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History and Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour

History and Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour

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Learn about the mysterious history of Salem on this guided walking tour of the city. Follow your local historian guide through Salem, listening to 400 years of history and admire the old architecture that dates back hundreds of years. For spookier experience, select the nighttime tour led by lantern light and find out the truth about the 1692 Salem Witch Trial hysteria.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 15 minutes
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Salem Witch Trials Historical Walking Tour

Salem Witch Trials Historical Walking Tour

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The Salem Witch Trials was a period in history that is easily misunderstood. On this walking tour of Salem, follow your guide to main sites such as the witchcraft memorial and courthouse, as you listen to true tales of paranormal activity, centuries-old murder & astounding history. Plus, this Salem walking tour starts in the late afternoon leaving you plenty of time to fill up the rest of your day with activities.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$25.00
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2.5-Hour Salem History & Sightseeing Guided Walking Tour

2.5-Hour Salem History & Sightseeing Guided Walking Tour

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Salem, Massachusetts, is known for the infamous witch trials, but that isn’t the only historical occurrence you’ll learn about during this guided walking tour. Join a guide for a deep dive into the long history of Salem from the Puritans and Patriots to the present day. You’ll stop by city landmarks including the Salem Witch Trials Memorial, the Pickering House, and the Ropes Mansion and Gardens. This tour is wheelchair and stroller accessible.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$40.00
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The Salem Night Tour
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The Salem Night Tour

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When night falls across Salem, it's the perfect time to explore the city’s spooky and sinister past on a haunted history tour. On this top-rated walk through one of America's most haunted places, follow a licensed guide along lamplit streets while listening to legends and true tales of witchcraft, murder, mayhem, and more. Visit sites related to the infamous 17th-century Salem Witch Trials, and hear about the ghostly spirits said to still rattle through the town’s historic homes and graveyards.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$26.00
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Satanic Salem Walking Tour

Satanic Salem Walking Tour

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Salem history from The Satanic Temple! Who the hell are we? Watch the documentary "Hail Satan?" on Hulu before booking and you'll get it! The most unique walking tour in Salem, free from supernatural or superstitious elements. Your tour guide is an expert in occultism, witchcraft, and a member of The Satanic Temple! Surprisingly very family friendly, but for weird families.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Salem Voodoo, Vampires, and Ghosts Guided Walking Tour

Salem Voodoo, Vampires, and Ghosts Guided Walking Tour

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Uncover the dark past and mysterious legends of Salem on this haunted history walking tour. Expert historians and paranormal investigators help separate fact from fiction while retelling the events of the 1692 witch trials and leading you through Salem’s most notorious sites. Escape the gimmicks and delve into authentic tales of voodoo, witchcraft, vampires, and ghost sightings that have left their mark on the infamous New England town.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Mysteries and Murders of Salem Guided Night-Time Walking Tour

Mysteries and Murders of Salem Guided Night-Time Walking Tour

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This murder and mystery walking tour of Salem is a great option for travelers who want a break from hearing exclusively about the history of the Salem witch trials. Mix things up by listening to tales of grisly murders and sinister ghost sightings as your guide leads you to the spookiest sights in Salem. This tour is suitable for young adults and adults. Not suitable for small children.
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes to 2 hours
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Dark History: Hauntings & Witchcraft Hysteria

Dark History: Hauntings & Witchcraft Hysteria

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History enthusiasts will enjoy learning about Salem’s dark and spooky past on this 90-minute walking tour. Visit the popular Witch House, Chestnut Street, and Burying Point Cemetery, as well as a few lesser-known spots. Your guide will regale you with tales from Salem’s past, from its founding in 1692 until the present.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Bewitched Historical Tour

Bewitched Historical Tour

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Join us for the best historical tour in Salem. Your licensed guide will lead you on a 2 hour journey back in time. Visit over a dozen locations of historical significance within the downtown area and learn why the history is more frightening than fiction.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Privateer Schooner Sailing Tour in Salem Sound
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Privateer Schooner Sailing Tour in Salem Sound

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Embark on an interactive sailing excursion off the coast of Salem on a replica historic privateer schooner. Great for families and anyone who gets bored easily, this adventure keeps you engaged by offering opportunities to help with tasks such as raising the sails and steering the boat. Plus, the crew shares stories about the history of Salem and the role played by privateers.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Self-Guided Smartphone Ghost Walking Tour in Salem

Self-Guided Smartphone Ghost Walking Tour in Salem

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If you want to explore Salem's haunted history without getting lost in the crowd, go at your own pace with an affordable, self-guided smartphone tour. Simply download the touring app to your phone, and start and stop the tour on your own schedule as the pre-recorded narrator shares the history of haunted locales like the Ropes Mansion, Salem Witch House, and Old Burying Point Cemetery, where many witch trial victims were laid to rest.
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  • 40 to 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Haunted History of Salem Guided Walking Tour

Haunted History of Salem Guided Walking Tour

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The mere mention of Salem conjures tales of witch trials and macabre mishaps. This haunted history tour, ideal for fans of superstition and the supernatural, takes you on a lantern-lit journey to sites of alleged haunting. Explore an atmospheric cemetery, visit buildings inhabited by restless souls, and listen to paranormal stories delivered by a master storyteller. A charged atmosphere is guaranteed on this tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Historic Overview of Salem Walking Tour

Historic Overview of Salem Walking Tour

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Delve into Salem’s past beyond the notorious witch trials on a walking tour that ties four centuries of history into the context of this modern Massachusetts town. Stop at important landmarks in the historic center and learn about Salem's seaport origins, early colonial culture, and illustrious former residents from a guide who knows all the details.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Salem and Witchcraft Historical Walking Tour
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Salem and Witchcraft Historical Walking Tour

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*Only walking tour company in Salem featured in Hocus Pocus 2. The tryals have left a footprint on Salem, and the world, that still echo 330 years later. Join us on our 90min walking tour as we visit historic locations and lay the groundwork to explore and unpack what happened in Salem in 1692. Shedding light on how a community driven by fear and led by religious ideology and zealotus extremism, executed 20 innocent people.We invite you to be part of our story and learn why true history is Better Than Fiction. -All tour guides are licensed by the City of Salem and are professional storytellers .
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Black Cat Historical Day Tour
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Black Cat Historical Day Tour

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If you’re a history buff visiting Salem, don’t miss out on this history-focused tour that reveals the city’s turbulent past. A costumed guide tells tales of war, witchcraft, pirates and Puritans, and reveals information that you’re unlikely to find in the guide book. This tour, which proves ideal for first-time visitors, is unscripted and can therefore be tailored according to the interests of the group.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Triple Threat Combination Pass (ALL 3 TOURS!!!) [3:30pm,5pm, &6pm,7pm,or 8:30pm]

Triple Threat Combination Pass (ALL 3 TOURS!!!) [3:30pm,5pm, &6pm,7pm,or 8:30pm]

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If you really want to dive deep into Salem’s dark history, take a trio of fun and enlightening tours. Hear from a real practicing witch on the “Wandering Witches” tour, and follow the chilling timeline of the Salem Witch Trials on “Steps Through 1692.” Finally, finish after dark with “Salem's Spooky Spectres” — a spine-tingling walk through tales of murder and madness at the town's most haunted locations.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes
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Ultimate Historic Salem and Witch Trials Self-Guided Walking Tour

Ultimate Historic Salem and Witch Trials Self-Guided Walking Tour

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Welcome to the self-guided Salem Witch Trials Tour in Salem, Massachusetts! The quaint and picturesque town of Salem hides a seriously dark history. Over 300 years ago, this was the site of the infamous Salem Witch Trials, where innocent townspeople were ruthlessly killed for being “witches”. Explore all of Salem’s grim past and present with this self-guided, GPS-enabled, and professionally narrated tour. Visit the poignant sites that still stand as a testament to Salem’s history. Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone, enter the password, and download the tour. When you arrive, go to the Salem Armory, launch the app, and follow the instructions! Stick to our recommended route for the best experience. No expiration — The tour comes with lifetime validity! This is not a ticket to attractions along the route. Check COVID rules and opening hours before your visit.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Black Cat Ghostly Night Tour in Salem
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Black Cat Ghostly Night Tour in Salem

