Haunted Houses in Illinois

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Halloween is just around the corner, and Oak Park residents might be looking for some scary good attractions through the 31st! Whatever you’re in the mood for, the Chicago area has some of the best haunts around, from pumpkin matches to spooky walking tours and everything in between. Victory Toyota of Midtown has put together a guide of some of the scariest haunted houses near Chicago, so read on!

Haunted Houses Near Chicago

We’ve covered all the bases in the guide below for residents in the Lincoln Park area and beyond, whether you’re looking for some historical haunts, escape rooms, or full-on terror with the alleged scariest haunted house in Illinois! No matter what sort of scare you’re looking for, you’ll find something to love between now and Halloween night in the five attractions below. Check it out!

  • Windy City Ghosts: Looking for an artful blend of history and horror? Chicago is home to some of the most notorious terrors in history, from H.H. Holmes to Al Capone, and some say the ghosts still walk the city streets. Visit old asylums, dark alleyways, and haunted bars to uncover some of the spookiest chapters in Chicago history.
  • Room Escape Adventures Chicago: Fans of escape rooms will relish the opportunity to take on this twisted adventure! You and your fellow participants are locked in a room and given 60 minutes to solve puzzles, work together, and free yourselves. The catch? There’s a zombie chained to the wall that’s slowly starting to break free…
  • Basement of the Dead: Considered by some to be the scariest haunted house in Illinois, this attraction has been terrifying residents of Elmwood Park and beyond for 21 years now! Mad doctors, haunted dolls, and creepy clowns are just some of the horrors you’ll encounter down in the dark of this haunted house, with plentiful jump scares and blacklights. 
  • Statesville Haunted Prison: This terrifying attraction is set at a maximum security prison where only the most dangerous prisoners are kept, after a deep darkness sweeps over the place. Make your way through 23 prison cells and come face-to-face with Chicago’s very own rogues gallery of horrifying characters. 
  • Terror in the Timbers: If you’re in the mood to experience some Friday the 13th-style scares without leaving the comfort of your car, consider this drive-through haunted attraction! You’ll take a slow cruise through the woods where legendary Chicago serial killer H.H. Holmes has been set loose, ready to surround you with scares at a moment’s notice. You can also take a half-mile hike through the forest and enjoy some games and prizes!

Take A Break From the Scares With Victory Toyota of Midtown

When you’re ready to set the scares aside and take a break from the thrills, come check out our inventory of new and used Toyota models! You can also contact our office to learn more about all things Toyota or if you have any car questions.

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