Top 10 Haunted Houses in the USA
Why watch a scary movie when you can get out to a haunted house for a real scare? New Orleans
is known for having several spooky homes and events so is a perfect spot to visit if you're looking for this on your trip. In fact, the south is full of great spots! Head over to Austin
, Texas for your fill of ghosts and ghouls. Atlanta
, GA and St. Louis
, Missouri also cater to the darker tastes. You don't want to leave the mid-west out in your search for a good scare either. There are countless spooky places across America and if you're planning a trip, one of these should be on your list.
1: 13th Gate Haunted House, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
The 13th gate is one of the ultimate haunted houses in the United States. This 40,000 square foot haunted house is located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Journey of this haunted attraction is through 13 different frightening themed indoor and outdoor areas that bring your worst nightmares to life and where anything can happen at any point. It is full of realistic scary scenes and consists hundreds of live snakes, haunted insane asylum, a dragon and crawling through a crematory oven. So just hold your nerves before entering into this terror zone!
Address: 832 St Phillip St,
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
2: Netherworld Haunted House, Atlanta, Georgia
Netherworld haunted house is a self-guided haunted attractions located in Atlanta, Georgia. It is filled with skilled live actors, repulsive monsters, the massive bloody crawling eyes, amazing special effects, and unusual themes. An interesting fact of this haunted house is that Netherworld's detailed scenes were even used in the 2259 film "Zombieland."
Address: 6624 Dawson Blvd,
Norcross, GA 30093
3: Headless Horseman, Ulster Park, New York
The Headless Horseman is located in Ulster Park, N.Y; a familiar haunt destination in Hudson valley area of New York. It consists of 6 skillfully created haunted houses, a labyrinth style corn maze and a mile-long hayride. The 45 acres haunted attraction is completly laced with perfect set design, creepy monsters, well trained actors, and special effects which will scare you out of your wits.
Address: 778 Broadway,
Ulster Park, NY 12487
4: Cutting Edge Haunted House, Dallas, Texas
Cutting Edge Haunted House was recently selected as the top haunts in the nation by Guinness World Records. This 235,000 square foot haunted house is located in Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas and was built in 1908. It has classic and unbelievable fears that make your nightmares feel like a reality. It is the world's largest walk-through haunted house. It includes multi-themed sets, incredible monsters, unbelievable scares, heart pounding sound system, 32 animatronics and an exploding bus. An interesting fact of this haunted house is that it is set inside a 100-year-old abandoned meatpacking plant and the machinery is also used in the attraction.
Address: 1701 E Lancaster Ave,
Fort Worth, TX 76102
6: Erebus Haunted Attraction, Pontiac, Michigan
Erebus was granted as the world's largest walk through haunted attraction by Guinness Book of World Records in 2005. It was opened in 2000 and is located in Pontiac, Michigan. It has some unique haunts like spooky ghosts, frightening decorations, strobe lights and scary haunted house props that can't be found anywhere else.
Address: 18 S Perry St,
Pontiac, MI 48342
7: The Asylum Haunted House, Denver, Colorado
The Asylum haunted house is a great haunted house in Denver, Colorado. It is set in a damp and frowsty place overwhelmed with rats, spiders, snakes and unimaginable nightmares. In Asylum haunted house, visitors hear sound of footsteps, doors opening and closing, whispers, screams of tortured souls and also feels like someone is pushing a wheelchair. An important fact about this haunted house is that it is also been featured on the Travel Channel's show "America's Scariest Halloween Attractions."
Address: 6100 E 39th Ave,
Denver, CO 80207
8: The Darkness Haunted House, St. Louis, Missouri
In 1994, the Darkness haunted house began which is located in St. Louis, Missouri. It is one of the best and scariest haunted houses in America. The main attractions of this haunted house consists of amazing design, haunting animations, terror visions where you see a 3D haunted house and the monster museum which is filled with real Hollywood movie props.
Address: 1525 S 8th St,
St. Louis, MO 63104