In case 2020 hasn’t been scary enough for you, here is a list of the 8 best haunted happenings in the Greater Boston area that are guaranteed to make you scared stiff.
Ghosts and Gravestones
200 Atlantic Avenue, Boston | 866-754-9136 | ghostsandgravestones.com/boston
Take a nighttime walking tour of the city’s oldest burying grounds. Ride on Old Town Trolley and visit Boston’s most haunted hotel, The Omni Parker House.
Haunted Boston Ghost Tours
Central Burying Ground Cemetery | 617-605-3635 | hauntedboston.com
A family-friendly walking tour through the historic and haunted streets of Boston. Learn about the ghosts that haunt the city and the crypts that lie beneath the surface.
Count Orlok’s Nightmare Gallery
217 Essex Street, Salem | 978-740-0500 | nightmaregallery.com
Take a stroll through the halls of cinema’s most haunted creatures. In this museum you’ll find vampires, werewolves, zombies, and other devilishly frightening monsters.
Gallows Hill Presents: The Lost Museum
7 Lynde Street, Salem | 978-825-0222 | gallowshillsalem.com/the-lost-museum-2/
Come explore the spookiest underground attraction you’ll visit this year. Discover strange rooms, cursed places, ghosts, monsters, and much more as you and your group solve the mystery and try to escape Salem’s most exciting interactive museum.
Dead of Night Ghost Tours in Plymouth
31 North Street, Plymouth | 508-277-2371 | deadofnightghosttours.com
Recommended by TripAdvisor as Plymouth’s #1 tour for history and haunts, this lantern ghost tour will take you through the town’s local legends, haunted folklore, and the locations of paranormal activity.
Witch’s Woods in Westford
79 Powers Rd., Westford | 978-692-3033 | witchswoods.com
Take a haunted hayride through the Nashoba Valley Ski Area and experience the witches, spirits, ghouls, and other frightening creatures of the night.
Horror Film Drive-In at Medfield State Hospital
Chapel Street, Medfield | 617-734-2500 | coolidge.org
Coolidge Corner Theatre has set up a drive-in movie experience at Medfield State Hospital. Every weekend in October they are showing scary movies, and as a special treat, on Halloween they will be showing a horror marathon of 12 straight hours of werewolf movies under the blue moon.
Lizzie Borden House in Fall River
230 2nd St, Fall River| 508-675-7333 | lizzie-borden.com
Lizzie Borden with an axe gave her mother forty whacks, when she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one. Tour the site of one of the country’s most infamous stories of haunted folklore and learn the truth of that fateful day in 1892.