The 10 Best Haunted Attractions in Illinois!

Haunted attractions throughout Illinois open their doors each fall to showcase their newest gruesome scenes and sets for guests to experience. Thousands of people visit haunted attractions in Illinois seeking an adrenaline rush and spine-tingling experience. The following haunted attractions offers the best thrills in the state. Here are our favorites.  

1. Dungeon of Doom Haunted House, Zion, IL

If you’re looking for in-your-face terror, head to Dungeon of Doom Haunted House. They feature elaborate, highly detailed scenes, props, and effects for an hour-long horrifying tour. Their actors also enhance the attractions with realistic reenactments and roles that leave guests shaken. The buried alive attraction is popular with guests. 

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2. Massacre Haunted House, Montgomery, IL

This award-winning haunted house venue features tombs, caverns, mazes, zombies, an abandoned mental hospital, and other scary thrills for adrenaline seekers. Massacre Haunted House offers over 20,000 square-feet of nightmares designed for mature audiences. Guests rave about the laser tag, as well. 

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3. Realm of Terror Haunted House, Round Lake Beach, IL

Immerse yourself in pure terror at Realm of Terror Haunted House. With custom sandscapes and rooms designed by professional set designers, this attraction leaves guests horrified for days. The makeup effects are created by a “Faceoff” star to ensure they are very realistic and terrifying, as well. 

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4. The Basement of the Dead, Aurora, IL

Basement of the Dead is full of unique scenes, amazing details, and very involved staff. They keep adding more elements every year, making it a local favorite. This award-winning haunted attraction features amazing actors and many life-like props that add character to the venue. 

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5. Raven's Curse Haunted House, Centralia, IL

Raven’s Curse Haunted House brings many screams to Southern Illinois each year. The owners put a lot of effort and attention into the sets, props, and scenes to ensure guests are always on their toes. Each year they add new details to the attraction and always strive to make it better than the previous years. 

6. Statesville Haunted Prison, Lockport, IL

Statesville Haunted Prison is a popular attraction featuring dozens of disturbing scenes from a maximum-security prison. Here guests have to face over 100 evil criminals that are out for blood. Once finished touring the frightening prison, guests must then visit the City of the Dead, which houses the burial graves of past inmates. 

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7. Evil Intentions Haunted House, Elgin, IL

Evil Intentions is a 55,000-square-foot haunted attraction housed in the Old Elgin Casket Factory. The venue is already a paranormal hotspot due to the building’s disturbing history, which actually included a real murder. Now guests can tour the haunted house and encounter the former residents who still roam the halls here. 

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8. Boo Crew Haunted House, Mechanicsburg, IL

This is no amateur haunted house attraction! Boo Crew Haunted House features professionally-designed sets and high-quality special effects for a terrifying evening. The high-tech theatrical atmosphere makes this haunted house one of the top-ranked attractions in the state. 

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9. Hoppers Haunted House, Rockford, IL

Hopper Haunted House is another great place to check out if you want an entertaining evening. This elaborate haunted house is the perfect place to go for creepy, unexpected thrills. It’s not the scariest haunted house, but it’s definitely fun and interesting. The owner tries to make each year different and better than the previous. 

10. Downs Haunted House, Downs, IL

Down Haunted House is a true classic. While the attraction features the haunted house with the creepy actors and scenes, it also includes a fire-blowing clown, stilt walker, haunted hayride, concessions, and other activities. 

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