Haunts.com's 2017 Top Haunted Attractions for Illinois


2017 Illinois Must See Attractions > 2017 Must See Attractions in the US

No matter where in Illinois you reside, there are a ton of Haunted Attractions throughout the state that offer up frightening fun during the Halloween Season. Whether you're in or nearby to big cities like Chicago, Aurora or Rockford, or live in a small town that doesn't have a big name attached to it, there's something out there for everyone!

With so many great destinations to choose from, and just about two short months of Halloween celebrations, Haunts.com has put together a list of the Top Haunted Attractions in Illinois for the 2017 Halloween Season, so that you know what haunts you won't want to miss out on this upcoming Halloween Season!

Top Pick for the 2017 Halloween Season:The Haunting at Horse Creek - Bluford, IL

Upon arriving at The Haunting at Horse Creek, thrill seekers enjoy a light-hearted hayride into the woods. Things seem fine until the wagon comes to a stop and the guide begins telling an eerie ghost story that was inspired by area lore. Once the tale is over, visitors are divided into groups and are given just one light to use as they embark on a terrifying journey through Horse Creek. Be prepared as you make your way through, because you never know who you'll come face to face with along the way!

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While the below haunted attractions may not have been dubbed #1 for the 2017 Halloween Season, the race was tight, and all of our Top Haunts for 2018 are worth visiting this season if you can brave them all!


Undead Acres - Monee, IL

Monee's Undead Acres offers a ton of scary good fun during the Halloween Season. Visitors can take on some Zombie Paintball and test out their shooting skills on the undead, take a trek through their Haunted Terror Trail, and check out the Corn Cannons where you shoot a whole ear of corn from a cannon, watching as it goes 100 feet in the air! There's also a Paintball Shooting Gallery where you can practice before you start the Zombie Hunting Safari!

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Basement of the Dead Haunted House - Aurora, IL
Do you have what it takes to survive the Basement? Located in Aurora, Basement of the Dead Haunted House takes haunt goers on a horrifying journey that is sure to get their hearts pounding and the hairs on the back of their necks standing high. Meet some of the creepiest creatures throughout, including Shattered The Smashing Clown, who transformed into an evil being after his famous sledgehammer trick malfunctioned and killed his wife and partner. 

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Spook Hollow with M.C. Manor & M.C. Nightmare - Marquette Heights, IL
With over 35 years of haunting experience, Spook Hollow sure knows how to scare Marquette Heights locals during the Halloween Season. The annual event is presented by the Marquette Heights Men's Club of Central Illinois and offers three frightening haunts at one great location. Do you have what it takes to complete The Trilogy of Fear?! 

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DEAD Rising Haunted House - Crestwood, IL
Located in Crestwood, DEAD Rising Haunted House was created by the crew at D.E.A.D. Inc. Haunted Attractions and prepares all year long to give visitors the thrills and chills they're in search of during the Halloween Season. Grab some of your bravest friends and find out if you can make it all the way through without chickening out!

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Hoppers Haunted House - Rockford, IL
Hoppers Haunted House is where your worst fears become a terrifying reality! Enter a realm where life and death are meaningless, where total darkness takes over, and mad monsters lurk throughout. Visit the bloodiest butcher in town, and check out the eerie Mortuary Room and Clown Room that will take your fear of clowns to a whole new level!

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Torment at Twelve Hundred - Orion, IL
Orion's Torment at Twelve Hundred is a theatrical haunted attraction that exceeds the boundaries of fear. Thrill seekers will embark on a journey through dark winding tunnels, outdoor wooded trails, extremely detailed buildings and more. This innovative haunt is bound to terrifying even the most brave of haunt goers! Will you be able to handle the horror that awaits? 


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Insanity Haunted House - Saint Charles, IL

Offering over 5,000 square feet of pure terror, Insanity Haunted House will make you face your worst fears as you wander through rooms full of torment, torture, and horrifying screams. The creatures that reside throughout are awaiting their next visitors, or shall we shay victims? So beware as you take each step, and prepare to come face to face with them. You are in their home after all!

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Fright Night Forest City - Forest City, IL
This not-for-profit haunted attraction began over 20 years ago by a member of the Forest City Park Development Committee, Inc. and is described as an "in your face" type of haunt. Visitors can experience a number of scary good attractions, including The Alley of The Dolls, The Trail of Terror, Zombie Lazer Tag, The Barn of Madness and Mayhem and The 3D Dark Carnival! Will you be able to handle them all?

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Scream Scene - Skokie, IL
Scream Scene in Skokie has been delivering scares since 1997, and for the Halloween Season, the abandoned Skokie Water Playground is transformed into the creepiest place in town. It is infested with chainsaw maniacs and features an insane clown maze that is full of terrifying twists and turns!

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House of Torment - Morton Grove, IL
Chicago's House of Torment is described as a "multi-layer psychological thriller," that feels like a trip through a modern horror movie. Visitors can brave two haunted attractions at the scary good location, including The Swarm and Nightmare High: Fall Harvest. Don't miss out on the chance to check out this cutting edge haunted house that is sure to satisfy your appetite for fright this Halloween Season!

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Midway of Madness Haunted Attraction - Urbana, IL
Midway of Madness takes over the Champaign County Fairgrounds each Halloween Season to deliver scares to Urbana locals. The attraction takes visitors through a dark, eerie maze that is infested with crazy carnies and complete horror around each twist and turn!

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Night Terrors of Effingham - Effingham, IL
Enter the Night Terrors of Effingham and experience mind altering mazes that will make you question your sanity, chainsaw wielding maniacs who are eager to meet their next victims, and blood thirsty, flesh eating zombies who are hungry for what you're made of! Night Terrors also offers a Mini Monster Matinee, a family fun event that features face painting, spooky story telling, a fortune teller, Halloween themed games and more kid-friendly activities!


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