TravelChannel.com chose their their top 10 Halloween Attractions for 2014. These are the must-see haunted attractions for this season. The fear factor bar has been raised higher with even more amazing special effects produced by the best in the business. Thrilling rides, new themes and ground-breaking set design will frighten visitors this Halloween season.
TravelChannel.com editors enlisted Larry Kirchner (Owner, HauntWorld.com, Hauntworld Magazine and Halloween Productions) ,Zak Bagans (Lead Investigator, “Ghost Adventures”), Jeff Belanger (Author, TV Personality and Paranormal Expert) and Aaron Sagers (Geek Culture and Paranormal Pop-Culture Expert) to help determine which attractions would make the list of the 10 best Halloween attractions for 2014.
13th Floor Haunted House: Denver, Colorado
Guests taking a frightful visit to the 13th Floor Haunted House, the largest indoor haunted attraction in Colorado, will understand why most buildings don’t have a 13th floor. Renovated this year with two new attractions, watch evil take control of unwilling bodies in Undead: The Possession or run for your life as terrifying ghouls and monsters come alive as you walk through Dwellings of the Dead. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology such as Microsoft Kinect, the robotic monsters are more than capable of frightening the victims who dare to venture into the 13th Floor.
13th Gate: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
The 13th Gate is one of the most, if not the most, elaborately detailed haunted houses in America thanks to a construction crew that includes award-winning set designers, lighting and sound technicians and special-effects artists. Sets are over-the-top and feature live animals, including snakes and gators. In each of the 13 themed indoor and outdoor areas, more than 100 professional actors and 12 special makeup artists help bring the horror to life.
Bennett’s Curse: Jessup, Maryland
Bennett’s Curse lies just outside of Baltimore and is one of the top Halloween attractions in the Mid-Atlantic region. It features three terrifying haunted houses – Medieval Underworld, Inferno 3D and Sanctuary of Insanity – and the owners of this popular haunt continue to add monsters and twists to keep the attractions exciting for new and returning visitors. Bennett’s Curse has consistently been ranked by several sources as one of the best Halloween attractions in the U.S. This spooky spot is also among the first to frighten its victims with the latest cutting-edge technology.