Spooky Shores & Islands: 5 Ways to Get Scared Out of Your Gourd
October 11, 2016
The Halloween season is upon us and what better way to commemorate the spookiest time of the year than with a few scares? Lake Erie Shores & Islands offers countless opportunities to get your pulse racing and your palms sweating. But don't worry. When it's all over you can go back to enjoying pumpkin-flavored everything and forget you were being chased by brain-eating zombies a few hours ago. Just don't look behind you.
Cedar Point's HalloWeekends, Sandusky
Friday evening-Saturdays-Sundays through October 30
Coaster thrills combine with spooky chills and monstrous fun for the little ones. It's a family-friendly daytime event (there's even a parade!), but beware of ghouls and terror emerging at night. Please note the Cedar Point is closed Mon-Thurs.
DarkenWood Haunt, Vermilion
Friday and Saturday evenings through October 29
DarkenWood Haunt is an outdoor haunted experience designed to thrill with live, interacting (non-touching) actors, mazes, and intense and terrifying scenes. It is located next to the Historic Old School House on State Route 60 in Vermilion, Ohio. The all-volunteer crew has over 43 years of combined experience and there is an indoor waiting room with refreshments available.
Haunted Prison Tours, Huron
Friday, Oct 28, 2016; 7:30-9:30 pm
Experience a historical tour of Osborn MetroPark with a haunted twist! If you're brave enough, you will hear actual paranormal recordings that were taken on the grounds. You'll also learn how this was once a working prison farm. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Registration is required.
Lake Eerie Fearfest at Ghostly Manor, Sandusky
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings through October 30, plus Monday, October 31
Five of the most entertaining Haunted Houses on Lake Eerie! Recognized by The Travel Channel’s “Best Places I’ve Ever Been” series. Rated one of USA Today’s Top 20 Great Haunted Attractions for 2016.
Panic in the Pines Haunted Hayride and Trail, Genoa
Saturday evenings through October 29
Northwest Ohio's only haunted hayride. Take a seat on a hayride (if you dare) that takes you into the pines for scares. The Haunted Trail contains up-close scares. Two attractions for one price!
Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands
One of the Midwest hottest vacation spots, the region between Toledo and Cleveland provides an eclectic mix of historically significant sites, family-fun amusements, gorgeous scenery, and outdoor recreation.