Halloween: Haunted houses and much more

Halloween, Boston, Provincetown, Providence, OgunquitTis the season to scare the crap out of oneself. While I’m no expert on this sort of thing, each year I pull together a post that shares information about haunted houses in the area. Full disclaimer – I’ve not attended any of these locations so share your comments to help others pick and choose the best haunted house.

Below the listing of haunted houses you’ll also find a number of ‘activities’ for visiting Salem, MA this month and below that is more information about Halloween themed attractions throughout New England that you can enjoy.

Barrett’s Haunted Mansion is in Abington MA. Oct 23rd  they will host their special Darkness Unleashed, which requires advance ticket purchase and Devil’s Night on Oct 30th. Sunday thru Thursday they have a $5 off coupon on their tickets page of their website, bhmansion.com.
Instagram: @bhmansion  ||  Facebook: Barrett’s Haunted Mansion

Factory of Terror has three locations in Worcester, West Warwick, RI and Fall River. More details about individual locations, tickets and hours can be found on their website, factoryofterror.com.
Instagram: @factory_of_terror  ||  Facebook: Factory of Terror

Spooky World may be the largest haunted house in New England. Based on feedback I read online, you’ll want to purchase either their VIP or Super VIP tickets, but these come at a hefty price, starting at $65 (VIP) or $80 (Super VIP) on Friday and Saturday nights. For more information visit their website,  Nightmarenewengland.com.
Instagram: @SpookyWorld  ||  Facebook: Spooky World

Six Flags Fright Fest runs through October 28th. Enjoy thrills and activities  and come back for a truly frightening evening of fun after the sun goes down

Halloween Season in Salem, MA

HalloweenFew cities or towns in the world embrace the Halloween holiday like Salem, MA. For those who have never visited this town in October, I would highly recommend it. When I was in my 20s a friend of mine had an apartment overlooking the Salem Common and I’d go to his annual Halloween party. They remain some of my favorite memories.Visiting Salem? Check out the following:

Voodoo and Vampires & Ghosts Walking Tour
Count Orlok’s Nightmare Gallery: A horror museum
Chambers of Terror
HYSTERIA: Haunts & Horrors w/ Mentalist Christopher Grace
“Festival of the Dead” Psychic Fair and Witches Market
Salem Witch Trial Museum
Salem Ghost Tour

Other Halloween related events in New England

For additional information about Halloween related events and haunted houses visit halloweennewengland.com. Below are links to sites might like in Mass.

MA Haunted Houses and Trails Guide
MA Night and Haunted Hayrides Guide
MA Night and Haunted Corn Mazes Guide
MA Ghost and Paranormal Tours


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