Mount St. Joseph University

Top Five: Halloween Destinations

Dateline: student newspaper

File Under: cincinnati, entertainment, halloween

1. The Dent Schoolhouse

  • The Dent Schoolhouse claims to be Cincinnati’s scariest haunted house. Located on Harrison Avenue, this is a great place to go with your friends for a scary night out. To find out ticket prices, hours of operation and reviews go to:

2. The USS Nightmare

  • Boasting an impressive history of hauntings and death, the USS Nightmare is a haunted attraction perfect for anyone interested in a scary evening out. You can find out more about the ship’s spooking history, ticket prices and hours of operation on their website:

3. Kings Island’s Halloween Haunt

  • Not only does Kings Island offer haunted mazes and “horror-filled” entertainment every Friday and Saturday night in October, the rides are open, too! They even have kid friendly events on Saturday and Sunday mornings. To find hours of operation, ticket prices, and other deals go to:

4. Land of Illusion: Haunted Scream Park

  • Land of Illusion is one of the top haunts in Ohio. Though it’s a bit of a drive to Middletown, Land of Illusion has 5 haunted houses for the price of 1 as well as live music. To find out more about the park go to:

5. Dream Acres Farm

  • Looking for family friendly fun? Dream Acres Farm offers not only a corn maze that spans over 8 acres, but also a kid sized corn maze, pumpkin patch, farm animal petting zoo and more.  To find out more information or to see an aerial view of the maze go to: