I Ranked All 10 Of Universal Orlando Resort's Haunted Houses — Here's Which Ones You *Need* To Check Out
If you're one of those people who's been in the Halloween spirit since August, I'm so thrilled to tell you that spooky time is officially here!!!! And to celebrate, Halloween Horror Nights has made its triumphant return to Universal Orlando Resort. And as a horror fan myself, I jumped at the chance to head to Florida when BuzzFeed was invited to get a sneak peek at all the houses."
For the record, it took me about three and a half hours to get through all 10 haunted houses and see the five scare zones with the guided R.I.P. walking tour. Also, on opening night, it absolutely downpoured, but hey! We made it through! 🤪🤪
Editor's Note:BuzzFeed was provided this experience free of charge but was under no obligation to give a positive review.
So, without further ado, here's what I thought about all the houses this year...
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9.The Darkest Deal
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What it's about: Down in the Mississippi Delta, blues musician Pinestraw Spruce finds himself at a crossroads with an evil entity, known as The Collector, who provides him with an offer he can't refuse: his soul for musical glory.
General thoughts: This one was SO cool to walk through, the swampy aesthetic just added to the whole creepy vibe of this house. This one was another really dark one (literally), so there were a few moments where I actually jumped when a scary masked man suddenly appeared two inches away from my face. Because of the storyline for this one, we got to catch a few glimpses of Pinestraw onstage, which for me, felt like mini breaks in between the scary bits.
What it's about: This house transports you straight into Hawkins, Indiana for a thrilling adventure through the most iconic moments of Season 4. You'll encounter everything from the chaos of the Upside Down, Dr. Brenner's lab, and will even get the chance to meet Vecna himself.
General thoughts: As a fan of Stranger Things, I absolutely LOVED this one! It was so true to Season 4 and TBH, I got so emotional seeing all the Eddie Munson scenes. And as someone who isn't scared while watching the show, I got too overconfident that no one in this house would ever be able to scare me, and then Vecna humbled me so badly.
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