As Halloween approaches, those looking for a spooky adventure can find plenty of attractions in Northern Virginia. From haunted trails and ghost tours to haunted houses and corn mazes, there's something for everyone who wants to get into the spirit of the season. Clifton's Haunted Trail is back after a three-year hiatus due to COVID-19. On Saturday, October 29, from 7 to 10 p.m., thrill-seekers can explore the forest full of scares and petrifying costumes. This year may be a little different due to COVID-19, but The Death Trail will still be open with limited hours and promises to be one of the most terrifying yet.
If you're looking for something a little different, Ghost & Graveyard Tours in Alexandria, Virginia could be the perfect choice. An 18th-century guide will take you on a flashlight tour full of ghost stories, folklore, and legends as you stroll through the city. The Asylum is another great option for those who want to experience a real scare. This 3,000 square foot area is full of lost souls wandering around the gardens.
American Scream by Gravensteen - Fort Belvoir, Virginia is also back this year with its spine-chilling tour. Blood Lake Haunted Trail in Midothian, VA has also returned with two haunted trails featuring Richmond's most twisted, cruel, and unusual scenes. The House of Horror in Laurel, Maryland is another great option for those who want to experience a real scare. This attraction offers the scariest haunted house in the entire state. Finally, The Halloween season wouldn't be complete without a haunted carriage ride. You'll be thrown into the woods and travel nearly a mile back through a series of labyrinths, demons, and terrifying creatures.