Greenwich Village is one of New York City’s most beautiful and most haunted neighborhoods, but just strolling through alone you’d miss out on all the spooky historical facts. This Greenwich Village ghost tour is led by a guide who tells chilling stories of celebrity ghosts, lost children, phantoms, and more as you stroll through Washington Square Park, the New York University campus, and West 10th Street.
Take a walk through the dark side of NYC history on a ghost tour through Greenwich Village, one of New York’s oldest neighborhoods. Join your small group of fellow travelers to enjoy your guide's rarely-heard stories, stroll through the village, and visit haunted locations that often go unnoticed by visitors and locals alike. Highlights include stops at Washington Square Park, Hangman's Elm, and the Emma Lazarus House.
One of the best ways to really acquaint yourself with the infamous city of Manhattan is to do it from the streets, through a guided NYC Gangster Tour or Ghost Tour, detailing the crimes, deals, and charisma that made the city what it is today.We offer a 2 for 1 deal, hosting historically-based guided tours of NYC’s gangsters AND ghost stories, right from where it all happened!
Discover the dark side of Manhattan on this 2-hour private evening walking tour in Greenwich Village, known to be one of New York City's most haunted districts. With your private guide, visit some of the neighborhood's creepiest locations, such as the Brown Building at New York University and Washington Square Park. Along the way, listen to stories of celebrity spirits, local phantoms, and more.
Explore the spookier side of the ‘Great White Way’ with a 2-hour walking tour of haunted Broadway with a theater insider. Hear the inside scoops on fabulous Broadway stars — living and dead — and learn about the ghosts that linger in some of New York’s most legendary theaters. Sing the creepiest anthems from dark Broadway musicals, then dance your way through an eerie stage number. Finish your tour with a glimpse of the future by booking optional session with a soothsaying tarot and palm reader.
See New York’s spookier side on a 3-hour ghost pub crawl through Manhattan’s Times Square and Hell’s Kitchen. First your guide leads you though Broadway stopping along the way to point out the city’s most haunted and mysterious theaters with stories of opening nights gone awry. Then stop at the Landmark Tavern, thought to be one of New York’s oldest and most haunted bars where a confederate soldier is said to have been killed in a bar fight. The tour includes one craft cocktail.
Explore the gritty and grisly history of Lower East Side and East Village on this private walking tour. Visit the boyhood home Lucky Luciano and a cemetery where one of New York’s most notorious grave robberies occurred. Stop by Manhattan’s oldest bar and Tompkins Square Park, which memorializes a 1904 boat fire that killed more than 1,000 people. Indulge your interest in the macabre with this darkly fascinating experience.
If you're looking for a spooky tour with a literary twist, don't miss this guided walking tour through New York's Greenwich Village. Join your guide to get the inside scoop on writer Edgar Allan Poe, uncover the ghostly presences in a neighborhood park, and look out for the spirit of the late first lady, Eleanor Roosevelt. Along the way, enjoy the sights and sounds of the village, and walk away with a better understanding of the haunted history of NYC.
Dive into the spooky history of New York on this ghost tour of Greenwich Village. Brave a night-time stroll through the notoriously haunted streets of Greenwich, explore Washington Square park, and discover the neighborhood at its most atmospheric. Along the way, hear stories and legends ranging from the Boston Strangler to the ghosts of the Triangle Fire.
Explore New York City’s East Village at one of the spookiest times of day—at night—and hear about famous former residents and those who may have never departed. Prebook your tour tickets ahead of time, and guarantee your spot. A New Yorker bartender guide leads a hair-raising and fact-based walk to 13 haunted sites, from historic pubs to the Public Theater and a subway stop known for its “ghost train.”
Many NYC ghost tours sell out fast, leaving you with limited dates and times to choose from if you don’t book early. Prebook this Greenwich Village Haunted Tour, and lock in your preferred time for this experience. It’s a near-perfect combination of New York City history and spooky stories. Follow your guide from Washington Square Park through Greenwich Village, where you’ll see haunted sights you wouldn't see on other similar tours.
Enjoy a pub crawl through one of New York's most haunted neighborhoods, the East Village, on Urban Village Tours' East Village Ghost Pub Crawl. Learn about the many apparitions that spook some of the finest and famous watering holes in the neighborhood including one of the oldest bars in New York City where the legendary illusionist Harry Houdini still performs tricks. Visit the haunted Colonnade Row where Washington Irving lived and worked along side his wealthy neighbors including John Jacob Astor. Experience the apparitions at the most haunt ed house in the city! We will check out the hotel that is right next to a cemetery! And, of course, it wouldn't be an East Village ghost tour without meeting the famous 17th century leader of New Amsterdam at his farm house, Peter Stuyvesant.
