20 Haunted Attractions That Aren't Scary Expensive

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Haunted houses are a fun way to celebrate Halloween, but popular haunted houses can cost up to $60 a ticket. Some lesser-known and amateur haunted houses have all the spookiness with entry fees that aren't so frightful. Here are some of the best haunted attractions across the country where admission costs $30 or less.

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AMHURST ASYLUM, INDIANA

The premise of the Amhurst Asylum attraction in Valparaiso: Dr. Amhurst performs experiments on deranged patients with the assistance of mutilated nurses. Tickets cost $20, and the haunted asylum is open Thursday through Sunday until Oct. 30.
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DRACULA'S DOMAIN, NEW JERSEY


Dracula's Domain in Jackson features a haunted hayride, a scary Psycho Path walk, and a zombie-ridded corn maze on 66 acres. Entry to Dracula's Domain, open Friday to Sunday, costs $15 for one attraction, $25 for two, and $30 for three.

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INSANITARIUM HAUNTED ATTRACTION, ALABAMA

In Pinson's spooky Insanitarium, visitors meet monsters, undead creatures, and the demented doctor behind it all. The attraction is open Thursday through Sunday evenings, plus Halloween night. Tickets cost $10.
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GRAVESEND INN HAUNTED HOTEL, NEW YORK

New York City College of Technology's residential theatrical troupe Theatreworks puts on a "high tech" haunted hotel in Brooklyn. The Gravesend Inn boasts theme-park quality for a bargain price. Students pay $5, and general admission costs $10 on Fridays in October and Halloween night.
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13TH FLOOR HAUNTED HOUSE, ARIZONA

The 13th Floor Haunted House in Phoenix, open weekends and various weekdays throughout October, has one walk-through with zombie clowns and another with humans-turned-mutants. General admission costs $25.
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FOREST OF FRIGHT, OHIO

Forest of Fright in Philo pormises outdoor Halloween fun. Visitors walk through a haunted forest where zombies and creepy clowns await. General admission tickets cost $13, and the outdoor attraction is open Friday and Saturday evenings throughout October.
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SINISTER POINTE, CALIFORNIA

Sinister Pointe in Fullerton is a maze that breaks off into four realms. The fearless can opt for an all-night pass to experience them all or pick just one. The attraction is open through Nov. 12, and tickets cost between $18 and $44. Check the schedule for the best deal.
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MILL CREEK HAUNTED HOLLOW, WASHINGTON

The Mill Creek Haunted Hollow features yard decorations throughout October, but the week before Halloween, the owners go all out with audio and light design. Admission (and a cup of hot apple cider) is free, but a donation of one nonperishable item for a food bank is requested.
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ZOMBIE JOE'S UNDERGROUND THEATER, CALIFORNIA


Presented by Zombie Joe's Underground Theater Group in North Hollywood, Urban Death is a haunted theater attraction that incorporates music and humor. Performances on Friday and Saturday evenings through Nov. 5 cost $15.

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TERROR ON 20TH, FLORIDA

Terror on 20th is a home haunt produced annually in Cape Coral. Although it's an amateur production, the Terror on 20th has smoke machines, actors, chainsaws, and more. It's open on Halloween night only, and the cost of admission is a nonperishable food item for charity.
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HELLSCREAM HAUNT, COLORADO

The Hellscream Haunt in Colorado Springs is a multi-floor attraction with scary themes including a zombie house of horrors, a "screamatorium," and a torture dungeon. General admission tickets cost $22. Check the calendar for special events like laser tag and a brewfest.
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UNDEAD CEMETERY HAUNT, GEORGIA

The UnDead Cemetery Haunt in Guyton is free to the public, although a donation of a nonperishable item for a local food bank is requested. The haunt has eight different "scare zones," as well as a haunted yard for kids. It's open on Halloween night only.
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DESTINATION HAUNT, MAINE

Located in Lebanon, Destination Haunt has themes ranging from a cemetery to a haunted boatyard and a clown house. The attraction is open most weekends in October and general admission is $20.
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DARKSYDE ACRES HAUNTED HOUSE, MICHIGAN

DarkSyde Acres Haunted House in Jonesville claims to be one of the biggest haunted houses in the Midwest, with 70,000 square feet of ghoulish fun and five attractions. A ticket to all five, including the Catacombs, the Labyrinth, and the Dark Abyss, costs $20. The haunted house is open Friday and Saturday evenings in October.
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DREADWOOD HAUNTED FOREST, WISCONSIN

Dreadwood Haunted Forest in Hudson is in a wooded area that's pitch black at night, so costumed actors can easily spook visitors. Tickets to the attraction, open Friday and Saturday evenings in October, cost $16. Patrons who bring a nonperishable canned food item receive $2 off admission, and the proceeds are donated to charity.
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DAVIS GRAVEYARD, OREGON


Davis Graveyard in Milwaukie is a classic Halloween yard display with creepy gravestones, a haunted tree, spooky lights, and special effects. The lights are on Monday through Thursday, and the full display is active on weekend evenings throughout October. This attraction is free.

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NIGHTMARE DUNGEON, SOUTH CAROLINA

The interactive Nightmare Dungeon and Death Trap attractions in Greenville feature caves and a claustrophobia room. Both are open every night until Nov. 6. Adult tickets are $25 for one attraction and $30 for both. Tickets for kids 12 and under cost $20.
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DARK PATH HAUNT, TEXAS

Located in a "real" haunted woods in Denton, across from the paranormal hotspot Goatman's Bridge, the Dark Path Haunt promises visitors a terrifying experience as they walk through the dark with only one lantern per group. Tickets cost $20 ($5 off for military and first responders) on Friday and Saturday evenings in October.
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SCREAM TOWN, MINNESOTA

Scream Town in Chaska has eight attractions, from the Circus Asylum to the alien-themed Crop Spawn. Tickets on discount nights throughout October cost $26.50 online ($30 on site) and allow access to six attractions.
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HAUNTED ASYLUM AT CAMP FRAME, WEST VIRGINIA

At this Haunted Asylum, located on a 4-H camp in Hedgesville, zombies and asylum patients give visitors a fright. The attraction is open Friday and Saturday evenings during October. The cost of entry is a $12 donation for the American Cancer Society.