Thrillvania Haunted House Park – located in Terrell
Also known as Verdun Manor, Thrillvania is considered one of the top haunted houses in the state and has been scaring visitors since 1997 using unique storytelling and the incorporation of local legends and folklore such as the Headless Horseman, the Ghost Bride, and the Butcher of Proctor Road. In addition to the haunted attractions, the park also hosts special events like live music, food vendors, and Halloween-themed activities. It offers a festive atmosphere for visitors to enjoy before or after experiencing the haunted houses.
Verdun Manor: a massive haunted mansion with intricate sets, special effects, and a chilling storyline. In 1901, Baron Michael Verdun, a psychopathic werewolf, built a grotesque house on Voodoo Bayou. Deep within the recesses of his manor, he conducted cruel experiments on travelers, turning them into human-animal hybrids. Together with his vampire wife Lady Cassandra, he hosted fiendish masquerades, serving human flesh to his inhuman guests. Finally, one stormy night, an angry vigilante mob set the manor afire and murdered Verdun and Cassandra. Verdun’s dying words swore vengeance upon all who dare enter his realm. Haunted Verdun Manor has stood silent for many years, but folks still whisper about Verdun’s final curse. It is said Baron Verdun and his creatures still haunt the rotted mansion and overgrown cemetery. Those brave enough to enter Verdun Manor must dare both Voodoo Bayou and the old graveyard before reaching the manor itself.
Cassandra’s House of Clowns: Her clowns started tearing down walls and uncovered a ghastly sight: a giant, swollen brain hooked up to some diabolical apparatus. The truth has now been revealed: Baron Michael Verdun discovered, through his experiment on humans at the lab in Verdun Manor, the region of the brain that controls madness, mayhem and chaos. A new dimension to the Labyrinth has been exposed that twists space and time out of proportion. Lady Cassandra’s eyes are rolling in her vampiric skull, but Baron Verdun is smiling wickedly with approval. He knows that, as long as she has victims to prey on, she is happy… and so is he! So come, join the party at Cassandra’s Labyrinth of Terror!
Sam Hain’s Trail of Torment: Once bitten by Lady Cassandra, the now delusional and psychotic Sam Hain attempts to lure unsuspecting and curious humans who dare to pass by. Come walk through Sam Hain’s Trail of Torment and see if you can escape his wrath. Decide for yourself what is real and what is delusion.
Cutting Edge Haunted House – located Fort Worth, Texas.
Widely regarded as one of the best haunted houses in the United States. Cutting Edge is situated in a 100-year-old abandoned meatpacking plant, adding an extra layer of creepiness to the experience. The massive facility provides an atmospheric backdrop for the haunted house, with its dark corridors, industrial machinery, and eerie ambiance. It holds the Guinness World Record for being the longest walk-through haunted house in the world, spanning over 2,000 linear feet. Visitors can expect a lengthy and immersive experience as they navigate through the various themed areas. The haunted house prides itself on its high-quality production values with Hollywood-level special effects, detailed sets, and realistic animatronics. The attention to detail creates a truly immersive and terrifying environment for visitors. Each section has its own unique storyline and scares. Visitors can encounter a variety of terrifying scenes, including haunted prisons, dark catacombs, and eerie laboratories. The haunted house is staffed with talented actors who bring the scares to life. These skilled performers are known for their ability to create intense and realistic interactions with visitors. Their commitment to their roles adds an extra layer of fear and excitement to the experience. Cutting Edge has received numerous accolades and recognition for its exceptional haunted house. It has been featured on various media outlets and has won awards such as the “Best Haunted House in America” by Guinness World Records and the “Best Haunted Attraction in Texas” by HauntedHouseRatings.com.
Creepy Hollow Haunted House – located in Rosharon, Texas.
Creepy Hollow Haunted House takes visitors through a terrifying journey filled with detailed sets, special effects, and skilled actors. The facility was developed to experiment on the ample feral hog population in the area. The corporation is going to cure all of man’s afflictions by introducing genetically manipulating viruses, but there has been an accident. If the virus gets out it could be the end of life as we know it. Enter a dark industrial world where the laws of science have been manipulated and decayed. Find out how it feels to be alive as you are trying to survive the walking dead. Welcome to ground zero of the zombie apocalypse!
Dark Woods: takes visitors on a haunted trail through a dense forest with creepy sounds, and unexpected scares. The trail is filled with various themed areas, each with its own unique frights. The woods was always home to many traveling vagrants and other individuals not wanting to be found. The contaminated waste made its way into the water and the soil. Slowly the inhabitants of the Dark Woods began to change. Skin started peeling and blistering. Teeth and hair started falling out. Once the mutation took over their body, they began to hunger for the taste of human flesh. One day The Caretaker was caught off guard by one of the mutated vagrants and slipped with a barrel of waste and burned himself from head to toe. He screamed in agony as the vagrant started ripping away at his flesh. He managed to get away using a nearby rusty shovel. Now with scarred eyes, burned skin, and his rusty shovel, The caretaker travels the grounds of Creepy Hollow looking for fresh skin to replace his burned flesh.
Pitch Black: As the name suggests, this attraction plunges visitors into complete darkness. Visitors must rely on their senses to make their way through the pitch-black factory. Legend has it that nce the factory started experimenting on humans, strange and uncontrollable side effects started to appear with some of the subjects. They became insane, freakish, and began to get aggressive. The scientist found they could control the state of the subjects depending on the light they were exposed to. Bright lights and glowing lights made them act completely insane. Complete darkness made them turn into killing machines. Nouveau Genesis began to worry about spies and competition watching and sneaking into their facility. They created an area called Pitch Black with both crazy lights and complete darkness to harness the pure killing power of the rejected subjects to provide added security measures.
Creepy Hollow is known for its effective scare tactics. It combines a mix of jump scares, atmospheric effects, and interactive elements to create a truly terrifying experience. The skilled actors play their roles with dedication, adding to the overall fear factor.