Top 10 Haunted Houses in America
#1: Spookywoods - Archdale, NC
Coming in at #1 on our list of top haunted houses in the country is Kersey Valley Spookywoods. Spookywoods is celebrating its 31st year of fear, and is one of the longest running haunted attractions in the country. The haunt offers 15 different attractions, and you’re guaranteed to be terrified in every single one of them.
#2: 13th Gate - Baton Rouge, LA
From crawling though a crematory oven and an old hearse to being lost in dark underground tunnels or even finding yourself standing on a rickety bridge overlooking hundreds of live snakes, this 40,000 square foot haunted house is definitely not recommended for the faint of heart.
#3: Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride - Philadelphia, PA
The Bates Motel is celebrating its 25th Year of Fear for the 2016 season, and it offers one of the best haunted hayrides in the country. The hayride has been featured on Travel Channel, USA Today and other national publications.
#4: 13th Floor Haunted House - Denver, CO
The 13th Floor Haunted House’s and production value rivals any haunt in the world. It has been featured on outlets such as Discover Channel and Travel Channel as one of the best haunts in the world. It is offering 3 brand-new attractions for its 2016 season.
#5: Headless Horseman Hayrides and Haunted Houses - Ulster Park, NY
Headless Horseman Haunted House in New York offers a remarkable haunt experience that includes a haunted hayride, corn maze, seven haunted houses, and a sideshow magic and illusion show. It is one of the largest and longest lasting haunts in the country, and it never ceases to be scary.
#6: Netherworld - Atlanta, GA
Netherworld is celebrating its 20th Anniversary Season with 2 all new attractions, each offering incredibly unique characters such as The Attacking Harpy and The Blood Beast of the Arena. Netherworld is known as one of the largest and most original haunts in the country.
#7: Nightmare on the Bayou - Houston, TX
Nightmare on the Bayou in Houston has been featured on the Travel Channel as one of America’s best haunts, and it is located creepily close to one of Houston’s oldest cemeteries. This graveyard is well known for its paranormal activity and has been designated as a historic site by the state of Texas for being a final resting place of freed slaves and early African-American residents of Houston. This only adds to the scare factor of Nightmare on the Bayou.
#8: The Beast - Kansas City, MO
The Beast Haunted House in Kansas City is true to its name. It is one of the largest haunted houses in the country, and one of the rooms is so large that it fills an entire building and contains a forest with ACTUAL trees. It’s so large that you may even feel lost at times.
#9: 13th Floor Haunted House - Chicago, IL
13th Floor is Chicago’s most popular haunted house, and it is offering 2 all-new attractions for its 3rd Haunt Season. These includes Bloodlines: Legacy of Darkness and Dead End District.
#10: The Haunted Hotel - San Diego, CA
The Haunted Hotel, located downtown in the Gaslamp District, is the longest running haunted house in San Diego. It was named by Haunt World Magazine as one of the top 13 haunted houses in America and has been featured in “America Haunts IV” on The Travel Channel in 2009.