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Six Scare-Your-Pants-Off Halloween Adventures

Mt Washington Valley might just be the scariest place on earth during Halloween time! Come to our BOOt camp of terror for Halloween hilarity. 

Halloween News from Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce – September 8, 2014

Contact:  Marti Mayne, 207-846-6331,

Six Great Ways to Scare Your Pants Off in Mt Washington Valley, NH

Mt Washington Valley:  Quite possibly the scariest place in New England

North Conway, NH –Ignite your inner zombie as we scare up a monstrously wild time throughout the weeks leading up to Halloween in Mt Washington Valley, NH.  It’s time for BOOt Camp in this little corner of New Hampshire, where everything from ghouls to zombies roam the hills and country side at Halloween time. There are plenty of spirits still hanging around our historic haunted hotels and inns where ghosts knock from inside walls, so come and sleep with a ghost or scream to your heart’s content in our frightfully scary boo-doirs.  Here’s plenty of bloodcurdling fun no matter how old or young a believer you are.

October 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 24, 25, 26, 31, November 1 : The Ghoullog at Cranmore Mountain:  The Ghoullog, now in its 8th season,  transforms Cranmore Mountain Resort into the perfect thrilling Halloween setting that will spark fright to those mighty enough to brave the chilling scene. The approximate 60 minute haunt features over 15,000 square feet of indoor space through a series of dark rooms, scary mazes and unknown places, plus an outdoor element which leads the unsuspecting through the dark woods with all of the scares and screams you’ve come to expect from this Halloween adventure. Plus, Cranmore’ s 2,000 foot summit offers Halloween marauders breathtaking night-time views of the Moats, Mount Washington and the village of North Conway, NH.  Additionally, “The features unlimited rides on Cranmore’ s Mountain Coaster, Giant Swing and Soaring Eagle Zipline, all of which will receive a Halloween-themed face lift offering a unique night-time experience with special lighting, effects and the occasional ghost or ghoul when you least expect it. Then plan to visit the Bloody Noose Pub, a fully-licensed facility serving up brews, libations and a menu featuring favorites from the grill. The Ghoullog is for ages 10+.  Ticket prices vary depending upon date and what is included.  For complete ticket information, visit  Also note: Sunday, October 26th is Local's Night where residents of Carroll, Coos & Oxford counties; enjoy special discounted rates. Saturday, November 1st is The Ghoullog Lights OUT- you will be given a glow stick to navigate your way through the haunt. Full info:

October 30:  Pyscho Bash Halloween Party at the Ghollog, Cranmore Mountain: Join the cast of the Ghoullog for the Psycho Bash Halloween Party at the Bloody Nose Pub.  For Halloween howlers 21 years and older, get your best costume and enjoy live music, prizes, specials and more.  Please note: The Ghoullog is not scheduled to operate this night. Info: .

Oct 24, 25, 31, Nov 1: Murder Mystery Dinner Train: Dust off your bell bottoms, platform shoes and disco balls and get ready to get down tonight for an adult-only  night of groovy murder mystery at Club 54, the trendiest dinner club this side of “Funky Town.” You’re all going for a ride on the “Love Train” where “Stayin’ Alive” will be the order of the night as the drama unfolds and murder “Turns The Beat Around.” Who dies? Who did it? Who figures it out and who will be around for the “Last Dance”? It’s up to you and others who help solve the murder mystery to solve the crime.  If you live through it!  Board the Conway Scenic RR promptly at 6:00pm.  The fare includes First Class seating for the 3-hour train excursion, a 4-course dinner, live theatrical performance, taxes and gratuities.  Beverage service is additional. Tickets may be purchased for the Friday night dates directly from Conway Scenic Railroad at $125.00 per person for the Murder Mystery Dinner Train only (no lodging).  Additionally, a number of inns and B&Bs have put together packages including overnight accommodations and tickets.  For a complete list of participating lodging properties and more info go to  

Saturday, October 25, 2014: Ghost and Goblin Trail: Inn-to-Inn Trek for Treats:  
Treats and tricks go hand in hand as Halloween mauraders trek from inn to inn through Bed & Breakfasts Inn the Mount Washington Valley (BBInnsMWV ) on the Ghost & Goblin Trail, Saturday, October 25, 11AM and 4PM. Don your favorite costume (and feel free to make it as scary as you like!) and tour participating  historic inns  while sampling a grab bag of special treats (and maybe some tricks!) and solve the great mystery muddle. Each inn entrance, uniquely decorated to bid farewell to Autumn, will welcomes revelers, costumed with a little fright and quite a sight! Click here for Ghost and Goblin details  and package information.

October 31 – November 2: Wicked Woods Weekend at Omni Mount Washington Hotel: Come spend your Halloween in the Wicked Woods of the Great North at the reputedly haunted Omni Mount Washington Hotel.  If you’re very lucky, you may just meet the Princess who once lived here, still hanging around to insure that all is well with guests.  This continued Halloween tradition includes witches’ cauldrons, black cats, superstition, mischievous acts and spooky tales. There’s fun for the entire family, yet the adults, enjoy a "Wicked" costume party designed to let guests let loose and howl at the moon!  Info: .

For more scare-your-pants-off ideas and Halloween or adult getaway ideas, visit or call our good ghouls for advice on frightening fun, terrifying diversions and chilling escapes at haunted hotels at 1-800-367-3354 or 1-800-DO-SEE-NH.  For more Halloween ideas throughout New Hampshire, visit

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Contact Marti Mayne (207-846-6331) for first-hand experiences with ghosts in Mt Washington Valley’s haunted hotels and inns.