Get our weekly picks of what to do this weekend and the latest on Philly's arts and entertainment scene. Photo courtesy of Terror Behind the Walls We sent a brave group of writers out into the night to see what the haunted attractions in and around Philly are all about. To lighten the mood, they ranked each one on a scale of 1 to 5 emojis, with five being the scariest. Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride Where: Wear your running shoes. The Insider Will Tell You:
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Distorted fairy tales, zombie invasions, and slaughter estates are just a few themes to expect at this haunt. Kingston, Oct Nile Nightmares This elaborate scare begins at the Curse of the Nile, where a sinister pharaoh awaits his next victim. From there, those who escape the tomb can move on to the Ballinger Asylum, through the Ballinger Cemetery, and into the depths of the Infernum aka the Gates of Hell before winding up at the 3D Circus and Clown Town Revival. This tour takes you through some of the town's most "active" buildings, so bring a buddy. They'll scare your pants off while you try to work your way through mazes and puzzles, and you can vote on your favorite at the end.
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With one of the top ghost tours in the US, you get to listen in on the hidden history of a city riddled with struggle, sudden loss and tragedy. To hear the inside story on the ghosts and spirits that still like to hang around town, check out a ghost tour on your next trip. Here is a list of the top 13 ghost tours in America: Listen to the tales as you walk the historic streets as the guide takes you around to some of the most reputed haunts in town. You get to do your own investigating at well-documented paranormal sites with an electromagnetic energy detector.