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Haunted SF: Ghost Hunting, True Crime and Mystery
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Haunted SF: Ghost Hunting, True Crime and Mystery

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Brave San Francisco’s dark and ghostly past on a real ghost hunt down historic alleys. You’ll use modern ghost hunting gear, including your own EMF detector during the tour. After meeting near the Transamerica Pyramid, your ghost hunter guide escorts you down haunted alleys, through mysterious neighborhoods, and around historic street corners. Stand atop old Gold Rush cemeteries, learn of paranormal activity following mysterious deaths, visit the site of infamous brothels, hear about Gold Rush–era hauntings, and how Chinatown’s gang wars changed the city. But it's not “just a ghost tour” -- this tour includes tales of unexplained deaths, scandalous murders, the old red light district and more... Children are welcome at your discretion — the tour does include some talk of violence and the macabre, but is generally considered family-friendly. This tour can accommodate wheelchairs and strollers, but there will be two moderate hills -- please inquire if you have concerns.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.00
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San Francisco Ghost Tour

San Francisco Ghost Tour

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San Francisco Ghosts Walking Tour is the best choice for newcomers to learn more about San Francisco's rich history. Our guides will safely conduct you around the darkened streets, unfolding tales of mystery, terror, and tragedy. You will have plenty of opportunities to see with your own eyes the otherworldly power of the Golden City.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Haunted Tales of Downtown Los Angeles

Haunted Tales of Downtown Los Angeles

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Commune with the ghosts of Los Angeles past during this 2-hour guided walking tour celebrating the haunted history of the city’s downtown. This sun-drenched California city may seem like nothing but good times and care-free vibes, but it harbors a wealth of dark secrets. Discover the dark side of the City of Angels as told through its most infamous murders, unsolved crimes and baffling mysteries. As you walk you’ll learn about highlights like the Chinatown Massacre of 1871, the L.A. Times bombing, the tale of the Black Dahlia and more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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Small-Group Haunted Hollywood Tour

Small-Group Haunted Hollywood Tour

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Combine the glamour and glitz of Hollywood with some dark lore on this haunted Hollywood tour. With a guide in the lead, you'll visit some of the most haunted locations in the area, listening to tales you won't hear on a typical Hollywood tour. Talk about local crimes, accidents, and traumas that have taken place at some famous locations. You'll even have a chance to try to contact some spirits if you're brave.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.02
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DTLA Murder Mystery Ghost Tour

DTLA Murder Mystery Ghost Tour

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Investigate the seedy underbelly of downtown LA's past on this murder mystery ghost tour. Listen to your guide's commentary to learn about the city's dark past while visiting stops such as the Biltmore Hotel, Clifton's, the Alexandria Hotel, the Halls of Justice, and the Los Angeles Pueblo, among others. You'll also stop in a few haunted bars to purchase some cocktails.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise

Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise

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Explore one of California's most iconic settings from the beauty of San Francisco Bay. This narrated Golden Gate Bay cruise journeys alongside Alcatraz and Angel Island State Park, past the shores of Sausalito and beneath the Golden Gate Bridge. You can choose to view the sights from inside your boat or out on deck.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.00
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Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More
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Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More

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From the Hollywood sign to the sunny beaches of Santa Monica to the glitz of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles is so full of iconic sights it can be tricky to see them all. This guided tour seamlessly transports you by coach to all of the city's top attractions—from Venice Beach to the Sunset Strip to Griffith Park and more—so that you don't need to worry about missing a thing.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour

Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour

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Ride a double-decker sightseeing bus to San Francisco's most famous landmarks with a choice of 2 different passes. Explore the city's 49 square miles, including stops at big-name attractions like Pier 39, the Palace of Fine Arts and Union Square. Go at your own pace, hopping off at any of 16 stops, exploring at your leisure, and then hopping back on when you're done. Choose the Premium pass to include a night tour or a Deluxe pass for an additional 24 hours of hop-on-hop-off and a night tour.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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San Francisco Super Saver: Muir Woods & Wine Country w/ optional Gourmet Lunch

San Francisco Super Saver: Muir Woods & Wine Country w/ optional Gourmet Lunch

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For one of the best wine country tours from San Francisco, combine a visit to Northern California wine country with a Muir Woods experience for a truly fabulous day out. This Super Saver provides two popular tours at one discount price, allowing you to see and taste the delights of Marin, Sonoma and Napa counties. You’ll begin with a walk through Muir Woods National Monument with an informative guide to stare up in wonder at the towering redwood trees. Then you'll visit three wineries, with wine-tasting included. You’ll also cross the Golden Gate Bridge and have free time on Sonoma Plaza to buy lunch if you haven't opted to upgrade to the lunch option.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$159.00
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$159.00
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Hollywood Sightseeing and Celebrity Homes Tour by Open-Top Bus

