Haunted hayrides are so passé – it’s all about haunted train rides in the U.S. this Halloween! Combining the old-fashioned thrill of riding through the dark on a Halloween train ride with the classic frights, spooks, and starts of a haunted house experience, these haunted train rides across the U.S. will make you shiver in a good way.

What’s your favorite way to celebrate the spooky season in your neck of the woods? Have you experienced any of these haunted train rides in the U.S. before? If so, we’d love to hear all about your spooky experience! Looking for more fall fun? Here are some of our favorite fall festivals across the U.S. And, if you decide to check out fall activities around the state via a road trip, check out our ultimate road trip packing list!

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What are some non-haunted train rides in the U.S. I can take this fall?

Not everyone is into the frights of the spooky season, and we totally get it. If you're more of a fall foliage fan than a fearless ghost hunter, you'll be delighted to learn about these 18 epic train rides across America that, while beautiful all year long, are especially lovely in the fall months:

One of our favorite autumn train rides is the one offered at Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Along this scenic three-and-a-half-hour train ride, you'll journey straight through the Cuyahoga River Valley, along the eponymous river, and past gorgeous wetlands (yes -- Ohio has wetlands!). This excursion offers an unrivaled experience of one of the country's finest and overlooked national parks that's sure to give passengers a newfound appreciation for the Midwest.