View Full Version : America's Scariest Halloween Attractions

Haunted Illinois
10-08-2008, 07:10 PM
I just saw “America’s Scariest Halloween Attractions” on the Travel Channel. Fantastic! The following events were featured:

- Eastern State Penn.
- Thrillvania / Verdun Manor
- Bates Motel & Haunted Hayride
- Hangman’s House of Horrors
- Fright Factory
- Pirates of Emerson
- Chamber of Chills
- Queen Mary

Throughout the show, Leonard Pickel gave his expert opinion on the events. It was an awesome show! If there ever was an example of national promotion of the Haunted Attraction Industry, this is it!

10-08-2008, 07:16 PM
any way i can watch this online

10-08-2008, 07:21 PM
i watched that, it was really good.
the chamber of chills and hangmans house of horrors looked really cool

10-08-2008, 07:28 PM

This is a GREAT show. Travel Channel also did a second one last year, and later this October will be the third one. I recorded both of them on my dvd recorder and plan to do the same this year!!

Below is a link to where you can view the forst one...


10-08-2008, 07:33 PM
anyone know when 3rd one is playing

10-08-2008, 07:39 PM
Anyone have a list of what events will be featured in the third?

10-08-2008, 07:41 PM
The first one aired back in 2006. I'm pretty sure the 3rd one's airing on October 26th sometime that night.

Travel Travel has great stuff on all October. 'Halloween's Most Extreme' is another good one featuring House Of Shock, Fright Dome, Headless Horseman, and Netherworld.

10-08-2008, 09:19 PM
According to tvguide.com (online), this same show will air again on the travel channel in about 45 minutes (11pm Central time tonight) and also this Friday at 9am and 5pm Central time.

10-08-2008, 10:15 PM
Speaking of America’s Scariest Halloween Attractions, I made a music video out of it some months back.

I think I still have it somewhere.......ah, here it is. View if you like.

<object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/K03xw3_ahpQ&hl=en&fs=1"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/K03xw3_ahpQ&hl=en&fs=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" width="425" height="344"></embed></object>

10-09-2008, 01:27 AM
If you go to the Travel Channel's website you can find the air date for the third one which I think airs something like October 24th at 11pm eastern.

I don't know all the attractions on this show but I know a few ...

The Darkness, St. Louis

Creepyworld, St. Louis

Bayville Scream Park, Long Island

I heard but I'm not sure they went to House of Torment, I have the complete list of attractions and I will look them up and report back.


Haunting Copy
10-09-2008, 02:47 AM
They're airing the show again tonight (the 9th), in case y'all missed it. :)


10-09-2008, 08:36 AM
I don't have the travel channel! Anyone want to record them and send it to me, please? Will donate for it.

Contact me.


10-09-2008, 09:28 AM
They've also been showing "The Most Terrifying Places" which features the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, OH. They turn it into a haunted attraction every year.

I visited last weekend, and it is phenomenal. Scaredest I've ever been inside a haunt.

10-09-2008, 10:37 AM
We were filmed for the segment on the 24th a couple weeks ago. I dont know that gaurantees us to make the segment but I look forward to the third edition as well.

damon carson
10-09-2008, 12:35 PM
Hopefully Leonard Pickle isnt on there reviewing them again! LOL! That would be interesting considering who is on there this year. He might have to eat crow.

10-12-2008, 11:09 AM

I know you mentioned a while back a show that you and some others produced, when and where is that airing?

Does anyone know of any other tv shows that will be airing that are haunt/halloween related?


10-12-2008, 02:31 PM
I believe the Travel Channel also aired a show based on Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights called the art of the scare. I wish they would do one every year. After watching Americas Scariest Halloween Attractions I decided to make the 2 hour drive from NJ to Bates Motel last night it was so awesome and worth the drive.

10-12-2008, 02:42 PM
I don't have the travel channel! Anyone want to record them and send it to me, please? Will donate for it.

Contact me.


I think I can do it for you, but I only can do with VHS tape, not DVD. OK with you? Please let me know. I will check Travel channel this week.