What is a Ghost Tour?

What is a Ghost Tour?
A ghost tour is a special tour that takes visitors to locations with paranormal activity or history. These tours are typically done in the evening and use a live tour guide. Cemetery tours are not always the same as ghost tours because cemetery tours are mainly done during the daytime. Most cemeteries do not allow visitors after dark. Ghost tours are also called spirit tours or haunted tours.

Do you actually witness paranormal activity on a ghost tour?
Some people have witnessed paranormal activity, but there are no guarantees.

What are some of the best destinations for spirit tours?
New Orleans, Branson, St. Augustine, Key West, Boston, Charleston and San Francisco are all great cities for tours.

Is it wise to bring children along for these tours?
Some people would say that the tours are too much for young children, but it’s up to the parents to know what’s best for their child. Ask the tour operator before booking to get an expert opinion.

How much does a ghost tour typically cost?
You can expect to pay anywhere from $20-25 per person on a ghost tour. Private tours will be more expensive depending on the size of your group.

Are ghost tours more about history or hauntings?
Some tour guides will focus more on history than hauntings, so make sure you ask your tour guide for a summary of what will happen. Some people prefer to get a haunted experience rather than a history lesson.


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