Cleveland haunted house guide: Northeast Ohio’s scariest spots

CLEVELAND-- With more than a dozen haunted houses in Northeast Ohio, Clevelanders have tons of options for a fantastic fright.

Looking for something for the whole family? Then our guide to the area's pumpkin patches, hayrides and corn mazes is more your story.

7 Floors of Hell
19191 Bagley Rd., Middleburg Heights, Ohio 44130
Open Fridays and Saturdays from 7 p.m. to midnight, from Sept. 23 to Oct. 29. It’s also open Oct. 16, 20, 23, 27, 30 and 31 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Ticket prices started at $23. Group discounts available.

It’s not just a haunted house, it’s a haunted “scream park.” Check out the seven different haunted houses.

Bloodview Haunted House
1010 Towpath Trail, Broadview Heights, Ohio 44147
Starting Sept. 16, open Fridays and Saturdays from 8 p.m. to midnight, and Sundays in October from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Also open on Halloween. Tickets at $20 for Friday and Saturday, and $10 for Sunday.

One of the best haunted house deals around and sponsored by the Broadview Lions Club.

(Photo courtesy: Carnival of Horrors at Blossom Music Center)

(Photo courtesy: Carnival of Horrors at Blossom Music Center)

Carnival of Horrors at Blossom Music Center
1145 West Steels Corners Rd., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44223
Starting Sept. 30, open Fridays from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., Saturdays from 7:30 p.m. to midnight and Sundays from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Ends Oct. 30. Ticket prices start at $22. Group discounts available.

If you have a fear of clowns, then this place is a nightmare. There are four separate haunted houses, including a fun house and insane asylum.

(Photo courtesy: The Eleven Dimensions of Terror, The Legend Of Blood Moon Farm at The Canfield Scaregrounds)

(Photo courtesy: The Eleven Dimensions of Terror, The Legend Of Blood Moon Farm at The Canfield Scaregrounds)

The Eleven Dimensions Of Terror, the Legend Of Blood Moon Farm at The Canfield Scaregrounds
7265 Columbiana-Canfield Rd., Canfield, Ohio 44406
Open Fridays and Saturdays from 7 p.m. to midnight, and Sundays from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. from Sept. 30 to Oct. 31. Tickets for adults are $25 and children under 10 at $10. Group rates are available.

It will take you two and a half hours to get through 10 buildings with more than 200 actors.

(Photo courtesy: Factory of Terror)

(Photo courtesy: Factory of Terror)

Factory of Terror
4125 Mahoning Rd. NE, Canton, Ohio 44705
Open most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Oct. 23 to Nov. 5. Check the calendar for YMCA member discounts, college ID night and bike night info. Tickets start at $27. Group packages are available.

Three-time winner of the Guinness Book of World Records for longest indoor haunted attraction. There are five attractions, including The Asylum and Labyrinth of Darkness, plus six escape rooms.

Fear Experience- CLOSED
10701 Brookpark Rd., Cleveland, Ohio 44130

"We will be taking this year off to find a new and permanent location. Fortunately, we should be back by next season."

Fear Forest Haunted House and Hayride
6780 Tod Ave. SW, Lordstown, Ohio
Open Fridays and Saturdays from 7 p.m. to midnight, and Sundays from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., from Sept. 23 to Oct. 30. Ticket prices for the haunted house start at $14. The hayride is $8 for adults and $6 for children.

The spooky spot features the Insane-A-Tarium haunted house and Forbidden Cornfield on 68 acres.

Fortress of Fear ScreamPark
10268 Hewins Rd., Garrettsville, Ohio 44231
Open Fridays and Saturdays from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. beginning Sept. 30. Also open Oct. 30 and Oct. 31 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Admission is $15. Group rates are available, but must be purchased in advance.

Walk through the castle or factory full of sheer fear. New for 2016 is the Feargotton escape room.

(Photo courtesy: Cedar Point)

(Photo courtesy: Cedar Point)

Halloweekends at Cedar Point
1 Cedar Point Dr., Sandusky, Ohio 44870
Beginning Sept. 16, open Fridays from 6 p.m. to midnight, Saturdays from 11 a.m. to midnight and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Ends Oct. 30. Ticket prices start at $42.

With six mazes, six scare zones and four shows, there’s plenty of ghostly good times. Some rides are not open on Friday nights.

Haunted Schoolhouse and Laboratory
1300 Triplett Blvd., Akron, Ohio 44306
Open Sept. 26 to Nov. 1, on Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30 p.m. to midnight. Starting Oct. 9, also open Sundays and Thursdays from 7:20 p.m. to 10 p.m. Admission is $13 for one or $22 for both.

Located in a former elementary school, the Haunted Schoolhouse lives up to its name. Visit the lab as well, for seven combined floors of terror.

Hauntville
1579 West River Rd. North, Elyria, Ohio 44036
Open Fridays and Saturdays from 7 p.m. to midnight, Sept. 23 to Oct. 29, and Thursdays and Sundays from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 9 to Oct. 30. Tickets are $20.

Hauntville has four different haunted attractions, like Cell Block 13 and the Butcher Barn.

(Photo courtesy: Hudson Haunted House)

(Photo courtesy: Hudson Haunted House)

Hudson Haunted House
2250 Barlow Rd., Hudson, Ohio 44236
Open Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30 p.m. to midnight, between Sept. 30 and Oct. 29. Also open 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Oct. 9, 16, 20, 23 and 27. Tickets are $10.

Sponsored by the Hudson Jaycees, all workers are volunteers. This haunted house is in its 44th year.

Lake Eerie Fearfest at Ghostly Manor Thrill Center
3319 Milan Rd., Sandusky, Ohio 44870
Open Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., Sept. 30 through Oct. 29. Also open 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 16, 23, 30 and 31. Tickets to the Ghostly Manor are $15 and $25 for five haunted houses.

Rated on the top haunted houses in Forbes Magazine and Haunted Attraction Magazine, and featured on the Travel Channel.

Light Up the Living Dead at Mapleside Farms
294 Pearl Rd., Brunswick, Ohio 44212
Open Fridays and Saturdays from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., between Sept. 30 to Oct. 29. Admission starts at $18.

It’s not a haunted house, but there are plenty of scares during zombie paintball.

(Photo courtesy: Nightmare in the Wilderness)

(Photo courtesy: Nightmare in the Wilderness)

Nightmare in the Wilderness
7665 Lafayette Rd., Lodi, Ohio 44254
Open Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., between Sept. 30 and Oct. 29. Tickets are $18 for adults and $13 for children ages 6 to 10. Cash only.

Take a hayride into the darkness then follow the trail of clowns, mazes and monsters.

Ohio Gorematory
4300 Kinsman Rd., Mesopotamia, Ohio 4439
Open Thursday and Sunday 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday 6 p.m. to noon, from Sept. 29 to Oct. 31. Admission is $25.

This new haunted attraction is based on Ohio’s actual haunted folklore.

Paranormal Penitentiary
100 Reformatory Rd., Mansfield, Ohio 44905
Open Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sunday from Sept. 23 to Oct. 30. Gates open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 for general admission.

Become a “slayer of the damned” and hunt the monsters lurking in this historic prison.

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