Scariest Halloween Attractions Pictures

Go inside some of the biggest and most terrifying haunted houses and forests that come alive every Halloween.

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The Jerome Grand Hotel is the most haunted structure in Jerome, Arizona, a town known as "Ghost City." Originally built in 1926, an estimated 9,000 people died on the premises. 960 1280

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The Mizpah Hotel was a storied hotel and casino during the Nevada Gold Rush. While in the basement, Aaron witnessed a broken elevator's doors open and close in front of his eyes. 960 1280

  

In a multi-part lockdown at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Old Town San Diego, California, the guys investigated the raucous spirits from wild parties dating back almost 2 centuries ago. 960 1280

  

The crew returned to Virginia City, Nevada, to investigate the Silver Queen Hotel where they recorded their first visual evidence in their 2004 documentary. Zak entered Room 11 to reconnect with Rosie, a prostitute who committed suicide. 960 1280

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The guys experienced terrifying paranormal activity in the Stanley Hotel, the inspiration for the Stephen King horror classic "The Shinning." 960 1280

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They caught mind-blowing evidence at the Goldfield Hotel in Nevada, the old ghost town that launched their careers. 960 1280

  

Since it opened in 1827 as the Genesee County Poor Farm, the Rolling Hills Asylum has had many faces. Some unfortunates never escaped the place, dead or alive and it's haunted to this day. 960 1280

  

High atop Louisville, Kentucky, sits a structure which bared witness to one of the most horrific diseases known to man: Tuberculosis. The guys investigated Waverly Hills Sanatorium, the final destination for many who were without hope. 960 1280

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The GA team investigated an abandoned hospital in Yorktown, Texas where the ghosts of nearly 2,000 people who died there still linger. 960 1280

  

Zak, Nick & Aaron traveled to Letchworth Village, an abandoned mental institution complex in Haverstraw, NY, to reveal a powerful and addictive force that compels locals to persistently revisit the haunted grounds. During the lockdown Zak felt a force clinging to him. 960 1280

  

GA investigated a former hospital turned haunted house in Salt Lake City, Utah, where a spirit called Zak out by name. 960 1280

  

On 63,000 square feet in New Castle, Pennsylvania, lies the massive edifice called the Hill View Manor -- where spirits seep out of walls, a cemetery full of souls wander its soil, and our Ghost Adventures Crew spent the night listening to the voices of many of them cry out from the "other side." 960 1280

  

Caption contest results (not in order):
1. "Do these glasses look big enough, cause I really want to see those ghosts!!!" - Martha Yessenia Garcia
2. "Look at me, I'm 'Arry Potter!" - Nathaniel Hayes
3. "They haven't invented a ghosts clever enough to follow me home when I wear this disguise." - Larry Edwards
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Caption contest results (not in order):
1. "Aaron, we told you not to mess with the whomping willow outside of Hogwarts!" - Emily Angel Block
2. "Dude, The Keebler Elves are holding me hostage until we buy more coooooooookkkkkkkiiiiiiieeeeesssss!!!!!!!!!" - Dana Anderson Flores
3. "wait!!!!.........this isnt Wonderland!!! AHHH WHAT THE F***!!!" - Benjamin Winter
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Caption contest results (not in order):
1. "DUDUDUUUUNN! Welcome to King Koopa's Castle! You must save Princess Peach!!!!!" - Nicole Fincher
2. "Jamilah Valentin The Temple of Doom has gotten so commercial these days." - Jamilah Valentin
3. "Aaron: UHHH, which one is the real Zak???" - Karen Hos
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Zak in a Woman's Wig

Zak in a Woman's Wig

Caption contest results (not in order):
1. "Someone help me, i'm possessed by the ghost of a singer in an 80's hair band!" - Val Cortes
2. "Howard Stern: The Ghost Hunter" - Josh Roe
3. "Aaron: that is one scary looking woman!" - Melissa Melzer
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Zak Blasta Aaron With a Laser

