Don't waste your time at the wrong haunted house. Whether you want maximum scares, or just meander a haunted maze or city, consult this guide first -- our favorite haunted houses in Denver.
13th Floor: There’s a reason the 13th floor is left out of many a building, and once you experience the nightmares on this one you’ll understand why. Bonus: Every 113th person to make it through the 13th floor gets their money back. Through the end of October; $20 - $22/general admission, $30 - $50/VIP 4120 Brighton Blvd. Bldg. C; 303-355-FEAR
Terror in the Corn: Think Children of the Corn … but with less mirth than the Stephen King thriller. Ride into the night on a tractor taking you deep into the stalks of terror. Through Oct. 30; $20/adults, $15/children & seniors 6728 County Road 3 1/4, Erie; 303-828-5210
Asylum: Did insanity cause the fear or did fear cause the insanity? Work your way through 15,000 square feet of depravity in this torturous hospital for the mentally insane, and see how balanced you are when you make it out. Through the end of October; $20/general admission, $25/VIP 6100 E. 39th Ave.; 303-453-0359
City of the Dead: It’s not just a haunted house… It’s a haunted city with residents of the undead variety. Find your way out of town before the oozing zombies make you a permanent citizen. Through Oct. 31; $16 7007 E. 88th Ave., Henderson; 303-653-3188
13th Door: Thirteen is your lucky number at this house of horror. If you want to survive the hell, you must escape through the 13th Door. Start your count and run … Through Oct. 31; $14.95/general admission with canned food donation (+$1 without), $19.95/VIP 3184 S. Parker Road, Aurora; 720-261-0570
Field of Screams and Dead Man’s Maze: Field of Dreams this ain’t. We dare you to pass through the frightful outdoor haunts without straining your vocals. Then, use your internal GPS to make it through the Dead Man’s Maze while fear redirects you at every dead end. $16/field, $28/VIP field, $14/maze, $22/VIP maze, $27/both, $50/VIP both 104th Ave. & Riverdale Road, Thornton; 303-913-5947
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