A Spooktacular October

Lehigh Valley is a popular fall destination. Whether you’re enjoying the changing foliage throughout the area or looking for something a little scarier during the fall season, Lehigh Valley has what you are looking for. These five fun fall activities in Lehigh Valley will give you a fright this October.


The Valley of Fear

301 W. Bristol Road, Bucks County

With four bone-chilling haunted attractions, The Valley of Fear in Bucks County is a great option this Halloween. Named Hayride of the Year, the haunted hayride at this attraction will take on you a twisting trail filled with horrifying frights throughout. This expansive haunted destination also includes a zombie maze, haunted forest walk, and a terrifying escape room.


Hotel of Horror

5105 Cherry Valley Road, Saylorsburg

Travel to Saylorsburg to tour the haunted sanitarium at Hotel of Horror. This all-encompassing Halloween attraction also includes a second haunted house, called Altered Nightmares, in addition to a creepy on-stage performance by the Hotel’s characters and a scary coffin coach ride. 


Waldorf Estate of Fear

6325 Interchange Road, Lehighton

Featuring four haunted attractions in one scary place, you’ll love getting spooked at Waldorf Estate of Fear. The zombie escape rooms at this scary destination force you to solve puzzles to escape a locked room before the zombies break in. You can also choose a more interactive zombie adventure with Infection, where you must stay alive as zombies attack. For a more traditional haunted house, visit the haunted Waldorf Hotel or take a hayride through the Terror in the Corn.


Lehigh Valley Scream Park

2951 Betz Court, Orefield

Take journey on Pennsylvania’s largest thrill ride at Lehigh Valley Scream Park. This huge Halloween attraction features four different terrifying options—the Hollow of Horror Hayride, Hillbilly Hell, Slaughter Barn and Dead End Corn Maze. This scary attraction also features the ultimate zombie paintball ride, Zombie Thrill Ride, where riders are tasked with shooting infected zombies before they get eaten.


Bates Motel

1835 Middletown Road, Glen Mills

Celebrating 28 years of fear, Bates Motel is a seasonal staple in Lehigh Valley. Its haunted hayride has been featured on the Travel Channel and was named the best haunted attraction in America by USA Today. After taking in the terrifying haunted hayride, be sure to check out the other attractions at this spooky park, which also include a haunted Bates Motel and a scary haunted trail.