Whether you’re the adventurous type and would rather walk through a haunted house by yourself or frightfully need someone by your side to navigate through the darkness and creepy-crawlies, New York has something for everyone.
Tour the country visiting some terrifying real life haunted houses. These spots all have mysterious and dark histories, which lead to a lot of unexplained activity. Decide for yourself if these are truly the most haunted houses in the United States.
Janna Kennedy Hyten had no idea when she started a haunted house for friends and neighbors 17 years ago that her Brooklyn residence would quickly become the place to visit during Halloween, drawing crowds of 5,000 each year.
After he was given a horror book written in the style of a kid’s fairy tale, Timothy Haskell had the idea to create a haunted house that had the feel of a children’s book.
While Manhattan offers many haunted houses of the “grown up” variety, there are plenty of family-oriented attractions, too.
Looking for a good scare? Try our bets for the area’s best haunted houses!