We all know the more familiar haunted attractions like Fright Night at Universal Orlando or Disney’s After-Hours Boo Bash. Florida has SO many great haunted houses to visit, not all could make the list. Here are the Top 5 hidden gems for some of the best haunted houses with 4.0 rating or higher by Google.
Scream-A-Geddon Horror Park
Dade City, FL
Scream-A-Geddon Horror Park is six attractions theme park with the option to add on Zombie Paintball. Voted #1 USA’s Best Haunted Houses in 2020. Admission prices vary depending on the day of the week. The admission price increases the closer you get to Halloween. They have 3 different ticket types. General admission, VIP Fast Pass, and Super VIP Fast Pass. VIP fast pass allows you to skip the line in front of General admission. Super VIP Fast Pass grants you direct access to every attraction. Zombie Paintball is not included in the price of admission and is sold as a separate add-on. When you purchase online you save. All tickets are $5.00 more at the box office.
13th Floor Haunted House
13th Floor Haunted House in Jacksonville has 3 different attractions with additional add-on features. Add-ons include Axe Throwing, Mini Escape Games, and a Bar for Patrons 21 years or older. They have 3 different ticket types. General admission, Fast Pass and Skip the line. Fast pass allows you to skip the line in front of General admission with a 1/3 wait time. Skip the line grants you direct access with a 10-minute window to enter every attraction. There is a Flex option that allows you to choose the arrival time to be anytime for $5.00 more.
Mortem Manor Haunted Attraction
Mortem Manor Haunted Attraction is the area’s only Year-round Haunted House. Walkthrough two floors of an old Victorian theme attraction. Rated Scariest Haunted Houses in America by the Travel Channel. Tickets can be purchased at the Gate. Tickets are $15.00 per person with an add on for “The Last Ride” a simulator for being burned alive. This add-on can be purchased at $5.00. A RIP Combo Pass can be purchased for $18.00 per person includes the walk-through of the manor and the burned alive experience.
A Petrified Forest Scare Trail
Altamonte Springs FL
A Petrified Forest Scare Trail is three Terrifying Trails for one price. The Petrified Pass ticket includes admission to the trails. Adding on the Backstage tour pass allows you the opportunity to become a haunter in the forest to scare other patrons and see the inner workings of the haunt. Full Wrath is a combo pass that includes access to the scare trails plus a backstage pass and laser Tag. Laser tag can be added to any ticket for an additional $7.00 for one round. If you only want to enjoy the food trucks and local vendors, you can purchase a Main Gate Pass for only $5.00.
Sir Henry’ Haunted Trail
Plant City, FL
Sir Henry’ Haunted Trail is ranked top haunted attraction in Florida by TheScareFactor.com.
Experience three haunted trails, escape games, and laser tag. Tickets must be purchased online in advance for a scheduled ticket with a specific time slot. They have 2 different ticket types. General admission and Front of line. Font of the line allows you to cut the line once for each trail with unlimited general admission entry to all three haunted trails. Laser Tag and Escape Game tickets can only be purchased onsite. Season passes are available for seasonal events with admission for every night that comes with front-of-the-line access.
Written by Tiffany Blair, COO Gatemaster
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