If You've Got It, Haunt It: Scary Good Times Await this Fall in Warren County, Ohio!

Blog by Stacha Yundt

Spooky season is officially upon us, and no matter your age or interests there are few more more fang-tastic places to play during Halloween than right here in Warren County! Whether you're looking for a truly terrifying autumn experience, or prefer the sweeter side of Halloween, you'll find endless hours of fright-filled (and not-so-spooky) fun this fall in Ohio's Largest Playground!

Halloween Haunt at Kings Island | Warren County, Ohio


When the sun goes down over Warren County each autumn evening, fun-filled days give way to fright-filled nights! If you and your crew are hoping to scare up some seriously spooky fun this Halloween season, look no further than Warren County's award-winning amusement park, Kings Island.

Named the best theme park Halloween celebration in the nation two years and running by USA Today, KI's Halloween Haunt treats brave-souled visitors to a bone-chilling combination of record-crushing roller-coasters and hair-raising haunts, including six harrowing mazes, four spooky scare zones and so much more!

Want to squeeze even more horror into your Warren County weekend? Make your way north from Kings Island until you start hearing screams from the woods at Waynesville's Brimstone Haunt. Open Fridays and Saturdays through October, this terrifying attraction boasts five different eerie experiences, including a haunted hayride, a trip through the Forgotten Forest, encounters with the undead and so much more!

Finally - and perhaps spookiest of all - Warren County's also home to a pair of real-life haunts! The Village of Waynesville (widely regarded as one of the most haunted towns in the entire country) offers guided Ghost Walking Tours all throughout the fall, while The Golden Lamb (Ohio's oldest, most iconic and most haunted hotel and restaurant) welcomes brave (or just hungry) visitors year-round.

Tricks and Treats Fall Fest at Kings Island | Warren County, Ohio


Traveling with tots or just hoping to keep your spooky season fun a little less...spooky? Have a no fear! Warren County's home to family-friendly Halloween highlights as well.

There's always a full moon when Great Wolf Lodge's Howl-O-Ween is underway! Lead your pack to the massive, wilderness themed resort and indoor waterpark this fall to enjoy spook-tacular, seasonal fun including Howl-o-Ween trivia, a Monster Bash Dance Party and a trick-or-treat trail - plus incredible water slide rides and care-free floats down a winding lazy river!

Make no bones about it, a trip to Tricks and Treats Fall Fest at Kings Island is also an un-boo-lievably good time for families! Fridays and Saturdays through October, come dressed up in your Halloween best to enjoy all the fun of a classic fall festival seasoned with a little theme park flair. Trick or treat stations and costumed characters are scattered around the park so guests can get their Halloween candy haul while also enjoying incredible rides! A helpful hint - be sure to bring a monster-sized appetite, as there's always awesome, seasonal-inspired food!

Whether it's spine-tingling terror or kid-friendly fun you're after this October, your "Happy Halloween!" awaits in Warren County!

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