Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Florida is just around the corner. The event kicks off on September 20, and props have already cropped up all around the park. This year, Halloween Horror Nights features haunted houses and scare zones based on popular media like The Walking Dead, The Cabin in the Woods, Evil Dead, and Resident Evil.
With so many popular themes, lines for the 2013 event are sure to be long. Waits for the most popular haunted houses can climb to an hour, two hours, or more, limited the amount of houses and shows you can see on busy nights.
There are several ways to beat the long lines. Most will cost you extra, but springing for an Express pass or a tour can pay you big dividends in the time you'll save, especially if you can only attend the event on one night. The list accompanying this article discusses all the ways that you can minimize, or even eliminate, your waits and maximize your terror.