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HauntWorld Magazine Announces the Scariest Haunted Attractions of 2010


ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hauntworld Magazine (www.hauntworld.com), the Halloween and haunt industry’s leading trade publication, has announced this year’s top haunted attractions in the United States, including the Top 13 and 31 Haunted Attractions. The attractions were selected due to their high-quality special effects, passion for detail and overall “scare factor”.

“They provide a sense of exhilaration that can only be experienced from these live action attractions.”

“These haunts are a full-fledged scare fest, with behind the scenes teams comprised of master Hollywood special effects technicians, makeup artists, set designers and very talented actors,” said Larry Kirchner, Editor-in-Chief of Hauntworld Magazine. “They provide a sense of exhilaration that can only be experienced from these live action attractions.”


Top Haunted Attractions: 2010


1. Netherworld Haunted House – Atlanta, www.fearworld.com

2. Bates Motel / Pennhurst Asylum – Philadelphia, www.thebatesmotel.com www.pennhurstasylum.com

3. The Darkness Haunted House – St. Louis, Missouri, www.scarefest.com

4. 13th Gate Haunted House – Baton Rouge, Louisiana, www.midnightproduction.com

5. Headless Horseman – Ulster Park, New York, www.headlesshorseman.com.

6. The Beast – Kansas City, Missouri, www.kcbeast.com

7. Spookywoods - High Point, North Carolinawww.spookywoods.com

8. Erebus Haunted House - Pontiac, Michigan, www.hauntedpontiac.com

9. House of Torment – Austin, Texas, www.houseoftorment.com.

10. Cutting Edge Haunted House - Fort Worth, Texas www.CuttingEdgeHauntedHouse.com.

11. The 13th Floor Haunted House - Denver, www.getscared.com.

12. Dent Schoolhouse – Cincinnati, Ohio, www.frightsite.com.

13. Nightmare on the Bayou - Houston, Texas, www.nightmareonthebayou.com.


The List Doesn't End There... 14th through 31st listed below: There ARE 31 days in October.


14. Jason’s Woods, Lancaster, Pennsylvania www.jasonswoods.com

15. Field of Screams, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, www.fieldofscreams.com

16. Hundred Acres Manor, Pittsburgh, www.hundredacresmanor.com

17. Bennett's Curse, Baltimore, www.bennettscurse.com

18. Creepyworld, St. Louis, Missouri www.scarefest.com

19. Terror Behind The Walls, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, www.easternstate.org

20. Atrox Factory, Leeds, Alabama www.atroxfactory.com

21. Bayville Screampark, Long Island, New York, www.bayvillescreampark.com

22. Dead Acres, Pataskala, Ohio, www.deadacres.com

23. Haunted Schoolhouse and Lab, Akron, Ohio, www.hshlab.com

24. Fright Kingdom, Nashua, New Hampshire, www.frightkingdom.com

25. Haunted Overload, Lee, New Hampshire, www.hauntedoverload.com

26. Nightmare New England, Litchfield, New Hampshire, www.nightmarenewengland.com

27 Edge of Hell, Kansas City, Missouri www.edgeofhell.com

28. Asylum Haunted House, Denver, www.getscared.com

29. Terrortown, Toledo, Ohio, www.terrortown.net

30. Haunted Cave At Lewisburg, Lewisburg, Ohio, www.hauntedcaveatlewisburg.com

31. The Asylum, Las Vegas, Nevada www.lasvegashaunts.com


For more information on this year’s Top Haunted Attractions as well as other top industry lists, please visit www.hauntworld.com or see the entire list here: http://www.hauntworld.com/featured_article/america_best_and_scariest_haunted_houses_2010

Link to best REAL haunted houses: http://hauntworld.com/featured_article/america_top_10_scariest_real_haunted_houses_and_ghost_hunting

Link to best Amusement Park Haunts: http://hauntworld.com/featured_article/top_10_scariest_and_best_halloween_haunts_in_amusement_parks

Link to Top 13 haunted destinations: http://hauntworld.com/featured_article/america_top_13_scariest_destinations_2010

For more information on this year’s Top Haunted Attractions as well as other top industry lists, please visit www.hauntworld.com

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