America's Top 13 Best Scariest Haunted Houses 2021

Thu, October 14, 2021

Haunted House Review America's Best Haunts of 2021
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Every October, thrill seekers travel the country looking to visit the scariest haunted attractions in America. Hauntworld.com is the World’s biggest directory of haunted attractions with over 4,000 haunt listings. Hauntworld has been publishing it's TOP 13 SCARIEST HAUNTED HOUSES list for nearly two decades. Today many websites publish haunted house best of lists, for click bait, despite never attending or researching any of the attractions on their list. Hauntworld is the leader, creating content for the haunted attraction industry, publishing the industry's only magazine, Hauntworld Magazine, and how to videos with educational content for attraction owners. Hauntworld knows the haunted attractions and which haunts will make you SCREAM!

Haunted Attractions have drastically changed over the last 5 years, adding escape rooms, outdoor scream zones, horror arcades, scary photo opps, haunted midways, axe throwing, pumpkin festivals, hayrides and more. So, which haunted houses give thrill seekers the most SCREAM for their money? This year’s list includes the best of the best from theme park attractions to your locally owned & operated haunted attraction. Most theme park Halloween events aren’t very scary, but there are a few that take fear to another level. A newere phenomenon is travelling scream seekers, and they use Hauntworld.com to plan their annual road trips across America, visiting the scariest haunts in the country.

So carve your Halloween pumpkins into jack-o-lanterns, decorate your yards with skeletons & ghosts, and pack your bags, because Hauntworld is taking you on the scariest road trip across Haunted America!

Hauntworld now presents the scariest and best places to celebrate the season of Halloween.  The only list that matters to find the top 13 scariest, best, biggest, and best places to SCREAM this Halloween 2021. 

 
 
1) 13th Gate
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
13thgate.com


13th Gate includes amazing set design, animations, and character actors who actually act out the parts of each scene.
13th Gate is one of the longest indoor haunts in the country at over 60,000 square feet and features everything from Hollywood level sets to LIVE Snakes!





2) Headless Horseman Hayride
Ulster Park, New York
headlesshorseman.com


Headless Horseman is a massive SCREAMPARK with the countries best haunted hayride, several haunted houses and unique gift stores.




3) Haunted Overload
Lee, New Hampshire
hauntedoverload.com


Haunted Overload is probably the single most creative Halloween experience in the country, with massive one of a kind creations.  Your trip thru the forest will never be the same.



4) Field of Screams
Mountville, Pennsylvania
fieldofscreams.com


Field of Screams is a very intense haunted attraction with an all-volunteer dedicated staff of actors, massive hayride, haunted houses and a giant haunted midway.




5) The Darkness
St. Louis, Missouri
thedarkness.com


Some rank The Darkness the best haunted house in America due to its amazing set design and the industries largest collection of monsters, animations and special fx along with a huge gift store.



6) Pennhurst Asylum
Spring City, Pennsylvania
pennhurstasylum.com


One of the most notorious abandoned asylums has been transformed into one of the scariest haunted experiences in America.  If there is such thing as real fear this place has it!




7) Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights
Orlando, Florida
halloweenhorrornights.com


Probably the most famous haunted event in America, Universal Orlando shows all other theme parks how to do fright right!  Universal features haunted houses, rides and more.




8) Hellsgate
Lockport, Illinois
hellsgate.com


Created by the Zombie Army near Chicago this haunted house features amazing detail but a cast of monsters second to none.  Hells Gate is a throw back haunted house when haunts where scary!




9) Knott's Scary Farm
Los Angeles, California
knottsscaryfarm.com


The longest running Theme Park haunted event is bigger and better than ever.  The highlight is ‘The Hanging’ a show where they mock a celebrity.




10) Bennett's Curse
Baltimore, Maryland
bennettscurse.com


Bennett’s Curse features some of the biggest collection of monsters, animations and high end costumes and masks.  Prepare to take a trip to the Underworld at Bennett’s Curse.




11) The Dent Schoolhouse
Cincinnati, Ohio
frightsite.com


Your worst nightmare is going back to high school where your long lost teachers are back to torture you from the other side.  Dent Schoolhouse will leave you scarred for life.




12) Disney Haunted Mansion
California & Orlando
disneyhauntedmansion.com


Disney’s Haunted Mansion is the original haunted house and today is still as spooky as ever with ghosts around every turn.  You can’t visit Disney without a trip to the haunted mansion.




