The 5 Scariest Haunted Attractions in PA 2023 

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Only the bravest among you will go visit these five haunted attractions in PA after watching these scary trailers!

Scary season is here! One thing is for sure about people from Pennsylvania … we take Halloween very seriously! One of our favorite things is to check out new local haunted attractions designed to send us into a state of CHAOS and FEAR! Luckily, there are plenty of them near and around the Phoenixville area! Here are our picks for The 5 Scariest Haunted Attractions in PA 2023 based on their websites and some very scary trailers! Watch them all, and then join our Facebook group to let us know which one you think is the scariest!

Note: These haunted attractions are not recommended for young children.

Pennhurst Asylum

Weekends: September 23rd – November 4th, 2023
250 Commonwealth Drive, Spring City, PA 19475

Located on the grounds of a former mental hospital, this terrifying attraction in Spring City is full of thrills and chills. Paranormal investigation tours and daytime history tours of the site are also available. For those who are really brave, experience Pennhurst Asylum in the dark on November 4th (only).

Be sure to stop by Tuned Up Brewery for some finely crafted ales while you are in town!

Bates Motel

September 22nd – October 31st, 2023
1835 Middletown Road, Glen Mills, PA 19342

For 33 years, this Hollywood-grade special effect scare-fest has frightened all who dare to enter. From wandering through the abandoned motel to hitching a ride on a 25-minute haunted hayride, you are bound to get caught by something evil… Watch out! Bates Motel also has Escape Rooms but they are located in West Chester, not at Arasapha Farm.

Valley of Fear

September 22nd – October 31st, 2023
Phoenix Sport Club, 301 W. Bristol Road, Feasterville-Trevose, PA 19053

For 33 years the Valley of Fear has spooked its guests with a variety of thrilling haunted experiences. Come ride through America’s most horrifying woods, on what the independent website, has called “one of the best we have ever been on” including a graveyard they called “absolutely amazing.” With gigantic sets and a twisting, disorienting trail, you’ll see why we were recently named Hayride of the Year and the all-new 2023 production of the Original Haunted Hayride will top all others!

Sleepy Hollow Haunted Acres

Weekends: September 29th – October 29th, 2023
881 Highland Road, Newtown, PA

Experience the longest and spookiest hayrides in the area. This 1.25-mile ride through the abandoned “House in the Hollow” and “Field of Fright” will bring your worst nightmares to life.

Fright Factory

September 29th – October 31st, 2023
2200 S. Swanson Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148

The basement of a 120-year-old factory is the setting for this creepy fan-favorite in South Philly. The 25,000-square-foot space has three themed areas, including Industrial Nightmare, South Side Sanatorium, and Fright Factory Unholy.

Fright Factory was featured on The Travel Channel as one of the scariest haunted attractions in America.

Even More Haunted Attractions in PA

Here are a few more haunted attractions in PA worth checking out that will still have plenty of scares!

Haunted Attractions at Winding Brook Farm

3014 Bristol Road, Warrington, PA 19976

Everywhere you turn, the dead ends will leave you nowhere to go while murderous zombies are waiting to catch you at every corner. The Corn Walk of Horror and the Haunted Hay Maze will leave you breathless and fighting for your life.

Eastern State Penn

2027 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Located on the grounds of an abandoned prison, this terrifying Halloween experience features five different haunted house attractions. Think you have seen it all? Two new attractions, Big Top Terror and Nightmares, will have you wishing you had stayed in the safety of your bed. 

Lincoln Mill Haunted House

4100 Main Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19127

There is a new haunted house attraction in Manayunk! On the grounds of an abandoned construction site, dead bodies have recently been uncovered. What will you uncover about their dark and gruesome past?  As you walk through the defunct textile mill, you will begin to feel the spirits of the workers who were subject to torment and experimentation by their evil boss nearly 100 years ago.

Scream Mountain at Spring Mountain Adventures

757 Spring Mount Road, Schwenksville, PA, 19478

Located at a ski resort turned into a thrill seekers’ paradise, the spooky season brings a haunted ski lift down the mountain to the infamous haunted hayride where you’ll catch your breath just in time to let out another blood-curdling scream. 

These are only a few of the haunted attractions in PA. Did we miss your favorite? Let us know! 

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