5 Haunted Northern Michigan Attractions

Sometimes you’re looking for a little scare. Luckily, there are lots of haunted attractions for you to enjoy this Halloween! Here are 5 frightening locations to spook you all October long. From Manistee to Mackinac Island and from ghost ships to haunted trails, MyNorth has you covered.


Manistee’s Ghost Ship
The S.S. City of Milwaukee transforms into a Ghost Ship that will “scare the yell out of you” this October. Details about the Manistee ship and events can be found at carferry.com.

Dark Minds Haunted Attraction in Alpena
This Alpena attraction is aimed at adults. Celebrating their annual haunt this October, Dark Minds Productions and 107.7 The Bay warn scare seekers that “what you thought were just nightmares… come to life.” For location and price information, visit darkminds.org.

Haunted Lighthouse Weekends in Northport
Tour the spooky keeper’s apartment, go through the haunted basement, enjoy s’mores, pumpkin bowling, Halloween crafts, hot dog lunches, and much more at the Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum in the Leelanau State Park. Or
join the lighthouse staff for a guided ghost walk tour of the lighthouse and grounds. Hear about the strange and unusual things that have happened to lighthouse volunteers, staff, and keepers over the years. Plus, learn about the lighthouse keepers who have died at the lighthouse. Do they still haunt this historic site?

Haunted Forest at Crystal Mountain in Thomsponville
Grab your friends and your wits for a terrifying trip through Crystal Mountain’s Haunted Forest, where frights lurk at every turn. Tickets are $9 for ages 9 and up. Details can be found at crystalmountain.com.

Haunted Weekend at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island
Ghoulish excitement will be at the Grand Hotel’s first-ever “Halloween at the Grand.” The Halloween fun starts on Friday night with a welcome reception, 5-course meal, haunted trail, and concert. View the haunted Northern Michigan weekend package at grandhotel.com.

There are several haunted Northern Michigan corn mazes around, too. View MyNorth’s Top 5 Northern Michigan Corn Mazes for even more fright.


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