Have a frightfully fun time at these spooky Asheville area attractions

From haunted houses to ghostly tours, these are the area’s most terrifying thrills.

A close up of the team at Hendersonville's Haunted Farm

This crew looks like they’re rolling out the welcome (meat) wagon.

Photo via @thehauntedfarm

Looking for a howling good time this Halloween? To make this season even more spook-tacular, we’re creep-ing it real with a round up of haunted houses and other excursions in the Asheville area.

Bonus: We’ve also listed three restaurants where you can head afterwards for some fang-tastic Halloween-themed food.

Get your scare on 💀

Gray Line Trolley’s Haunted History and Murder Mystery Tour | Meet + depart at 20 South Spruce St. | 7 p.m.

Possessed to get spooked in style? Get carted around downtown Asheville in a stylish retro trolley and take in tales of local specters, arson, goblins, and massacres. Reservations are recommended, and admission is free for kids four and under.

Ghost Hunters of Asheville | Hours vary

With excursions in downtown Asheville, the city’s historic Montford neighborhood, and nearby Black Mountain, Ghost Hunters of Asheville’s interactive outings blend history and intrigue with paranormal tracking devices to reveal the haints behind the area’s most haunted spots. Available for private tours for no more than nine guests only.

Haunted Asheville | 80 Broadway St. | Hours vary

Experience the dark sides of both downtown Asheville and Biltmore Village with Haunted Asheville. Helmed by noted paranormal investigator Joshua P. Warren, these walking tours also include instructions on how to use ghost hunting equipment.

Pinhead’s Graveyard | 562 Main Street, Canton | Hours vary

The scares at Pinhead’s Graveyard primarily involve horror movie characters like the eponymous Pinhead, Michael Myers, Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Leatherface, and Art the Clown. This dreadfully spooky destination promises to terrify, but also accommodates families.

The Haunted Farm | 624 Townsend Rd., Hendersonville | Hours vary

The Haunted Farm boasts 80-90 cast members hellbent on scaring attendees. New this year? Set upgrades — including those catering to folks with a fear of heights and enclosed spaces — designed to provide horrifying thrills. Parents are encouraged to use their own discretion before bringing children along.

Trick or treat (yourself) 🥂

Pack’s Tavern | 20 S. Spruce St. | Sun.- Thurs., 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri. + Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Soothe the scaries away with fresh sandwiches, wood-fired pizzas, and hearty entrées— plus 35+ rotating taps.

Binion’s Roadhouse | 1565 Four Seasons Blvd., Hendersonville | Daily 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

Stop here for post-Haunted Farm fuel in the form of steaks, burgers, and sandwiches.

Three Compass Mexican Restaurant| 124 Main St. Canton | Hours vary

Chow down on a variety of tacos, burritos, and quesadillas.