11 New England Halloween Haunted Houses and Attractions

Frightening Happenings Await in New England!

From sprawling scream parks to trails through ghoul-infested woods, New England is your destination for spine-tingling fun each Halloween season. Scare yourself silly in 2018 at one of these 10 popular New England haunted houses, haunted hayrides or spooky attractions.

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    Field of Screams New England Haunted Attraction
    ••• Prepare to be scared in New England this Halloween season at attractions like Rhode Island's Field of Screams. Photo courtesy of Field of Screams.

    Head for West Greenwich, Rhode Island, and experience three scary attractions for the price of one at Field of Screams including a haunted hayride, the Dungeon of Doom and 4-D Cirque du Souls. Plus, the chilling favorite, Zombie Paintball! You can get out if you're too scared to go on... but you can't get a refund.

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    This giant Halloween theme park is situated on the banks of the Merrimack River in Litchfield, New Hampshire. Nightmare New England is sure to entertain and frighten you with five distinct haunted attractions in one location including a haunted hayride. Go for the Zombie Paintball, if nothing else! Decidedly grown-up enticements include everything from bars to Tarot card readers. Overnight packages are available: Nightmares included.

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    Haunted Overload

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    Can a New Hampshire farm be transformed into one of America's best haunted Halloween attractions while raising funds to support the Humane Society? Visit Haunted Overload in Lee, New Hampshire, and decide for yourself. 

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    Haunted Graveyard Lake Compounce
    ••• The annual Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce is scary fun on fall evenings. © 2012 Kim Knox Beckius

    Watch your nightmares come to life as you stroll through Lake Compounce's Haunted Graveyard this Halloween season. The amusement park sure doesn't hold back when it comes to scary. Experience an array of haunted houses including a slaughter house and even a zombie hospital. Trek outside to the ghastly graveyard and terrifying corn maze. The season starts September 28, 2018.

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    Explore Barrett's Haunted Mansion in Abington, Massachusetts, for the thrill of a lifetime. Be among the brave souls to survive dinner in the haunted house with the Bite and Fright experience, or stumble around in the gloom on a Darkness Unleashed night. If that isn't for you, go behind the scenes during a Lights-On Tour to see how all the scariness comes together.

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    Witch's Woods Halloween Haunted Attraction
    ••• Spine-tingling scares await in these woods each Halloween season. Media photo courtesy of Witch's Woods

    Nashoba Valley Ski Area in Westford, Massachusetts, is home to Witch's Woods, a haunted hayride and Halloween scream park that will bring you face-to-face with witches, werewolves, zombies and other creatures you don't get to see every day in New England. Check out the Vampire Passage: the lair of a legendary vampiress and her fanged minions. You don't need an admission ticket to enjoy carnival rides and games and free attractions like the walk-through Horrorwood Chamber of Chills and the Jack O’Lantern Jamboree.

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    Be prepared to be scared as you set out aboard the horse-drawn ride at Charmingfare Farm in Candia, New Hampshire, this Halloween season. It's just one of the four scary Harvest of Haunts attractions you'll enjoy for one price at this farm, which is also home to the Barn of the Dead, the Infested Corn Maze, and the Tractor Bog Ride. Purchase your tickets online in advance to guarantee admission.

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    Head to Candia, New Hampshire, to tour this scary haunted ghost town deep in the woods. There are five terrifying attractions to explore at Haunted Acres including Area 52. The scariest night of the year comes November 5, when the lights will be turned out. Make sure to check out the nighttime zip line and ropes course which will thrill daring souls.

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    Visit Haunted Labyrinth, an elaborate haunted house in Cranston, Rhode Island, for a terrifying time. 2018 marks Haunted Labyrinth's 34th season of scaring the pants off visitors for a good cause: Rejoice in Hope Youth Center. Join the attraction's mailing list to receive a $1 off coupon.

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    West Warwick, Rhode Island, is home to a monster-sized scream park with five separate attractions: Ghost Cemetery at Centerville Falls, Psycho Alley, Dracula's Hideaway, Black Out and Asylum of Screaming Souls.The Factory of Terror may be a terrifying place to be in America's tiniest state this Halloween season. Other locations include Fall River and Worcester, Massachusetts, each with five different and unique attractions to terrify you. 

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    This is scary stuff! Head to the Trail of Terror in Wallingford, Connecticut... if you dare! Proceeds from this outdoor haunted attraction benefit local charities. Buy your timed admission tickets online in advance, on sale August 1.