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Hauntworld Rates the Most Shocking and Extreme Haunts in America.
Sat, October 19, 2013
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Most Unique Shocking and Extreme Haunted Attractions in America 2013

 
There are many unique haunted houses in America and haunts who are unique for a reason such as multi stories, unique themes, different ways the actors interact with the customers, to the themes of the attractions themselves.  Many haunted houses buy a lot of the same props, special fx and animations from the same vendors each year during the Haunted House tradeshow.  However there is a list of haunted houses who go against the grain and do something different to make their customers scream and run in real terror.  So who has the most unique haunted houses in America and why?  Take a lot our list of the most unique haunted houses in America 2013.  These are the most shocking, over the top, extreme, scare houses in America 2013. 

1. Erebus 4 Story Haunted Attraction in Pontiac MI - www.hauntedpontiac.com:  Erebus is by far the most unique haunted house in America because they have monsters, animations, and props that touch the customers some even swallow customers whole.  Erebus is a multi-story haunted house with special fx you’ll see no where in the World but at Erebus near Detroit Michigan.

2. Pennhurst Asylum in Spring City, PA - www.pennhurstasylum.com:  This haunt had to fight the entire town against opening because of the scary and unique background of the attraction.  Pennhurst is located in a real Asylum closed down by the government decades ago and now is open to the public.  This place is scary!

3. Haunted Overload Demeritt Farm in Lee, NH - www.hauntedoverload.com:  Haunted Overload features the largest over sized props and unique Halloween creations created by the staff of Haunted Overload and can be seen no where else in the WORLD!  This attraction is over the top different than any other haunted house in America.

4. Kersey Valley Spookywoods Haunted Attraction in Greensboro, NC - www.spookywoods.com:  Spookywoods is unlike any other haunted attraction in the nation featuring a tram ride rather than a hayride, zip lines, corn mazes, haunted trails, to pumpkin patches, dino digs screams by night and family fun by day!

5. The Dent School House in Cincinnati, OH - www.frightsite.com:   The Dent Schoolhouse is located inside a REAL closed down school and the entire theme centers around going back to school to face detention of the dead type!  After seeing this attraction you’ll never want to go back into a school in your life!

6. Haunting of Lemp Brewery in St. Louis, MO - www.scarefest.com:  The Haunting of Lemp Brewery is located deep underground in real caves and caverns, under a historic brewery where the entire family committed suicide.  The caves and caverns look like a real gothic castle! Inside the Haunting of Lemp brewery no one can hear you scream!

7. The Edge of Hell in Kansas City, MO - www.edgeofhell.com:  Located in Kansas City Missouri is one of the oldest haunted houses in America at 30 plus years and feature the most unique theme… in this 5 story haunt when you get to the top you meet God then you slide back down into Hell!

8. Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, PA - www.easternstate.org/halloween:  Located in Philadelphia PA, you enter a real historic prison in maybe the most unique location in America a place murders, gangsters, once called home.

9. The Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA - www.queenmary.com/attractions-events/haunted-encounters.php:  One of the last luxury liners from an era long gone now hosts screams inside the bowels of the old Queen Mary Cruise Ship located in Long Beach California.

10. Nightmare on the Bayou in Houston, TX - www.nightmareonthebayou.com: Located in Houston Texas this haunted house is one of the only attractions in America which features a MASSIVE retail store one of the biggest in the Nation.  You get scared to death then you can buy everything you need to join the undead!
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Hauntworld Ranks the Scariest Haunts with the Scariest Actors 2013
Fri, October 18, 2013
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Best Actors 2013

 
Which haunted houses in operation today have the best and scariest crew of actors, monsters, zombies and creatures that make you SCREAM?  Hauntworld unveils the best places to find the scariest actors in America, so be warned if you dare enter these attractions and prepare to see the most realistic make up, monsters, acting and scream machines on EARTH!  What makes a haunted house great is their staff.  It’s the actors who make unbelievable believable.  The actors are the ones who make their victims’ skin crawl.  They can make you run for your life, begging for mercy.  They are the ones who make a haunted house the legend they have become!  Some actors are so extreme and over-the-top, they have the ability to instill such fear that results are blood curdling screams, panic attacks, and even wetting of the pants!  If you are brave enough, we dare you to entertain the idea of attending every haunted house on this list.  But if you do, prepare to donate your soul at the door, because these actors will certainly rip it from your body!  The scariest haunted houses with the scariest actors in America…here is our list:

