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Sometimes it’s good to scare yourself a little bit – in a safe environment. This…

  • October 24, 2017

Sometimes it’s good to scare yourself a little bit – in a safe environment.

This is what America Haunts lives for. The company, which bills itself as, “Halloween’s leading industry organization,” delivers “fear-based entertainment” to more than a million thrill-seekers annually.

“The perfectly ghastly haunt is scary enough so people on romantic dates cling to each other, fun for families to enjoy traditional Halloween thrills and amped with special effects for the element of surprise,” said Amber Arnett-Bequeaithof America Haunts.

Yes, Amber, that’s the spirit.

To help you on your fear-based entertainment journey, Amber and the gang at America Haunts have put together their list of the Top 5 Scariest Haunted Haunts available this year:

13th Gate, Baton Rouge

13th Gate has a 3D room where clowns chase visitors, plus an escape room where guests must gather clues to break free.

House of Torment, Austin

House of Torment has three new themes: The Deranged, The Frenzy Dark Carnival and the Possessed.

Bennett’s Curse, Baltimore

Bennett’s Curse focuses on interactive experiences to put you closer to your Halloween nightmare.

Headless Horsemen, Ulster, New York

Headless Horsemen is an extravaganza of fall tradition with hayrides that intertwine with haunted houses, each year more increasingly detailed.

Nightmare on 13th, Salt Lake City

Nightmare on 13th, has fear from every angle including in the sewers beneath guests’ feet.

“Do people like the tradition of Halloween scares? Yes, because they are in safe and spectacular environments,” Arnett-Bequeaith said. “Haunt experts tap into human psychology to send exciting chills down your spine. That’s why guests are lured back, teenagers enjoy a coming of age, grandparents bring their grandchildren. Haunts are still cool to grab a friend and let excitement begin.”

Sounds like fun.

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