Shocktober at Paxton Manor
Where it's at: Leesburg, VA
Why it'll give you nightmares: You can experience death. Your death. In “The Last Ride”, you’ll descend -- pitch black -- into a wooden casket, and they'll lower you into the ground. Oh, and they won't let you do it until you sign a waiver. (Pro tip: go Oct 26th, it's the only night you can also get beer)
Route 29 Haunted House
Where it's at: Warrenton, VA
Why it'll give you nightmares: You have to be at least 13 to go, they've got see-through body bags hanging from the ceiling with (maybe real?) people in them, and they made the exit smaller and harder to find this year, so yeah.