Turns out, you don't need a big, violent party in the Castro to have a good time on Halloween in San Francisco. For the second year in a row, our carefree city has been deemed the best place for trick-or-treating in the nation. And really, that's what Halloween is all about -- the candy.
According to Zillow.com, you'll score the best Halloween loot in San Francisco's Presidio Heights, Noe Valley, Cow Hollow, and Sea Cliff -- not in that order.
Of course, if you go looking for "candy" in the Tenderloin, we're guessing you probably won't be leaving there with a bag full of Snickers.
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In any event, the real estate blog concluded that S.F. is the place to rake in Halloween candy with a quick calculation of data, including home index values, crime rates, and walkability scores. Now if you aren't planning to stay local for Halloween, here are some other cities that will treat you right.