A Local’s Guide: Haunted Attractions in CT
As the leaves change from vibrant greens to fiery reds and oranges, and the chill in the air becomes a little more pronounced, it can mean only one thing: spooky season is upon us! With the arrival of autumn, Connecticut's eerie, ghostly, haunted houses and attractions come to life once again. It's that time of year when the bravest among us seek the thrills of haunted houses in the Nutmeg State.
We'll be your ghostly guide, leading you through the eerie corners and darkened hallways of some of Connecticut's spookiest haunted attractions. Get ready for an unforgettable journey into the heart of Halloween, where frights and fun collide!
Trail of Terror (Wallingford, CT)
The Trail of Terror in Wallingford, CT is a Halloween attraction that immerses visitors in a world of horror and suspense. During the forest trail journey, you will pass through 45 minutes of outdoor trails and 30 different spooky setups. You may even have to navigate crawl spaces, narrow passages, cross a rope bridge, board a boat, pass beneath a spinning carousel, and even go through a vortex tunnel. Are you ready to endure the maze of nightmarish scenes, haunted houses, and ghastly creatures???
Fright Haven (Stratford, CT)
Fright Haven Haunted House is a non-Profit Haunted Attraction with a heart for the community! Located in Stratford, CT, this haunted house is dedicated to delivering thrills and chills, all in the name of supporting local charities. It is known to be Connecticut’s largest, scariest and greatest indoor haunted house filling over 20,000 square feet of scares and screams. Walk through intricate sets, professional actors, and cutting-edge special effects that immerse visitors in a world of terror. Fright Haven promises a night of unforgettable Halloween memories.
Evidence of Evil (Southington, CT)
Evidence of Evil, located at Lyman Orchards in Southington, CT, was rated one of the best Haunted Houses in CT! This PG-13, outdoor attraction features different nightmare experiences that you can walk through. Experience toxic waste, the witch’s castle, the backwater, the harvest, the house and panic. This year they added on three new nightmares... the basement, wraiths and the crypt. Which ones will you dare to enter?
Rails to the Darkside (East Windsor, CT)
Rails to the Darkside in East Windsor, CT, is a haunted train ride that transports visitors into a realm of pure terror. This spooky train journey takes passengers on a trip through a nightmarish world. If you're searching for a unique haunted Halloween experience, "Rails to the Darkside" promises to deliver an unforgettable ride into the depths of fear.
Nightmare on Wolcott Street (Waterbury, CT)
Nightmare on Wolcott Street in Waterbury, CT, is a Halloween attraction that transforms a quiet street into a nightmare of terror. This experience offers visitors a chance to navigate through haunted houses, encounter terrifying creatures, terrifying rooms, creepy corridors, and professional actors creating a spooky atmosphere.
Legends of Fear (Shelton, CT)
One of the most unique haunted traditions in Connecticut, this haunted hay ride is not to be missed. Visitors can embark on a tractor-pulled hay wagon journey through their eerie fields and fear-filled forest, promising thirty minutes of spine-chilling excitement. Once on board, you'll find yourself descending into the darkness, becoming captive on this thrilling hay ride as you venture deeper and darker into the haunted forest.
Phantom Fall Fest (Bristol)
The Phantom Fall Fest in Bristol, CT, is a great autumn celebration that offers a blend of family-friendly fun and spooky excitement. This festival has hayrides, pumpkin patches, and a variety of harvest-themed activities during the day. As night falls, the fest takes a haunting turn with eerie decorations and haunted attractions for those seeking a dose of Halloween chills in Bristol.
Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours (Hartford)
The Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours in Hartford, CT, are a captivating journey into the supernatural world of the city's history and even Mark Twain's house. This location was featured on SyFy’s “Ghost Hunters,” “Ghost Hunters Academy,” and Biography Channel’s “My Ghost Story”. Tours are led by knowledgeable guides that take you on an exploration of haunted landmarks, eerie stories, and the restless spirits that may still roam the streets after dark. If you're fascinated by the paranormal, the Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours offer a one-of-a-kind experience…
The Nightmare Acres (South Windsor)
Nightmare Acres in South Windsor, CT, is an outdoor Halloween attraction that will leave you #scared! This experience invites brave souls to navigate through a scary landscape, filled with terrifying creatures, haunted houses, and bone-chilling scares. But beware, you can sign up for nights that are a bit more interactive… rumor has it, the actors will jump out, chase you and are even allowed to grab you!
The Forsaken Lands (Goshen)
The Forsaken Lands Outdoor Haunted Attraction, located at Action Wildlife, is back and ready to unleash terror upon the brave souls who dare to enter. From September 29th to November 4th, on Fridays and weekends, you'll have the opportunity to face your deepest nightmares in this long-forgotten farm village…Get ready to scream!
Scarrybrooke Park Haunted Trail (New Milford)
The Scarrybrooke Park Haunted Trail is back for its eighth year and leads you on a chilling adventure through the woods. Known to be the longest attraction to walk in the state and being scarier than ever, this is a must-visit destination in New Milford, Connecticut.
Terror at Quassy (Middlebury)
Terror at Quassy in Middlebury, CT, offers a scream-inducing Halloween experience like no other! This haunted attraction transforms the family-friendly Quassy Amusement Park into a realm of darkness, where visitors can brave haunted mazes, encounter terrifying characters, and go on amusement park rides! Experience performances by the Sanderson Sisters from Hocus Pocus, face painting, tarot card readings, and even a trick-or-treat journey that goes through the park.FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM