Sure, trick-or-treating is fun, but don’t you want to do something a little more thrilling this Halloween in Austin? We've compiled a list of some of the best haunted houses in Austin that are sure to send shivers down your spine!

House of Torment

The House of Torment has been Austin’s premier haunted house for over 15 years. Aside from being an Austin staple, this haunted house has been featured on the Travel Channel, USA Today, MTV, and many more media outlets. As soon as you step out of the car, all kinds of ghouls and goblins will be waiting to spook you! The House of Torment changes up their attractions every year to ensure that you're truly frightened every Halloween.

Scream Hollow

Right outside of Austin in the city of Smithville stands as one of the most intense haunted houses in the Austin area. Scream Hollow consists of four different haunted houses, all of which are not for the faint of heart. If you're trying to encounter evil clowns, zombies, butchers, or anything else that is nightmare-inducing, look no further!

Scare For a Cure

Want to be scared, not just for fun but also for a purpose? Scare for a Cure is one of Austin’s most thrilling (and noblest) haunted houses. The haunted house gives its profits to local cancer-related charities and organizations. Scare for a Cure offers haunted house attractions that put you in an interactive role by giving you weapons to fight off whatever may be trying to scare you. Be sure and stop by this haunted house that’s not only fun but serves a great cause.

Austin Ghost Tours

Sometimes a real ghost is scarier than a guy in a costume. Austin Ghost Tours take brave patrons around the city and tells them all the spooky history that surrounds it. Explore historic buildings that are believed to be haunted if you dare!

Add some tricks to your treats this Halloween in Austin by checking out the city's best haunted houses!

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