ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Apple Vacations offers travelers more than 40 destinations, all with their own colorful legends and histories. Between the real pirates of the Caribbean, the mighty, but violent, legacies of the Aztec and Mayan Indians and the ancient stories of native Hawaiians, Apple Vacations' portfolio is full of locations with mystical and/or spooky tales. Here are some of the most haunted travel destinations courtesy of Apple Vacations:
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- The Rose Hall Great House in Jamaica is a landmark Georgian mansion, high on a hill with sweeping views of the ocean. In the early 1800s, it was owned by Annie Palmer, whose four husbands died suspiciously. Additionally, Annie was a practitioner of voodoo and locals called her the White Witch. Today, Annie, who was killed in her bed in a slave uprising in the 1830s, has been seen walking the halls of the Great House.
- Oahu Ghost Tours claims that Oahu is one of the most haunted islands in the world with activity equal to Savannah, Georgia or New Orleans. For more than a decade, Oahu Ghost Tours has operated haunted tours, which include a storyteller who relates the tales behind the spooky historic locations and native sites. Guests with cameras may be able to observe unexplained orbs and events at these sites.
- Known as the most haunted building in England, the Tower of London was a palace, a prison and a place of execution. With the ghosts of Anne Boleyn, Lady Jane Grey, Guy Fawkes, Sir Walter Raleigh and more, the Tower is a don't-miss if you like spooky spots.
- While Nassau, Bahamas might be known for modern hotels and colorful casinos, you can learn all about its pirate history on the Historic Tour of Nassau City. In the 1700s, Nassau was a famous pirate hideout, and it's said that Blackbeard himself haunts the Old Fort of Nassau.
About Apple Vacations: For nearly 45 years, Apple Vacations, America's Favorite Vacation Company, has provided affordable, top quality vacation packages from U.S. departure cities nationwide to vacation destinations throughout Mexico, the Caribbean, Hawaii, Central America and Europe, as well as top ski resorts throughout the US, Canada and South America.
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