Atlanta ranks high on the fright meter when it comes to scary Halloween haunted houses. In fact, Netherworld in Norcross is one of the country’s best haunted houses, according to Hauntworld.com. This local haunted attraction is ranked #5 in the nation in 2013. Netherworld is now open nightly through Nov. 3. It features terrifying live actors, amazing special effects and incredible monsters for an evening of chills and thrills this Halloween in Atlanta.
In addition to naming Netherworld a top 10 haunted house in the country, Hauntworld also rated its actors, collectively known as Netherspawn, the Best Haunted Attraction Actors in America. The experts at Hauntworld wrote,
Netherworld has the wildest actors in the industry with an over-the-top make up department, custom icon characters, sliders, actors running the parking lot, and 100’s more actors inside – all to make you scream! Netherworld has the best actors in America.
The year 2013 marks the 13th anniversary of Netherworld in Atlanta. The haunted house attraction is open from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday nights and 7 p.m. - midnight on weekends. Tickets range from $22 for the main haunt during the week to $30 for two haunts on the weekend. To purchase tickets online, go to the website. Discount coupons are available at all Atlanta area Subway locations and in “Creative Loafing.” Netherworld is located at 6624 Dawson Blvd, Norcross, GA 30093. For answers to frequently asked questions about Netherworld, head to Fearworld.com. Netherworld is not recommended for young children.
Top 13 Haunted Houses in America in 2013, as rated by Hauntworld.
- 13th Floor Haunted House & The Asylum – Denver, Colo.
- Bates Motel/Pennhurst Asylum – Spring City, Penn.
- Headless Horseman Hayrides and Haunted Houses – Usher Park, NY
- Cutting Edge/Thrillvania – Fort Worth, Tex.
- Netherworld - Atlanta, Ga.
- The 13th Gate – Baton Rouge, La.
- Field of Screams – Lancaster, Pa.
- The Darkness – St. Louis, Mo.
- House of Torment – Austin, Tx.
- Erebus – Pontiac, Mich.
- The Dent Schoolhouse – Cincinnati, Oh.
- Kersey Valley Spookywoods – Greensboro, NC
- Nightmare on the Bayou – Houston, Tx.
Other scary Haunted Houses in and around Atlanta:
- 13 Stories Haunted House and Horror Hill Haunted Trails – Newnan. Located previously in Kennesaw, 13 Stories is now located at Horror Hill Haunted Trails in 2013. It’s scheduled to open on Oct. 25.
- Gates of Misery – Rome
- Chambers of Horror – Atlanta (adults only)
- Atlanta Zombie Apocalypse – Conley
- Fear the Woods – Stockbridge
For more information on scary haunted houses in Atlanta, check out this article.
For a complete list of family-friendly events in and around Atlanta, head to Access Atlanta.
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