Seriously, how many ghosts do you think actually come out for huge, giggling Groups? This specific Tour Experience is limited to 6 Participants or less. All locations we walk to have one or more documented hauntings and poltergiestic activity. Several West & East Village ghost sightings are based on my direct experiences.
Salem is one of the favorite tourist cities on the coast of New England, Massachusetts. During a sightseeing tour in Salem, you can find out that the city was founded in the first half of the 17th century by fishermen. It received its name in honor of biblical Jerusalem.At the end of the 17th century, Salem became the center of the fight against ... "witches." The Salem Witch Museum places you in the midst of this disturbing late 17th century phenomenon. The museum's exhibits provide a unique perspective on this dramatic event in colonial America. Stage sets, life-size props, special lighting and expert narrations provide a riveting account of the 1692 Witch Trials.Visitors can also learn about the evolving perception of witches through the ages. This provocative exhibit depicts stereotypical beliefs about witches, the phenomenon of witch-hunts and various aspects of 17th century witchcraft as well as its modern day practices.
Today, New York's East Village is known primarily for its lively nightlife and posh restaurants, but the trendy neighborhood has a much darker past. With this night tour, delve into its spooky history by seeing a haunted house, hearing about gruesome local deaths, and other legends of murder and mayhem. The chilling walk from Colonnade Row to McSorely’s Ale House includes ghost stories relating to Washington Irving, Abraham Lincoln, and the Astors.
Drink in the haunted bars, taverns and inns of the bohemian West Village on Urban Village Tours' West Village Ghost Pub Crawl. Perhaps enjoy a free drink courtesy of a rather famous Welsh poet still haunts his favorite literary landmark. Drink at a very trendy inn sometimes frequented by celebrities and also a nineteenth century phantom. Visit a well known West Village piano bar that has several ghosts residing in the restroom and basement. Ghost hunt at the most famous New York speakeasy which used to have two entrances--one for customers the other for apparitions. And drink in a former carriage house owned by one of the most compelling figures in all of New York--and American--history. And meet his lovely daughter too as she descends down the staircase dressed in all black! All this and more on this especially spirited trek in New York's most spooky neighborhood. Includes one complimentary cocktail. Cheers!
Join us on a special tour that will dive into the history of some of Manhattan’s long-lost elevated railroad lines through Downtown, Chinatown, and the Lower East Side.Your expert tour guide Michael will lead you along former downtown sections of the 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue Elevated Railroads and will identify and examine the remnants, some of which still stand on our 21st Century streets.This tour is organized by The Bowery Boys New York City History podcast with the goal of bringing history to life on the streets of the Big Apple.
This macabre walking tour begins near Washington Square and wends its way westward through the labyrinthine streets of the West Village.Forgotten histories and urban lore abound on this haunting, mysterious, and wonderfully weird stroll through one of the most charmingly strange neighborhoods in the city. Discover the mystical symbolism hidden in everyday architecture and the subterranean histories lurking below New York City. Hear tales of phantoms, occultists, restless spirits, body snatchers, and spectral founding fathers including Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr! Find out how horror writers like Poe and Lovecraft were inspired by Greenwich Village, and more!For anyone interested in ghosts and horror, mysticism and the occult, and the weird side of NYC history, this tour is a must.
Go in search of the spirit of Edgar Allen Poe, Aaron Burr, Washington Irving and many more as you travel thru the haunted Washington Square Park. Have your own unparalleled adventure as we explore the sites that inspired the poets including a past residence of Poe and the location where Irving wrote the Headless Horseman. Washington Square park itself sits on top of an old Cemetery making it the perfect back drop for your haunted evening.
The West Village is one of New York City's quirkiest and most bohemian neighborhoods, and with this unique tour you can discover its ghostly secrets. A local poet leads you along an itinerary of paranormal locales, from a former speakeasy to writerly haunts known for sightings of Edgar Allan Poe and Dylan Walsh, to explore the neighborhood's history and lore through a spooky lens.
Join Madame Morbid Trolley Tours and Kings County Distillery for this one of a kind experience! Beginning in Williamsburg, guests will travel around Brooklyn by night in a Victorian trolley, as they explore over 400 years of murder and mayhem. Visit the locations of unmarked graves and infamous murder sites, while learning about death and mourning rituals. The second half of the tour takes place at Kings County Distillery, where the fun continues with a special "haunted" stroll through the 120 year old Paymaster Building in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, home of our award winning craft spirits. All tours end at the distillery with a tasting of our hand made whiskey! Guests are encouraged to visit our Gatehouse bar after the tour for specially spooky cocktails.