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The best haunted houses in America

We know Philly is a hotbed for haunted attractions, but do you know which is the SCARIEST?!

Believe it or not, we are almost half-way through September already, which means some you’re probably already thinking about how to get you spook on this Halloween. Well, there are plenty of places around the country that offer the Haunted House experience and now a new report reveals the best ones out there, and when they’ll be opening this year.

Hauntworld Magazine, the world’s largest directory of haunted houses and horror attractions, has come out with their list of the Top 13 Scariest Haunted Houses in the U.S.
Houses on the list “promise thrill seekers the ultimate scream-filled experiences at every turn.”

Scroll down to see what local attraction ranks scariest in the nation, and then keep scrolling to check out other super creepy spots in the Delaware Valley!

  • 13. Factory of Terror - Canton, Ohio

    Check it out HERE

  • 12. Salt Lake Fear Factory - Salt Lake City, UT (9/9)

    Fear Factory SLC | Salt Lake City's #1 Haunted House

    Fear Factory is Salt Lake City's top-rated haunted attraction as featured on the Travel Channel. Fear Factory is one of the top Halloween attractions in the world, made up of 6 buildings, up to 6 stories high, with 2 underground passages, and is a massive haunted attraction in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.

  • 11. Georgetown Morgue - Seattle, WA

    Check it out HERE

  • 10. Hundred Acres Manor - Pittsburgh

    Hundred Acres Manor | Pittsburgh's Best Haunted House

    Pittsburgh's Top Halloween Tradition , Hundred Acres Manor, brings you a whole new vision of horror and fun all within one haunted house in Pittsburgh, PA. Featuring five haunted house sections and add-on attractions like the burial simulator voiced by horror icon Tom Savini, Hundred Acres Manor offers more than just a walk-through attraction: it's an immersive experience that includes beer gardens and other entertainment options throughout.

  • 9. Headless Horseman Haunted Attractions - Ulster Park, NY

    Check it out HERE

  • 8. Kersey Valley Spooky Woods - Archdale, NC

    Check it out HERE

  • 7. Bennett's Curse - Baltimore County, MD

    Check it out HERE

  • 6. The Dent Schoolhouse - Cincinnati, OH

    Check it out HERE 

  • 5. Eloise Asylum - Westland, MI

    Eloise Asylum - Paranormal Tours & Haunted Events

    We encourage you to connect with us on social media, & however else you choose to make your connections in this realm! Eloise Asylum's team of haunted attraction professionals are here to make your experience with us as hauntingly excellent as possible!


  • 4. The Darkness - St. Louis, MO

    The Darkness Haunted House St. Louis, Missouri - America's Scariest Haunted House

    This attraction reserves the right to refuse admission to anyone. You will experience intense audio, lighting, extreme low visibility, strobe lights, fog, damp or wet conditions, moving floors, special effects, sudden actions, and an overall physically demanding environment.

  • 3. HellsGate - Lockport, IL

    Check it out HERE

  • 2. 13th Gate - Baton Rouge, LA

    Check it out HERE

  • 1. Pennhurst Asylum - Spring City, PA

    Topping the list is Pennhurst Asylum in Spring City, Pennsylvania, just 45 minutes from Philadelphia.
    Visitors get to explore a huge campus of monolithic abandoned buildings, through dark and twisted paths and catwalks. Pennhurst is known for its paranormal activity so it encourages visitors to explore and investigate. It opens 9/24.

    PennHurst Haunted Asylum - Pennsylvania Haunted House

    PennHurst, the legendary haunted hospital complex has opened its doors after 25 years and is accepting new patients! Pennhurst haunted asylum is Pennsylvania's newest and best destination haunted house! The fear is real at Pennhurst!

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