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[/caption]Halloween is a fun time to be in Utah. Besides the beautiful leaves changing colors, there are many events going on to keep you in the spirit of Halloween. Here are a few of the Haunted Houses available to get you in a scary mood:Nightmare on 13th
Named one of the best haunted houses in America by USA Today in 2008, Nightmare on 13th
has also been seen on The Travel Channel. It is one of Utah's longest running haunted houses. Changing every year, Nightmare on 13th
keeps up with the scare demands of its attendees. New this year are three different zones: Netherbeast, Cirque de Fear, and Zombie Apocalypse. If you "make it through all three alive," you are welcomed into the decontamination zone where you can view and buy pictures that were taken at the beginning of the tour. I sent my Enjoy Utah
field experts, Chad and Jen, to check it out this year....read what they had to say
. Nightmare on 13th
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[/caption]Strangling Bros. Haunted Circus
Playing on many people's fear of clowns, Strangling Bros.
has created your worst nightmare with their haunted trailers. A different setup than most haunted house, their trailers are set up so that you never know what is going to make you scream. To get to their trailers, you have to enter a crazy clown's mouth. While you wait, Odyssey Dance Company
entertains you with their famous Thriller dance. Once inside, the least likely props and items will jump out at you when you least expect it. I also sent my field experts to check out this haunted house. Read what they had to say
. Strangling Bros. Haunted Circus
is located in Draper (a few miles south of Salt Lake City) just off of I-15. Their address is 98 East 13800 South in Draper.Fear Factory
An old run-down factory turned haunted house, Fear Factory is a place rumored to "really" be haunted. As a result of many tragic industrial accidents, many people died here during its days in operation. I also sent my Enjoy Uta
h field experts to check this out....read what they had to say about Fear Factory
! Even their address is spooky....they are located at 666 West 800 South in Salt Lake City. Learn about the history of the factory on their website.
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Castle of ChaosWith three locations throughout Utah, the Salt Lake location can be found at 5576 So Redwood Road. You can choose to visit one location, or check out all of them with the Trilogy Of Terror pass. They are also hosting the Night Of The Running Dead race on October 20.
Haunted Corn Maze
You know those nightmares when you are being chased through a corn maze by zombies and scary men with chainsaws? Your worst nightmares come true after dark at the Crazy Corn Maze
. Located at 8800 South 4000 West, it's a short drive from downtown Salt Lake City.This Is The Place Haunted Village
A fun, historical site any other time of the year, This Is The Place Heritage Park shows its "true" residents during the Halloween season. Rumored to be haunted year round, stroll through actual haunted historical buildings to find what "really" lives there! Located at the base of Imigration Canyon across from Utah's Hogle Zoo.