October has begun, and Halloween will be here before you know it. Help yourself get into the spirit and visit a local haunted house.
Below is a great list from the Houston Chronicle of places to scare yourself. Enjoy!
We scare because we care” is the slogan of Creepy Hollow, which donates a portion of its proceeds. It features three attractions: 288 Scare Factory, Dark Woods and Pitch Black.
12872 Valley Vista Dr. in Rosharon, 800-357-3323
Dungeon of Doom: Located under the Boardwalk Inn on the Kemah Boardwalk, the DOD explores childhood scares. (OMG, clowns!)
215 Kipp in Kemah, 281-535-8100
Haunted House at National Funeral Museum: Leave it to the funeral museum to know scares. This comparatively pint-sized haunted house also is easy on the budget. (P.S.: the museum is fascinating.)
415 Barren Springs Dr., 281-876-3063
Haunted Mayfield Manor: This imaginative, well-executed haunted house in Galveston’s historical Strand District is open year-round.
2309 Harborside in Galveston, 409-762-6677
Haunted Trails: The scares lurk behind the trees at this outdoor attraction located just north of the beltway.
11500 Antoine, 713-618-3323
Kingwood Asylum: Three canned goods is good for a dollar off admission at this north Houston attraction.
1965 Northpark Dr. in Kingwood, 832-640-8367
Nature’s Nightmare: One of horror’s original scream queens — Marilyn “Sally” Burns of the original “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” will greet fans here Oct. 11-12.
1734 N. Sam Houston Parkway, 713-618-3323
Nightmare on the Bayou: This cash-only operation claims to be the only H-Town haunted attraction with real ghosts. Freaky.
1515 Studemont, 716-868-3344
Phobia: This spot boasts five attractions in one, including Dawn of the Machine and ClaustroPhobia. It moves to a new location in 2014.
18777 Northwest Freeway, 713-526-3323
ScreamWorld: Now in its 25th year, ScreamWorld expects to scare its one-millionth customer this year.
2225 N. Sam Houston Parkway, 713-914-1313
Terror Dome: This east-side attraction prides itself in its elaborate design and intense scares.
16020 East Freeway in Channelview, 281-860-9800