2017 Top 31 Haunted Houses List
2017 Top Haunted Houses
2017 Top Haunted Houses
Looking for the Top Haunted Houses in The U.S.?Over the past summer, we hosted our second annual nation-wide poll, where haunted house-goers from across the country could vote for their favorite “Must-See” haunted attractions!We’ve tallied the results and posted them here so you can find the biggest, best and scariest top haunted houses in the land!Don’t forget to Like and Follow our Facebook page and sign up for our Haunt Advisor Newsletter to stay updated with your favorite local haunted houses throughout the year.
#31: A Petrified Forest
Altamonte Springs, FL
A Petrified Forest is going into their 10th season for 2017! In addition to their main event (the scare trail), they also offer live bands, food, and other forms of entertainment.
Hush Haunted Attraction is going into their 5th season in 2017. Opening night is September 22nd. Hush has been nationally ranked in top lists multiple times and has also earned the status of “Detroit’s Best Haunted House” by Channel 4 News.
#29: Pirates of Emerson
Pirates of Emerson Haunted Themed Park, “the Bay Area’s Halloween Tradition,” is going into their 26th year of fear for 2017! With a strong foothold in the industry, this 5-acre compound can be found at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds. In addition, they offer 6 haunted attractions… all for one low price! Dead Entertainment Nightly helps spread the entertainment throughout the park.
#28: Sandyland Acres
SandyLand Acres consists of two haunted attractions, their namesake “Haunted Hayride” and “Farmer’s Revenge.” They are also celebrating 10 years this season and offer very reasonable combo passes.
#27: The Haunted Barn
The Haunted Barn is said to be the largest indoor/outdoor haunted attraction in the Madison/Dane County area! In addition, fast pass options and package deals are available for the 2017 season!
Rockwell, North Carolina
Boogerwoods is a charity haunt where all proceeds benefit finding a cure for cystic fibrosis. They are known for some of their very unique special effects. They also use tour guides in order to give each of their customers a complete show.
Ruby Falls Haunted Cavern’s “Dread Hollow” is not your ordinary haunted house. This attraction will be taking place in a new location this year and featuring an all-new theme that just couldn’t be contained within their former underground catacombs. See their website and Facebook page for details…
Apple Valley, CA
All Saints Lunatic Asylum lost its funding nearly 50 years ago and was forced to shut down. Despite that, the Asylum is now open to the public during the Halloween season and offers tours of the 6,000 square foot facility. Over 60 (volunteer) insane patients and staff are waiting for you here, so we are sure this attraction will keep you on your toes! “Don’t miss Southern California’s most innovative and terrifying haunted attraction experience!”
#23: Reapers Revenge
Revenge Haunted Hayride contains 4 terrifying haunted attractions on this 60-acre scream park! That’s more than around 90 minutes of scares! In addition, they also have zombie paintball available.
Ravens Curse Haunted House consists of over 11,000 square feet of pure terror! In addition to becoming known as Illinois’ “premier haunted attraction,” Ravens Curse is also owned and operated by Pale Night Productions.
#21: Brighton Asylum
“Brighton Asylum is one of America’s Top 4 haunted houses as rated by Huffington Post, Haunted Attraction Magazine, The Today Show, Buzzfeed and others!” Brighton is open several different times throughout the year for their off-season special events. They also have Escape Rooms so be sure to check those out as well!
#20: The Haunted Hotel
The Haunted Hotel is “Louisville’s longest standing and scariest attraction!” This is a full-touch haunt, so be prepared to have your personal space bubble bombarded at this place! Because the Hotel has received many awards and made several top lists over the years, it comes as no surprise that they’ve made it to this list as well.
Mount Morris, MI
Voted “Best Haunted Attraction” in Genesee County multiple years in a row, Exit 13 is “your destination for terror!”
#18: The Dead End Hayride
The Dead End Hayride is “Minnesota’s Ultimate Horror Experience!” This is an attraction where they say everyone will find a dead end! Will you survive the “scare of your life?”
