Haunted Houses in Boston, Massachusetts, and New England
10/27/08 by Johnny Monsarrat
This is it! Your last week to see Halloween wildness. Give it a shot.
|Ghosts and Gravestones Tour (in Boston)||Boston, MA|
|7 nights a week. 1.5 hour tour. Claim to be grounded, not “paranomal” weirdness.
|The Haunted Ship aboard the USS Salem||Quincy, MA|
|Haunted house. Also less scary “Family Days”. Inexpensive and convenient, great location, but the actors aren’t trying that hard, and the dÃ©cor is only OK.
739 Washington Street, Quincy, MA.617-479-7900. more
|Haunted house. 6-9pm. Website coupon. New location, possibly won’t suck at “F” level.
Website doesn’t list the address!!, Somerville, MA. more
|Harvest of Horrors||East Falmouth, MA|
|Cape Cod’s biggest haunted house. 6:30-9pm.
Tony Andrews Farm, 394 Old Meeting House, East Falmouth, MA.508-563-3378. more
|Harvest of Horror @ Chamingfare Farm||Candia, NH|
|4 different attractions, viewed from a horse-drawn wagon.
774 High Street, Candia, NH.603 483-5623. more
|Haunted Acres||Epping, NH|
|Rt 93N to ex 7, Rt 101E, ex 8, left off exit. Dragway straight ahead.Three attractions & forest walk. Rain or shine.
272 Exter Road, Epping, NH.603-679-1666. more
|Morbid Mountain||Gilford, NH|
|Haunted Houses at the grounds of ski area Gunstock Mountain.
719 Cherry Valley Road, Gilford, NH.603-293-4341 ext 164. more
|Haunted Overload @ Coppal House Farm||Lee, NH|
|Haunted house. Empty house day haunts. Must buy tix in advance. Corn Maze & farm.
118 North River Rd (Rt 155), Lee, NH.603-659-3572. more
|Nightmare New England||Litchfield, NH|
|6:30-10:30pm, or 11pm FS. 4 attractions. Looks great, but I’m told the lines are impossibly long.
454 Charles Bancroft Highway (RT 3A), Litchfield, NH.603.424.2292. more
|Gothic Grounds||Manchester, NH|
|Three haunts for one price. $18.
300 Bedford Street, Manchester, NH. more
|Fright Fest NH||Nashua, NH|
|Haunted house. 6:30-11 FS, 6:30-10 Sun. Child shows 1-4pm Oct 19,26.
12 Simon St, Nashua, NH.603-689-6602. more
|Fright Kingdom||Nashua, NH|
|You can pay extra to skip to the front of the line. Kids matinee. “Haunted Circus” performances.
12 Simon Street, Nashua, NH. more
|Ghoullog Halloween Haunted Chairlift Ride||North Conway, NH|
|Board the ski lift for a Halloween experience on the ride up and on the peak! $25.
|Ghosts on the Banke @ Strawbery Banke||Portsmouth, NH|
|Aimed mainly at kids, at this re-enactment village.
Marcy Street, Portsmouth, NH.603-422-7514. more
|Spooky World @ Canobie Lake Park||Salem, NH|
|Rt 93N to ex 2. Rides 5-10pm, last tix 9:45pm. I rated “Spooky World” elsewhere as C+. New location might be better. Admissions covers all park rides. #2 amusement park in New England.
85 N Policy St, Salem, NH.603 893-3506. more
|Headless Horseman||Ulster Park, NY|
|Haunted house. Outside New England but a “Top Ten in USA” haunted house according to the industry magazine.
|Asylum of Horror||Fall River, MA|
|Haunted house. See website for coupons. 7-11pm or later.
Anawan St., Fall River, MA.508-324-7709. more
|Factory of Terror||Fall River, MA|
|Haunted house. Rt 195E to exit 5. Left off exit. Behind Dunkin Donuts. See website coupon. On off nights they have a ghost tour, “GT”.
