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Time to get your green on: 10 great St. Patrick’s Day celebration destinations

The greenest time of the year is just around the corner – and no, we’re not referring to spring, although that is too!

Shamrock Cookies

Originally a holy day in Ireland, it wasn’t long before St. Patrick’s Day was synonymous with celebrating all things Irish, making it one of the most spirited and celebrated holidays of the year.  And while we’d all love to visit the “emerald isle” itself to partake in the festivities, don’t worry,   St. Patrick’s Day celebrations span the globe, and can be just as “sham-rocking.”

We’ve gathered 10 great St. Patty’s Day getaway destinations – truly channelling the spirit and diversity of Irish pride.

World’s Scariest Places

One of the best things about getting older is putting an adult spin on holidays you enjoyed as a kid — like Halloween. Sure, it’s still fun to dress up as ghosts and goblins, but why not immerse yourself in the spirit of the holiday in a different way?

There are destinations all over the world that have the reputation of being spooky. Here’s a sampling of some of the world’s scariest places that you can enjoy at Halloween or beyond.


The “Screaming Tunnel” was built by Grand Trunk Railroad in the early 1900s and is located near Niagara Falls. The tunnel was meant for railroad cars but shortly after finishing the structure, World War 1 began and GTR went bankrupt – never finishing laying tracks in the tunnel. Legend has it if you enter the tunnel, stand in the middle and light a match, something will blow it out and you may hear screams in the distance. Horrible story, but makes a great ghost legend.