halloween Tag

9 Oct 2018

The 9 best haunted houses near Raleigh-Durham to scare you this Halloween

North Carolina Haunted Houses near Raleigh Durham
Halloween is the holiday of haunts and North Carolina’s historic farms and backwoods are the perfect setting to transform your nightmares into real scares. The cities, farms and woods around Raleigh-Durham, in particular, are home to everything from haunted forest trails and monster-filled corn mazes to immersive theatrical experiences and even one terrifying Halloween escape room. So, if you’re looking for scares this season, you’ve come to the right place. Explore the haunted houses and experiences below and see if you can make it through the more than 40 attractions available at these bone-chilling destinations.   Haunted Forest at Panic Point Get directions | Buy tickets Labeled North Carolina’s best haunted house, Haunted Forest at Panic Point offers six individual haunted attractions which...
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24 Oct 2016

Halloween safety tips to take the fright out of the night

Halloween is a time to stir up some scary good times. Welcome guests and trick or treaters by ensuring their safety and fun. 1. Clear your porch and driveway of debris such as loose gravel, slippery moss, leaves, etc. It’s “acorn season” in the Carolinas, which means walking on your paved areas could be like walking on marbles, so remove those, as well as flowerpots, garden tools, hoses, bikes, toys, shoes and whatever else could be a safety hazard. 2. Secure any loose railings, steps, stepping stones, pavers etc. You’ve been meaning to do that, anyway. 3. Turn off the sprinkler system. Easily overlooked, but hard to forget. Remove sprinkler heads temporarily if they pose a tripping hazard. 4. Keep pets inside in their...
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29 Oct 2012

It’s “Spooky Time” in the Carolinas

Haunted HousesThe air is getting crisper, the days are getting shorter, the colors of the leaves are beautiful and bright, and so it can only mean one thing is left on the calendar in October….timed to be spooked!  Halloween arrives this week and many people love to find a good haunted house for that unique thrill of getting scared by things in the dark.

The Haunted House Associationyes, there is such an organization… selects 13 of the top picks for haunted houses around the country, chosen from among 2,200 such attractions.  The Carolinas had one pick on this list, Kersey Valley Spooky Woods in Greensboro, NC.  See the entire list of best haunted houses here.