Halloween is just around the corner, which means your favorite spooky things are waiting to scare you. Many people love this time of year for the décor, the delicious treats, and the opportunity to dress up as someone else for a while. If the crunch of the leaves doesn’t excite you, then all the haunted events surely will. From fright fests to haunted hayrides, there’s so much to love about October. Here we list some of the best haunted attractions in New England—it’s one of the spookiest regions to be this time of year!
Lee, New Hampshire
Rated as one of the top haunted attractions in the country, Haunted Overload has three different fear levels for you to choose from. There’s a Day Haunt for haunted trails in the daylight, and then there’s Fright Night Lite, which features all the lighting and sound effects but no chasing. The final level is completely frightening, featuring award-winning sets, handmade props, and scary creatures chasing you.
Ravenwood Haunted Farm
Next on the list is one of Massachusetts’ newest haunted attractions, Ravenwood Haunted Farm. The 200-year-old farm features haunted woods and a very ominous cornfield—it’s the perfect thrilling escape. Go for the scares, and stay for the delicious food and spooky atmosphere!
Field of Screams
West Greenwich, Rhode Island
Located in Greenwich, Rhode Island, Field of Screams has a haunted hayride, zombie paintball, the Dungeon of Doom, and a clown-filled haunted maze. People have come to get scared at the Field of Screams for over 20 years, so you won’t want to miss out on this crazy event. Plan your night out now—you’re sure to feel more spooked here than you ever have before.
Charmingfare Farm’s Harvest of Haunts
Candia, New Hampshire
Another New Hampshire attraction, Charmingfare Farm’s Harvest of Haunts features a horse-drawn carriage ride through the farm. But that’s not all you get to experience: there’s also a haunted corn maze, a tractor bog ride, and a haunted barn. You’ll want to make sure to get your tickets in advance, as they can sell out quick.
Lake Compounce Haunted Graveyard
A haunted graveyard sounds just like Halloween, so you should definitely make your way out to Lake Compounce in Connecticut. Better yet, the Haunted Graveyard raises money for the American Diabetes Association and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. They’ve raised around one million dollars for diabetes research. The area is massive, so there are a ton of scary attractions, including a dungeon and a jungle.