Happy Spooky Season, with Halloween right around the corner, there’s no spookier way to embrace the spirit than by braving the chills and thrills of the BEST haunted forests located around the DMV. Don’t be a scaredy cat! Jump in your car, take a little road trip, and expand your horizons outside your comfort zone.
Now, let’s conjure the top 3 Haunted Forests:
- Markoff’s Haunted Forest – Located in Dickerson, MD, this haunted forest is a must-visit for all DMV natives, being only an hour’s drive away from D.C. and Arlington. This is the most talked about Haunted Forest throughout the entire DMV and is open until October 31st. But beware… if you don’t reserve your spot in advance, you might be trapped in a ghostly queue for up to 3 hours! Fear not; they offer ghoulish games, flickering fire pits, and devilishly food to help you survive the bone-chilling waits. Get ready for a spooktacular time!
- Haunt Game Over – Located in Lorton, VA, just a quick 25-minute drive from Arlington, Alexandria, and Washington, D.C., this heart-pounding haunted house marks its 10th anniversary this year. Are you ready to explore abandoned houses where creepy creatures lurk in the shadows? Secure your tickets today; they’re available until October 31st but valid only on weekends. Brace yourself for a hair-raising experience like no other!
- Field of Screams – Located in Olney, MD, only a 40-minute drive from the Alexandria, Arlington, and D.C. area, lies the crowned jewel of terror – the #1 Haunted Attraction as named by the Washington Post and Baltimore Sun. Here, the path to terror lies solely in the digital realm, as online ticket purchases are the only means of entry. Choose your path wisely, as Field of Screams offers a range of trails, including the most thrilling: the hayride. Step forth, but be warned – you enter at your own risk! Field of Screams offers such a nightmarish authenticity that you’ll question whether you’ve unwittingly wandered onto the set of a harrowing horror film.
BOOO! Are you scared yet? The zombies and ghosts are summoning you and your families to these thrilling attractions. The time is now, you and your children will experience an unforgettable Halloween-spirited night.