Zak Blasta Aaron With a Laser

Caption contest results (not in order):
1. "You must be this tall to hunt with us." - Tammy Dilley
2. "Watch closely, as I shove this strange light anomaly into Aaron's cornea." - Tanya LaBrake
3. "Now hold still Aaron, this won't hurt at all, I promise!" - Jan Cook
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Step Brothers

Step Brothers

Caption contest results (not in order):
1. "Can we go for ice cream after this?" - Janice Dmytriw
2. "The 80's called, they want their sweaters back!" - Deb Heller
3. "Seriously! No foolin' Aaron. They said we'd get the puppy if we behaved until this shoot was done." - Becky Cheney
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Zak and Aaron in London

Zak and Aaron in London

Caption contest results (not in order):
1. "Who put ectoplasm in my coffee!?" - Samantha Deaton
2. "Dude, you're stepping on my toe!" - Lacy Ann
3. "To much coffee man... tooo much coffee!!" - Alice Hogg.
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Christmas Aaron

Christmas Aaron

Caption contest results (not in order):
1. "Time to hunt the ghost of Christmas past." - Michael Makin
2. "Oh, I didn't know G.A. did their own version of "The Hangover"!!!!" - Elizabeth Cole
3. "Never be the first to pass out man!" - Cally Williams Neal
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Aaron and the Light

Aaron and the Light

Caption contest results (not in order):
1. "The fumes in Zak's Dungeon are getting to my head..." - Kassie Moskal
2. "This new Laser grid seems a little over the top, Zak!" - Kai Holeman
3. "What!? ...Were out of coffee?" - Early May
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Watch the Throne

Watch the Throne

Caption contest results (not in order):
1. "Welcome to Fangtasia! Sookie is MINE!" - Len Dorman
2. "Ho, ho, ho ... What do you want for Christmas, little ghost?" - Ken Stollman
3. "Alright, who put glue on this chair?!?!" - Christine Peat
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Caption contest results (not in order):
1. "At this exact moment we captured an EVP saying, melts in your mouth, not in your hands." - Mikki Hart
2. "Not again!!" - Keith Mathis
3. "Aaron: mmm ... skittles, taste the rainbow. Machine: mmm ... human, taste the flesh!" - Thaddeus Harrison
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Caption contest results (not in order):
1. "Honey, I cant believe you left the house without make-up again." - Mario-Korene Estrada
2. "No! No ice cream right now. We have to go. Zak and Nick need our help. We can go to Dairy Queen later!!!" - Jessica Susanne Unger
3. "You wanna put your chainsaw WHERE?!?" - Clarissa Dulll
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Caption contest results (not in order):
1. "Did you hear that???!!!! I swear I heard a little girl voice say Nick Groff!!! My EVP meter is slammed... I am checking out the hallway..." - Ted Smith
2. "OMG he's riding bear back!!!" - Tar Heel Paranormal
3. "Dude... what happened last night?" - Tessa Stephens
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Caption contest results (not in order):
1. "Look what Aaron gave me for my birthday." - Jude Horbatak
2. "This is what happens when you watch Ghost Hunters and not Ghost Adventures." - Austin Bennett
3. "Zak.... quit playing head games." - Dustin Chumley
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Photos

The Dead Files

The Dead Files

Can you find the difference between the 2 images? The answers are at the end.

Steve searches for answers in the house on The Dead Files.
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Don Wildman in costume

Don Wildman in costume

Off Limits host Don Wildman puts on a happy face for Halloween. 960 1280

  

The Dead Files

The Dead Files

Amy is getting some spooky sensations on The Dead Files. 960 1280

  

Making Monsters

Making Monsters

Which Making Monsters mask is your favorite? 960 1280

  

Ghost Adventures

Ghost Adventures

Zak is waiting to be contacted by the spirits on Ghost Adventures. 960 1280

  

Jack-o-lantern

Jack-o-lantern

Wouldn't you smile if you could eat all that candy? 960 1280

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We didn't even recognize Ghost Adventures' Nick Groff. 960 1280

  

Joe Bechtold and his family become vampires for Halloween. 960 1280

  

jack-o-lantern

jack-o-lantern

What do you think he is looking at? 960 1280

  

