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2017 Top Ten List of “America’s Best Haunts” released

2017 Top Ten List of “America’s Best Haunts” released

It’s that time of year again when haunted house goers and horror fanatics all across the nation have their hearts set on checking out which haunted attractions have been named the ones not to miss this Halloween season.

The list of the best of the best of haunted houses for 2017 have officially been made and that the experts narrowed them down to the top 10 of what they consider to be “America’s Best Haunts” across the country.

The experts hand-picked 10 haunted attractions for 2017 that we feel to be the most hair-raising, terrifying and downright frightening to all of those who dare to attend. This year’s list of “America’s Best Haunts” was carefully selected by a panel who has spent over 100 years combined working in the haunted house and horror industry. Only the scariest, horrifying and the most cutting edge haunted houses made the list – none will disappoint and all will leave you with your heart racing, your palms sweating, and you asking for more. Do you dare to see what our picks for this year are?

The 2017 Winners of the “America’s Best Haunts” title are:

1. House of Torment
Location (multiple): Austin, TX – Chicago, IL

2. Headless Horseman
Location: Ulster Park, NY

3. The Asylum Haunted House
Location: Denver, CO

4. 13th Floor Haunted House
Location (multiple): Denver, CO – San Antonio, TX – Phoenix, AZ – Chicago, IL

5. Fear Farm and Phoenix Haunted Hayride
Location: Phoenix, AZ

6. Cutting Edge
Location: Fort Worth, TX

7. Bates Motel
Location: Philadelphia, PA

8. Spookyworld NE
Location: Litchfield, NH

9. Haunted Hotel
Location: San Diego, CA

10. Scarehouse
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Now in its eleventh year,’s list of “America’s Best Haunts” was created in 2006 to become the premier source for valuable, credible information and rankings of the haunted house industry. The 2017 list was selected by a panel of judges with over 100 years of combined haunted-attractions industry experience.