Haunted Places in Aurora, Illinois
The Leland Tower
This 21-story building, the tallest in Aurora, has been the means for several jumping suicides. Evidence that the building is haunted includes reports of bad odors and moaning sounds that come from the elevators.
Old Rush Copley Memorial
The Old Rush Copley Hospital was build in 1888 and shutdown in 1996. Paranormal researchers and people that have broken in this hospital have heard footsteps,unexplained voices and even apparitions. In one encounter, a group of teens have seen a doll that might have belong to a young child ...
Mount Olivet Cemetery
This cemetery dates back to the 1850s, and has a very specific type of haunting. It is said on numerous Internet sites that spectral ghosts wearing 1950s attire are seen throughout the cemetery, only to disappear on second glance.
Baymont Inn and Suites
North aurora, illinois.
Claims of a white moving "light" have been seen in the lobby as well as some visitors reporting feeling like they are being choked.
Patten House Restaurant
This historic restaurant dishes up fine southern cuisine, an exquisite range of liquor and a litany of ghost stories. The main spook reported here time and time again is that of a poltergeist that makes itself known on stormy nights. (Submitted by Callum Swift)
St. charles, illinois.
Arcada Theatre, built in 1926 by millionaire and Chicago Tribune cartoonist Lester J. Norris, is haunted by disembodied voices that waft from the balcony throughout the rest of the building, a phantom odd odor, and unexplained cold pockets.
At this splendid historic hotel, originally built in 1928, an apparent suicide is often given as the reason for some strange phenomena. Moaning sounds come from the sixth floor storage area, which used to be used as housing for employees. Folks say in the 1970s, a hotel chambermaid who was ...
This university has more than its share of haunts, including a little boy ghost in a blue t-shirt and shorts who wanders around campus, and disappears. Reports say Benedictine Hall was closed because it was so haunted. Its 4th floor was said to be haunted by a clergyman, and in ...
Munger Road is reportedly haunted by flashing lights, screams that come from the railroad tracks, and phantom trains. Legend has it that a train once hit a school bus, killing the children on board, and their ghosts linger all over the area. But that's not the only legend told about ...
Sunrise Park has many different spirits and hauntings; first, the black dog with a human face, speculated to be a demon by those who have seen it, and next, a murderer from the 1800's who murdered children and scattered their bones around the park; his spirit is still rumored to ...
Bloomingdale Road Bride
Glendale heights, illinois.
Under a bridge on Bloomingdale Rd. there is said to be sightings of a teenage girl jumping off the bridge or walking around underneath it. People have also heard crying and screaming. It is said to be that in the 1970's a teenage girl committed suicide by jumping of the ...
Clarendon hills, illinois.
The haunting here, which has been profiled on many TV shows and newspaper articles, is a young woman who appeared to have committed suicide by running her car into a tree. Her ghostly figure has been seen walking through the dining room, beckoning customers from an upstairs window and even ...
206 N. Broadway
Built in 1882, the Victorian house at 206 N. Broadway St. was originally a private residence, but was a school and a boardinghouse for women until the 1970s when it again became a private home. It is said to be haunted by the ghost of a 19-year-old who was shot ...
Patrick Haley Mansion
Egyptologist and architect Frank Shaver Allen built this mansion that's been popular with ghost hunters since the '70s. Among the spirits believed to be active here are the architect himself as well as a little boy, an older woman who died on the premises, and a nanny. Perhaps adding to ...
Rialto Square Theatre
The Rialto Square Theatre was built as a movie palace and vaudeville venue in 1926. Today, it is said to be haunted by a woman believed to be a former actress. Employees, construction workers and visitors have seen the female form floating throughout the theater. There are also a male ...
St. James Cemetery - Monks Castle
Ghosts here include several robed monks who patrol the grounds, chanting in Latin, and a phantom horse and carriage presumed to date back to 1897. A wildly dancing woman in white has also been seen.
Grimes Sisters Murder Site
Burr ridge, illinois.