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Voted one of the 10 Best Ghost Tours in the US by USA Today's "10 Best" two years in a row! Our evening tour is an eerie experience not to be missed! We travel to some of the most haunted sites in America and tell you the bone-chilling stories behind each haunting! Learn about the history behind these amazing locations and about the tools that early ghost hunters would have used to examine these phenomena. We will also tell you about some of history's most famous Gothic horror authors and the real events here in Salem that inspired such legends as H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, and Salem's own Nathaniel Hawthorne.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
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Inside the Daniels House

Inside the Daniels House

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Built in 1667, the Daniels House has seen everything from the Salem Witch Trials to the American Revolution through the present day. This 17th century mansion is riddled with original furnishings and antiques. You’ll get an intimate look into 350 years of history during this tour. Coffee and tea is provided during the tour; you’ll also be pleased to discover that proceeds from the tour help preserve this historic site for future generations.
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  • 45 minutes
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Midday Haunted History of Salem Walking Tour

Midday Haunted History of Salem Walking Tour

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Delve deeper into the haunted history of Salem on a daytime ghost tour that provides a family-friendly introduction to the city’s past. Exploring on foot guarantees a more intimate glimpse into the city streets and a cemetery, while a guide brings history to life using humor and stories.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Stories of Salem: Dark History and Murder Night Tour

Stories of Salem: Dark History and Murder Night Tour

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*Only walking tour company in Salem featured in Hocus Pocus 2. When you hear people talk about Salem, often times the first thing that comes to mind is Witches, and Halloween, and ghosts and spooky fun, but there's so much more lurking in the shadows. Salem is nearly 400 years old and just like all of us, it has a dark side. An underbelly wrought with stories for the ages. Join us for our 90 min evening walking tour as we wander through the shadows and hear stories about pirates and pepper, secrets of the oldest cemetery in Salem, brutal murders, strange legal battles, curses, spiders, torture, and of course a ghost story or two. We invite you to be part of our story and learn why true history is Better Than Fiction. -All tour guides are licensed by the City of Salem and are professional storytellers .
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Salem's Spooky Spectres Walking Ghost Tour

Salem's Spooky Spectres Walking Ghost Tour

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Visit the spookiest spots in downtown Salem and hear haunting tales of murder, mystery, and mayhem on this Spooky-kooky (skooky?) 60 minute tour of this historic city!
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  • 1 hour
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Historian's Guide to Curses and Crimes

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Historian's Guide to Curses and Crimes

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Discover the dark side of the city with this gruesome historical tour of Salem. Your local historian will take you on a journey back in time to revisit some of the most tragic moments in the city’s past. You’ll hear stories about the Old County Jail, the victims of the Salem witch trials, and the “curses” of Sarah Good and Giles Corey. This adults-only tour includes stops at the Salem Witch Village and Gardner-Pingree House.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Witch Trials Walking Tour in Salem

