Happy Halloween: Haunted Houses & more

Boston area haunted houses, haunted houses New England

Tis 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 these locations so share your comments on the best haunted houses in the area.

Below is a the listing of haunted houses as well as a number of ‘activities’ for visiting Salem, MA this month.


Sunday thru Thursday Barrett’s Haunted Mansion offers FREE Admission to active duty military ID. There is also a $5 off coupon on their tickets page of their website (scrolll to the bottom of the page), bhmansion.com. Follow them on social media on IG: @bhmansion & FB: Barrett’s Haunted Mansion.


Factory of Terror has two locations in Worcester and Fall River. More details about individual locations, tickets and hours can be found on their website, factoryofterror.com. Follow them on social media on IG:
@factory_of_terror & FB: Factory of Terror.


Hysteria’s haunted farm and flashlight maze at Connor’s Farm in Danvers, MA is open Friday – Sunday through the month of October. For more information about the haunted farm, flashlight maze and tickets visit their website, hysteriadanvers.com. Follow them on social media on FB: Hysteria Danvers.


Spooky World is located in Southern NH and may be the largest haunted house in New England. Based on feedback I read online, you may want to consider purchasing their VIP tickets. For more information about special events and ticket prices visit their website,  Nightmarenewengland.com. Follow them on social media on IG: @SpookyWorld & FB: Spooky World.

For an even more complete listing of haunted houses in Massachusetts visit here.

Halloween in Salem, MA


Few 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
“Festival of the Dead” Psychic Fair and Witches Market
Salem Witch Trial Museum
Salem Ghost Tour


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