Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s time to check out some spooky attractions. Luckily, New England offers some great haunted houses to scare people of all ages. Check out a few closest to your home.
- 60 North Plains Highway
- Wallingford, CT
Wander the trails until 11pm Fridays and Saturdays and until 10pm on Sundays, but prepare to be joined by some chilling friends along the way. All funds from this outdoor event benefits local charities, but visit for the thrills. You’ll meet ghouls, chainsaw-toting goblins, and creepy clowns.
- 1235 Bedford St.
- Abington, MA
This year the mansion has expanded their offerings. These include a Bite and Fright dinner, as well as a single night of thrills on October 30th. The Darkness Unleashed event includes near complete darkness and nooks and crannies filled with ghouls.
Less frightening experiences include the Saturday afternoon Lights on Tour where entrants can get a sneak peek at what goes on behind the scenes.
- 79 Powers Rd.
- Westford, MA
The Nashoba Valley Ski Area offers a haunted hayride and a Halloween scream park. You’ll face classic scary figures such as werewolves, witches, vampires, and zombies and can even visit the Vampire Passage, complete with the queen and her minions.
This event also offers several free walk-through attractions such as the Jack O’Lantern Jamboree and the Horrorwood Chamber of Chills which suit those looking for a less chilling adventure.
- De Merrit Hill Farm
- Lee, NH
This haunted is consistently ranked one of the top Halloween attractions in the country. It offers three levels of scariness, from daylight jaunts during the day to an all-out, hair-raising experience.
This haunted house attracts thousands, because of its amazing sets, stunning costumes, and handmade props. It’s a guaranteed thrill.
- 454 Charles Bancroft Hwy.
- Litchfield, NH
This is the largest Halloween theme park in New England which features five haunted attractions. Choose from a haunted hayride through a wooded realm or Bingham Manor (some say it is really haunted).
Other attractions include the 3D Dream Escape, where your worst nightmares come to life. Carnage and The Colony are adult-only and set to scare.
- 179 Plain Meeting Rd.
- West Greenwich, RI
Field of Screams offers three attractions for the price of one. These include the very scary Dungeon of Doom, complete with animatronics, vibrating floors, and eager costumer actors waiting in the wings.
The Death Con Haunted Ride takes you on a journey in a 5 ton military transport truck to fight the apocalypse. You’ll encounter aliens, zombies, and numerous other creatures during the ride.
If you have a clown phobia, you may want to skip the 4-D Cirque-du-Souls. It’s the only haunted maze of its kind where you don 3D glasses and come up against clowns set on revenge.
- 3 Bridal Ave.
- Warwick, RI
The Factory of Terror features five truly frightening attractions. These include Dracula’s Hideaway, Bloodworth Dungeon, Zella’s Hideaway, and more. The factory offers a multi-haunt ticket too, so visit their other haunted house in Fall River at no extra charge.
- 4097 Diamond Hill Rd
- Cumberland RI
This year, 13TH World is bigger and better than ever. It is set on the lower level of an abandoned ski resort with a spooky history. Several skiers perished in a chairlift collapse, and it is said they still haunt the grounds. Only you can judge for yourself, but be prepared for fear.
- 804 Dyer Ave.
- Cranston, RI
This elaborate haunted house is the longest-running Halloween attraction in New England with good reason. It’s original and as creepy as it gets. It’s also run by a non-profit organization that helps 143 parishes and church groups state-wide.