As we enter the fall season in North Carolina, many things come to mind. The beautiful landscapes and colors of the new season. The crisp air as families go apple or pumpkin picking. Football…enough said there, whether college or professional, fall equals football. However, for many “scream” enthusiasts the fall season may as well be call Halloween season. There are literally dozens of destinations and activities across the state to “give you a scare.” Your choice to call a new home in Knightdale at the Knightdale Station neighborhood home, actually puts you in a great location to enjoy any or all of these attractions. Thus, for your convenience, below, we list what we feel to be the best NC Haunted Houses and Trails.
Now, we realize, there are other spooky stops across North Carolina that you may enjoy, too. We are in no way claiming to have been through every single one of the NC Haunted Houses and Trails. However, we do feel that the spots we suggest above will no doubt get you in the “Halloween spirit.”
The Best NC Haunted Houses and Trails Closest to Knightdale
On our list of the Best NC haunted Houses and Trails, we will start you off with some of those most near to your new home. These are all a 90 minute or less drive form Knightdale Station. Likewise, whether you are horror fanatic or not, all of these initial entrants are a very reasonable drive away and will surely provide a scare.
Haunted Forest at Panic Point, Youngsville, NC
This is one the Knightdale locals may have told you about actually! Located less than a half hour drive from Knightdale Station is the Haunted Forest at Panic Point.
Many scary Halloween-themed activities await on this trip. Choose from the haunted hayride, dark trail, corn maze, carny crypt, or check out everyone while there! Many consider this the top “scare spot” in the Raleigh/Durham and surrounding area.
Stoney Point Trail of Terror, Fayetteville, NC
A little bit further away, this Fayetteville area Halloween tradition is also well worth the drive. In addition, it’s for a great cause, as the Stoney Point Trail of Terror is actually used as a fund raiser the local fire department hosts. But that’s where the charitable behavior ends…
Just because it’s for a good cause, do not underestimate the “terror factor” at Stoney Point. A walk through the frightening halls of the haunted house will remind you of this in a hurry. Consequently, you never know what type of scary being or sights you will encounter in the haunted forest. However, you can be sure of one thing and that’s you won’t want to be too slow when passing through there.
Close Enough for a Drive…If You Dare! NC Haunted Houses and Trails Rank Among Top in U.S.
Sure, the following two NC haunted Houses and Trails are just a little further from your new home at Knightdale Station. But with both basically set right around 90 minutes from your new hometown, these are two Halloween-time favorites that have been recognized by attendees as giving some of the best scares around
Kersey Valley Spookywoods, Archdale, NC
Similar to the above “Woods of Terror,” these “Spooky Woods” will take you right around an hour and a half up the road from Knightdale. Another similarity though is that this “haunt spot” has been not only a constant on the tops in NC Haunted Houses and Trails, but also is in the USA Today as one of the Top 13 Haunted Houses in the entire United States.
This Archdale Halloween tradition is one you will want to make sure and get tickets to early. This is because it literally sells out at different times each season. Whether the Creepy Circus Land, terrifying maze, bloody asylum, or any other features on sight, this is the one among NC Haunted Houses and Trails that you truly don’t want to skip. Unless of course your scared…
These NC Haunted Houses and Trails are great outdoor activities that the whole family can enjoy. All are very easily made into a one-day trip from your new home in Knightdale. So, if you don’t mind a good time that may give you a scare, each of these are worth visiting.
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