5. Rolling Hills Asylum, East Bethany, New York
They’re not kidding about ghosts in this old asylum. Once a home for individuals ranging from the criminally insane to orphaned children, the Rolling Hills Asylum has seen all sorts of tragedies, misdeeds and murders, making it a hotbed for paranormal activity. What makes this different than most haunts is that you can schedule your own private ghost hunting tour. If you’re looking to do away with the corny Halloween theatrics, this is the place for you. The location is spine-tingling enough that they don’t need to overload you with cheap thrills.