These haunted houses rely on demented actors, wild beasts and special effects to elicit screams of terror from visitors.
The 13th Gate in Baton Rouge, LA, appeals to every imaginable phobia with zombies, serial killers and more.
Drew Colthern is just 1 of over 100 actors who perform each night at the 13th Gate Haunted House.
Creepyworld in St. Louis, MO, is a one-stop shop for creepiness with zombies, graveyards and the Dominion of the Vampire.
At Creepyworld, guests encounter a chainsaw-wielding bride and a bloody bathtub scene straight out of a horror flick.
The senses are assaulted at Forth Worth's Cutting Edge with pumping music, heavy fog and horrific sights.
Pass through a giant skull to the world's largest walk-through haunted house with zombies, vampires and gothic ghouls.
All aboard the Ghost Town Express, a haunted train ride into the deep dark Spookywoods in Greensboro, NC.
Spread out over 55 acres, Spookywoods has a creepy cornfield, a twisted maze and, of course, a haunted house.
The Beast, in the old John Deere headquarters, pairs real-life horrors with classic haunted-house attractions.
Actors and real animals, like alligators and a 220-lb. anaconda, add extra thrills to the Beast in Kansas City, MO.