Did you know that Boston is one of the most haunted places in the US? Beantown’s history is full of ghouls.
In American history, Boston holds a special place. The American Revolution started here, and was fought on the streets. It is famous for Fenway Park, legendary football, baked beans, and craft beer. Given the city's storied reputation, many people fail to notice the foreboding darkness lurking beneath the city's historic working-class surface.
Since the city's very beginnings, ghosts have played a role in its history. To learn more about the grim tales that have made Boston so well-known, reserve your tour today.
Boston has accumulated odd experiences and occurrences that defy explanation over the course of its illustrious history. The real history of the city will come to light as you stroll around some well-known and infamous locations in downtown Boston.
“Got back to the hotel and I couldn’t sleep all night. Some of the stories, and actual encounters happened in the hotel i was staying in”
Boston has accumulated odd experiences and occurrences that defy explanation over the course of its illustrious history. The real history of the city will come to light as you stroll around some well-known and infamous locations in downtown Boston. You will learn of the Quaker martyrs who devoted their lives to their convictions only to pay the ultimate sacrifice. You will discover more about eerie libraries, cemeteries, courthouses, and other locations as you explore the neighborhood.
You will relive frightening tales as our professional tour guide takes you on a rollercoaster ride across some of the more nightmarish stops lurking inside of Boston. From Puritan Executioner to the infant graves, all the way to the last resting place of Paul Revere, John Hancock, and Samuel Adams.
Our walking tour takes you through 1 mile of Boston real estate, where you will visit different sites linked to its past, amongst them:
Explore the somber rows of Puritan graves in King's Chapel and the nearby cemetery.
Keep an eye out for ghostly figures swinging from the trees around Boston Common. That apparition is Mary Dyer, a well-known Quaker martyr who is awaiting her execution.
The oppressive ghost-filled Omni Parker House
Visit the haunted Old Granary Burial Ground, where Paul Revere, John Hancock, and Samuel Adams are buried.
… And many more.
We will stop at each site and try to invoke the ghosts that call it their home — our guide will share frightening stories, the hair-raising tales, and the odd occurrences that took place there
Expert storytellers will intrigue you with frightening tales of Boston's notable hauntings, history, and legends that will leave you fearful of the shadows lurking around every street corner. Unexplained sounds, cold spots, and ghostly apparitions are just a few of the sensations you might have while on this immersive and exciting tour.
“Thrilled me—filled me with fantastic terrors never felt before;”
- Edgar Allen Poe
Meeting point address: 139 Tremont St, at the entrance to Boston Common
Duration: 1 hr. across 1 mile
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September 25th 2023
"Lily was enthusiastic and presented the information in professional and knowledgeable way."
September 22nd 2023
"This tour was great. Our guide, Beau, was very knowledgeable and professional. The bar stops were in ... "
September 20th 2023
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This tour is a walking tour.
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