• Location: Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)
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Take an eerie stroll through the dark evening streets of colonial Williamsburg on this 60-minute top-rated ghost walking tour. Follow your costumed, in-character guide through the shadowy lanes and squares by candlelight, and discover the sinister side of this historical town. Stop to see haunted houses, burial grounds, and other spooky sites as your guide tells tales of 18th-century ghosts, skeletons, apparitions, and secret vaults and tunnels.


  • 60-minute candlelit ghost walking tour in colonial Williamsburg
  • Hear tales of ghosts, skeletons, and apparitions from a costumed guide
  • See the Peyton Randolph House, said to be Virginia’s most haunted house
  • Learn about secret vaults and tunnels connected to the George Wythe House
  • View other eerie sites including the jail, cemetery, and pillory
  • Soak in the creepy atmosphere as you walk the shadowy streets

What You Can Expect

Meet your in-character guide in colonial Williamsburg, and set off on foot through the evening shadows. Your tour is based on well-researched ghost encounters rather than historical events, so expect to be spooked.

Follow your guide by candlelight, and hear of the bodies buried behind Williamsburg’s homes and shops. Learn about the secret vault in the cemetery and corpses under the church, and stop by the house of George Wythe, an influential American revolutionary and teacher of Thomas Jefferson.

See the house well, through which it’s said Jefferson accessed a tunnel to the vault, and hear the conspiracy theories surrounding Jefferson’s visits. Watch for Wythe at the window shutters, and continue through the streets hearing tales of Dr. McKenzie, a town apothecary involved in grisly amputations.

Listen out screams said to emanate from burial grounds under the Governor’s Palace, and stand outside empty Peyton Randolph House, Virginia’s most haunted residence.

Wait for any of the unexplained sounds and sights that some experience here, and check if your camera works before taking photos!

Finish at the town pillory, perhaps daring to put your head and hands inside the stocks. Finally, part ways with your guide, bring your tour to an end.

Customer Reviews

Corbin C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

This was extremely enjoyable. Our guide was very knowledgeable and amusing.

Gretchen G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Lucy did a great job telling the stories of Williamsburg past. Really enjoyed her character and the opportunity to go back and check for real ghosts. Definitely recommend this tour.

Deborah L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Wonderful! The storytelling ability of our spirit guide was superb. We thoroughly enjoyed our time spent on this tour.

Donna H B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Excellent! We all had a blast. Really nice tour guide -informative and interesting.

Janet D

4 star rating: Recommended August 2017

Tour was very informative. I learned alot about the possibility of ghosts in Williamsburg. Having a guide in period attire and playing a role was a definite plus. Well worth the money. Guide had a great sense of humor.

Lynn R

4 star rating: Recommended July 2017

Fabulous tour. The late hour makes it really spooky. Our guide was so animated in colonial time character. Be sure to leave time afterward to go back to some of the hot spots.

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