The Grimes sisters were kidnapped and murdered between December of 1956 and January of 1957. Their bodies were found along this part of the road and the murders were never solved. Photographs have been taken around only to have a young woman appear in the photos. Submitted by Chris Berglund
Queen of Heaven Cemetery
25 victims of the Our Lady of Angels Fire of 1958 were buried here in a mass grave. There is a memorial here for the victims of the fire. People visiting the memorial and the cemetery have reported smelling smoke and feeling a burning sensation of smoke while breathing. ...
Willow Springs, Illinois
The ghost light at Maple Lake is, according to local legend, a reddish-yellow orb that appears over the lake and floats into the woods on the other side. It is believed to be the spirit of a man who was decapitated nearby in an accident; the light is his lantern ...
Mount Carmel Cemetery
This cemetery is said to be haunted by the ghost of Julia Buccola Petta. One family of visitors claim that, upon noticing their small boy was missing, they retraced their steps to find him hand in hand with a lady in a white gown. When they came closer, she disappeared. Al ...
The 1921 Willowbrook Ballroom, formerly called the Oh Henry Ballroom, is a dance venue and banquet facility and is believed to be the last place famed Chicago hitchhiker ghost Resurrection Mary danced before she died. Her ghost is said to appear here and sometimes dance with ballroom patrons. Another interesting note: ...
The Irish Legend
Formerly a speakeasy, this 1915 building was a popular hangout for gang members, including Al Capone. The place has a very violent history, and is haunted by several spirits. These include a bartender who was allegedly pushed down a flight of stairs by a gangster who took a dislike to ...
Aux Sable Cemetery
Aux Sable Cemetery is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a mischievous young girl who has been known to play pranks, such as lowering electrical car windows when the key is not even in the ignition. The site is also said to be a portal from a ghostly ...
Archer Woods Cemetery
Legend has it that only those leaving the cemetery can see and hear a white, filmy, hovering spirit of a sobbing woman.
Resurrection Mary, according to popular local legend, was a pretty young girl who was killed in a hit-and-run accident while walking along Archer Avenue. She had just left the Oh Henry Ballroom after a fight with her boyfriend. The driver left Mary to die. Her grief-stricken parents buried her in ...
It is reported that spirits still linger from a disaster in 1979, when Flight 191 exploded into flames on the runway, resulting in the deaths of 271 passengers and crew members. According to some sources, flying phantom aircraft also have been seen at O'Hare.
American Flight 191 Crash Site
Des plaines, illinois.
On May 25, 1979, Flight 191 lost some parts of its engine as it was taking off and flipped on the runway. It exploded into a huge fireball, killing all the crew and passengers aboard and 2 people on the ground. Shortly after, folks reported white lights moving around in ...
Forest park, illinois.
Showmen's Rest is a section of Woodlawn Cemetery where remains from a 1918 circus-train wreck were buried in a mass grave. Between 60 and 110 employees were killed when another train conductor fell asleep, causing his train to strike the circus train. Many of the victims' names were not known, ...
These woods are known by locals to be the home of the ancient gnomes. Beware coming here at night, glowing eyes follow you throughout these woods. Heavy sightings are seen on the other side of the river, just over the railway bridge. (Submitted by Juan Z)
Flapper Ghost of Waldheim Cemetery
The Flapper Ghost is a brunette beauty with a bob and 1920s clothing. She has been seen since the 1930s. Her identity remains a mystery, but throughout history she has been seen in the evenings at dance halls and asked for a ride home. She would direct them to Waldheim ...
Cigars and Stripes
This bar and lounge is believed to be haunted by a number of spirits. Screams and footsteps are heard in the building when there's no one around. Objects move around by themselves, and at least five people have seen a shadowy apparition moving around the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)
Sheraton Gateway Suites
There have been several suicides committed by jumping from this 11-story hotel, and a few drug overdose deaths. Perhaps this is the reason guests have seen apparitions in their rooms and have experienced very odd things. One guest came out of the shower to find her clothes strewn about the ...
This house is a private residence. According to reports, the Moline House is haunted by shadowed spirits who hide objects or move them to places where they don't belong.
