Trail of Terror in Carroll County
Carroll County is full of fun and exciting Halloween treats for adults. From Haunted Hayrides at Poopy's Pub & Grub to the Cemetery Walk in Mt. Carroll and the crazy happenings of the Raven's Grin Inn, there is sure to be something to chill and delight you on a your get-away. Bring the kids, too - if you dare!
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Silver Moon Winery, 21305 Zier Road, Lanark, is located 5 miles north of Lanark just outside of Lake Carroll. Wine lovers can pay a visit to the Winery Tasting Room and have a hauntingly delicious paired wine/food tasting where you can also select a few bottles of wine for dinner or a case for your cellar. A cozy fire in the fireplace will make it a relaxing, ghost-free time. Be sure to try the imported olive oil and balsamic vinegar tastings as well. Then ask about the availability of locally made pies, breads and other treats. www.silvermoonwineryinc.com
To continue your Trail of Terror adventure, take a a short drive to Mount Carroll www.mtcarrollil.org for a frightfully fun time at Raven's Grin Inn where Jim Warfield has created more than just the typical haunted house. Free of chainsaw-wielding maniacs, Raven's Grin Inn is filled with whimsical nightmares and the demented fantasies all developed with a great since of humor. www.hauntedravensgrin.com
The Mt Carroll Historic Cemetery Tour will take place Oct 29th where you can see historical characters and hear Civil War tunes as you board the wagon for a trip back in time through Oak Hill Cemetery. A short walk along a historic path will show you images of what our ancestors were doing during the war and the ride back will feature local stories. Ticket sales and start of tour at Market Street Commons, 320 Market St, downtown Mt Carroll. Go to their website for tour times www.mtcarrollil.org
Oct 8, 15, 22, 28 & 29 visit Savanna, located on the banks of the Mississippi River, and make time for their Haunted Forest "Tunnel of Terror" located behind Poopy's Pub & Grub. A wagon ride through the tunnel will have you on the edge of your seat! Visit www.visitsavanna.com for more information.
Timber Lake Playhouse presents a one-night-only, interactive presentation of the classic 1975 film, Rocky Horror Picture Show on Sat. Oct. 29th. Themed concessions and a costume contest will also be a part of the festivities. Reservations required so go to www.timberlakeplayhouse.org for all the details!
Come to Carroll County Illinois for your fall Trail Of Terror fun.