The 2016 Top 13 Haunted Houses!

The 2016 Top 13 Haunted Houses!

It’s that time of year!  Halloween is here and haunted attractions all over the world are scaring customers in the spirit of the season!  These are our favorite haunted houses and attractions you have to check out this 2016 Halloween season!

1: Brighton Asylum – Passaic New Jersey

New Jersey’s Brighton Asylum is one of the most surprising haunted attractions you may visit! Its unassuming exterior hides one of the most detailed and movie like haunts we’ve visited!  You’ll feel like your walking through a very old and decaying abandoned asylum right out of a Horror movie!  But it doesn’t stop there! Brighton Asylum’s amazing actors will terrifying you in their world class make up and costumes to fully complete the effect!  Brighton Asylum also has lots of year round events and attractions including special holiday openings like Santa’s Slay, Zombie Laser Tag and All New Escape Rooms!  Its a must see New Jersey Attraction!


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2: FrightWorld – Buffalo, New York

The Massive Buffalo haunted House FrightWorld is truly a sight to behold!  Featuring 5 Award Winning diverse attractions  that offer something creepy for everyone!  You’ll experience insane mutant zombies in Insanity, fear the darkness in Night Stalkers, Explore an abandoned hospital in Eerie State Asylum, and hide from the crazies in Grindhouse! But My favorite has to be Condemned where you’ll explore a haunted cornfield, walk over a real waterfall and dodge rabid raccoons!  Sound crazy?  It is and you don’t want to miss it!


3: Los Angeles Haunted Hayride – Los Angeles California

LA Haunted Hayride is definitely one of the most creative and unique haunted hayrides in the country!  No other attraction we’ve been too has had us more in awe, creeped out and at least one time even confused!  With its huge creative sets, brilliant actors and amazing costuming the LA Hayride has built a reputation as on of California’s favorite Halloween events!  For 2016 they’ve begun a new chapter with the Secret Society!

You will be judged and sent down the path of your status in this revolutionary twist that will send hayriders down one of two different paths, giving hayriders–which have now been declared “society members”–different experiences.   Inside the gates of the society, members will bear witness to the clandestine lives of their faction and in a shocking turn, will be commandeered by the society and sent into an initiation, confronting the GHOSTS OF HAYRIDES PAST…ON FOOT, FACE TO FACE.  That’s right, for the first time ever, guests will leave the safety of the hay wagon. Upon returning to their wagon, society members will continue down the secret road of power, corruption, influence, tyranny, and evil, allowing members to see that this day is not all about costumes and candy.


4: Scream Town – Chaska Minnesota

Scream Town is a the name for Fear in Minnesota!  Featuring 8 Massive haunted houses that will give you nightmares for weeks!  Don’t miss Minnesota’s scariest haunted Attraction!


5: The Mortuary Haunted Mansion – New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans is known for being one of the most haunted  city’s in the world so it should come as no surprise that the scariest haunted attraction in Louisiana is located in a REAL Haunted Mortuary!  That’s right! The Mortuary Haunted Mansion is in an actual haunted Mortuary that has been documented on several famous ghost hunting TV programs! This year The Mortuary is celebrating 10 Terrifying years of fear!  Check out the Scariest haunted house in New Orleans and pray that nothing follows you home!

6: The Dent Schoolhouse – Cincinnati Ohio

There are few haunted houses in the country that are as highly detailed and themed as The Dent Schoolhouse!  The attraction is in a real schoolhouse that’s over 100 years old.  The rooms are some of the most highly detailed we’ve seen of any haunted house!  For 2016 Halloween has come to the Dent Schoolhouse! That’s right Charlie the insane Janitor and his creepy cohorts are celebrating the holiday with a creepy Halloween theme all over the school!  Don’t miss one of the Best Haunted House in Ohio!

7: The Bates Motel & Haunted Hayride – Glenn Mills, Pennsylvania

The Bates Motel is a family favorite Haunted attraction located near Philadelphia.  It consistently appears on top haunts lists and for good reason! Its a fun haunted house and hayride that the whole family can enjoy and make a night of!  The haunted hayride has fire breathing dragons, exploding gas stations, an insane asylum and yes even a creepy haunted hotel!  Plus there’s a haunted trail and The Bates Motel haunted house!  Its a great, scary and fun attraction that you owe to yourself to check out at least once!


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8: New York Haunted Hayride – New York City

The New York Haunted Hayride like its counterpart the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride is one of the most unique and creative haunted attractions in the country!  It will awe you with its huge set pieces and shock you with its creepy creatures!  New York Haunted Hayride features three attractions including their famous Hayride, House of Shadows and Purgatory!  Check out New York Haunted Hayride!

9: Huston’s Haunted Hollow – Rockwood, Pennsylvania

Deep in the hills of Pennsylvania outside of Pittsburgh is Huston’s Haunted Hollow celebrating 20 years of fear!  Featuring 4 haunted attractions that will take you through 4 unique environments that will test the limits of you sanity!  With its unique combination of intense scares, unique sets and the occasional comic relief, just to let you catch your breath, Huston’s Haunted Hollow is a must see attraction for those living in Pittsburgh PA!

10: Wilmington Haunted Hollow Ride – Wilmington Ohio

Wilmington Haunted Hollow Ride in the small picturesque town of Wilmington Ohio is perhaps the best kept secret in Ohio!  Its one of the most unique haunted events We’ve ever had the privledge of checking out!  The haunted hollow hayride is one of the scariest and most insane hayrides I’ve ever been on!  You owe it to yourself to check this event out!

11: Reapers Revenge – Scranton, Pennsylvania

In the hills of Pennsylvania is one of the craziest haunted attractions! What lies within the realm of Reaper’s Forest? Do you have what it takes to brave a haunted hayride, a dark forest, a pitch-black maze, and the zombie apocalypse? Venture into Reaper’s Revenge Haunted Attraction in Scranton, PA, a 60-acre scream park featuring four terrifying haunted attractions and more than 90 minutes of scare time!

12: Indiana Fear Farm – Jamestown, Indiana

Indiana Fear Farm is a great Classic style haunted house and Hayride!  It fuses modern haunt technology with classic staples of Haunted houses making it a very special attraction!  The haunted hayride features amazing set pieces like exploding gas stations, possessed trucks and even the headless horseman!  If you live near Indianapolis this is the Must see haunt!fos_big

13: Haunted Field of Screams – Thornton Colorado

The moonlight is your only guide as the daunting 16 foot tall cornstalks surround you on the trail that has pure terror around every corner. So what is your worst nightmare…? Zombies…? Clowns…? Chainsaw Wielding Madmen…? The Walking Dead…? Escaped Insane Asylum Patients? All of your worst fears will be realized as you journey through this cornfield, encountering differently themed scenes and rooms that will test you in every way, and is sure to make you scream!