1. Netherworld Haunted House in Atlanta, GA - www.fearworld.com:  Netherworld has the wildest actors in the industry with an over-the-top make up department, custom icon characters, sliders, actors running the parking lot, and 100’s more actors inside all to make you scream!  Netherworld has the best actors in America.  

2. House of Torment Haunted House in Austin, TX - www.thehouseoftorment.com:  House of Torment takes pride in their actor group with their own band of icon characters, custom costumes and crazy actors making some people so scared they never attend a haunted house again.

3. The 13th Gate/Necropolis in Baton Rouge, LA - www.13thgate.com:  13th Gate features some of the best makeup artists in America, plus icon characters, custom molded masks, and theatrical costumes.  What makes them most unique is all the different style actors, because they have to fill 13 different themes within the attraction.

4. Thrillvania Haunted House Park in Dallas, TX - www.thrillvania.com:  Thrillvania has some of the oldest actor troops in America serving Verdun Manor for over 20 years.  The same faithful groups of actors return each year to haunt the fears of Dallas Texas.

5. Headless Horseman Hayrides and Haunted Houses in Ulster Park, NY - www.headlesshorseman.com:  Located outside New York City, Headless Horseman features the best costumes in America with their own year round costume department of make up FX artists who create unique costumes for the attraction year after year.  Their best and most notorious haunt actor is of course the headless horseman who rides up and down the hayride haunting the town of Sleepy Hollow.

6. The Asylum Haunted House in Denver, CO - www.getscared.com:  The Asylum in Denver also features some of the best custom costumes with horror monsters and icon characters.  The Asylum has built its reputation on stopping at nothing towards making their guests have nightmares!  

7. Erebus 4 Story Haunted Attraction in Pontiac, MI www.hauntedpontiac.com:  Erebus has a limitless haunt where the actors and animations are allowed to touch their customers for the ultimate “hands on” approach to scaring, and this takes unique training on the part of the actor management staff.  Their victims LOVE this extreme approach to haunting!  

8. The Darkness Haunted House in St Louis, MO - www.scarefest.com:  The Darkness is celebrating its 20th Year of Fear and some actors, like Scary Gary, have been there haunting all 20 years long!  In order for any haunted house to be successful for 20 years, their actors play a huge role.  The haunt now features year around actor training that includes hands on costuming training too.  The Darkness staff believes awesome costumes lend great assistance toward achieving the ultimate screams out of its victims.

9. 13th Floor Haunted Houses - www.13thfloorhauntedhouse.com:  These attractions are located in three different cities including Denver Colorado, San Antonio Texas and Phoenix Arizona.  The actors are very well trained year round, and in each city, they bring a fear factor unlike anything the cities have seen before.  With the best actors and actor trainers in America, these haunt promoters are dead set on making their haunts ROCK!

10. The Haunt House in Dallas, TX - www.thehaunthouse.com:  The Haunt House is a haunted house created by a group of extremely excellent actors of another local haunted house.  In other words, these owners are living their dream of owning their own haunt and making people scream.  Operated by actors…so you KNOW you’ll get a good scare at The Haunt House!
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Hauntworld Ranks the Top 10 Biggest, Longest and Scariest Haunted Hayrides
Wed, October 16, 2013
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Best Haunted Hayrides/Haunted Trail
 
