The moment September 1st hits, Halloween hotspots in America begin to spring up like flowers in May – except in this case it's frights in the fall. But the sheer volume of scary Halloween attractions makes it hard to determine the best haunted house in your state, and the greatest scares often get lost among the duds.
Thankfully, the Internet knows all the top haunted attractions in every state. These haunts can often skew extreme, and many utilize professional level special effects and acting in order to give you the best Hallow's Eve possible. The top haunted attractions in every state rank among some of America's best haunted houses, striking fear into the hearts of citizens from sea to shining sea.
Burial Chamber In Wisconsin
Few things sound more terrifying than being buried alive, but that's exactly what they provide as an attraction at Burial Chamber in Appleton. And while yes, they do have traditional haunted houses, the burial simulators are easily what the bravest thrill-seekers will want to try.
Scream Acres In Iowa
A haunted cornfield, slaughterhouse, and prison all in one? Sounds like an absolute nightmare, and one you can experience yourself at Atkins's Scream Acres.
The 13th Gate In Louisiana
Baton Rouge's 13th Gate spares no expenses when it comes to production value; the attraction employes Hollywood-level set designers and actors to create the experience. If you miss it during Halloween, no biggie – the 13th Gate is open year-round.
My Morbid Mind In Washington
Created by a Washington resident for local trick-or-treaters, My Morbid Mind in Lacey eventually evolved into a full-fledged haunted house. Thank goodness for locals dedicated to home-grown haunts!