In case 2020 hasn’t been scary enough for you, here is a list of the 8 best haunted happenings in the Greater Boston area that are guaranteed to make you scared stiff.


Ghosts and Gravestones

200 Atlantic Avenue, Boston | 866-754-9136 | ghostsandgravestones.com/boston

Take a nighttime walking tour of the city’s oldest burying grounds. Ride on Old Town Trolley and visit Boston’s most haunted hotel, The Omni Parker House.


Haunted Boston Ghost Tours

Central Burying Ground Cemetery | 617-605-3635 | hauntedboston.com

A family-friendly walking tour through the historic and haunted streets of Boston. Learn about the ghosts that haunt the city and the crypts that lie beneath the surface.



Count Orlok’s Nightmare Gallery

217 Essex Street, Salem | 978-740-0500 | nightmaregallery.com

Take a stroll through the halls of cinema’s most haunted creatures. In this museum you’ll find vampires, werewolves, zombies, and other devilishly frightening monsters.


Gallows Hill Presents: The Lost Museum

7 Lynde Street, Salem | 978-825-0222 | gallowshillsalem.com/the-lost-museum-2/

Come explore the spookiest underground attraction you’ll visit this year. Discover strange rooms, cursed places, ghosts, monsters, and much more as you and your group solve the mystery and try to escape Salem’s most exciting interactive museum.



Dead of Night Ghost Tours in Plymouth

31 North Street, Plymouth | 508-277-2371 | deadofnightghosttours.com

Recommended by TripAdvisor as Plymouth’s #1 tour for history and haunts, this lantern ghost tour will take you through the town’s local legends, haunted folklore, and the locations of paranormal activity.


Witch’s Woods in Westford

79 Powers Rd., Westford | 978-692-3033 | witchswoods.com

Take a haunted hayride through the Nashoba Valley Ski Area and experience the witches, spirits, ghouls, and other frightening creatures of the night.


Horror Film Drive-In at Medfield State Hospital

Chapel Street, Medfield | 617-734-2500 | coolidge.org

Coolidge Corner Theatre has set up a drive-in movie experience at Medfield State Hospital. Every weekend in October they are showing scary movies, and as a special treat, on Halloween they will be showing a horror marathon of 12 straight hours of werewolf movies under the blue moon.



Lizzie Borden House in Fall River

230 2nd St, Fall River| 508-675-7333 | lizzie-borden.com

Lizzie Borden with an axe gave her mother forty whacks, when she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one. Tour the site of one of the country’s most infamous stories of haunted folklore and learn the truth of that fateful day in 1892.