Hollywood Sightseeing and Celebrity Homes Tour by Open-Top Bus

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See the sights of Hollywood on this tour by open-top Mercedes minibus, which allows you to enjoy unobstructed views as you go. Traveling with an on-board guide, you'll pass by attractions such as the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood Sign, Rodeo Drive, and movie studios. Plus, get a look at some of the mansions where past and present stars have lived.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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Muir Woods & Sausalito Half-Day Tour (Return by Bus or Ferry from Sausalito)

Muir Woods & Sausalito Half-Day Tour (Return by Bus or Ferry from Sausalito)

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Wander through an ancient coastal redwood forest and explore the artistic bayside enclave of Sausalito on this half-day tour from San Francisco. Travel across the Golden Gate Bridge to visit Muir Woods, home to some of the oldest and tallest trees on Earth. Then, soak up stellar views of the San Francisco skyline and browse art galleries along the Sausalito waterfront. At the end of your tour choose between getting dropped off at Union Square in San Francisco or taking the Sausalito ferry back to San Francisco.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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Premium Santa Barbara Guided Outdoor Walking Ghost Tour

Premium Santa Barbara Guided Outdoor Walking Ghost Tour

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Welcome to the city of Friendly Ghosts! An exclusive experience with a maximum of 15 people on a tour. It is a perfect way to end your evening while enjoying SB. Our 1 hour and 30 minute walking tours have curated content from first hand accounts. You'll hear stories from as far back as the Old Spanish Days and from the different cultures that have called Santa Barbara home. This is an "outdoor" walking tour only. This tour is a traditional history and ghost/legend walking tour. Your guides have diverse backgrounds. Including tour guide experience at on the Queen Mary at Old Mission Santa Barbara. This tour is organic and enchanted and not script based. Each tour is unique and filled with imagination and at times encounters with visiting ghosts. Our ghosts do not come to stay...they return (many times during your tour) for a sentimental holiday. Are you ready to see a side of Santa Barbara that most visitors miss?
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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San Diego Gaslamp Downtown Walking Tour

San Diego Gaslamp Downtown Walking Tour

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Go inside!! We Are the Only Tour Entering Locations! Covid willing. Warning-The citizens of the Gaslamp can be wild! If you are brave, adventurous and can rock city night life this if for you. It's a fun experience, it moves fast and downtown is crazy, join if you dare. Too much for you? Consider our Haunted Bus Tour. Enter Locations The only tour where you enter locations (if Covid is lifted). We have access to two locations and we are waiting another. Join us for a ghostly walking tour with dark history / true crime elements through San Diego's downtown Gaslamp District. SD's Downtown has a sorted history of gunslingers, brothels, killers, businessmen, and puppies. There are ghosts, ghouls, and according to the SD ghost hunters - the most active location in all of San Diego. Find out with us. Local Knowledge Only local Ghost Tour downtown. Our competitors are corporations not from SD, don't care about SD history/ghost. They care about your pocketbook. Go local, go with us!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Exclusive Ghost Walking Tour at Santa Barbara

Exclusive Ghost Walking Tour at Santa Barbara

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Learn all about Santa Barbara’s wealth of history—including its many ghostly encounters and macabre events—on this small-group, after-dark walking tour. Meet your guide right downtown, and set off: you’ll visit key local landmarks like the El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park, City Hall, Santa Barbara Historical Museum, and more. You’ll even visit what is supposedly the most haunted building in California—and may just encounter disembodied specters as you go.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Temecula Haunted Cable Car Tour

Temecula Haunted Cable Car Tour

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Most ghost tours take to a city by foot, making you walk long distances in a short time. This Temecula Haunted Cable Car Tour lets your feet rest as you ride around the city catching a glimpse of historic Temecula’s most haunted sites. Start your tour with an included alcoholic drink (if over 21) and then hear spooky stories. Two nighttime tours are offered to easily fit it into your schedule.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Haunted San Diego Ghost Tour
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Haunted San Diego Ghost Tour

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Hear spine-tingling stories about San Diego’s history and infamous residents during a ghost tour led by an entertaining guide. Visit five locations with supernatural tales behind their facades, and learn why San Diego is known as one of the most haunted cities in the west. You’ll join a small group that is limited to 14 people, traveling by bus and on foot.
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  • 1 hour 55 minutes
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$48.00
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San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter Historic True Crime Tour

