<< Pittsburgh Haunted Houses A-Z
Many haunted houses and haunted attractions just outside the greater Pittsburgh area are well worth the time to visit. These include popular haunted houses in Bedford, Somerset and Fayette counties in Pennsylvania, as well as a few in nearby Ohio and West Virginia - all located within a 1.5 to 3 hour radius of Pittsburgh.
Bedlam @ The Asylum
Weston, West Virginia
Formerly known as the Weston State Hospital, the historic Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum invites you into forbidden areas for its Bedlam haunted attraction. This West Virginia facility served as a sanctuary for the mentally ill in the mid-1800’s and ghosts (real ones!) are reported to abound. Located about 2 hours from Pittsburgh.
September 30 and October 1-2, 5-9, 12-16, 19-23 and 26-30, 2011.
Dungeon of Horrors @ the Former WV State Penitentiary
Moundsville, West Virginia
The Former West Virginia Penitentiary is known to have one of the highest levels of paranormal activity in the United States and most people who have survived the dungeon of horrors believe that the prisoners still haunt the darkened hallways of the prison today. Experience it for yourself in the Dungeon of Horrors Haunted House.
September 30 and October 1, 7-9, 14-16, 21-23 and 27-31, 2011.
HalloWeekends at Cedar Point
Each fall, this popular amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio, transforms itself on into a haunted wonderland, with attractions running from the tame to the truly terrifying. Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday evenings from mid-September through the month of October.
September 16-18, 23-25 and 30; October 1-2, 7-9, 14-16, 21-23 and 28-30, 2011
Experience the haunting story of the Nicely brothers, convicted murders and escaped convicts who, as legend has it, hid in this very hayloft. A haunted corn maze and hayride through the haunted forest are also part of the thrills and chills.
October 7-8, 14-15, 21-22 and 28-29, 2011
Haunted Hills Estate
Scare yourself silly on this interactive, one hour journey through the Haunted Hills Estate Trail in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. You must be in good enough shape to walk or be dragged 1 mile. Recommended for children ages 7 and up. Two indoor haunted challenges are also available for double or triple the fun! Special Trick or Treat (Oct. 31) and Lights Out Adventures (Nov. 5) for 2011.
September 23-24 and September 30; October 1, 7-9, 14-16, 20-23 and 27-31; November 5, 2011
Haunted Village at Old Bedford Village
Ghosts and scary creatures come alive to welcome you to this popular event, complete with a haunted corn maze adventure and other spooky goings on at Old Bedford Village. Bring a flashlight!
October 29, 2011
Huston's Haunted Hollow
In a mist shrouded hollow on a farm in Western Pennsylvania, the spirit of a Revolutionary War renegade haunts all those who dare to disturb it. Will you be next? Experience a pulse-pounding journey through the dark hallways of a haunted farmhouse. Take a hayride through a sinister swamp. Try to escape the unspeakable evil that awaits you in the cornfield.
September 30 and October 1, 7-8, 14-15, 21-22 and 28-29, 2011
Rich's Fright Farm
Located in Fayette County, south of Pittsburgh, this celebrated southwestern Pennsylvania scarefest offers a spooky hayride, a maze of terror and a haunted mansion, plus concessions, classic horror films and live music.
September 30 and October 1-2, 5-9, 12-16, 19-23 and 26-31, 2011