The hauntings here can not only be seen and heard, but also smelled. Folks say they have seen shadows, red or white orbs, and an ectoplasm mist that has been caught on camera. Strange sounds and scents of violet and lavender have been witnessed as well; reports say the activity ...
Location is on 143rd street, (Midlothian Turnpike) about about a 1 mile west of Oak Park. Just a mere road across the street from Tinley Creek Woods about half a mile into the woods. It is unknown when the camp grounds were abandoned or why but location has been ...
St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church
This is the home of Our Lady of Cicero, a weeping Virgin Mary icon panel. In 1994, during Holy Week, the painting began weeping oil. It was examined by eight orthodox bishops; all determined the tears to be genuine. The Virgin Mary still continues to weep.
The spirit of Emily, a young girl who was murdered, lingers around this school. The murder took place on nearby Laramie Bridge before the school was built. Security guards have seen Emily on the rooftops at night, and theatergoers have heard her in the theater, especially during violent plays that ...
John Wayne Gacy House Location
1970s serial killer John Wayne Gacy hid the remains of at least 29 different people in and around his home at 8213 W. Summerdale Avenue. The house was demolished in 1979, but locals were mystified by the fact that the lot remained mostly barren for years thereafter - not ...
Bachelor's Grove Cemetery
Beginning in the 1970s, visitors here have seen orbs, apparitions, phantom vehicles, and even a floating, shrinking, and vanishing phantom farmhouse. A mysterious black dog and figures in monks' robes also have been seen. Investigations by ghost researchers have turned up ghostly images and electronic voice phenomena.
Firehouse on North Walker Ave
According to reports, a ghost who is thankful to the firefighters patrols the firehouse, protecting it. Witnesses say they have heard footsteps and seen the firepole covers being opened and closed when everyone is asleep. The firehouse doors also have been known to open themselves almost instantly after the fire ...
Drivers on the turnpike have reported phantom cars and trucks that appear suddenly, causing the drivers to swerve. Phantom gang activity also has been seen, involving car chases full of gangsters shooting at each other with tommy guns. Some drivers have collided with the ghostly vehicles, even hearing shattered glass ...
Among the phenomena associated with this spot are glowing orbs and mist, a disappearing house and black car, and the sounds of someone walking through leaves. It is said that photographs taken of this cemetery always fail; the photos do not develop or the camera will be lost.
St Turibius Church
At this old Roman Catholic church, the ghost of a priest named Father Joe Lechert lingers. It is said that after a church reorganization he was let go, and as a result, he died of a broken heart. Parishioners and altar boys say they have seen his ghostly figure and ...
St. Mary's Cemetery
Evergreen park, illinois.
The cemetery and surrounding areas have seen a lot of violent deaths, but despite that, not a lot of ghostly phenomena have been reported or known here. However, drivers past the cemetery late at night have seen a man leaning against the fence and looking at them as they passed.
The phantom hitchhiker in this ghost story is a teenaged girl who looks for a ride to Evergreen Park, where she vanishes from the vehicle. Legends say her body is buried in Evergreen Cemetery within the park, but her identity or the reason for her restlessness is unknown. This ghost ...
St. Rita of Cascia
This site is known for a harrowing experience said to have happened on All Souls Day (November 2) in the 1960s. Reports say a small gathering of parishioners witnessed the organ begin to play by itself as 6 robed monks, 3 in red and 3 in white, advanced toward the ...
Long Grove, Illinois
Along Cuba Road, a phantom black car is said to appear near a cemetery or an old house before vanishing away. Trouble is, that house burned down years ago. Also along the road appears a ghost woman carrying a lantern, who flags down motorists and then disappears when they stop ...
Frank Leavy - Firehouse No. 107
According to legend, in 1924 Fireman Frank Leavy had a premonition of his death as he rested with his palm against a windowpane. Sure enough, that very day a wall collapsed during a call, and killed him. His palm print remained on the glass, and no cleanser or glass expert ...
The Givens Castle - Beverly Castle Academy
The 1886 limestone-towered castle built by real estate promoter and novelist Robert G. Givens is said to be haunted by his Irish wife, who passed away before she could come to America to live in her castle. Witnesses say her apparition has been seen walking up the hill to the ...
