17 Real-Life Places Every Horror Fan Should Visit Before They Die

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    1. This iconic building in South Pasadena, California, was featured in John Carpenter's 1978 slasher film Halloween.

    2. The Rosenheim Mansion in Los Angeles, California, served as the ghost-filled Harmon family home in American Horror Story: Murder House.

    3. In New Orleans you'll find the Buckner Mansion that was featured on American Horror Story: Coven as Miss Robichaux’s Academy for Exceptional Young Ladies.

    4. The magnificent Longue Vue House and Gardens, which you might recognize as Dandy Mott's family home in American Horror Story: Freak Show, is also located in New Orleans.

    5. In West Hollywood, you'll find the home where Freddy Krueger haunted Nancy Thompson's dreams in the 1984 film A Nightmare on Elm Street.

    6. Just across the street you'll see the home of Johnny Depp's character, Glen Lantz, that was featured in A Nightmare on Elm Street.

    7. Spend a night at The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, which inspired Stephen King's horrifying novel The Shining.

    8. Additionally, movie buffs will appreciate a visit to the rustic Timberline Lodge in Northern Oregon, which is where parts of the 1980 film adaptation of The Shining was shot.

    9. You'll recognize New Jersey's Camp No-Be-Bo-Sco as the infamous Camp Crystal Lake from Friday the 13th.

    10. Take a trek to Universal Studios Hollywood for a behind-the-scenes studio tour where you'll see Norman Bates's ominous home from Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho.

    11. And don't forget to ~check in~ for a stay at the Bates Motel for a chilling good time as your studio tour rolls on.

    12. Explore the mysterious twists and turns within the massive Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, California, which inspired the 2018 film Winchester.

    13. You'll feel like you just walked into The Fog when you visit Point Reyes Lighthouse in Inverness, California, which offers breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.

    14. Tour the beautiful halls of the Doheny Mansion in Los Angeles, California, which was one of the backdrops in the 2009 film Drag Me to Hell.

    15. The Dakota, an architecturally-stunning apartment complex on New York City's Upper West Side, was featured in the 1968 horror flick Rosemary's Baby.

    16. Stop by Georgetown in Washington D.C. to snap a photo with these terrifyingly famous stairs from 1973's The Exorcist.

    17. Finally, Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, Louisiana, was home to Brad Pitt's character Louis in the 1994 film Interview With a Vampire.