Little House of Horror

Come one come all, before time runs out! If you haven’t been to a haunted house yet now is the time to go before it’s too late.

I’m going to share with you my top 5 haunted houses in Louisville that you really need to check out- if you have the guts, that is.

 

  • 1) Waverly Hills Sanatorium Haunted House

Each year, one of the SCARIEST places on earth opens its doors for their haunted house fundraiser. Waverly Hills a place like no other you have ever experienced. Simply standing outside the building is terrifying in itself. Then, you make your way inside through the labyrinth of corridors surrounded by the spirits of those that haunt the halls of Waverly. To add to that, they host their annual fundraiser haunted house that you can experience a haunted attraction within the confines of fear itself. All proceeds from the haunt are utilized for the restoration of this incredible building.

The VIP ticket includes a 30 minute Mini Tour of the upper floors of the building where you will learn the history of Waverly Hills, experience the paranormal and then be dropped into our Haunted House skipping the wait outside.

Location: 4400 Paralee Ln, Louisville, KY

Dates: Fri & Sat, Sept 23 – Oct 29, 2016

Price: $20, Parking $5, VIP $60

 

  • 2) The Devil’s Attic

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The Devil’s Attic haunted house is becoming a beacon of fear in the Louisville area. As the story goes, since the dawn of time the Devil has been collecting evil souls….souls that have brought terror to us all. The Attic is where he has chosen to keep them locked away for centuries. They have been waiting…..waiting to unleash their hellish fury! Go prepared to face pure evil as they welcome you……to The Devils Attic!

 

The Devils Attic haunted house is a collection of the true elements that make up many classic horror films. They have taken these elements and integrated them into a VERY interactive and detailed environment within the walls of this haunted attraction. Within the realms of The Devils Attic you will encounter many of your childhood demons as well as a slight horrific twist on some of the classic monsters of Hallows Eve. The result of many years of planning and passion is sure to frighten even the bravest of souls.

Location: 647 West Hill St Louisville, KY

Dates: Sept 16 – Oct 31, 2016

Price: $20

 

  • 3) Nightmare Forest Hauntpark

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The legendary Nightmare Forest Haunt Park is a haunted attraction park in Louisville that is known for miles around. Nightmare Forest haunted event is known for bringing the movies to life and they have always lived up to that motto. It has featured such movies at Halloween, Jurassic Park, Alien, and much more. This year it features Halloween, Friday the 13th, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, the Conjuring and many more! It is a haunt to be feared and Nightmare Forest has returned to Otter Creek Park with a vengeance. However, not only do you get one frightening trail, you also get the Trail of Terror, Dead End Hotel, Nightmare Harvest and Hawthorne’s Circus Bizarre! It is an ENORMOUS Haunt Park with 5 attractions in 1 location for 1 price!

Location: Otter Creek Park near Fort Knox

Dates: Sept 16 – Oct 29, 2016

Price: $20 for 5 attractions

 

  • 4) Haunted Hotel

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The Haunted Hotel is celebrating 26 Years of continuous terror in 2016! Starting out with an elevator that takes you on a nightmarish ride to the 13th floor for an encounter with Gustav, the creepiest elevator operator on Earth. The Haunted Hotel is known for its extreme scares, blood curdling effects, and gruesome scenery. Definitely one of the goriest haunts in the Ville and one of the top haunted houses in the city. This year, the Haunted Hotel crew has been busy tearing down and completely renovating most of the exterior scenes of the haunt to give guests something special new for 2016!

Location: 3000 S Fourth St Louisville, KY

Dates: Sept 2 – Oct 31, 2016

Price: $25, VIP $35

 

  • 5) The 7th Street Haunt

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The 7th Street Haunt is an award winning haunted attraction and one of the BIGGEST haunted houses in Kentucky. With its old school approach to scaring, the 7th Street Haunt is revitalizing what it truly means to be frightened. It features 2 different haunted houses under 1 roof. You can experience the “old school” thrills of Ft Harmony’s Revenge and the “high tech” props and animatronic chills of The Experiment. Your ticket grants you access to one of these haunted houses. During your visit, you can upgrade to include both haunts!

Location: 2900 S. 7th Street Rd Louisville, KY

Dates: Sept 9 – Oct 30, 2016

Price: $20

 

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Elaina Hurd

I am a senior at the University of Louisville. I am double majoring in communications and psychology. I enjoy traveling, and trying new things. I believe the key to living a fulfilled live is to be as cultured and diverse life as possible -be adventurous!

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