Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts, USA

One of the best places to celebrate October, 31st is Salem, Massachusetts, because it is a whole city that celebrates Halloween. Many tourists are attracted by the history of the witches who lived there in 1692, when 21 innocent people were accused of witchcraft and subsequently were hanged. This sad story today is the most important reason why tourists go there and there is every possible route to do during your visit that are related to the theme. So you can visit ‘The witch house’ or the house of Jonathan Corvin (one of the judges who condemned people for witchcraft at the time); the Salem Witch Museum where you can know a little more about this story and the cemetery Old burying point where the victims in this story were buried. You will also find several stores that sell Halloween items throughout the year.

Tips

From Boston, you can go by bus, train, car or boat.
If you visit the city of Boston in a tour, many times you will visit Salem in your itinerary, but just for a few hours.
If you want to spend more time in the city, the best time is during the week of October, 31st where there are many events for this traditional celebration. It’s very important to make a booking for your stay at this particular time because you may not find accommodation.

 

International Exhibition of Tourism and Travel, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Are you passionate about travel? You think about your next trip, but you are not sure where to go? You are counselor or travel agent and are looking for more information for you customers? So take advantage of the International Exhibition of Tourism and Travel (SITEV) held in Montreal from 20th to 22nd October 2017 at Place Bonaventure. You will meet many exhibitors who will be pleased to talk to you about different destinations, travel enthusiasts like you. You can find lot of information, advice, lectures, tours, news, catalogs, etc.

Tips

Look at the programme if you want to attend conferences or presentations.

For a better visit, leave your coat in the cloakroom (price $ 3.00).

If you are a counselor or travel agent, present your business card to the accreditation counter and you will receive your free ticket.

International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada

Each year, the Haut-Richelieu sky is invaded by nearly 125 hot air balloons during the International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. It is undoubtedly the largest gathering of balloons in Canada and offers an elaborate show during nine days not just hot air balloons but live music performances and family activities. This event is a reference in the world of Balloon with over 1.5 million square feet of activity areas and 450 000 visitors gathered around this theme. It is also a must summer event for fans of large concerts. The 34th edition of the festival will take place from 12th to 20th August 2017. This is an appointment not to be missed, just 20 minutes from Montreal.

Consejos

Bring your chairs and everything necessary to make the picnic with friends or family, it is worthwhile to live this experience in full air, so beautiful in the visual than in auditor .

You can check the schedule on the festival site.

 

The International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
 12th to 20th August 2017
Municipal Airport
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (QC), Canada
J3B 7B5