With October right around the corner, Halloween planning is in full swing! If you're looking for a good scare or even a family-friendly place for some Halloween fun, check out our list of the Best Haunted Houses in Orlando this Halloween.

Petrified Forest

Open October 6th through November 4th; A Petrified Forest invites you into their terrifying scare trail this Halloween! Walk through a haunted barn, ghoul-infested swamp, and much more at this paralyzing haunted house in Orlando this Halloween. A Petrified Forest also offers Kid's Nights for some not-so-spooky fun!

Mortem Manor

Located in Old Town Kissimmee, Mortem Manor is Florida's only Halloween-themed attraction opened year round! For just $15 you can enter into the terrifying two-story manor, and for $5 more take a journey through a simulation of your burial. Open Wednesday through Sunday, with live actors and unbelievable special effects, Mortem Manor is sure to leave you with the perfect inspiration for your nightmares!

The Shallow Grave

A local favorite, The Shallow Grave is open select nights from September 29th until November 4th. Offering two themes, Betrayal and Pavor Nocturnes, this haunted house in Orlando will push your senses to the limit. You can purchase tickets on the Shallow Grave website and ensure your experience for nearly 13,000 square feet of horrifying Halloween fun. Click the link to buy yours today!

Orlando Haunted Maze

Returning with new scares for the 2017 Halloween season, Orlando Haunted Maze is open every Friday and Saturday in October. For just $10, you can wind your way through the maze and see what lurks around every creepy corner if you dare!

Apopka Halloween House

This haunted house is counting down the days to the haunted holiday, and you should be too! Walk amongst the living dead at Apopka's Halloween House, open Halloween night only from 6:00-10:00 PM.  

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Journey into the astonishing world of Disney World's The Magic Kingdom for a night of kid-friendly fun this Halloween in Orlando. Trick-or-treat throughout the park, see their spectacular Halloween shows, watch grand parades, and wear your favorite costume!

Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights

Last but certainly not least, if you're looking for some theme park-style Halloween terror, don't miss out on Universal Studio's Halloween Horror Nights, running select nights from now until November 4th. Feel your blood turn cold as you witness the dead bring your nightmares to life and check out all the Halloween-themed shows, haunts, and events at Universal Studios.

If you're looking for fun things to do for Halloween in Orlando, register with 407Area and keep up with all the exciting events for Halloween 2017! And if you know of a Haunted House in Orlando we should add to our list of the Best Haunted Houses in Orlando this Halloween; please share the info below! (Cover photo by Stefano Pollio)