September is here which means spooky season is upon us. And while we all love a good hay ride and pumpkin to carve, sometimes your run of the mill corn maze and pumpkin patch just doesn’t cut it for the ultimate thrill seeker.
Well, NYC horror enthusiasts are in luck because the world’s largest directory of haunted houses and horror attractions, Hauntworld Magazine, just announced the top 13 most horrifying haunts in the U.S., and coming in at #9 is the Headless Horseman Haunted Attraction in Ulster Park–and it’s just about a 2.5 hour drive from NYC.
The bravest souls looking to be spooked to the bone can head to the Headless Horseman Haunted Attraction opening Saturday, September 24 to test their bravery at ten separate creepy attractions, from spine-chilling haunted houses to a dark and evil corn maze.
Walk through a haunted trail while being sure to not summon the shadows of the dead out of the ground, and when (or if) you make it out, you’ll only be faced with more frights–from the haunted Lunar Motel which has a history of unexplained disappearances, to Dr. Dark’s Black Spider Side Show filled with the deformed, the deranged, the distraught, and the deadly.
Those looking for the ultimate Halloween scare can purchase tickets online here and can even snag a “Scream Pass” for an extra cost to be able to bypass the lines (which can get scary long). This attraction is open Friday-Sunday starting September 24 through October 30.
For those who leave the scare tactics to others and would rather slide into spooky season a bit less creeped out, NY’s largest fall spectacle The Spectacular Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze is returning September 16, and there won’t be a jump scare in sight!
What: Headless Horseman Haunted Attraction
Where: 778 Broadway, Ulster Park, NY
When: Friday, September 24 – Sunday, October 30
For more information: Visit their website here