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!

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

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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Address: Bates Motel, 1835 Middletown Rd, Glen Mills, PA 19342, USA
Address: Field of Screams, 191 College Ave, Mountville, PA 17554, USA
Address: Ulster Road, Ulster Rd, Putnam Lake, NY 10509, USA
Address: 13th Floor Haunted House, 3400 E 52nd Ave, Denver, CO 80216, USA
Address: Cutting Edge Haunted House, 1701 E Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76102, USA
Address: Kersey Valley Spookywoods, 1615 Kersey Valley Rd, Archdale, NC 27263, USA
Address: 13th Gate Haunted House, Louisiana's Ultimate Haunted Attraction, 832 St Philip St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802, USA
Address: Haunted Overload, 20 Orchard Way, Lee, NH 03861, USA
Address: Erebus Haunted Attraction, 18 S Perry St, Pontiac, MI 48342, USA
Address: Wisconsin Fear Grounds, 1000 Northview Rd, Waukesha, WI 53188, USA
Address: Los Angeles Haunted Hayride, 4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
Address: Cinema of Horrors Haunted House, 1301 Grade St, Kelso, WA 98626, USA
Address: Beast Haunted House, 1401 W 13 St Suite B, Kansas City, MO 64102, USA