Be warned: this blog is mad spooky. No, it’s not about Chicago’s terrifying home prices! Take a look at the Chicagoland area’s best haunted houses, scary activities, and Halloween-related events happening this October.
Massacre Haunted House, Montgomery
This haunted house has been rated #1 for three years in a row, so you know what that means… you should bring a friend to scream with. Massacre boasts 30,000 square feet of pure terror, so it’s best to prepare for an evening of frightening delight.
Dungeon of Doom, Zion
“20 Years of Fear” is often mentioned in association with Dungeon of Doom. This long running, legendary, 5-star rated haunted house is more than haunted. It’s feared.
Chicago Gangsters and Ghosts, Chicago
Chicago’s longstanding history of crime and hauntings is legend, and these tours speak to exactly that. This 2-hour, 1 and a half mile walking guided tour is often a deal on Groupon, so gather your friends for an evening to remember.
Evil Intentions, Elgin
Inside the abandoned and history-filled Elgin Casket Company, this 55,000 square foot paranormal hot spot has more to offer than a haunted house: there’s ghost tours, too, for those who can withstand real spooks. Beware.
Nightly Spirits, Chicago
Enjoy a night of brews and boos as you visit Chicago’s haunted bars on foot in the Haunted Evening Chicago Pub Tour. Check out the internet for good deals, as these tours are often on sale!
Haunted Chicago by Segway, Chicago
Have you always wanted to be one of those people gliding on a segway on a Chicago evening? Here’s your chance… book a haunted segway tour to learn of the city’s haunted history and infamous crime stories.
Statesville Haunted Prison, Crest Hill
Mention a haunted house, and someone will likely bring up Statesville. This suburban haunt is a popular one, and it’s easy to see why. It’s been running for over twenty years, which is evident in the excellent acting, setting, and “show” you get to experience.
House of Torment, Morton Grove
Three attractions make up House of Torment: Surviving the Night, Dead by Dawn, and The Shadowrealm: Slenderman. Scream-worthy, indeed.
Haunted Galena Tour, Galena
A candlelight tour in October? Count us in. Galena is a bit of a drive from the Windy City, but it’s worth it. Enjoy this evening tour in historic Galena and hear about the eerie legends and frightening ghosts of this small mining town.
American Hauntings Ghost Tours, Illinois and surrounding states
Looking for something beyond haunted houses and Chicago? The events American Hauntings has to offer are beyond scary, and vary from ghost hunts to overnight stays. You certainly won’t be disappointed, but you will be shaky.