San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter Historic True Crime Tour

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Fans of true crime won't want to miss this tour of San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter. Your guide will take you through the area formerly known as Stingaree, telling you the back stories of some gruesome crimes that have taken place over the years, with a stop to visit a haunted hotel along the way.
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  • 1 hour
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San Diego Ghosts and Gravestones Tour

San Diego Ghosts and Gravestones Tour

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While San Diego may be best known for beaches and sunshine, the city does have a darker side. Delve into San Diego's haunted history on this trolley and walking tour through Old Town. Hear tales of gamblers, gunslingers, and other shady characters whose spirits are said to live beyond the grave, and be on the lookout for paranormal activity as you visit graveyards, historic buildings, the Maritime Museum, and the grounds of the Whaley House — considered one of the most haunted homes in America.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.00
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San Diego Gaslamp District Ghost Tour

San Diego Gaslamp District Ghost Tour

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Book Directly With San Diego Ghosts. Join San Diego Ghosts on a historic trek through the haunted Gaslamp District. Our walking ghost tour reveals the dark and seedy past behind one of the country’s sunniest cities. With our experienced tour guides, you will visit 8 - 12 of San Diego’s most haunted sites. We offer only authentic stories of the tragic past and unexplained phenomena that still haunts the “birthplace of California.” No matter what draws you to the supernatural, our Gaslamp District ghost tour will give you a unique and compelling experience that will leave you thinking long after.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Ghosts of San Diego Walking Tour

Ghosts of San Diego Walking Tour

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When you purchase your tickets directly from Ghost City you're in for a stress free, easy, and enjoyable experience. The Ghosts of San Diego will make the evening perfect and spooky for the whole family!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Wine Tasting and Santa Barbara Ghost Storytelling and Walking Tour

Wine Tasting and Santa Barbara Ghost Storytelling and Walking Tour

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Learn all about Santa Barbara’s spookiest ghost stories and supposedly haunted highlights—and enjoy top-rated local wine as part of the experience—on this two-in-one, small-group tour. Meet your guide right at an area winery, indulge in sips and samples, and listen to their tales of paranormal encounters. Then embark on a walking tour around town, from El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park to City Hall and Chinatown.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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The Coronado Experience: History, Haunts and Ghostly Tales

The Coronado Experience: History, Haunts and Ghostly Tales

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The Coronado Experience: History, Haunts and Ghostly Tales is hosted by a Coronado Ambassador Guide, who provides everything you need to know about Coronado - including the best places to shop, dine, play and stay! On the CORONADO EXPERIENCE - you'll discover the history and founding of Coronado and hear ghost stories about the many haunts here. Plus, you'll watch exclusive film footage of the mysterious and haunted Tunnels underground here, and see amazing aerial footage of Coronado! We also visit the home of Coronado's founder, John D. Spreckels and tour the beautiful Music Room inside his magnificent mansion. You'll discover how Kate Morgan died here in 1892 - and all the strange happenings at the spooky Hotel where Kate stayed and never checked out. If you want the true ghostly tales about the Ghost of Kate Morgan - take this Tour! There are dozens of ghost sightings and supernatural happenings every year in Coronado and we're ready to share them all with you.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Specters and Sinners Walking Tour

Specters and Sinners Walking Tour

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The Specters & Sinners Ghost Tour is our Adults-Only Tour in San Diego. It's also the most unique. We use San Diego's haunted locations to tell the lesser-known stories of our Founding Fathers and the hauntings tied to them. If you're looking for an amazing, through-provoking Ghost Tour, this is the tour for you.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.99
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Notorious Los Angeles: Private Haunted and True Crime City Tour

Notorious Los Angeles: Private Haunted and True Crime City Tour

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From it’s beginning as a Wild West pueblo, Los Angeles has had a notorious and fascinating history. Come explore the criminal, the creepy and the occult. Mobsters. Serial Killers. Hauntings. Conspiracies. Supernatural. Stops on your Go Legendary Adventure include: Manson Family Locations Black Dahlia Locations Haunted Hotels Secret Tunnels of Los Angeles Los Angeles’ most beloved (and Haunted) park Famous and freaky cemeteries Mobster Hideaways The places of LA’s craziest Conspiracies An Abandoned Prison Murder Houses Infamous Celebrity Playgrounds And some Horror Film locations for that extra creepy fun!!! Go Legendary tours are private. And when we say private, we mean private — just the people in your group and your guide. This also means that all of our tours are customizable. We can tailor any of our tours to fit your specific interests and desired activity! Sites listed in the itinerary below are possible stops. If you wish to prioritize one, just let us know!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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