Halloween is upon us and it wouldn’t be scare season without haunted houses and HauntedHouse.com just announced the release of their choices for 2017’s top haunts.
Ten horror-themed attractions were chosen as the best-of-the-best “most hair-raising, terrifying and downright frightening to all of those who dare to attend,” to fill the eleventh edition of the annual list.
“Only the scariest, horrifying and the most cutting-edge haunted houses made our list,” HauntedHouse.com said in a statement. “We guarantee you, none will disappoint and all will leave you with your heart racing, your palms sweating, and you asking for more.”
Best Haunted Houses in the United States
1. House of Torment
Location (multiple): Austin, TX – Chicago, IL
2. Headless Horseman
Location: Ulster Park, NY
3. The Asylum Haunted House
Location: Denver, CO
4. 13th Floor Haunted House
Location (multiple): Denver, CO – San Antonio, TX – Phoenix, AZ – Chicago, IL
5. Fear Farm and Phoenix Haunted Hayride
Location: Phoenix, AZ
6. Cutting Edge
Location: Fort Worth, TX
7. Bates Motel
Location: Philadelphia, PA
8. Spookyworld NE
Location: Litchfield, NH
9. Haunted Hotel
Location: San Diego, CA
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
The finalists were carefully selected by a panel who has spent over 100 years combined working in the haunted house and horror industry.