Traverse City, MI
Screams in the Dark is said to be one of Northern Michigan’s largest attractions! In addition, they offer multiple attractions at one location. “Screams in the Dark 6” will kick off on September 29th this Halloween haunt season.
#16: Castle Blood
Castle Blood is a very unique haunted attraction that takes place in a 100-year-old funeral home! “The tour features a game that changes yearly, always with new game challenges that bring back enthusiastic guests again and again. American Airlines Magazine described a visit to Castle Blood as “playing Clue in the Addams Family house.”
#15: Enigma Haunt
Boca Raton, Florida
Returning after making it to our 2016 Top 31 “Must-See” Haunts List, Enigma is quickly establishing themselves as a fan favorite in South Florida! Enigma consists of multiple attractions within a single, multi-story building and, remember, “Death is always an option!”
Night Terrors Haunted Farm consists of multiple haunted attractions. For 2017, they will also be unveiling their new attraction, “DEADEND!” Opening night will be September 29th.
#13: Spook Hollow
Marquette Heights, IL
Spook Hollow has been scaring Central Illinois for almost 40 years! Serving as a fundraising event that also benefits the Marquette Heights Men’s Club, this is one “Must-See” haunt that you are NOT going to want to miss!
Haunted Angelus Scream Park is known as “The World’s Largest Fully Handicap Accessible Haunted Attraction.” With multiple attractions spanning their 20 acres, we are sure you will have a frighteningly good time at Angelus!
#11: Bane Haunted House
Bane Haunted House doesn’t split their show into multiple, smaller houses. Instead, they offer one large haunted attraction so there’s no break in the action! They also have their “Bane Escape” attraction for those who are interested in testing their escape room skills.
Wells Township is said to be the “most unique, most intense, most insane, high energy, high octane, live action haunted attraction you have ever seen!” This old-school-style attraction offers around 10,000 square feet of non-stop scares in their 170-year-old building.
Each year, Pavo Haunted House tries to pay it forward by providing local sponsorships in their community and making donations to various charities. For the 2017 season, they will be open every weekend in October!
Winter Haven, FL
The Shallow Grave offers guests nearly 13,000 square feet of scares with two attractions at their single location! The two haunts they will be bringing you this year have been dubbed Betrayal and Pavor Nocturnus, meaning “Nocturnal Panic.”
The Expelled Haunted House contains over 6,000 square feet of terrifying encounters! Taking place in an abandoned warehouse, together with over 35 live actors watching every step you take, there is bound to be a jump around nearly every corner.
“Indy’s most intense haunt” has many new plans for the 2017 season! They will be featuring a Haunted Movie House, an expanded Big Top attraction and they will also be resurrecting “The Dark Maze.” Nightmare on Edgewood is a full-touch haunt, so if you’re planning on visiting them for the first time this season, then be prepared for some “interaction” when you get there!
Wisconsin Fear Grounds is made up of 3 totally separate haunted houses! For 2017, they are also bringing you an all-new attraction, Unknown. They also have an all-new escape room adventure called Hex.
A “Must-See” attraction indeed, Chamber of Terror takes place aboard The American Victory Ship! Their Facebook reviews are holding strong at a 4.8 out of 5, so their ranking on this list comes as no surprise to us. If you find yourself in Tampa this haunt season, be sure to swing by the Florida Aquarium and check out this one-of-a-kind haunted attraction at Channelside!
The Abandoned Haunted House Complex consists of 4 attractions at 1 location! The complex is located just 30 minutes north of Chicago, Illinois or 20 minutes south of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Psycho Path is located just fifteen minutes north of Tulsa. They offer “both stunning visual and audio effects and intense scares.” In addition, they are a multi-attraction haunt that takes place on a 40-acre farm!
Creepy Hollow Haunted House consists of 3 haunted attractions at a single location. The haunts are: 288 Scare Factory, Dark Woods and Pitch Black. They also have escape rooms for those who like to challenge their minds against the clock.