Illinois October 27, 2017
13 Horror Houses In Illinois That Will Scare You Beyond Words This Halloween
Ghosts and ghouls don’t always wait until Halloween to spread their haunts. These 13 horror houses in Illinois will terrify and torment you for weeks afterwards. Even images taken from these creepy houses may cause nightmares.
Lovers of all things scary and horrible will die for these incredible haunted attractions. Keep scrolling for all the details.
1. Terror at Skellington Manor (Rock Island)
Voted one of the best immersive haunted attractions in the state, the theme for 2017 is Theatre of the Macabre. Each room reveals a different tale about the lives that used to inhabit the mansion. Guests can choose between general admission or a fast-pass to get in sooner.
2. Evil Intentions Haunted House (Elgin)
For a scare that will stay with you for days, check out this unique house. It blends the actual paranormal history of the building with interactive storytelling and frights around every turn. The attraction is set in an old casket company building where people were known to disappear or engage in occult activity.
3. Dungeon of Doom Haunted House (Zion)
For adults only, this is one of the scariest horror houses in the state. You'll witness evil creatures, hear creepy sounds, and experience so much darkness. Beware, nightmares may last for weeks, months, or even years.
4. The Realm of Terror Haunted House (Round Lake Beach)
Often described as "over-the-top," which is everything you want in a Halloween attraction, this is another activity that is not for kids. Seriously. Thrill-seekers unite to face your greatest fears and attempt to escape this maddening place.
5. 13th Floor Haunted House (Melrose Park)
At this popular attraction, you can go on a creepy stroll through a dark wood or check out the Freakshow. Guests are met with clowns, demons, and other frightening characters that will leave your bones chilled for the rest of the night.
6. Boo Crew Haunted House (Mechanicsburg)
Watch out for zombies at this terrifying hell house that is also a charitable event. More than 75 volunteers ages 13 to 70+ help each night to give visitors the scare of a lifetime.
7. Basement of the Dead Haunted House (Aurora)
This fabulously frightening house has been rated one of best horror houses in the Chicago area. It is rumored to be home to a tortured clown who killed his wife and kids when a carnival trick went wrong. Now, he's planning a new freakshow just for you.
8. House of Torment (Morton Grove)
Dodge souls from the underworld and terrifying monsters as you traverse this haunted house. It is a multi-layered psychological thriller that will stay in your head for weeks. Face your fears as you make your way through this mind-blowing attraction.
9. Hellsgate Haunted House (Lockport)
Hidden deep in the woods, this mansion has many floors, secret passageways, giant slides, and suspicious groundskeepers. It is as much an adventure as it is a nightmare-inducing house of hell.
10. Massacre Haunted House (Montgomery)
You'll find unique scares that will leave your skin crawling at this horror house. It has been voted number one in both Chicagoland and Illinois and it even hosts haunted Christmas events in December.
11. Midnight Terror Haunted House (Oak Lawn)
This is one of the largest haunted attractions in the state, and it has been featured on various TV shows. You can walk through a (not so) abandoned town known as Black Oak Grove and explore Chainsaw Alley as well as the Factory of Malum, if you dare.
12. Raven's Curse Haunted House (Centralia)
This 11,000 square-foot house of terrifying fun is the best haunted house in Southern Illinois. Enter an abandoned estate once owned by a mad doctor and meet the spirits of his deceased family.
13. Sinister House (De Soto)
Located just outside of Carbondale, this gruesome experience plops you in the world of a serial killer. You'll meet his victims and witness some black magic while you attempt to escape.
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Which of these horror houses have you visited? Share your experiences and photos with us!