Looking for some spooky fun this Halloween? Atlanta has several options guaranteed to give you an extra chilly thrill. From one of the nation's most famous haunted houses to a true Southern gothic tale, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the city's dark side this month.
Netherworld is consistently listed on the country's best of Halloween haunted houses. Through November 3rd, guests can experience the creepy extravaganza that is this scariest of tours. Famous locals like rapper Ludacris have even stopped by this must-see event. Check out the web site for specific times and prices. Arrive early and expect to wait in line as this is a popular annual treat.
Sewanee, Georgia has a fantastic little Halloween event that takes place on a pleasant, one-mile path around Sims Lake. This is a real, Southern gothic experience, as the mistress of the park hands you off to her zombie minions, and you stroll around the lake, getting bits of a haunted, historical tale from the queen's prisoners. It is a well-organized and fun way to enjoy the beautiful Southern October weather. Check the web site for more information, and Goldstar.com has discount tickets.
Nightmare's Gate is an adults-only haunted house that promises 30-45 minutes of truly frightening fun. This is not for the faint of heart, but if you want a real thrill, this may be the one for you. Tickets are $20 and they are available online or on site.