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Michigan's Erebus Haunted Attraction named best in the country

20th season begins Friday

Erebus in Pontiac, Mich. was named the best haunted attraction in the country. (Photo: Erebus)

PONTIAC, Mich. – Pontiac's four-story Erebus Haunted Attraction terrifies tons of people every fall.

Erebus was named the best haunted attraction in the country by USA Today.

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The more than half-mile long haunted house opens for the season Friday. The first 200 people paying full price during the first hour will get a free T-shirt.

Erebus is at 18 S. Perry Street in downtown Pontiac.

USA Today's Best Haunted Attractions:

  • Erebus Haunted Attraction - Pontiac, Mich.
  • Headless Horseman Hayrides & Haunted Houses - Ulster Park, N.Y.
  • Containment Haunted House - Lithia Springs, Ga.
  • Field of Screams - Mountville, Penn.
  • Columbia City Haunted Jail - Columbia City, Ind.
  • Queen Mary's Dark Harbor - Long Beach, Calif.
  • Haunted Overload - Lee, N.H.
  • Midnight Terror Haunted House - Oak Lawn, Ill.
  • Dungeon of Doom - Zion, Ill.
  • Dead Man's Farm - Loudon, Tenn.

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