13) Spookywoods
Archdale, North Carolina
spookywoods.com


Spookywoods is more than just a haunted screampark, with zip lines, trains, tram tours and so much more. Spookywoods is fear by night and Halloween fun by day.
 
 
The FEAR doens't end... Here is our list of the next best haunts 14 thru 31.


14) Creepyworld Haunted Screampark - Fenton, Missouri - creepyworld.com

15) 
Woods of Terror - Greensboro, North Carolina - woodsofterror.com

16) 
Realm Of Terror - Round Lake Beach, Illinois - realmofterror.com

17) 
Double M Haunted Hayride - Ballston Spa, New York - doublemhauntedhayride.com

18) Sinister Tombs - Eastview, Kentucky - sinistertombs.com

19) Fright Kingdom - Nashua, New Hampshire - frightkingdom.com

20) Basement of the Dead - Aurora, Illinois - basementofthedead.com

21) 13th Floor Haunted House - Denver, Colorado - 13thfloorhauntedhouse.com

22)
NetherWorld - Atlanta, Georgia - fearworld.com

23) Howl o Scream - Tampa Busch Gardens - buschgardens.com

24)   Ever Haunt - Angola, New York - everhaunt.com

25) Factory of Terror - Canton, Ohio - FOTOhio.com

26) Erebus - Pontiac, Michigan - hauntedpontiac.com

27) Spookyworld - Litchfield, New Hampshire - NightmareNewEngland.com


28) Lake Hickory Haunts - Connelly Springs, North Carolina - lakehickoryhaunts.com

29) Azra Haunted House Chamber of Horrors - Madison Heights, Michigan - azrahaunt.com

30)
Haunted Nightmares - Winchester, Virginia - hauntednightmares.net 

31) Haunted Club Farm - Virginia Beach, Virginia - hauntedhuntclubfarm.com

 
Halloween doesn’t stop there… now here is our list of best haunts 32 thru 60.  Did a haunted house in your city make our list? PLEASE SHARE THIS PAGE!


32) Land of Illusion Screampark - Middeltown, Ohio - landofillusion.com 

33) Frightmare Farms - Fulton, New York - frightmarefarms.net

34) Spooky Ranch at Rockin R Ranch - Columbia Station, Ohio - spookyranch.com

35) House of Horrors - Buffalo, New York - houseofhorrorsbuffalo.com

36) The Warehouse Haunted Attraction - Weber City, Virginia - hauntedbewarehouse.com

37) Nightmare in the Gorge - Minden, WV - aceraft.com/event/nightmare-in-the-gorge

38) Twisted Fields of Terror - Prince Frederick, Maryland - twistedfieldofterror.com

39) Chambers of Hell - Hauppauge, New York - chambersofhell.com

40) A Fright Haven - Stratford, Conneticut - frighthaven.com

41) Factory of the Dead - Saginaw, Michigan - factoryofthedead.com

42) Mount Mayhem Haunted House - Phoenix, Arizona - mountmayemhaunt.com

43) Rolling Hills Asylum - East Bethany, New York - rollinghillsasylum.com

44) The Dead End Hayride - Wyoming, Minnesota - thedeadendhayride.com

45) Fear Forest Haunted House & Hayride - Warren, Ohio - fearforest.com

46) The Hill Has Eyes - Franklin, Wisconsin - hillhaseyes.com

47) Hotel of Horror - Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania - hotelofhorror.com

48) The Dark Side Haunted Adventure - Ixonia, Wisconsin - darkrideproductions.com

49) Kreepy Hollow Haunted Attraction - Bishopville, South Carolina - kreepyhollow.net

50) Fortress of Fear Screampark - Alliance, Ohio - fortressoffear.com

51) Soul Takers Acres -  Warsaw, Indiana - soultakersacres.com

52) Haunted Shadows Lake Trail - Colony, Texas - hauntedshadowslaketrail.com

53) Midway Wicked Woods - Statesville, North Carolina - midwaywickedwoods.com

54) Rochester Horror Fright at the Farm - Goodhue County, Minnesota - rochesterhorror.com

55) Carnival of Horrors Haunted House - Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio - carnivalofhorrors.com

56) Hanna Haunted Acres - Indianapolis, Indiana - hannahauntedacres.com

57) Enigma Haunt - Boca Raton, Florida - enigmahaunt.com

58) The Haunts at Zombies Realm - Yankton, South Dakota - zombiesrealm.com

59) Camp Fear - Hiddenite, North Carolina - campfearnc.com

60) Barrett's Haunted Mansion - Abington, Massachusetts - bhmansion.com


 


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