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Manchac Swamp, Louisiana

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While you may not encounter vampires and shape-shifters, this alligator-infested wetlands near New Orleans is about as close to the HBO show True Blood as you’re likely to get in the flesh. Manchac is said to be inhabited by all sorts of things that go bump in the night, including the ghost of voodoo princess Julie White and the Rougarou werewolf of Cajun mythology. Also keep an eye out for the eerie landmarks Frenier Cemetery and the Hanging Tree. —Joe Yogerst

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Manchac Swamp, Louisiana

While you may not encounter vampires and shape-shifters, this alligator-infested wetlands near New Orleans is about as close to the HBO show True Blood as you’re likely to get in the flesh. Manchac is said to be inhabited by all sorts of things that go bump in the night, including the ghost of voodoo princess Julie White and the Rougarou werewolf of Cajun mythology. Also keep an eye out for the eerie landmarks Frenier Cemetery and the Hanging Tree. —Joe Yogerst

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