If the start of the autumn season has you looking for haunted trails, spooky stories, and hair-raising attractions, you need to go to the Haunted Farm in Hendersonville, NC. Just 15-minutes outside of Asheville, you won’t find any real haunted farms in the area, but after a visit to “western North Carolina’s scariest attraction,” you just might wish you had. The Haunted Farm in Hendersonville, NC dares you to try to navigate through 50 minutes of terror. Along the way, you’ll come face to face with blood-curdling sights, horrific special effects, and all the stuff of nightmares.
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1. The Haunted Farm is Three Attractions in One
Typically, a scary Halloween attraction is just a haunted house, trail, or hayride. At the Haunted Farm, however, you’ll face three spooky attractions in one. For nearly an hour, you’ll wind your way through frightful fun in The Woods, The Farm, and The Haunted Hayride. And, the bravest visitors can also roam The Haunted Trail, The Meathouse, The Demon Hay Shed, and The Slaughterhouse.
2. You’ll Learn the Legend of the Farm
What is a haunted attraction without a ghost story or two? At the Haunted Farm, you’ll hear the tragic tale of Missy Mae Lively. Forever a bride in waiting, Missy Mae haunts the Lively family farm as she pines for her lost bridegroom. Some say she’s deranged, others suspect foul play in the death of her lover. When you visit The Haunted Farm, you’ll hear this tale in its entirety and form your own opinions about Missy Mae Lively.
3. You Can Experience Frightful October Nights
The Haunted Farm is open every weekend in October and is a great nighttime attraction in the Asheville area. You can spend the day exploring all that western North Carolina has to offer. Then, find a terrifying thrill at night. You can purchase tickets at the door for $20 per person. The Haunted Farm opens at nightfall and admits guests to start the tour until midnight.
Get Spooked at The Haunted Farm in Hendersonville, NC. Then, Rest Easy at The Orchard Inn.
The Haunted Farm, located at 624 Townsend Road, Hendersonville, NC, is just 20-minutes from The Orchard Inn. After this terrifying excursion, you will love returning home to The Orchard Inn, a place of total comfort, beauty, and relaxation. You’ll quickly soothe your frightened nerves in our luxurious guest rooms and sleep soundly in charming and elegant bed and breakfast.
After your quiet night’s rest, your day begins with a full breakfast served on the glassed-in dining porch overlooking the Warrior Mountains to the east. Nestled in the North Carolina mountains, The Orchard Inn is the perfect destination for those looking for picturesque natural sights and comfortable hospitality. Whether you’re in the area for a romantic getaway, a wedding, or another event, the Orchard Inn is the perfect Asheville, NC bed and breakfast in the Western NC mountains. We will make your stay truly special. Let us help you plan your visit today!
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