Maple Tree Inn
Blue island, illinois.
This Louisiana-style brasserie serves up classic southern fare in a historic former speakeasy dating back to the early 1920's, and is rumoured to be haunted be a former owner. Known as 'Helen', the spirit haunting the place is not pleased with the changes occurring in her former establishment, and ...
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Aurora's "Basement of the Dead" comes alive for Halloween
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October 13, 2023 / 11:27 AM CDT / CBS Chicago
CHICAGO (CBS) -- CBS 2 is spooking its morning reporters.
Marissa Pearlman and Jackie Kostek went to one of the scariest haunted houses in the state, visiting the "Basement of the Dead" in Aurora.
The Basement of the Dead is located at 42 West New York Street in Aurora and is open Wednesday through Sunday.
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Come Experience the Thrills at Aurora’s Spookiest Haunted House – All October Long!
Every Weekend in October (starting Friday, Sep 30, at 3100 S. Parker Rd in Aurora), Aurora’s House of Horrors is delivering thrills and chills to young ghosts, old goblins, and everyone in between. Prepare for the frights and delights with your friends and family.
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Aurora's House of Horror is excited to expand our Haunted Carnival to include some new offerings for 2022! Each of these attractions costs a certain amount of tickets, which can be purchased online or at the House of Horror. Curious what we've got for you and your group this year? Below, we've got a sneak preview.
Painting wall, low-scare flashlight, for teens & adults, axe throwing, smash it room, house of horrors.
OUR ORIGIN STORY
D aniel Beals is the founder of Aurora’s House of Horrors, and a Halloween enthusiast since birth. Fall has always been his favorite time of year, as he is obsessed with all things spooky and paranormal. His favorite movies include Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining”, Jonathan Demme’s “Silence of the Lambs”, and Kenny Ortega’s “Hocus Pocus”. Being such a Halloween zealot, Daniel has long dreamed of bringing a House of Horrors to his beloved community of Aurora, Colorado. For the past several years, he has run a successful Christmas-time Pop-up across the Denver area, but this year he has decided to pursue his true passion: Halloween.
By taking the years of experience of running a successful Christmas-time Pop-Up, and channeling that through his passion for Halloween, Daniel is confident he has created the BEST Haunted House in the greater Denver area. You are not going to want to miss out on all of the frights and delights at Aurora’s House of Horrors – All October long!
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Fear not! As mentioned above, if you or anyone in your party doesn’t want to experience the full, terrifying thrills of the Aurora’s House of Horror, we have a milder experience option available!
Your party will be given flashlights to carry with you through the dark haunted house, not only illuminating your path and shining away some of the screams, but also letting our staff of ghosts and ghouls know that you are there for fun, not frights. They will provide playful spooks as opposed to horrifying scares. This way, Aurora’s House of Horrors is something everyone can enjoy!
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Aurora Two Brothers Roundhouse Ghost Tour and Investigation
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In 1994 a true blue, all-American hero visited the decaying Roundhouse. He weaved among the obstacles of rubble, trash, discarded needles, and rusted out rails; danced around gaping holes and oily puddles dripping with rainwater from the broken roof; moved through the cold shadows that seemed to fall back from his presence...and he fell in love with the crumbling old wreck. He was Walter Payton, the all-star running back of the Chicago Bears football team from 1975 to 1987, a nine-time Pro Bowl selection, winner of multiple MVP and Player of the Year awards, the NFL Player of the Decade, champion of Super Bowl XX, Hall of Fame inductee...
Restoration of the old ruin began on March 17, 1995, and on March 21, 1996 it opened as Walter Payton's Roundhouse Complex. But soon after its grand opening employees began to experience strange things they couldn't explain. It only took one night alone in the huge stone building for their brewmaster to refuse to stay so late by himself ever again. He said he had heard too many strange noises and saw shadows that he simply couldn't explain or find the source of. "It's fine as long as there are people around, or if it's daylight. But you can't pay me enough to stay overnight alone in a haunted place."
Now you get to be the ghost hunter! Join our paranormal investigations and haunted history tours to explore this beautifully restored historic building for yourself.
This 1.5-hour, lantern-guided ghost tour inside Aurora’s Two Brothers Roundhouse is hosted by Diane Ladley, “America’s Ghost Storyteller,” and includes an opportunity for ghost tour guests to participate in a paranormal investigation in an attempt to determine if there is indeed life AFTER the end of the line in Aurora, Illinois.
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Duration: 2 hours
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- "The Devil's in that Hole" - Back in the 70s before the Roundhouse was restored, kids would play here and call it “The Pit”. What caused an adventurous teenager to run off in front of his friends and never come back?
- “Somebody's Behind You…” - During a romantic interlude in the abandoned building, a young woman saw something that caused her to say to her lover, “"If you love me, you'll never go back there again."
- "Get. Out." - Spirits don’t have to be just the souls of people who have passed beyond the veil. Is there such a thing as a vehicular haunting?
- “The Shadowmen” - In the oldest part of the Roundhouse, built in 1856 people have reported seeing mysterious figures in the antiquated hallways.
- “The Spirit of Sweetness” - Walter Payton led the charge to restore the Roundhouse to its former glory and has he come back to visit from beyond the grave?
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Do you go inside any of the haunted buildings?
On this tour, we focus on building exteriors and outdoor spaces. Businesses and public places are open for you to visit during regular business hours. Otherwise we respect the privacy of individuals and organizations and expect that our guests do the same.
Can I bring my pet?
Service animals are welcome. However, for liability issues, please leave your furry friends at home if you don’t require their assistance.
Do guests really see ghosts on this tour?
We can never guarantee a supernatural encounter, but we will explain paranormal phenomena such as cold spots and residual hauntings. What we do guarantee: Our local connections and dedication to research means you'll get authentic accounts — in all their shocking detail.
Is this ghost tour kid-friendly?
While our tours do not contain anything too graphic or inappropriate, we find that kids that enjoy history have the best time. You know your children and that's left up to you. We do not recommend bringing children in strollers because sometimes that can be difficult with larger walking groups.
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Guide to Halloween in the Aurora Area of Illinois
Want to know where you can find big scares (and big fun!) in Chicagoland's western suburbs? Read our #EnjoyAurora guide to the haunted houses & Halloween events of the Aurora Area.
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Work up your nerves and step in to one of the scariest attractions in the Midwest, The Massacre Haunted House and Fear Freakshow 3D Huanted House in Montgomery, Illinois . Newly renovated every year and ready to deliver the scares, The Massacre offers over 60 rooms of pure terror where hundreds of ghastly actors are waiting to scare you out of your shoes. Buy tickets now and check out the Fast Pass which gets you ahead of the line when you visit.
Death Comes to the Tanner House
In a series of Halloween themed events, a Civil War officer has died and his unit returns to Aurora to mourn and comfort at the William Tanner House Museum, where the Aurora Historical Society hosts a ghostly series of lecture and house tours the weekend leading up to Halloween. Past years' events focused on poisoning, death in Victorian times, and other spooky subjects. Learn more at the Tanner House museum page at aurorahistory.net.
More festive than ghastly, this yearly downtown Yorkville pub crawl offers a chance to win cash prizes for your Halloween costume and enjoy some of the best sips, sights, and sounds at the venues of Yorkville's food & music hub. Learn more at our #EnjoyAurora events guide or via Facebook .
Frankenstein at Fermilab
Written two centuries ago in 1818 by Mary Shelley, FRANKENSTEIN is the first true science fiction novel. Can you think of any better venue to see it than one of the nation's foremost science labs? Reserve your seats now at Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium for this special presentation of Fermilab Arts & Lecture Series .
Halloween Events for Kids & Families
Looking for something more kid-friendly to do this Halloween season? In addition to perennial fall favorites Pumpkin Daze @ Abbey Farms and Pumpkin Weekends @ Blackberry Farm , check out these great options for tweens and tots to get into the Halloween spirit.
Great Pumpkin Hunt at Red Oak Nature Center Saturday, October 20, 2018 Can you find the Great Pumpkin hidden in our woods? Clues and riddles left by animal inhabitants will lead the way. Take a photo with the Great Pumpkin and receive prizes. Pre-registration required.
