The 14 Most Terrifying Haunted Attractions In America That’ll Scare You Silly

Some people wait all year for the holidays to come around. Twinkly lights, Christmas trees, sugar cookies, Hallmark movies, and Santa; the holidays are their love language, and we fully support that. However, for some, it’s what comes before the holidays that delights: the haunted, spooky, bewitching season of Halloween. Ghost stories and ghost towns, frightful festivities and haunted houses — this is a horse of a different color entirely: the dark horse upon which the headless horseman rides. It’s the season of spooky fun, and whether you’re Team Halloween or Team Holidays, summon your bravery this fall and venture out to these 14 terrifying haunted attractions in America… just be prepared to be scared!

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There’s something wholly delightful about being scared silly — especially when you know it’s all in good fun. The Halloween season goes by in the blink of an eye, and before you know it, it will be all Santas and reindeer, sugar and spice. So embrace the spirit of frightful fun, and enjoy these epic haunts while you can!

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