“The Walking Dead” has inspired zombies everywhere, like the new cutting edge haunted houses being offered for this Halloween season. Shows like the “Ghost Hunters” have peeked folks curiosity in the afterlife making a real haunted building that is opened up for the Halloween season, a popular place to visit.
According to NBC News on Oct. 12, cutting edge technology and graphics are all set to evoke the fear in anyone who dares to enter some of the scariest places on earth this Halloween season. Some are staged and some are very real places of documented hauntings, so if you’re ready to be scared, here are some of the places you might like to visit.
The Dent Schoolhouse in Cincinnati has folks enter through a playground of dead children, all who are victims of the serial killer janitor in the basement. From the cafeteria ladies to the gym teachers, these folks have some serious problems, they are crazed human beings.
Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia is a place some of your favorite ghost hunting shows have taken you. While this place is crawling with ghosts any day of the year, it’s amped up around Halloween when the 184-year-old prison opens for the public. This public offering is called “Terror Behind the Walls” and you can see the haunting put on by the living, as the dead may be around every corner.
Headless Horseman in Ulster Park, N.Y., this is just like the new show “Sleepy Hollow” where the headless horseman shows up every night.
Cutting Edge in Fort Worth, Texas has visitors pass through a giant skull in to a meatpacking plant turned madhouse. There's a mist-filled maze, killer clowns, toxic waste dump and so much more.
EREBUS is a four story house in Pontiac, Michigan. A mad scientist uses visitors for his time-machine experiments. It is a ghoulish house that offers the cutting edge in scare tactics today.
Shoctoberfest in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania is an attraction that was inspired by the TV show “Naked and Afraid” and at first the thought was to tour the haunted houses without clothes, but this was turned down by local officials. You can still tour the site’s Unknown Haunted House in their underwear.
House of Torment at the Highland Mall in Austin, Texas is home to genetic mistakes, cursed people, slaughter and just about everything else you’d expect to find at a true horror fest in a haunted house.
You want to walk among a schoolyard of dead children, much like "The Walking Dead" after the zombies have been killed. You want to go where the "Ghost Hunters" go, but either way if you like to be scared, these attractions are for you!