Ghosts in the Graveyard at Blackberry Farm Friday, October 26, 2018 Grab your flashlights and party at Blackberry Farm! Enjoy the train and carousel, bonfire with s’mores and spooky stories followed by a flashlight skeleton hunt. Dinner included with admission, pre-registration is required.
Trick-or-Treat in Downtown Aurora Saturday, October 27, 2018 Put on your costume and trick-or-treat in downtown Aurora! Visit dozens of participating businesses for treats and join in on the bat scavenger hunt. Free event, all ages welcome!
BAT-Fest Fall Festival in Batavia Saturday, October 27, 2018 Get fully Spooked! BatFest is Batavia’s annual Halloween themed family event attracting over 3,000 ghouls to this charming downtown on the Fox River.
Forest of Fright & Delight at Red Oak Nature Center Saturday, October 27, 2018 Explore the woods on a dark hallows night at Red Oak Nature Center. Sit by the camp fire and listen to tales told by one of Red Oak's old residents, "The Doctor". Take a 1/2-mile self-guided hike to Devil's Cave where you might just meet some legendary ceratures. Registration required, see website for details.
Halloween on the Farm at Lyon Farm Sunday, October 28, 2018 Enjoy old-fashioned games and trick-or-treating for kids! Costume parade and prizes will be awarded at historic Lyon Farm.
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- Mount Olivet Cemetery 1.4 miles away
- Hotel Baker 10.7 miles away
- Benedictine University 11.4 miles away
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Parking at the Hollywood Casino Parking Garage is a cost (FREE if you have a Hollywood Casino Players Card). Free public parking lots all available within 1 block haunted house.
Basement of the Dead/Shattered 3D is one of the top rated haunted attractions in the Midwest. The Attractions will be sure to cover all of your worst nightmares and you will scream!
Let’s face it, you play a role in how scared you get. If you come to have a good time and enjoy yourself, the more you’ll enjoy our haunt (or anything else for that matter). We provide the most terrifying haunted attraction in Illinois with a great variety of scares. We have had people, including many adults, that left through emergency exits and refused to finish and others who run through screaming and laughing the whole way through. After all, that’s what we are here for…scaring people while having fun!
Rain or Shine we will be open. Basement of the Dead/Shattered 3D is located in a large basement. During extreme Rain storms we will still be OPEN and covered waiting will be provided.
Yes, the attraction area is patrolled by uniformed & plain clothed Security. We have a Zero Tolerance rate for trouble makers. Trouble Makers will be ejected without refund. We want everyone to have a safe and fun time!
Yes. A concession stand with a wide variety of food and drinks is available!
Yes. No Pets, no costumes unless cleared with us first, no masks, no outside food or drink of any kind, no weapons of any kind.
Our monsters are not allowed to touch you. Of course, in the darker areas, something may accidentally bump into you but our monsters will never grab you. Sometimes you may be grabbed by someone in your group who is too scared or trying to scare you even more!
Yes! It is up to the parent’s discretion to decide if the child can attend. You know your child best. Some aspects of our haunted house are extremely intense so we recommend children 13 years or older but this is up to you. We do NOT offer children’s prices. You will NOT be allowed to carry any child while inside of the attraction for both your safety and the child’s.
