Want a little extra thrill on the happiest day of your life?
Perhaps you should consider tying the knot in a haunted venue. Click through the slideshow below to see seven spooky options for your Big Day.
The Hotel Provincial, New Orleans, Louisiana
At the Hotel Provincial, one of the most common "guests" from beyond the grave is a woman who<a href="http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/travel/hotels/2010-02-26-hauntedhotels26_CV_N.htm?imw=Y" target="_hplink"> appears to be a nurse</a>. She has appeared to guests and staff, but never to the hotel's owners. The hotel's courtyard hosts <a href="http://www.hotelprovincial.com/weddings.html">weddings for $300 for a one-hour ceremony. </a>
The Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, Louisiana
The Myrtles Plantation is a 215-year-old Southern plantation and is one of <a href="http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1855221_1855285_1855253,00.html">Time magazine's top 10 most haunted places in the world.</a> Legend has it that the plantation is the stomping ground of a former enslaved woman named Chloe, who reportedly lost an ear for eavesdropping on her master. She got revenge by poisoning her master's two daughters -- who also haunt the house -- with a birthday cake. The Myrtles Plantation boasts <a href="http://www.myrtlesplantation.com/history.html">ceremony and reception facilities,</a> along with <a href="http://www.themyrtlesrestaurant.com/index.php/special-events-weddings/weddings/menu-catering.html">a restaurant that offers wedding catering</a>.
Lizzie Borden Bed And Breakfast, Fall River, Mass.
This <a href="http://www.lizzie-borden.com/">bed and breakfast</a> is named for a former occupant, <a href="http://www.travelchannel.com/interests/romance-and-honeymoons/articles/haunted-bed-and-breakfasts">Lizzie Borden, who was accused of the grisly murders of her father and stepmother in 1892</a>. Borden <a href="http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/lizzieborden/bordenaccount.html" target="_hplink">was found not guilty</a>, and now the spirits of Borden and her stepparents are said to haunt the house. Guests have reported <a href="http://voices.yahoo.com/haunted-weddings-7-ghostly-places-married-5105905.html?cat=23">seeing a woman's ghost and hearing crying, footsteps and voices</a>. Yahoo! reports that the venue can be rented for <a href="http://voices.yahoo.com/haunted-weddings-7-ghostly-places-married-5105905.html?cat=23">$1,500 for weddings of less than 20 people</a>.
Belcourt Castle, Newport, Rhode Island
Belcourt Castle was <a href="http://www.belcourtcastle.com/history.htm">built in 1894</a>. The current owner, Harle Tinney, <a href="http://www.belcourtcastle.com/calendar.asp">offers ghost tours on the weekends </a> and the castle has been featured on <a href="http://www.syfy.com/ghosthunters/episodes/season/s05/episode/e505/soul_searching">an episode of the Sy-Fy channel's "Ghost Hunters."</a> There are several "haunted hot-spots" in the house. The castle is <a href="http://www.belcourtcastle.com/weddings.htm">available to rent for weddings</a>, and doesn't charge for a rehearsal the night before the Big Day.
The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park, Colo.
The Stanley Hotel is known for being the <a href="http://www.stanleyhotel.com/">inspiration behind Stephen King's "The Shining."</a> The hotel's original owners, F.O. and Flora Stanley, are said to haunt the hotel. Another alleged "permanent guest" is Elizabeth Wilson, a housekeeper who was injured in an explosion and later died. Legend has it that she now takes <a href="http://www.stanleyhotel.com/about/haunted-history">extra care of guests in room 217</a>. The Stanley Hotel offers <a href="http://www.stanleyhotel.com/weddings">several rooms as wedding venues</a>, including Flora Stanley's favorite haunt, the Music Room. The hotel's website says that it doesn't have any "sinister or evil" activities to report and claims to only have <a href="http://www.stanleyhotel.com/about/haunted-history">"happy ghosts,"</a> so wedding guests won't have to worry about anything more than a <a href="http://www.stanleyhotel.com/about/haunted-history">little extra piano music</a>, or housekeeping.
Queen Mary, Long Beach, Calif.
The Queen Mary was a <a href="http://www.queenmary.com/our-story/Our-Story.php">high-class ocean liner-turned warship</a> constructed in Scotland in 1930. She came to her permanent dock in <a href="http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1855221_1855285_1855252,00.html">Long Beach, Calif. in 1967 and became a hotel</a>, and guests have experienced haunting moments ever since. The ship was named one of the <a href="http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/completelist/0,29569,1855221,00.html">top 10 most haunted places in the world by Time magazine</a>, and boasts <a href="http://www.queenmary.com/attractions-events/haunted-encounters.php">several guests from beyond the grave</a>, including a sailor who died aboard the ship and children who died after drowning in the ship's pool. The Queen Mary offers wedding packages and <a href="http://www.queenmary.com/weddings/ceremony.php">allows couples to marry in one of several indoor or outdoor locations</a> on the ship. Wedding packages start at <a href="http://www.queenmary.com/weddings/packages.php">$59 per person and include a one-hour reception, beer and wine bar, and a three-course meal</a> in addition to many other amenities.
The Hawthorne Hotel, Salem, Mass.
The Hawthorne Hotel has seen many high-profile guests such as Walter Cronkite and former president George H.W. Bush. But the hotel also has a number of permanent guests who have prompted the taping of <a href="http://www.syfy.com/ghosthunters/episodes/season/s03/episode/e317/salem_witch">an episode of SyFy's "Ghost Hunters"</a> at the location. Though the ghost hunters didn't find anything, the hotel is said to be haunted by <a href="http://www.travelocity.com/Promotions/0,,TRAVELOCITY%7C6783%7Cmkt_haunted_hotels%7C,00.html">"phantom hands" in room 325 and a woman's ghost who walks the sixth floor</a>. The Hawthorne offers <a href="http://www.hawthornehotel.com/Weddings/Wedding-Packages">several wedding packages</a> <a href="http://www.hawthornehotel.com/var/plain_site/storage/original/application/d015748cc6c10f38b5711dddc8f055a2.pdf">starting at $57 per attendee</a>.