Headless Horesman’s Hayrides, Ulster Park, New York
The Headless Horseman Hayride is the grand daddy of all spooky rides. The ride takes you on a one-mile journey into your future… and that future looks pretty grim. The theatrical ride, located on a 250 year-old farm, will have you letting loose several screams. It’s so legendary, in fact, it’s won numerous awards and honors including: America’s Scariest Haunted House in the Northeast by MTV, #1 on the Planet by New York Daily News, #1 Outdoor Attraction by American Airlines, and #1 by USA Today. (Feeling festive? Take a look at these easy Halloween crafts to fulfill your spooky side.)
Forest of Fear at Spooky Ranch, Cleveland, Ohio
This hayride, called The Forest of Fear, is one of pure terror and suspense and goes all out, using pyrotechnics and larger than life 30-foot-tall animated creatures. Prepare to be amazed (and totally spooked out). Monsters and ghouls lurk around every corner, creeping up on you through the foggy mist. The experience includes high-tech scenes and sets with live actors. You’ll find yourself screaming and laughing at the same time, with a healthy dose of comedy written into the script. Love Halloween? Check out these seven facts you never knew about All Hallow’s Eve.