Aaron Goodwin

Aaron Goodwin

Ghost Adventures' Aaron is a bit restrained right now. 960 1280

  

Demon Baby

Demon Baby

This Making Monsters demon baby sure has some interesting toys. 960 1280

  

Ghost Adventures Zak

Ghost Adventures Zak

Zak is feeling very zen. 960 1280

  

Answers:
1. A yellow Pikachu is on the couch (left photo)
2. Door knob is missing (left photo)
3. Ring is removed from her hand (right photo)
4. No fifth horn on the mask (right photo)
5. An extra tripod leg has been added (right photo)
6. A/X is missing from the clipboard (left photo)
7. There are 3 canisters with green lids (left photo)
8. Pin on the older boy's shirt is missing (right photo)
9. Less teeth (right photo)
10. Missing rails on fence (left photo)
11. Diaper is missing the safety pin (right photo)
12. Restaurant awning is missing symbols (right photo)
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Carving Hands

Carving Hands

Scott Cummins, an artist and school teacher, carves pumpkins as a hobby. We decided to share a few examples of his amazing work. This pumpkin is a tribute to the famous Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher’s 1948 lithography,“Drawing Hands.” Scott pays homage to him and calls this piece of pumpkin art “Carving Hands.” 960 1280

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Hidden Predator

Hidden Predator

“For this one, I visualized a snake stowed away inside a pumpkin.” - Scott Cummins 960 1280

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Ancient Art

Ancient Art

Origami -- the traditional Japanese art of paper folding -- was Scott’s inspiration for this carving. 960 1280

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Carving Technique

Carving Technique

“Sometimes I enjoy completely carving out a pumpkin so it can be lit from inside. It’s much easier to hollow the pumpkin out before carving the outside.” - Scott Cummins 960 1280

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Pumpkin's Tough Exterior

Pumpkin's Tough Exterior

“An unusual feature of this pumpkin was the light-colored ring just below the orange skin. The layer was very hard … like wood.” - Scott Cummins 960 1280

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Master of Thin Skin

Master of Thin Skin

This pumpkin’s skin wasn’t thick enough, so Scott came up with a creative solution when the nose fell off this funny character. 960 1280

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Sea Turtle

Sea Turtle

“My favorite carvings are usually of a face, but I’m always surprised at how many people have expressed that this little sea turtle is their favorite out of all my carvings.” - Scott Cummins 960 1280

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Retro Lego

Retro Lego

Scott has fun with his pumpkin-carving hobby and creates the face of a Lego man on the side of a small pumpkin. 960 1280

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Amazing Detail

Amazing Detail

This pumpkin is just another example of how Scott uses the human face as inspiration to carve -- with amazing detail -- an old man’s face. 960 1280

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Pie-Sized Pumpkin

Pie-Sized Pumpkin

“Pie-sized pumpkins are great for those times when larger ones are hard to find. These pumpkins usually have a thicker skin in comparison to larger pumpkins and they’re also a lot easier on my back.” - Scott Cummins 960 1280

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Unique Uvula Carving

Unique Uvula Carving

“The opposite side of this pumpkin was cut to create the uvula. It looks cool from the front, but it looks really weird from the back.” - Scott Cummins 960 1280

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Star Wars Droids: C-3PO and R2D2

Star Wars Droids: C-3PO and R2D2

“I always try to find a little time during pumpkin season to carve some pop culture subject matter that appeals to me.” - Scott Cummins

Want to see more of Scott’s work? Visit pumpkingutter.com.
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Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, NC

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Patrick Schneider  

Boston

Boston

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Jesse Kunerth  

Charleston, SC

Charleston, SC

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Jim Schwabel  

Chicago

Chicago

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Patrick L. Pyszka  

Washington, DC

Washington, DC

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Coast-to-Coast  

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Barry Winiker  

Gettysburg, PA

Gettysburg, PA

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AFP  

New Orleans

New Orleans

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Portland, OR

Portland, OR

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San Antonio, TX

San Antonio, TX

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San Francisco

San Francisco

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Savannah, GA

Savannah, GA

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Adam Kuehl  

St. Paul, MN

St. Paul, MN

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