13 Haunted Experiences That Will Make You Scream

Plus scary good deals to save you money

By Macaroni KID October 19, 2022

We've found 13 spooky haunted houses sure to make you scream this Halloween season. Plus don't miss our ways to save on tickets! Because, if you're like us, nothing is more scary than missing out on a good deal.

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1: A haunted house inside a real, abandoned prison in Illinois

Get ready for the most fun you've ever had getting scared at The Old Joliet Haunted Prison in Joliet, Ill.

The madness from within the prison has spilled out into the yard where the queen of the damned rules over the most infamous and violent prisoners. This doomsday squad has launched an all-out assault on the living at an attempt to escape their eternal captivity. Journey through the chaos as the path winds through open air smoldering ruins and inside the prison’s machine shop, laundry room, and other various industrial spaces. Escape from purgatory might be futile, but it won't stop the prisoner’s from having a bloody good time.

Save 15% with promo code KID15

2: A horrifying haunted hayride in Los Angeles

Within the foothills of Midnight Falls, the leaves turn brown and the veil between the living and the dead is at its thinnest. The Witch of the Woods has cast her spell to summon the spirits of the underworld to cross over and assimilate into form. The Los Angeles Haunted Hayride leads to a thrilling adventure of horrors afflicting the town. Dazed within the spell cast upon them, the Witch commands her army of crops and flesh to seek revenge on the people that have casted her out. The Spirit of Halloween comes to life surrounding helpless victims brave enough to board The Los Angeles Haunted Hayride. The most horrifying haunted attraction in Los Angeles!

Save 15% on tickets to the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride with promo code KID15

3-9: 13th Floor Haunted Houses

We're not cheating by lumping these six haunted houses together. These epic 13th Floor Haunted Houses can be found this Halloween season in Chicago, Denver, Houston, San Antonio, Phoenix, and Jacksonville.

The legendary 13th Floor Haunted House has been praised by and featured on America Haunts, Travel Channel, MTV, and Haunt World Magazine, and USA Today calls it "One of the best haunted attractions in the US."

Save 15% on tickets to the 13th Floor Haunted Houses throughout the United States with promo code KID15

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10: A nightmare in Nashville

Experience the world-famous Nashville Nightmare Haunted House, Nashville’s legendary Halloween event. Halloween lives here! You'll find yourself screaming through Horror High, the Midnight Mortuary, and the Outcast Carnival ... and that's just to start. 

Save 15% on tickets to Nashville Nightmare Haunted House with promo code KID15

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11: A haunted train in Wisconsin

Get your friends and take a ride into terror at Terror on the Fox Haunted House in Green Bay, Wisconsin! Experience Wisconsin’s top Halloween tradition located on the banks of the Fox River. You'll be transported by haunted train into a terror that you can't escape!

Save 15% on tickets to Terror on the Fox Haunted House with promo code KID15

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12: Hang on for your life at this fear farm in Arizona

Fear Farm Haunted House & Corn Maze, in a new location this year, includes five terrifying attractions as well as a haunted corn maze. Attractions have names like Sinister Circus and Dead End Slaughterhouse ... need we say more?

Save 15% on tickets to Fear Farm Haunted House & Corn Maze with promo code KID15

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13:  Get lost in the woods in Maryland

Leech Woods Haunted Experience is one of the most terrifying haunted trails in all of Maryland! Get ready for fantastically frightening family fun on your haunted walk through Leech Woods, an ominously fabled family homestead dating back to the late 1700s. With creepy characters lurking in the shadows and costumed ghouls hiding around every corner, Leech Woods Haunted Experience is sure to create some seriously scary family memories this season.

Save 30% on tickets to Leech Woods Haunted Experience with promo code CKID30

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