desk in Montana's first schoolhouse, the young detectives discover clues pointing to missing gold treasure amassed by Montana's vigilantes 150 yearsearlier.
We don’t have room to cover each and every attraction in every state, but hope to give you some ideas for places to see in your travels. In 1862, Sheriff Henry Plummer and his gang of cutthroats controlled Bannack, hanging rivals and innocent people who got in their way in the name of the law.
Vigilantes finally took matters into their own hands and hung Plummer and party in January, 1864.
Who protects an old lady whose Stradivarius violin, the famous one called "The Virgin," which her mother gave her as a 50th birthday present, has been sold secretly for million?
Who protects an old lady whose dearest friend, a social secretary to whom Huguette supposedly gave million, now has Alzheimer's and is unable to visit anymore?
offers exhibits portraying the early days in the Gallatin Valley.
Visitors can step inside an authentic 1870s log cabin, see a model of Fort Ellis, the sheriff’s room, which is highlighted by a hanging gallows, a visitor’s cell, an old whiskey still, and items collected from lawbreakers over the decades.
is a 44-acre museum that brings to life more than a century of American history.
We love exploring America’s back roads and small towns and finding overlooked gems that the tourist brochures never cover.
In a series of weekly blog posts we will be sharing some of America’s lesser-known small town museums, historic sites, and oddball attractions, on a state-by-state basis.