Best Haunted Houses To Visit Traveling to the West Coast of the USA

Summertime is the season for road trips, but if you’re willing to wait until late fall to take that road trip, you can spice it up with a little terror. Here are some of the best haunted houses you should visit on a road trip heading to the west coast.


Trail of Terror

Wallingford, CT


Rated 4.5/5 stars on Yelp, this haunted trail promises frights like you’ve never experienced. A winding trail with different areas makes it feel like a labyrinthian path connecting multiple worlds with special lighting, talented actors, and detailed props. Very popular, so the lines are long. Buy tickets in advance.


Darkside Haunted House

Wading River, NY


Rated 4.5/5 stars on Yelp, this haunted house is a heart attack factory as soon as you step up to the front door. Boasting a cast of dedicated actors, realistic sets, and two locations straight out of a horror film, Darkside Haunted House is not for the faint at heart!


Field of Screams

Mountville, PA


Rated 4/5 stars on Yelp, this large haunted field contains six different attractions and a thoroughfare of merchandise, food, haunted games, and music. The attractions are brought to eerie life with lit pumpkins, grotesque decorations, and professional actors. A bit pricey for VIP passes, but well worth the drive and the price!


Basement of the Dead

Aurora, IL


Rated 4/5 stars on Yelp, this haunted house has three unique experiences. Not many details are given, but you are put into different rooms with only one way to get out of each room: you must escape using puzzles, fight with laser tag, and survive the horrors. Sure to get your adrenaline pumping!


Fright Factory

Buckley, WA


Rated 4.5/5 stars on Yelp, we’ve finally arrived at the west coast and to the doorstep of hell. This haunted house is NOT suitable for children. With detailed sets and creepy actors, this is a short, but thrilling trip down into the circles of terror.