Americans Seek to Escape the Political Horrors of the Season; America Haunts to Open 28 Haunted Houses Nationwide

America Haunts is home to the Top 28 haunted attractions throughout the U.S. From the 13th Gate in Baton Rouge pictured here, to Nightmare on 13th in Salt Lake City, to The Asylum in Denver and over to the House of Torment in both Chicago & Austin, plus others. The 28 attractions are known as the largest, most elaborate, scariest haunts in the nation - with the most innovative technology. The haunts grow in size and every year. Find an AmericaHaunts attraction near you at (PRNewsfoto/America Haunts)

DETROIT  — America Haunts, the most successful group of haunted houses in America, opens 28 attractions nationwide this month; bringing scares to millions of friends and families this Halloween.

“Hold onto your witch’s hat, because our terrifying 28 haunts push the boundaries of creativity and innovation to give the scare of your life! We’re expecting 2017 to be our biggest season ever,” said Amber Arnett-Bequeaith of America Haunts. “Our sets this year are more elaborate, our actors are upping the ante on the fear factor, and our special effects are Hollywood-quality. Generations from Boomers to iY love America’s favorite holiday. Halloween season is here!”

America Haunts’ attractions annually lure in more than a million daring souls while providing safe, fun and jaw-dropping, scream-inducing haunted entertainment.

Visiting the same haunt each year is never a rerun. To raise the bar on the standard of excellence in the industry, each haunt works year-round to build new sets that give guests an even more bone-chilling experience than their last visit.

“Spending on Halloween in 2016 topped $8.4 billion with over 33 million people visiting haunted attractions,” said Arnett-Bequeaith. “Halloween is our nation’s second highest grossing holiday yet it’s not expensive. The price of entry doesn’t scare people away.”

From high-tech scares and hayrides to totally terrifying costumes, America Haunts presents high-quality family entertainment in 28 haunted attractions.

America Haunts Opening Dates 2017

Now Open

The Beast

Kansas City, MO

Cutting Edge Haunted House

Fort Worth

The Edge of Hell

Kansas City, MO

Macabre Cinema

Kansas City, MO

The Dent Schoolhouse

Cincinnati, OH

Headless Horseman

Ulster Park, NY

Nightmare on 13th

Salt Lake City

Friday, Sept. 22

The Asylum


Erebus Haunted House

Pontiac, MI

13th Floor


13th  Floor


13th Floor

San Antonio

The 13th Gate

Baton Rouge, LA

Fear Farm

Phoenix, AZ

House of Torment


House of Torment

Austin, TX

Necropolis 13

Baton Rouge, LA


Norcross, GA

Spooky World

Litchfield, NH

Bates Motel

Glen Mills, PA

The Haunted Hotel

San Diego

Friday, Sept. 29

13th Floor

Phoenix, AZ

Bennett’s Curse


Haunted Trail at Balboa Park

San Diego

Spooky Woods

Archdale, NC

The Scream Zone

Del Mar, CA

Nightmare on the Bayou


Friday Oct. 6

Thrillvania Haunted Park

Terrell, TX

For information on hours and ticket prices, go to

About America Haunts

With more than 28 haunted attractions nationwide, America Haunts delivers fear-based entertainment to more than a million thrill seekers annually. America Haunts has been featured on the Travel Channel and members recognized by The Guinness Book of World Records. The organization is committed to providing technical excellence, stunning set design, Hollywood-quality make-up, costumes and actors. Members enjoy nothing more than delivering, a good old-fashioned scare. Visit

Source: America Haunts

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