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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 located in the heart of Salt Lake City's industrial district at 666 W. and 800 S. SLC's #1 haunted house event. Learn more.

  • 11. Georgetown Morgue - Seattle, WA

    Check it out HERE

  • 10. Hundred Acres Manor - Pittsburgh

    Hundred Acres Manor | Pittsburgh's Best Haunted House

    Named one of America's Top Haunted Houses and "Pittsburgh's Best Haunted House" with six scary attractions for one low price and two multi-room attractions. Hundred Acres Manor is one of the best haunted attractions just minutes from downtown Pittsburgh.

  • 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 | Uncover the Haunting Secrets of Eloise

    Unveiling the Paranormal: Haunting Investigations and Escape Rooms Await! Delve into the eerie history of Eloise Asylum, where the paranormal and past converge.


  • 4. The Darkness - St. Louis, MO

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

    Scariest Haunted House in America is The Darkness which includes zombie laser tag, several haunted houses, and escape rooms. Learn more at

  • 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.

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