Did you know the Great Fire of Chicago in 1871 wasn't the only tragedy to befall the Windy City? Chicago has been the scene of fires, floods, epidemics, and crime since its beginning- all combined to create a town full of haunted locations.
Turmoil and tragedy define Chicago as much as its towering skyscrapers and deep-dish pizza. From a devastating fire that destroyed much of the city to the murderous crimes of its resident mob leaders, the specter of death has long stalked the streets of the Windy City.
"I've visited Chicago several times, but I've never seen the city like this before!"
Based on meticulous historic research and legendary anecdotes, the Chicago Ghost Tour is like no other experience in the city. Immerse yourself in the mysteries of Chicago's shadowy past, including authentic accounts at historic buildings and notorious crime scenes. This thrilling ghost tour will lead you to some of the most haunted locations in the Windy City. From a notorious gangster hideout to horrifying experiences at a former asylum, you will explore the darkness of Chicago's sordid past.
Our tour will take you on a hair-raising deep dive into the most terrifying Chicago legends, including:
Expert local guides will share chilling anecdotes of Chicago's hauntings that will send shivers up your spine as you take in a unique perspective of the city. Ghostly encounters, unexplained activity, and stories of tragedy and terror will consume your imagination and raise the hairs on the back of your neck.
Join us to examine the spooky side of Chicago and glimpse the shadows that move in the darkest corners of the city.
"To live is to be haunted."
Phillip K. Dick
Meeting point address: Julia Porter Park (N Lincoln Ave and Fullerton)
Duration: 1 hr. across 1 mile
September 25th 2023
"A great experience! Our guide was so helpful and knowledgeable about the city. You can tell she genu ... "
September 24th 2023
"Had a great time! Loved hearing both history and lore. We really enjoyed ourselves"
September 13th 2023
"Megan was so fun and knowledgeable! I loved how you could tell she loves ghost stories!"
Please arrive to the designated meeting location before your tour’s start time, or they may leave without you! Your email confirmation will verify map and meeting location.
No need to print anything out. Just show up, and the tour guide will mark you present! Please save your email confirmation handy on your phone for reference.
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This tour is a walking tour.
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