Image of 301 Devil's Playground. Photo courtesy of 301 Devil's Playground Facebook page.
Have some spook-filled fun in the DMV as Halloween approaches!
The leaves are slowly turning color, and pumpkins are all the rage, as Halloween draws nigh! So, what better time to break out that list of haunted houses and ghost tours in the DMV?
Spooky Events in Virginia
Virginia has some lonely, wooded trails perfect for spook-filled fun. You'll learn a few new creepy and macabre things and can indulge in some beverages along the way.
The Death Trail
6120 Dumfries Road, Dumfries, VA 22025
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The Death Trail, a scream-filled attraction that has existed since 2009, seems pretty straightforward from its name alone! While the gates open at 7 p.m., it's good to wait until full sundown for the spooky and fun times to begin. This wooded trail could lead you to ponder the workings of your inner soul. For more information, check out their site
Ghostly Tours of Historic Williamsburg
440 W Duke Of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, VA 23185
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In addition to a mix of history and lore, you may run into some picture-worthy anomalies! Paranormal activity has often been reported by tour-goers. For more information, check out their site
Spooky Events in Maryland
Get ready for spine-chilling fun as the fall season settles in!
Laurel's House of Horror
935 Fairlawn Avenue, Laurel, MD 20707
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Since 2014, Laurel's House of Horror (located on the old Laurel Shopping Center property) has provided an experience that has certainly made visitors to this attraction, scream, and yell. Touted to be one of "Maryland's scariest and most realistic haunted houses," the attraction has hallways and rooms that will be full of things most ghoulish. With four rooms to choose from, experiences and themes may not all be the same. For more information, check out their site
301 Devil's Playground
13335 Alexander Road, Galena, MD 21635
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301 Devil's Playground features two attractions, "House of Hell" and "The Barn of Torture" -- not for the faint of heart! They also have fun things for groups and singles to engage in, like the "Zombie Paintball ride." For more information, check out their site
Spooky Events in D.C.
Yes, Abe Lincoln and George Washington and other deceased presidents have been rumored to walk the halls of the White House as ghostly spirits. However, there are not-so-famous people whose ghosts have been known to walk the cobblestones around the U.S. Capitol as well!
One Scary D.C. Ghost Tour
237 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington, D.C. 20003
The "Scary DC Ghost Tour" is one that will provide an interesting specter
, er, perspective
concerning the subject of D.C. hauntings. For more information, check out their site
Ghosts of Georgetown Walking Tour
Old Stone House at 3051 M St. NW
, Washington, D.C., 20002
Ghosts of Georgetown Walking Tour allows you to stroll through the historic streets of Georgetown, where you'll learn tales of true crime, romance, and other mysteries. As part of the tour, you'll hear a historian's angle on all the curses, coincidences, and creepy aspects that make up the spookier side of historic Georgetown's past. For more information, check out their site
What's your favorite place to get spooked during the Halloween season? Did we miss yours? Let us know in the comments below!
Featured image courtesy of 301 Devil's Playground Facebook page.