Witch Trials Walking Tour in Salem

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Join our tour guides on a grand retelling of Salem's haunting history - We will bring you to places such as the Essex Museum, The Witch House, and even the Witch Trials Memorial. This tour will provide a historically accurate retelling of the events that took place during one of history's most somber and dark tragedies: the Salem Witch Trials.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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History and Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour
"Our tour guide Danny was great!! She was so knowledgeable and friendly. She even tried to keep us out of the rain as much as possible. She was excellent!!"..."
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Salem Witch Trials Historical Walking Tour
"The tour was EXCELLENT. Very informative sharing the actual facts of what took place vs all the myths out there. It pieces together why, how, when everything happened into a cohesive picture of what took place in 1692-93."..."
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2.5-Hour Salem History & Sightseeing Guided Walking Tour
"Ken was very knowledgeable and kept everyone intertwined in the story. We enjoyed the tour very much! We wanted to hear more about the general history of Salem, not just witch trial history"..."
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The Salem Night Tour
"Was a great tour. Sebastian was our guide and he was very knowledgeable. We enjoyed hearing about the history around Salem."..."
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Satanic Salem Walking Tour
"Tom was absolutely amazing! I learned and laughed so much. 10/10 would Highly recommend you check this out"..."
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Salem Voodoo, Vampires, and Ghosts Guided Walking Tour
"It rained! But, it still was so awesome. Didn’t even think about leaving. My whole family enjoyed- we took our 11 year old and he really loved learning about the witch trials."..."
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Mysteries and Murders of Salem Guided Night-Time Walking Tour
"Spending the night walking Salem with my daughter, listening to amazing history and stories Perfect ending to a perfect day"..."
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Dark History: Hauntings & Witchcraft Hysteria
"Very enjoyable experience. Our tour guide did an excellent job going over what really happened during that time period. Well worth the money. The town itself was worth the visit."..."
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Bewitched Historical Tour
"Amazing tour! Sarah was an excellent guide and was extremely knowledgeable. Her story telling was intense and gripping! One of the best walking tours we have ever taken."..."
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Privateer Schooner Sailing Tour in Salem Sound
"Very friendly and informative crew. Was a pleasant trip. We all enjoyed it and it was very relaxing."..."
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Self-Guided Smartphone Ghost Walking Tour in Salem
"This tour took us to some amazing places. No pressure, no time limit, perfect! We did another tour when we went to Boston as well."..."
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Haunted History of Salem Guided Walking Tour
"My favorite place is the mansion with the garden so I'm glad we stopped there. It was nice to hear the stories behind it. The tour was interesting and informative with personal stories."..."
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Historic Overview of Salem Walking Tour
"Our guide Stephanie was great! Very knowledgeable and personable. It was a great experience of the timelines!"..."
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Salem and Witchcraft Historical Walking Tour
"Rebecca was amazing she had so many awesome details about things we toured! I learned so much! She also had pictures for visual representation and comparison. What a nice touch!"..."
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Black Cat Historical Day Tour
"Daniel was a fantastic tour guide. Very knowledgeable. Entertaining. No question stumped him. I highly recommend this tour of Salem."..."
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Triple Threat Combination Pass (ALL 3 TOURS!!!) [3:30pm,5pm, &6pm,7pm,or 8:30pm]
"Cat was an exuberant, interesting tour guide with a true storytellers spirit. We were fortunate enough to have her for all 3 of our tours."..."
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Ultimate Historic Salem and Witch Trials Self-Guided Walking Tour
"I wished we had known eveey Saturday in October, Salem had specials & street entertainers. We would have saved our tickets for another time. It was a pretty cool adventure"..."
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Black Cat Ghostly Night Tour in Salem
"Absolutely a can’t miss experience!! We did quite a few tours while in Salem, and it’s clear to see why this one is ranked nationally as a Top 10 Ghost Tour. If you do a tour, it should absolutely be this one."..."
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Inside the Daniels House
"Vijay was such an excellent tour guide!!!!! His passion and story telling made the tour so much better. The tour of the Daniels house was captivating, and I would absolutely recommend it to anyone!! We loved it."..."
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Midday Haunted History of Salem Walking Tour
"Really pleasant and knowledgable guide who took the time to answer our questions and told some very interesting stories we might not have heard had we gone on a night time tour and been unable to enter the cemetery!"..."
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Stories of Salem: Dark History and Murder Night Tour
"I enjoyed the knowledgeable tour guide. My favorite was his talk about the Salem witches. A lot of info that I didn’t know already"..."
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Salem's Spooky Spectres Walking Ghost Tour
"I am very glad we chose this tour. It was fun and spooky. I highly recommend this tour for young and old."..."
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Historian's Guide to Curses and Crimes
"Krystina was knowledgeable and such a nice person. There were a few things that I didn't know about Salem and was cool to learn!"..."
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Witch Trials Walking Tour in Salem
"Our tour guide was so knowledgeable and friendly. He pointed out a lot of cool things that we would not have noticed just walking through. He was so pleasant and charming! He made our trip better than expected."..."
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