18 Pocasset Street, Fall River, MA. more
|Castle of the Damned at Hammond Castle||Gloucester, MA|
|7-11pm. Huge lines, arrive early! Drive to offsite parking lotm at Stage Fort Park, not the castle. Haunted House. Amazing acting and venue, but long lines and distance of actors from visitors make it hard to be startled/scared. A good not-so-scary venue but for adults, not children.
80 Hesperus Ave, Gloucester, MA.978-283-2080. more
|Cry Innocent!||Salem, MA|
|Performance. Loved it. Multiple shows daily.
Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, Salem, MA.978-867-4767. more
|Nightmare Factory||Salem, MA|
|Website has very poor design but location is surprisingly good, similar to other haunted houses and not too touristy. Solid but smallish and actors weren’t fluent in delivering their lines. Open to 9pm or later.
Museum Place Mall, 2 East India Square, Salem, MA.978 744 5758. more
|Dracula’s Castle||Salem, MA|
|Seems to be a small but less bogus attraction than the more touristy sites in Salem. Run by same mgmt at Nightmare Factory.
Pickering Wharf, Salem, MA.978 744 5758. more
|Year-Round Salem Attractions||Salem, MA|
|Haunted houses. Frankenstein’s Laboratory, The Haunted Witch Village (Salem Witch Village).
|Eerie Evenings at the Witch House||Salem, MA|
Corwn House, 310 Essex Street, Salem, MA.978-744-8815. more
|Legacy of the Hanging Judge & Spirit of the Gables (re-enactment)||Salem, MA|
|7:30-9:30 thru Oct 12, thereafter 7:15-11pm. Salem Witch Trials re-enactment/performance. Buy tix in advance.
7 Derby St., Salem, MA.978.744.0991 x104. more
|Haunted Mansion @ Halloween Costume World||Fitchburg, MA|
|Haunted house. Next to the largest costume store in New England. Excellent actors, some good props, location is not large and not overly spooky (a warehouse). The store itself is truly amazing: they have everything.
480 Water St, Fitchburg, MA.978-343-6666. more
|Castle of the Living Dead||Haverhill, MA|
|Winnekenni Castle in Haverhill with four different attractions. Special events for small children some Sundays.
347 Kenoza Avenue, Haverhill, MA. more
|Livingston Street Terror||Tewksbury, MA|
|FS 7-10, Sun 7-9pm. Haunted house. Rt 93N to exit 42, into Tewksbury. Website coupon.
Livingston St., Tewksbury, MA. more
|Witch’s Woods||Westford, MA|
|Haunted house. Rt 2W to Rt. 2A/119, 6mi to Powers Rd. The worst one, skip it!
Nashoba Ski, Westford, MA.978-692-3033. more
|Haunted Hill @ Diamond Hill State Park||Valley Falls, RI|
|Forest walk. Rt 95S to Rt 295N to ex 11. Right off exit, go 2 mi. On the right. Site is defunct but found it on zvents. http://www.hauntedhill.net.
190 Pine Swamp Road, Valley Falls, RI.401-334-9996. more
|Field of Screams||West Greenwich, RI|
|Open 6:30, gates close 9pm RS, 10pm FSun. 3 attractions. Website coupon. Outdoors, call if bad weather.
|Barrett’s Haunted Mansion||Abington, MA|
|Rt 3S to Rt 18S. Great! See website coupon or get one at the restaurant next door.
1235 Bedford St, Abington, MA.781-871-4573. more
|Winslow Farm “Haunting in the Woods||Norton, MA|
|Haunted walks both for kids and adults. $10. Dark to 9:30pm FS, to 9pm Sun.
37 Eddy Street, Norton, MA.508-285-6451. more
|Fright Fest @ Six Flags New England||Agawam, MA|
|Haunted house part of larger amusement park.
1623 Main Street, Agawam, MA.413 786-9300. more
|Haunted Hay Rides @ McCray’s Farm||South Hadley, MA|
|Hayrides: kids 5pm+, adults 7pm+. Animal farm, ice cream, & mini-golf.
55 Alvord Street, South Hadley, MA.413-533-0775. more