A chill is in the air and ghosts and goblins have come out to play. Frightening things occur during this time of year at Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands. Get your spook on at these top 5 haunts:
1.) Ghostly Manor Thrill Center
Recently named to America’s Best Haunt’s 2011 list of the top haunted attractions in America, Ghostly Manor is adding even more thrills to their line-up for the haunting season. Ghostly Manor Thrill Center includes the award-winning Ghostly Manor Haunted House, the Ghostly Gauntlet outdoor walk-thru haunt and the XD 4D Theatre. Please visit website for hours of operation.
2.) HalloWeekends at Cedar Point
Experience the thrills and chills of six haunted walk-through attractions, including two new additions, Blood on the Bayou and Maniacal Mechanical Screamworks and four haunted houses. Will you be brave enough to try these terrifying, hair-raising, chilling, spine-tingling attractions?
Held Friday night, Saturday and Sunday, through October 30. The hours of operation are: Friday 6 pm – midnight, Saturday noon – midnight and Sunday noon – 9 pm. On Sunday October 9 only, the hours are 10 am – 10 pm. Please note that Cedar Point is closed during the week.
3.) Terror in the Field
Wander through more than a half-mile maze of tall cornstalks, if you dare. Monsters and other creepy creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to surprise those brave enough to challenge the menacing maze. Held Friday and Saturday night, now – October 29, 7-11 pm.
4.) Ghost Walk with Victoria
Walk through historic and eerie Port Clinton with Victoria as your guide. Listen and look as she takes you to places where spirits, ghosts and orbs have been sighted and recorded. Bring your camera and your courage! Walks last approximately one hour. Children are not recommended for the 8 and 9 pm walks.
Daily, now – October 31 at 7, 8 or 9 pm.
5.) Sandusky State Theatre Ghost Hunt
Investigate the historic Sandusky State Theatre and enjoy this ghost hunt from both the scientific and intuitive sides as the Firelands Paranormal Society extend their abilities to search for spirit activity in the theatre, State Room, offices, and basement. The Ghost Hunt is recommended for adults who are 18 or older, unless accompanied by a parent. September 23 and October 6, 29 & 31, 10 pm-1 am.