Haunted House Roundup
Without a doubt, one of the best things about fall is Halloween. An excuse to consume seriously unhealthy amounts of candy? Yes, please. Aside from the costumes and candy, Halloween also provides us with fun in the form of haunted houses. Check out our list of haunted houses in the area and make sure you get to one while they are still in season!
Dungeon of Doom | Zion, IL
Consistently considered one of the best haunted experiences in Illinois, the Dungeon of Doom is so scary that it isn’t recommended for anyone under the age of 12. Dungeon of Doom is best known for its Buried Dead or Alive experience, which simulates what it’s like to go into an early grave. For more information on Dungeon of Doom, head here.
Estate of Terror | Walworth, WI
One of the best options in Wisconsin, Estate of Terror in Walworth is not to be missed. For those looking for diversity, Estate of Terror is actually two attractions in one location. You have the option to either check out the Haunted Victorian Mansion or the Haunted Hayride through the woods of Witchwood Forest. For more info on Estate of Terror, head here.
House of Torment | Morton Grove, IL
The House of Torment in Morton Grove is the perfect option if you’re up for dealing with some zombie cheerleaders or a gang of killer clowns. You’ll have the option to deal with their Nightmare High attraction or The Frenzy, either way you’ll be terror-stricken. For more info on all the House of Torment has to offer, head here.
Reaper’s Realm | Hammond, IN
Reaper’s Realm is a tremendous option for those close to Hammond. There are three offerings at Reaper’s Realm: Reaper’s Woods, Zombie Revolt, and the three-floor Haunted mansion. If you’re feeling up for the scare, Reaper’s Realm wants you to come roam the realm. More info here.
Niles Scream Park | Niles, MI
“The Niles Scream Park offers 44 acres of blood-curdling fear! Unlike other haunted houses, Niles rebuilds all six attractions each year to provide you with completely new and unique shows. The professionally designed sets and ingenious scare-tactics led The Niles Scream Park to be recognized by Haunted Attraction Magazine as one of the “Top 31 Must-See Haunted Attractions” nationwide for the last two years running!” More info here.
13th Floor Haunted House | Melrose Park, IL
Considered one of the best haunted house experiences in the United States, 13th Floor Haunted House in Melrose Park is a can’t miss destination this October. With locations all over the US, 13th Floor has perfected the art of fear. Head here for more information.
C2H2 The Terror Within | Westmont, IL
If you’re looking for a more hands on experience, C2H2 is just the haunted house experience for you. The Haunted House is open from 7:30pm-9:30pm for a traditional experience, but for the serious thrill seekers they offer an extreme option from 10:00pm-12:00am. You can and will be touched during the extreme session and you just might even be trapped. This experience is no joke; a waiver is required! For more information on the experience, head here.
HellsGate Haunted House | Lockport, IL
“Hidden deep in the woods, HellsGate is a multi-level mansion filled with secret passages, giant slides, ghastly secrets, undead abominations, really nervous groundskeepers and a darkness that the gate can no longer contain! This is not just a haunted house, it’s an adventure!” More info here.
Midnight Terror Haunted House | Oak Lawn, IL
For the Chicagoans looking for something a bit closer to home, Midnight Terror in Oak Lawn is for you. It may be closer to home, but it’s still not for the faint of heart! Midnight Terror has two haunted houses with over 60+ rooms and 100+ actors. If 26,000+ square feet of haunted house sounds appealing, this is the spot for you. Head here for more information.
If you check any of these out be sure to let us know what you thought!
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