You might be wondering how does this list differ from our list of America’s best Haunted Screamparks, but here we focus strictly on who has the best haunted hayride or haunted trail.  Our best Screampark list was focused strictly on who has the best overall mega Halloween Screampark, but here we are focused on just one single beloved attraction… the best haunted hayride or the best outdoor haunted trail.  Hayrides have been a Halloween tradition for decades.  Although a haunted hayride is usually as scary as a haunted house, there’s simply no other experience than a wagon ride through the woods with your friends.  In the older days, haunted hayrides were nothing more than just that an eerie ride through dark, desolate woods, and haunted trails were not much different.  In days past, they were mainly a walk through the woods after dark.  Today, these events are HIGH TECH with OVER THE TOP actors, sets, special FX and so much more.  Some haunters have taken haunted trails so over-the-top, you believe you are in another World, inside a Hollywood movie, being stalked by real demons, killers and monsters.  Haunted Hayrides, Haunted Woods & Haunted Trails offer an experience that an indoor haunted house cannot: running in the dark under a pale moonlight, with real crickets, wind blowing, a chill in the air, and the fear of the unknown!  Today’s haunted hayrides and haunted trails really bring the SCREAMS in a major way, so this year find a good haunted hayride or trail and prepare for a true authentic Halloween experience like no other.

1. Headless Horseman’s Hayrides and Haunted Houses in Ulster Park, NY - www.headlesshorseman.com:  Headless Horseman is one of the biggest Screamparks in the Nation with tons of haunted houses, gift shops, boutiques and more, but their main attraction is their Haunted Hayride theme based on the Headless Horseman.  The sets, the FX, the screams and the actors are so theatrical and professionally produced, that it’s a haunted hayride without a rival.

2. Haunted Overload at Demeritt Farm in Lee, NH - www.hauntedoverload.com:  Haunted Overload started as a home haunt that outgrew the neighborhood!  It now resides on a historic farm deep in the woods with massive sets, props and themes that have set a new standard for the entire industry.

3. Creepywoods Haunted Forest in Baltimore, MDwww.creepywoods.com:  Creepywoods located in Kingsville Maryland on the Jones Family Farm is one of the most complex haunted trails in America with the most detailed set designs of any haunted trail ever created!

4. Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride in Philadelphia, PA - www.thebatesmotel.com:  The Bates Motel attraction offers an iconic Bates Motel haunted house, a massive haunted corn maze, and an action packed haunted hayride as their main attraction.  This producers of this haunted hayride stop at nothing to pull the screams from its victims.  In fact, the Bates Motel Haunted Hayride was the first in America to offer pyrotechnic FX.

5. Spookywoods Haunted Attractions in Greensboro, NC - www.spookywoods.com:  Spookywoods offers a dark trek thru haunted woods as well as a haunted tram ride.  The producers of this event take pride in developing new and unique scare tactics. If you’re not screaming, you’re crying at Spookywoods!

6. The Dead End Hayride & Haunted Attractions at Pinehaven Farm in Wyoming, MN - www.thedeadendhayride.com:  Dead End offers all the scariest in haunted attractions: a haunted cornfield, a haunted trail and of course…The Dead End Haunted Hayride!   Through the use of special effects, strobe lights, fog and even fire, Dead End is able to create a disorientating atmosphere perfect for the ultimate scare!

7. Fear Fest Haunted House in Columbia, MO - www.fearfesthauntedhouse.com:  The producers of this haunt actually create zombie hayrides for haunters all over America, and their own haunted paintball hayride features massive sets and tons of live actors!

8. Creepyworld Haunted Screampark in St. Louis, MO - www.scarefest.com:  Creepyworld is one of the nation’s longest and most entertaining haunted Screamparks with 10 haunted house attractions all for one price, plus a very unique Zombie Paintball Haunted Hayride for a grand total of 11 attractions!  These specialized hayrides are always a fan favorite!

9. Field of Screams in Lancaster, PA - www.fieldofscreams.com:  Experience terror like no other as you board and ride the Field of Screams Haunted Hayride where they take pride in developing unique horror character bios sure to make your hair stand on ends.  This is one of the longest running haunted hayrides in America!

10. Jason’s Woods in Lancaster, PA - www.jasonswoods.com:  Jasons Woods features several attractions, but their hayride is one of the longest haunted hayrides in America, and this year the all new Horrifying Haunted Hayride is simply mind blowing!
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