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Three Reasons to Check Out Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens in Tampa

When it comes to the fall season, there are two types of people in this world: those who spend their nights cozied up on the couch with cider and a good book, or those who turn into horror enthusiasts. If you're the latter, Busch Gardens throws the ultimate Halloween event near our Tampa apartments. Busch Gardens turns into a theme park filled with zombies, ghosts, haunted houses, rides, and other spine-chilling entertainment.

The Production

The production alone is so theatrical, it will make you feel as if you're in a real-life horror movie set. As you walk through the theme park, you'll find actors in gruesome makeup and haunted houses that have their own unique, sinister backstory. Beware of the "scare zones" as zombies and evil spirits will pop out at any given moment - nowhere is safe.

The Rides

The rides stay open during the event which takes the excitement up a notch. You'll be double-dog dared to ride America's tallest roller coaster, the Iron Gwazi, or go for a spin on the Scorpion. Howl-O-Scream is the place to be for thrill-seekers, even giving you the opportunity to drive some bumper cars with evil clowns.

The Entertainment

After being all screamed-out, head to the Coca Cola Stage to take part in an ominous game show or the Festival Field Stage for a deranged comedy show. Much like Vegas, only a bit more gory, you can also watch acrobats and aerialists perform some incredible stunts at Cirque X-Scream. Oh, and we can't forget bands like the Rolling Bones performing at the Dragon Fire Grill.

We won't say you're missing out if you'd rather read a book at home, but there's a lot of scary fun to be had at Howl-O-Scream. If you want to live close to exciting attractions, schedule a tour with Olympus Harbor Island to set up a tour with our team today.