If you are in or near Massachusetts, then you have a number of good ghost tours to attend as there are no shortage of ghosts.Salem, Mass., was listed was third on CNBC’s list of the 10 Most Haunted Cities in America because of the ghosts that resulted from the Salem witch trials in the 1600s.And Massachusetts also is home to the Lizzie Borden House, number 74 on Haunted America Tours list of the 100 most haunted places in the world.Because of all of the paranormal activity, I’ve found more than fifteen ghost tours in Boston, Salem and Plymouth.
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Here are the Massachusetts ghost tours that I have found:
Boston Night Tour - Boston, MA
Take a tour of Boston’s shadowed past with guides trained not only in the city’s history, but as paranormal investigators. At 90 minutes, this walking tour of Boston takes visitors to the most historic locations of this historically important city. Tickets are $15.
Ghosts and Gravestones Boston Tour - Boston, MA
This “frightseeing” tour of Boston’s darkest, seediest tales of terror and blood takes visitors on a trolley ride with costumed characters representing all the shadows lurking in one of America’s oldest cities. Tour pricing varies on group size, tour type, and means of payment. Reservations are required.
Haunted Boston Ghost Tours - Boston, MA
Boston by lantern light open up before visitors in this 90-minute walking tour of the oldest locations in Boston. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors over 62 years of age, and $13 for children 16 and under.
Colonial Lantern Tours of Plymouth - Plymouth, MA
Having operated for more than 25 years, and being seen on The Travel Channel, this series of tours through the haunted history of Plymouth, Massachusetts offers something for everyone, be it educational or entertainment. Pricing details are available with a visit to their website or a phone call.
Dead of Night Ghost Tours - Plymouth, MA
Plymouth, Massachusetts is home to four walking tours offered by Dead of Night Ghost Tours. Advanced purchases are strongly recommended. Prices are $13 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under.
Plymouth Night Tour - Plymouth, MA
Join guides and paranormal investigators on a 90-minute walking tour through haunted Plymouth, Massachusetts. Individual and group pricing are available through their website.
Hocus Pocus Tours - Salem, MA
Part history lesson and part chilling ghost walk, this 90-minute tour takes guests through the fact and fiction surrounding the macabre and sorrowful history of Salem. Tour dates are already selling out, so reservations are strongly advised. Prices are $16 for adults; $13 for students, seniors and military personnel; and $8 for children ages 5 to 12.
Salem Historical Tours - Salem, MA
Walk the streets of old Salem in one or all the numerous tours available through Salem Historical Tours. With stops at historical buildings, cemeteries, and other macabre locations, no one could come away disappointed. Pricing varies depending on tour, or tour combination, chosen.
Salem Night Tour - Salem, MA
Follow costumed guides and paranormal investigators as they lead visitors through 15 of the most historical and controversial locations in Salem in a 90-minute tour. Pricing and availability information can be found through their website.
Salem Witch Walk - Salem, MA
Take a tour of Salem led by real witches as they guide you through historical and magical sites throughout the old city. Along with a 90-minute tour, visitors are encouraged to learn about the reality of the witches walking the modern world. Admission is $13 per person.
Spellbound Tours - Salem, MA
Led by a parapsychologist, this tour of haunted Salem takes visitors to the very site of the witch trials that claimed many lives and minds. Tickets are $13 for adults, $10 for students, and $7 for children.
Provincetown Ghost Tours
This 90-minute walking tour of Provincetown, Massachusetts takes guests through buildings and cemeteries steeped in history replete with the bloody history associated with wars and piracy. Admission is $15 for adults and $10 for children under 10 years of age.
Barnstable Village’s Ghost Tours – Choices of walking tours offered means no guests should fine reason to be bored as they explore Barnstable and historic Cape Cod. Tour packages include a private tour for couples. Pricing changes from tour to tour, so please consult the website for the best option.
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