by Maytal Wichman
Visiting a Haunted house is one of the best things about Halloween. With really cool props and great actors with realistic-looking makeup, you’re bound to have some thrills and chills. We’ve gathered a list of the best ones in Long Island – this is for the older kids and adults. Looking for a non-scary Haunted Houses? click here.
Scary Haunted Houses
Open Weekdays & Sundays: 6pm-11pm; Fridays & Saturdays: 6pm-2am
8 Bayville Avenue
Bayville, NY 11709
This place is recommended for adults children ages 10 and up (under 12 must be accompanies by an adult). It features attractions such as a haunted mansion, “Evil in the woods”, “Curse of the Zombie pirates”, “Temple of Horror”, and more. Price is $14.75 per attraction, or you can get attraction combos for a higher price, as well as a VIP pass that will allow you to bypass lines.
October 22-23 & 29-30
Old Bethpage Village Restoration
1303 Round Swamp Road
Old Bethpage, NY
There will be tours of haunted buildings, ghost stories and more. $10 per adult, $7 for kids 5-12, FREE for kids under 5.
Gateway’s Haunted Playhouse of Horrors
Weekdays & Sundays: 7pm-10pm; Fridays & Saturdays: 7pm-12am
215 South County Road
Bellport, NY 11713
Set in Gateway’s 100 year old estate, this haunted house “provides the backdrop for a sinister journey thru a nightmare maze of shocking and bizarre happenings”. $20 general admission, $25 for a fast pass.
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays (until, and incl. Oct. 31st, from 5pm) from 7pm.
41 Homer Avenue
Deer Park, NY
This haunted house features live actors and animations and is NOT recommended for younger children. Parental discretion is advised. $12 per person.
Fridays & Saturdays: 7pm-12am; Sundays: 7pm-11pm
26 Pinelawn Road
Melville, NY 11747
This haunted mansion is not recommended for children under 8. There is also a haunted corn maze for an extra fee.$17 for Haunted Mansion; $11 for corn maze; $23 for a combo ticket.
October 21-23 & October 28-30 6pm-9pm
200 Main Street
Sag Harbor, NY 11963
This place features “bone chilling tours” and is recommended for ages 12 and older. $10 per person.