If you are looking for a fun way to get into the Halloween spirit, you might want to take one of the many haunted tours that are available in and around Boston. As a city that is so rich in history, it should come as no surprise to learn that that are many haunting stories to tell. Ranging from colonial times to present day history, these tours will take you out for a night that you will not soon forget.
Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour
Offered throughout the year at 8:00 pm and with extra tours taking place throughout the month of October, the Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour is considered to be the most respected of the city’s supernatural tours. During this lantern-lit tour, you stroll through Salem as you learn more about its haunted history and macabre past. A shortened version of the tour is also offered at 3:00 pm each day. This tour is provided by Salem Historical Tours, which is located at 8 Central Street in Salem.
Boston 3-Day Halloween Weekend Pub Crawl
Boston is home to many fun pubs, nightclubs, breweries and cocktail bars, making it a good option for anyone who likes to celebrate Halloween with a few drinks. To help make your Halloween even more enjoyable, why not consider the Boston 3-Day Halloween Weekend Pub Crawl? For the duration of this special event, Faneuil Hall will be transformed into the center of nightmare nightlife as you visit multiple venues all weekend and throughout the night.
All of the locations within the pub crawl are within walking distance from each other. Therefore, no special transportation is provided. Participants do receive a special bracelet designating them as part of the pub crawl as well as a list of times for drink specials provided to pub crawl participants. The event time ends at 2:00 am with participating bars offering drink specials all the way up until that time.
Ghosts and Gravestones Tour
The Ghosts and Gravestones Tour offers a fun way to learn more about Boston’s history, including its supernatural history. As you take the tour, you will be guided by one of many different characters, including a deranged nanny, a homicidal opera diva, a cursed privateer or even a demon spat from the pits of Hades. Regardless of your guide, you will walk amongst the dead in burying grounds that are more than 400 years old as you hear stories about the area’s spooky history. Among the sites to be visited include Boston’s largest unmarked burying ground and the city’s most haunted hotel: The Omni Parker House. You will also hear stories about the hotel’s permanent tenants as well as the gruesome saga of the Boston Strangler.
Haunted Boston Ghost Tours
Haunted Boston Ghost Tours offers a 90-minute walking tour that takes you through the city’s haunted and historic streets as you search for the ghosts that are rumored to haunt the city. As you walk trough the city by lantern light, you will hear chilling tales of the city’s most famous ghosts while also visiting areas that are rich in history.