Destination Fear

The BEST episodes of Destination Fear

Every episode of Destination Fear ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Destination Fear!

Maverick paranormal explorer Dakota Laden takes his sister, Chelsea Laden, and best friend, Tanner Wiseman, on a cross-country road trip to visit the most-haunted locations in America. At each terrifying stop, the trio's unbreakable bond is put the test as they face their deepest, darkest fears.

Last Updated: 9/23/2022Network: Travel Channel
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Sheboygan County Asylum
star
9.16
25 votes

#1 - Sheboygan County Asylum

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/3/2020

Dakota brings the road trip to its most chilling overnight yet, inside a shuttered Wisconsin asylum. They will be the first team ever to sleep inside its abandoned halls, where little is known about why several nurses took their own lives.

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Randolph County Infirmary
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9.15
20 votes

#2 - Randolph County Infirmary

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/7/2020

The team returns to Indiana to explore an abandoned facility that has haunted Tanner’s nightmares for the past five years. He has only now mustered up the courage to confront who -- or what -- terrorized him during their first investigation.

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Joliet Prison
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9.04
24 votes

#3 - Joliet Prison

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/14/2020

It's sweet revenge for Chelsea when she takes the team to Chicago's historic and utterly terrifying Joliet Prison. Terrible things happen once they separate inside its imposing walls, and one member experiences their most sickening night ever.

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Hill View Manor
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8.97
29 votes

#4 - Hill View Manor

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/20/2020

The team heads to New Castle, Pennsylvania, to investigate a former home for the destitute and elderly. Dakota is determined to conquer the terror inside, but things go horribly wrong when Alex leaves the property in a dire paranormal-induced emergency.

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Rolling Hills Asylum
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8.95
22 votes

#5 - Rolling Hills Asylum

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/21/2020

Tanner confronts his greatest fear when the team explores an upstate New York asylum said to be haunted by the spirit of a 7-foot-tall man. The unique investigation causes them to completely re-evaluate everything they've ever believed about fear.

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Yorktown Memorial Hospital
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8.94
33 votes

#6 - Yorktown Memorial Hospital

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/6/2020

The team investigates a Texas hospital with a gruesome history, including a brutal double homicide. Once under the direction of Catholic nuns, the abandoned building’s chapel may house a demonic entity with its sights set on Dakota!

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Cambria County Jail
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8.93
30 votes

#7 - Cambria County Jail

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/27/2020

Convinced total isolation and disorientation is the only way to push fear to its absolute limits, Dakota leads the team to Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, to investigate a dungeon deep in the bowels of the old Cambria County Jail.

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Pennhurst State School
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8.87
32 votes

#8 - Pennhurst State School

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/28/2019

The team faces their biggest paranormal challenge yet when they roll up to an abandoned asylum in Spring City, Pennsylvania. The hissing, violent entities within leave them wondering if they'll ever return home from their terrifying road trip.

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Old Hospital On College Hill
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8.85
20 votes

#9 - Old Hospital On College Hill

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 12/19/2020

Dakota has saved the best for last as the team rolls up to an abandoned West Virginia hospital. Known for its brutal deaths and grisly amputations, the blood-stained grounds have a chilling prescription in store for them that may shatter the team forever.

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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
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8.82
22 votes

#10 - Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/5/2020

The team heads to West Virginia to explore the most haunted asylum in America. Dakota has doubts about their ability to combat the bloodthirsty souls lurking in the shadows of the cursed property, but Tanner believes they are up for the challenge!

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Old Idaho Prison
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8.77
22 votes

#11 - Old Idaho Prison

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/12/2020

After many nights of torment by the paranormal, Alex finally gets his chance to pick a haunted location for the team to investigate. And he is ready to get even. He has planned the most terrifying experiment for Dakota yet at an infamous Idaho prison.

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Madison Seminary
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8.77
26 votes

#12 - Madison Seminary

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/30/2019

Dark forces conspire against the team as they investigate the Madison Seminary, one of the most-haunted locations in Ohio. Terrifying voices, shadow figures and physical contact with a demonic entity leaves them stunned and shaken to the core.

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West Virginia State Penitentiary
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8.75
36 votes

#13 - West Virginia State Penitentiary

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/14/2019

The team heads to Moundsville, West Virginia, to investigate what was once one of the top ten most-violent prisons in America. Dakota fears he may have to leave some part of his soul behind after he is targeted in a horrific physical attack.

