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Houston's Best Haunted Houses To Celebrate Spooky Season

Brooke Lewis
Posted on October 2
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Which haunted house in Houston is the scariest to enjoy? (Sarayut Thaneerat/Getty Images)

Happy spooky season! To get in the mood, I’m sharing some of the best haunted houses to get your scare on around the city. Tip: Take your friends or family with you and don’t try to brave these alone.

The Most Houston

Phobia Haunted Houses have been around since I was a kid. I’ve always been too scared to step into them because well, they’re that terrifying. You can explore eight different haunted attractions at their Beltway 8 location and two haunted attractions at their Kemah Boardwalk location. Their attractions range from one dedicated to clowns to a genetic mutation gone wrong. Can you say yikes?!

The Most Family Friendly

If you have little ones or don’t want to get too scared yourself, then check out this haunted drive in Cleveland. You’ll get surprises, haunting scenes, and a creepy drive along this 1.5 mile stretch of road that’s appropriate for all ages. While you’re there, check out their other attractions perfect for older children or adults, including an escape room where you try to break free from horror movie favorite Michael Myers.

The Scariest Haunt

Purgatory Scream Park in Kingwood is the largest in Houston at 27,000 square feet. Prepare to spend about 30 to 45 minutes inside feeling absolutely terrified. Since you spend a long time in the haunted house and actors are allowed to touch you, this one is not for the easily scared.

The Creepiest Trail

If you want to feel like you're on the set of a horror movie, make your way out to this haunted farm in Cypress where you can walk down a spooky trail. The haunted trail can be extremely scary, so it’s advised to not bring children under 10-years-old. Once you’re done with the trail, take your own monster souvenir photos and participate in their games.

What’s your favorite haunted house? Have a funny story to share? Let me know.

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