Photos: Top Ten Haunted Houses in the U.S.A., Including a Terrifying Denver Attraction

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Nightmare on 13th, Salt Lake City, Utah
Starting out in 1990 as The Institute of Terror Haunted House, Nightmare on 13th has since grown into one of the industry's most successful haunted attractions (Haunted Attraction Magazine), one of America's scariest attractions (The Travel Channel), and one of America's best haunted houses (USA Today). It is no wonder that the Nightmare on 13th has become a Halloween-time household name, and you can bet that we aim to live up to these honorable recognitions. Raising the bar on ourselves as each season passes, each year we present three brand new, never-before-seen Nightmares (themes). Nightmare on 13th also features 36,000 square-feet of room for haunting our customers; professionally trained actors; professionally crafted costumes, masks, and makeup; and cutting edge animatronics and audio/lighting effects. It's all in the name of frightful fun. And because of this, there will always be a new reason to visit Nightmare on 13th, and a guaranteed evening full of new ways to get scared and to scream your lungs out.
Haunted Mayfield Manor, Galveston, Texas
Frequently Asked Questions:

Is Haunted Mayfield Manor really haunted? A: Mayfield Manor is a scary attraction. We have experienced some unexplainable occurrences during the construction of the Manor and we welcome any paranormal investigators who are interested in conducting an investigation to contact us.

Can Your Actors touch me? A: Mayfield Manor has a No Touch Policy. We train our actors to never place hands on any patron. In return we expect the same respect from our guest on not touching our actors.

Is there an age requirement for admittance? A: Anyone under the age of 13 should be accompanied by an adult. We prefer no one under the age of 11 go inside the haunt due to the mature content of our production.

Is it scary? A: Isn't that the point?
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