Only The Brave Should Board The World’s Most Haunted Boat, Docked Right Here In Cincinnati

Fall is the season of pumpkins, apple cider, and hayrides, but it’s also the time of year when the brave head to the many haunted houses throughout the city. We have some truly frightening ones in Cincinnati, but one is frequently named the scariest and may just be the most iconic. The USS Nightmare will soon open again in Newport and only the brave should board the world’s most haunted boat that’s docked right across the river from Cincinnati.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

For more on this haunted boat and the story behind it, check out this video:

The USS Nightmare is a haunted Halloween tradition for many Cincinnatians, and with a story like this one, it’s no wonder why it’s so incredibly creepy. Do you visit this haunted boat on the river each year? Did you know the story behind it? And what other haunted attractions are you excited to visit this year? Let us know in the comments!

The USS Nightmare is located at 101 Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071. For more information and detailed ticket prices, visit its website here.

And for another destination near Cincinnati that’s creepy but not quite as scary, check out our previous article here.