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Fantastic, Spooktastic L.A.

In October, many spooky activities are already well underway. And for some Southern Californians — especially Angelenos — the "skellabrations" never have to end. Here’s a guide to extending your spookgasm long after All Hallow's Eve — both above ground and down below.
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11 Memorably Morbid Outings in SoCal

So whether you're looking for some frightful fun, seeking to delve into some dreadful delusions or simply trying to tread on some unhallowed ground, here are 11 guides that'll send you on an journey through L.A.'s most memorably morbid and creatively creeptastic adventures — none of which are limited to just October.
The Doheny mansion, an red-orange brick building of French Chateauesque style architecture, mixed with Gothic, Moorish and California Mission elements stands among a grove of various trees. A paved pathway winds up to the mansion. Above the mansion is a bright blue sky.
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10 L.A. Landmarks Made Even More Famous by Hollywood Horror Flicks

Here are the ten best horror film locations in Los Angeles — including how to visit them, what you can see today and how they match up with their appearances on the spooky silver screen.
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Where to Experience Horror Film History in L.A.

From horror film location tours to the Hollywood Museum Dungeon of Doom, here are the best places to get up-close to cinema's most terrifying monsters and villains.
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Where to Explore Iconic 'Devilish' Places in SoCal

Devil's Punchbowl, Devils Postpile, Devil's Backbone...here's your guide to five "devilish" excursions.
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Bodie: The Ghostliest of Ghost Towns

From bad-guy shooters to gold and silver bonanzas, there’s much that has been lost from the once-thriving mining town of Bodie. There’s still more that's left to protect in the ghost town that survived the Wild West.
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Where to Find the Mojave's Greatest Ghost Towns

Here are six ghost towns in the Mojave Desert that you can easily visit by car, really see something and maybe even meet some people (though not many).
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5 Best Haunted Hiking Trails

Here are the five best haunted hikes in Southern California – for ghost hunters and skeptics alike. Take only photos, and leave only footprints, so the spirits stay wherever they may dwell.
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5 Spooky Places for Halloween Fun All Year Long

Here are five great examples of places that help make the City of Angels more like Spooksville, U.S.A.
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