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Ohio State Reformatory
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8.71
14 votes

#14 - Ohio State Reformatory

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/14/2021

All bets are off when Tanner picks one of America’s most depraved prisons to investigate – the Ohio State Reformatory, also known for its role in The Shawshank Redemption. He unveils a fear experiment so diabolical that the team is forced to decide whether to part ways or to continue on this road trip from hell together.

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Saratoga County Homestead
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8.67
18 votes

#15 - Saratoga County Homestead

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/24/2020

Dakota leads Chelsea, Tanner and Alex to a decaying sanitarium where some patient corpses were unclaimed due to a flu pandemic. Screams and darting shadows play mind games with the team as they struggle to pin the activity on the living or the dead.

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Nopeming Sanatorium
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8.60
30 votes

#16 - Nopeming Sanatorium

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/29/2020

Dakota, Chelsea and Tanner head home to face the horror of their childhood nightmares, Minnesota's most-notorious sanatorium. The team has never had the courage to confront the terror inside -- until now!

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Spike Island
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8.59
17 votes

#17 - Spike Island

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired 12/25/2021

The team's epic overseas investigation takes them to Ireland's most haunted prison. The dark forces on the island are overwhelming, and terror hits Tanner like a ton of bricks. But something else lights up Dakota with a fear he's never experienced before.

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Old Montana Prison
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8.59
29 votes

#18 - Old Montana Prison

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/13/2020

The team investigates a former Montana prison haunted by dark entities known for choking, shanking and even possessing visitors. Dakota must overcome his fear of violent spirits in order to survive the night behind the walls of the vile place.

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Fairfield County Infirmary
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8.56
32 votes

#19 - Fairfield County Infirmary

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/21/2019

The team's terrifying road trip takes them to a house of horrors in Lancaster, Ohio. When Dakota tasks each member to explore the property all alone, Alex encounters something so evil it wouldn’t be believed if not caught on video.

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Odd Fellows Home
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8.40
15 votes

#20 - Odd Fellows Home

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/28/2021

Alex has a diabolical plan for revenge that quickly turns to regret once he realizes he has unleashed something terrifying on the team. His location, once home to a mysterious secret society that entombed skeletons in the walls of its buildings, will reveal things to the team about their fear threshold that they may wish they never knew.

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Sweet Springs Sanitarium
star
8.37
41 votes

#21 - Sweet Springs Sanitarium

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/9/2019

The site of a horrific Native American massacre is the team’s darkest, most-terrifying location yet. They are tormented by unexplained screams, terrifying chants and a voice that almost pushes them to the edge of madness.

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Loftus Hall
star
8.36
14 votes

#22 - Loftus Hall

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 12/18/2021

The team jumps out of their comfort zone and across the pond to the rugged and stormy coast of Ireland. They're prepared to come face-to-face with poltergeists, ghostly nuns and maybe the Devil himself at a cursed 14th-century mansion.

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Phelps Dodge Hospital
star
8.33
12 votes

#23 - Phelps Dodge Hospital

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/20/2021

The team digs deep as they mine their darkest fears at an abandoned Arizona hospital. Faced with a vicious entity that hates men, they get more evidence than they dared hope for. But hope turns to horror when one of them gets a ghostly death threat.

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Villisca Axe Murder House and Malvern Manor
star
8.32
19 votes

#24 - Villisca Axe Murder House and Malvern Manor

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/11/2021

In an unprecedented move, Dakota takes the team to not one, but two locations … at the same time! Combined, it will make for an exploration of one of the most gruesome events in American history. A family was brutally murdered in the now-infamous Villisca Axe Murder House, and many believe that a dark and nefarious entity haunts the home. But it’s the seemingly paranormal connection to a hotel 40 miles away that has intrigued Dakota, and he and the team are the first to explore it.

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Indiana State Sanatorium
star
8.27
15 votes

#25 - Indiana State Sanatorium

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 12/11/2021

Alex pushes new fear boundaries with his pick for the next stop. Not only has the Indiana State Sanatorium never been explored, nobody in the world knows what lurks within its walls. This investigation will challenge the team unlike any other before it!

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