Everyone always wants to know why the 2013 haunted houses in Nebraska are populated by such strong ghosts. So we tell them. They have spent too many years as corn huskers! America’s Best Top 100 Haunted Houses in 2013 (with videos). If one offers to arm wrestle you, flee the area lickety split. And, whatever you do, do not ever return to that Nebraska haunted house.
Lincoln Haunted Houses
Home of the University of Nebraska, these Cornhuskers know how to haunt the football teams of their opponents. And they put on a local demonstration for fun in October as well.
Eagle Hollow Haunts - 617 South 238th Street, Eagle, NE 68347
Sit by the fire pits, grab some concession food, maybe sing some Scary-oke and partake in 3 kinds of terror at Eagle Hollow Haunts. Doors open at 7 pm. Tickets are $20. Visit any Friday, Saturday, or Sunday from October 11th through November 1st, 2013. The 3 main haunt attractions are Luminon’s 3D about an alien world, Night Terror about post apocalyptic horror, and Darklands a haunted trail. Doors close at 11:30 pm.
Roca Scary Farms - 16531 S 38th Street, Roca, NE 68430
Located just 10 minutes outside of south Lincoln, this farm has both daytime and nighttime activities. Spend a day at the pumpkin patch or an evening at the Scary Farm. Attractions include a Haunted Hayride, Haunted Manor, Spooky Maze, and Psycho Patch woods walk. Attraction is open September 27-28, October 4-5, 11-14, 18-20, 25-27. Ticket booth opens at 5 pm attractions open at dusk.
Omaha Haunted Houses
Once the nation’s leading livestock market and meatpacking centers, the souls of the employees that have witnessed the slaughter are doomed to wander the houses of Omaha looking for their next victims.
Scary Acres - 17272 Giles Road, Omaha, Nebraska
The owners date back to 1993 and opened a number of haunted houses before opening Scary Acres in 2002 on this 20 acre property. Enjoy the bonfire and concessions as you decide to enter Master Castle, Haunted Woods, or House on the Hill. Why not try all three? Doors open at 7 pm. Opening night is September 13th. Visit on Friday and Saturday nights from September 20-22, and 27-29. Also visit from October 1st through November 2nd every night except Mondays. Scary Acres is open from 7 pm to 12:30 am on Friday and Saturday. All other night they are open until 10:30 pm. They are open rain or shine. Scary Acres has a combo pass for $25 or buy individual tickets to Master Castle for $11, Haunted Woods for $8, or House on the Hill for $10.
Haunted Hollow Theme Park – 12501 Old Giles Road, La Vista, NE 68128
Haunted Hollow is a full scary entertainment complex. You can enjoy the Carriage House Café, public bonfires, market and souvenirs, try shoot sasquatch, or the corn toss. Doors open at 7 pm. Tickets are just $20. The haunted attractions are themed around a 3 story 130 year old real haunted house. Visit Mike Myers house, the cemetery, the masusoleum, the barn maze, Nebraska Chainsaw Massacre, the Hearbeat Suspended Bridge, and more. Haunted Hollow haunted houses are open September 20-21 and 27-30. In October from the 1st through Halloween night 2013. The hours on Friday and Saturday are 7 pm to 12 am. All other nights they close at 10 pm.
Ranch of Terror and Haunted Hay Ride – 11001 S. 48th Street, Papillion, NE 68133
Ranch of Terror is one of the seasonal attractions at Bellevue Berry and Pumpkin Ranch. Ranch of Terror is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from September 21st to November 2nd. Bellevue Berry is open every day all year. Now celebrating more than 20 years, tickets to Ranch of Terror are $10 for each attraction or $18 for the combo pass to the Haunted Hayride and the Haunted Walk. Doors open at 7 pm. Doors close at midnight on Friday and Saturday or 10 pm on Sunday.
Nightmare on Q Street - 7003 Q Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68117
Nightmare on Q Street is located at the Fun-Plex Amusement Park. The haunt is open on September 13-14, 20-21, and 27-28. It is open from October 2nd through November 2nd. The haunts open at dusk and run till 12:30 pm on Friday and Saturday or until 10:30 pm the other nights. Raven’s Nightmare tickets are $13. The ticket to Phobia is $10. Chaos Maze tickets are $7. Phobia is so intense it is actually a challenge event. If you can make it through Phobia you get your money refunded. Dare you take the dare?
The Shadows Edge Haunted House – 3457 S. 84th Street, Omaha, NE
Shadows Edge haunted house seems to have a lot of chainsaw mass murderers. Tickets are $11. The haunt is open weekends September 20-22 and 27-30. It then is open every night from October 1st through October 31st. Doors open at dusk and close at 12:30 am on Friday and Saturday or 10 pm on all other nights.
Mystery Manor - 716 N 18th Street, Omaha, NE 68102
Tickets to Mystery Manor are $12. The attraction is open September 13-14, 20-21, 27-28, October 2-6, 9-13, and 16-31. On Friday and Saturday the hours are Dusk to 12 am. All other nights the attraction is open Dusk until 10 pm. Real house with murder history, hacked up body parts, and a shallow grave. Move through this haunt quickly to avoid the real frights.
Blood Lust Extreme Haunt, 706 Eagle Crest Circle, Papillion, NE
A small 600 square foot haunt open October 25, 26, 27, 29, and 31. Blood Lust is open from 7 pm to 10 pm. Admission tickets are $5.
Norfolk Haunted Houses
The Insane Asylum in Norfolk was established in 1885. It is still operating to this day in 2013, treating sex offenders. Although the name has changed, after examining the local haunted houses, we suspect that a few of the patients may have escaped over the years.
Kearney Haunted Houses
The Oregon Trail ran through Kearney. So you know there are some real ghosts wondering around town.
North Platte Haunted Houses
In 2008, sheriff deputies reportedly saw unidentified flying objects in the nearby sky. You might think they were UFOs. We’re pretty sure the ghosts were just having a good time.
Terror on 12th Street - 12th and Norman, Crete, NE 68333
Located at the old Crete Sokol Hall the owners have been scaring locals for over 20 years. The two attractions are BoneShaker and Terror. A combo ticket is $15. Haunt is open every Friday and Saturday in October. Look on the website for updated information on their Halloween Festival the last weekend in October. Doors open at 7 pm.
Nearby Haunted Attractions
There should be a way to find the closest haunted house to you regardless of what state it is in. Until that time, we’ll make you look at the haunted houses in nearby states to do it yourself.
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