Thursday, September 30, 2021

Haunts and Spooks in the Heart of NC

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Make your heart skip a beat with the haunts and spooks of Heart of NC these attractions are perfect for the Halloween season (September and October) to get your chills and thrills that keep you up at night with award-winning haunts and family fun.

Family Fun

Boo at the NC Zoo - 
Enjoy this family-friendly zoo tradition with Boo at the NC Zoo and Pumpkin Palooza. Boo at the zoo features trick or treating for children, and live music. Pumpkin Palooza gives you the option to see animals be enrichment as they play with Pumpkins. 

There are also opportunities for photos with decorated trails and photos spots. It’s the fall event of the North Carolina Zoo. This year's event will be celebrated for TWO weekends!

Address -  4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, NC 27205
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Halloween at Zooland Family Campground  - Family fun Halloween celebration during the month of October. This Halloween tradition includes; pumpkin carving, trick or tricking, costume contests, hayride, and a haunted house. There is also be a DJ playing spooktacular tunes all weekend long. Make reservations for a weekend stay at Zooland Family Campground to experience this seasonal favorite

Address -  3671 Pisgah Covered Bridge Road, Asheboro, North Carolina 27205

Award-winning haunts  

Spooky Woods at Kersey Valley
From the moment you arrive, you are fair game to all of the haunted creatures that reside on Kersey Valley land. Spookywoods has been a North Carolina tradition since 1985 and is known as one of America’s most famous haunted attractions. This haunted house has 15 scenes to walk through and along the way, you’ll encounter a few surprises.

Address - 1615 Kersey Valley Rd, Archdale, NC 27263


Spooky Bottom Haunted Trail -
Winning Fear Carolina‘s 2020 - 2021‘s Victims Choice Awards for best-haunted attraction in North Carolina was a hair-raising experience. This will be their best year yet, with all new scenes and an overall longer experience. Witness backwoods horror like never before. Do you have what it takes?

Address - 6059 Union Grove Church Rd, Seagrove, NC 27341

Haunted Hallow  
- The newest Haunted Attraction in Asheboro, NC. Can you survive the horrors that reside on Happy Hollow Road? 
Admission costs only $20 

Address - 4149 Happy Hollow Rd, Asheboro, NC 27205

Historical Haunts   

Historic Downtown Asheboro Ghostwalk -  
The Historic Downtown Asheboro Ghostwalk is a walking tour allowing stops along the way at iconic landmarks with several characters from the past and reenactments of the events that make our community what it is today. Spooky and factual, suggested for mature audiences.

Address - Walking Tour starts at 241 Sunset Ave, Asheboro, NC 27203

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