Halloween In Ohio: A MapQuest Guide
From zombie parades and costume contests to haunted houses and hayrides (to haunted anything!), the Halloween season casts its spell and awakens our inner ghouls and goblins. As part of FrightQuest -- a MapQuest series on spooky destinations and activities -- here are three options to celebrate Halloween in Ohio that are sure to be a scream.
— Barbie Carpenter
Seven Floors Of Hell
As its name implies, Ohio's Seven Floors of Hell is not for the faint of heart. Running from late September to Halloween, this holiday attraction features seven haunted houses -- each one more terrifying than the next. Brave guests can begin their descent at the Blood Barn, containing the "bloodiest, goriest scenes you've ever seen." Next is the Gas Chamber, a fog-filled maze, followed by the aptly named Camp Nightmare, filled with actors playing starring roles of well-known slasher flicks. Tickets start at $20 to visit three haunted houses, while the bravest souls can pay $23 to experience all seven.
19191 Bagley Road, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130 | Get Directions
Halloween Haunt At King's Island
King's Island amusement park in Ohio takes a break from its daily attractions for the annual Halloween Haunt, which is open on weekends from late September through Halloween. Visitors can brave haunted indoor and outdoor mazes, and adrenaline junkies can get their kicks on the park's many thrill rides, including The Beast and Drop Tower. Friday night tickets cost $24.99, and Saturday all-day admission is $29.99.
6300 Kings Island Dr., Mason, OH 45040 | Get Directions
Haunted Butcher House
Thrill seekers can head to downtown Dayton and venture into the Haunted Butcher House on Wayne Avenue. Guests wander through 22 haunted rooms, which feature moving floors and unnerving darkness. Strobe lights, fog and other special effects add to the horror. This spooky attraction is open Thursdays through Sundays in October. Tickets are $12 for adults (13 and older) and $8 for children.
508 Wayne Ave., Dayton, OH 45410 | Get Directions
Seven creepy attractions await thrill seekers at Seven Floors of Hell.
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