With Halloween approaching just around the corner, if you are like me, you are most likely wondering where to find some of the scariest, creepiest, nightmarish haunted places to visit on Halloween around the world. As we get ready to celebrate Halloween, we will pay recognition to ten places that are well known around America for their scary spectacle, displaying the stuff that nightmares are made of.
10. Netherworld Haunted House – Atlanta, Georgia
Netherworld Haunted House is an award winning haunted attraction located in Atlanta, Georgia that started back in 1997. Netherworld Haunted House is a stroll through very dark attraction packed with terrifying live actors, absolutely amazing special effects, and incredible nightmare inducing monsters. Netherworld Haunted House is not just one of the scariest haunted houses in Georgia and the Southeast, but also regarded as one of the Top Haunted Houses in the country as well.
9. The 13th Gate – Baton Rouge Louisiana
The 13th Gate is commonly regarded as one of the Top Haunted Attractions in the United States. The 13th Gate is a haunted attraction that is well known for its extreme ultra-realism and is one of the most detailed haunted houses in existence even featuring a real snake-infested Louisiana Swamp and more. The 13th Gate is considered one of the Ultimate Haunted Houses.
8. The Bates Motel – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Arasapha Farms Haunted Hayride and Bates Motel. The hayride is a very scary 20 minute wagon ride thru the haunted forest, which is filled with ALL NEW scary scenes and over 30 actors that creep out or fly over to frighten even the bravest people. Experience the exhilarating real terror feel of the tall corn as you walk through their haunted corn maze filled with demons and goblins at every turn. The Bates Motel is a no holds barred high action fueled haunted house definitely not intended for children under 8.
7. The Darkness – St. Louis, Missouri
Experience Terrifying Thrills At The Darkness. The Darkness is not like any other haunted house you’ve ever in your life experienced. The Darkness has long been haunting St. Louis, Missouri since 1994 and each year they spend a lot of money remodeling and looking to find new ways to make you scream. This is a top Halloween event welcoming people from across the world.
6. Headless Horseman’s Hayrides and Haunted Houses – Ulster Park, New York
The Headless Horseman Hayride and Haunted Houses is a sprawling outdoor haunted attraction situated within the Hudson Valley area of New York. The 250 year-old farm features over 65 acres of naturally formed landscaped property including foreboding woods, surreal ponds, fruit orchards and more.
5. Erebus – Pontiac, Michigan
Erebus is a four-story haunted attraction that held the Guinness World Record for largest walk-through haunted attraction from 2005 all the way til 2009. Erebus leads its victims through four stories of unique and highly terrifying paths with fear so intense some call it unbearable!
4. The Dent Schoolhouse – Cincinnati, Ohio
The Dent Schoolhouse is Cincinnati’s Scariest haunted house! Consistently selected as one of the best haunted houses in the United States by critics and fans alike! Taking place in an actual haunted schoolhouse from the 1800’s, the schoolhouse follows the legend of its murderous janitor. The Dent Schoolhouse is packed with state of the art animatronics that make each and every scene ven more impressive than the previous one!
3. Haunted Overload – Lee, New Hampshire
Although it may be traditional Halloween inspired, Haunted Overload will not disappoint in terms of pure scare factor. Haunted Overload is actually one of the most creative places that you possibly can ever find. As soon as guests enter Haunted Overload they are struck by its uniqueness, vibrant and organic design.
2. Hundred Acres Manor – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Hundred Acres Manor Haunted House is a haunted attraction in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Regarded as one of United States’ Top Haunted Houses and Pittsburgh’s Best Haunted House, it boasts six scary attractions for one low price and two multi-room attractions. Hundred Acres Manor is one of the best haunted attractions just minutes from downtown Pittsburgh.
1. House of Torment – Austin, Texas
This Halloween Season, House of Torment haunted house moves to a new, larger, permanent home, nearly doubling in size to span 40,000 square feet. House of Torment features three brand new themed haunted houses including the Dawn of Evil, The Frenzy and the very scary and unforgiving Graveside Manor.
Most of these world class haunted attractions will keep you screaming unlike anything else you’ve seen before. If you are brave enough, and happen to be planning for a vacation this fall, don’t forget to give these demonic haunted attractions a chance. Dare to see for yourself and prepare for a true authentic Halloween experience like no other.