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The Maximum Prisons Prisoners escaped during the annual Purge and have taken over Alcatraz. We are calling upon citizen-soldiers to help us defend and take back Alcatraz from the army of murderous prisoners! Players must stay out of sight from these highly trained killers, just one glance and there's no escape! Come defend Alcatraz in the Prison Purge against the escaped prisoners on October 1... [ Read more ]
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Nightmare at the Terrace in Worth, Illinois
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Realm of Terror in round lake beach , Illinois
Realm of Terror (2018 IL Best Haunted House Yet)
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HellsGate Haunted House in Lockport, Illinois
Hidden deep in the woods, HellsGate is a multi-level mansion filled with secret passages, giant slides, ghastly secrets, undead abominations, really nervous groundskeepers and a darkness that the gate can no longer contain! This is not just a haunted house, it’s an adventure! Since you were a kid, you've heard about the haunted house with the giant slide, the one hidden out in the woods, the on... [ Read more ]
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Dungeon of Doom Haunted House in Zion, Illinois
Come Celebrate our 20-Year Fear-Union in 2016! Located between Chicago and Milwaukee at the old Briquette Factory in Zion, the Dungeon of Doom has has engraved its name in Haunt History because year after year, the sickest minds in the industry take the chill to new heights. While heart-pounding boundaries are pushed to the limit, DOD’s freak show shatters expectations with unmatched attractions, ... [ Read more ]
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Statesville Haunted Prison® in Lockport, Illinois
Statesville Haunted Prison, Illinois most acclaimed haunted house and winner of the 2015 Best Haunted Attraction award from HauntedHouseChicago.com, continues to lead the way in scares and screams this Fall. Every year, the Statesville team changes over 30% of the attraction; new rooms, new characters and new screams. In 2017 our victims patrons can look forward to the new Maniac Ward. Travel thro... [ Read more ]
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Basement of the dead haunted house.
Located in Aurora 630-896-2466-->
Grab some friends and brave the terror that awaits at Basement of the Dead Haunted House - that is, if you dare enter in the first place! Read More
Located in Hammond 219-853-0518-->
Do you DARE TO ROAM THE REALM? Find yourself within the walls of this eerily HAUNTED 1920’s Stone Mansion with its 3 FLOORS OF TERROR.Evil lurks around each corner as demented spirits, seedy characters, and disturbed demons are trapped for eternity General Information Please understand that our Read More
HellsGate Haunted House
Located in Lockport 605-301-4283-->
Hidden deep in the woods, HellsGate is a multi-level mansion filled with secret passages, giant slides, ghastly secrets, undead abominations, really nervous groundskeepers and a darkness that the gate can no longer contain! This is not just a haunted house, it’s an adventure! Since you were a kid, Read More
Located in Monee (708) 534-3600-->
Undead Acres offers a ton of scary-good fun, including a Paintball Shooting Gallery, Haunted Terror Trail, Zombie Paintball and even Corn Cannons! Read More
Disturbia Haunted House
Located in Downers Grove 630-896-2466-->
The legendary Disturbia Haunted House has been resurrected from the depths of Hell! Come relive your darkest nightmares and experience all new evils. Only in Downers Grove and presented by Basement of the Dead. Read More
Hayride of Horror
Located in Lockport 815-838-1183-->
Hayride of Horror: Dellwood has always been a family destination for recreation and entertainment. We invite you to ride our Hayride of Horror through the heart of this great park while the spirits of the long forgotten welcome you home. Dark and mysterious forces will toy with your imagination as Read More
Soul Reapers Haunted House
Located in Wilmot (754)-666-FEAR-->
Soul Reapers Haunted House exists for this reason. What's a Soul Reaper? They are the scariest, most ruthless monsters of Hell and Satan has summoned them to devour your pathetic souls! Hearing your screams brings the Soul Reapers great satisfaction. Will you accept the challenge?! Read More
Abandoned Haunted House Complex
Located in Mount Pleasant (262) 886-1182-->
Take on four terrifying haunted houses this Halloween Season at the Abandoned Haunted House Complex, including the Ambush Haunted House, Hysteria Haunted House, Stalker Haunted Corn Field and Shoot a Freak! Read More
Curse of the Bayou
Are you one of the brave souls to seek out the underground of Dellwood Park? We dare you to attempt the Curse of the Bayou. The veil between the living and the dead has been lifted, and a powerful Voodoo Priestess has been called forth from her home in the swamps. She commands a legion of fiendish Read More
Windy City Ghosts
Located in Chicago 844-757-5657-->
Windy City Ghosts The Great Fire, Al Capone, prohibition, and violent riots have left indelible scars on Chicago, giving birth to the real ghosts and hauntings of the Windy City. Book Now and embark on a blood-curdling ghost tour of Chicago to delve into the city's most haunted locations. Discover Read More
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