In time for Halloween, Historic Hotels of America has announced what it dubbed as “spooky hotel tours” in more than 110 historic hotels. Bookings may be done until the end of the year.
The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin offers “Room with a Boo” package, providing a chance to see the ghost of Charles Pfister, late founder of The Pfister Hotel. The package includes overnight accommodations for one night, a “Boo” Berry Pancake Breakfast for two in the newly renovated Café Pfister, and a keepsake book, Milwaukee Ghosts, by Sherry Strub.
Hanover Inn at Dartmouth in Hanover, New Hampshire features “Ghostly Romance”. Dartmouth College ghost stories include the tale of nine fraternity brothers who perished in 1934. The package includes accommodations, a bottle of house wine and a special gift for two.
Hotel Galvez & Spa in Galveston, Texas offers “Dinner with the Ghosts” package, which includes a room for two, ghost tour and dinner.
The Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina offers “Wicked Good Fun” package, which includes two tour tickets per night.
Camino Real El Paso in El Paso, Texas features “History and Mystery” package. This tour starts at the Camino Real Hotel and then proceeds to the Plaza Theater in front of the hotel. The tour then continues on to the Plaza Hotel a landmark skyscraper, the
Chicago style White House, the Mills Building a second concrete-frame skyscraper in the US and concludes at the Cortez Building formerly as the Hotel Cortez.
Historic Hotels of America was founded in 1989 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation with 32 charter members. In 2007, Preferred Hotel Group partnered with the National Trust for Historic Preservation to grow and enhance Historic Hotels of America. Historic Hotels of America has more than 240 historic hotels.