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Haunted Attractions Are Open for 2020

NEPA’s Crawling With Ghosts and Ghouls

We’ve made it this far in this crazy year—what’s a few crazed clowns and bloodthirsty zombies, right? Test your fate at NEPA’s haunted houses, hayrides and tours. They’re opening for the season once again, and their creepy cast of characters is just dying to meet you.

We’ve got everything from the old-school haunted houses you remember from junior high to terrifying attractions with mind-blowing special effects and costumes. Track down the clues to a murder mystery or join a historic tour with a terrifying twist. Once the goosebumps fade away and your heart stops racing, you’ll look back at it all and have a good laugh.

Of course, this year’s going to look a little different. Local attractions are going the extra mile to keep guests and staff safe, so you might notice capacity limits to keep down the crowds and new layouts to allow for social distancing. Check their websites and social media for a full run-down of safety procedures.

NEPA Halloween Haunts:

  • Circle of Screams

    Dickson City, PA

    When the movie projectors go dark, things get spooky at the Circle Drive-In. Circle of Screams features three hair-raising haunts in one ticket, including a 3D carnival, an outdoor walkthrough and a classic haunted house.

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  • Demon’s Gate Haunted Hayride

    Dallas, PA

    Only the bravest souls would climb aboard this hayride at Irem Country Club. If you think the wagon will keep you safe from the monsters, you’re in for a sinister surprise.

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  • Ghost Tours at the Old Jail Museum

    Jim Thorpe, PA

    This historic jail is spooky on a normal day, let alone after dark. Hear the story of the famous bloody handprint and keep your eyes peeled for the elusive orbs. Ghost tours are every Saturday in October.

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  • Hellstead Manor

    Hallstead, PA

    Hellstead Manor ramps up the fear factor with a contagion-themed indoor walkthrough and a nightmarish woodland trail. If you make it out alive, visit their Brew Garden for special release of Hellstead beer from 2 Dogz and A Guy Brewing.

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  • Horror Hall

    West Nanticoke, PA

    This classic haunted walkthrough is one of the oldest in the area with decades of screams and scares under their belts. But just to keep you on your toes, they add new monsters and madmen every year. Join this NEPA Halloween tradition if you dare.

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  • Hotel of Horror

    Saylorsburg, PA

    Step inside a real-life haunted house— that’s right, Hotel of Horror has actually recorded paranormal activity onsite. Face your fears in their two walkthroughs, and just tell yourself it’s all part of the act… or is it?

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  • Reaper’s Revenge

    Scott Township, PA

    Located just outside of Scranton, Reaper’s Revenge has three attractions rolled into one terrifying experience. Take a ride deep into the woods on the Haunted Hayride, face the clowns and freaks of the Lost Carnival walkthrough and find your way through the 3D Delirium attraction.

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  • Spooky Days on the Farm

    Stroudsburg, PA

    Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm is hosting their annual murder mystery tours on October 23 and 24. This guided tour will lead you around the farm to meet the suspects, gather the clues and solve this Halloween whodunnit.

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  • Waldorf Estate of Fear

    Lehighton, PA

    Waldorf Estate of Fear’s  indoor walkthrough features an eerily familiar plague theme this year. If you make it out, test your fate at the City of Horrors, an outdoor walking trail. Zombie Escape Rooms will also be open.

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