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  • Salem: 1-Hour Haunted Ghost Tour

    1. Salem: 1-Hour Haunted Ghost Tour

    Meet your tour guide and venture through 8-12 different sites around the city, each one spookier than the last, starting with the historical Salem Old Town Hall. Continue down the eerie streets to explore the Old Burying Point Cemetery, a preserved burial ground that was established in 1637 where some prominent pilgrims and town officials were buried. This haunted tour takes you to different sites and reveals their true stories so that you can feel connected to the history that took place there. Experiencing these stories while at the sites where they occurred is a truly unique experience that can’t be recreated by simply reading about their history.  During your tour, find out how did Salem became the center for all haunted happenings. The phenomenon is partially explained by Salem’s rich history and the fact that many of its oldest structures and sites are preserved today, including ...

    Simone was a great guide! The tours were perfect for travelers that prefer a smaller one on one tour.

  • Salem: Haunt and History Guided Night Tour

    2. Salem: Haunt and History Guided Night Tour

    Take a 1 hour and 20-minute walk through Downtown Salem's most historic and haunted outdoor areas. Although every tour is slightly different, each tour visits about 10 locations. See 2 cemeteries, the Witch Trials Memorial, the location where an accused witch was tortured to death, filming locations from the movie Hocus Pocus, the Old Salem Jail, the site of the Salem Witch Dungeon, among others. Start the tour at 127 Essex Street in Downtown Salem where you will join a local historian and paranormal investigator who will lead the experiece. Embark on a casual walk through Salem's beautiful, historic and haunted downtown. Take the time to stop and hear stories about Salem's haunted, dark, and surprisingly inspiring history.

    Elaina (our guide) did a great job keeping our attention, had good timing & shared interesting information. She related to the group & was considerate of the few who had physical challenges. We even got a picture of what we think might be a spirit orb!

  • Salem: Grave Matters Cemetery Tour

    3. Salem: Grave Matters Cemetery Tour

    Start the tour by entering through the main gate of the cemetery where you will be greeted by impressive chest tombs of some of the most prominent individuals of their time. Traversing the paths, see varying different carvings representing mortality, ascension, protection, and grief. Learn about how many of these hand made tombstones are incredibly unique and have stood the test of time, surviving some of the harshest of winters. Admire some of the extraordinarily beautiful stone carvings, many of which have symbolism and poetic remembrances. See the final resting places of some the Puritans who came to Salem and had a major impact on the United States and you will see many recognizable names. Discover how there are still 35 million descendants of these folks in the country so it is possible that may even see your own family name.

    We absolutely loved our tour with Giovanni. We were in town visiting from Florida and would love to come back and tour with him again. The tour was very informative and entertaining and appropriate for all ages.

  • Salem History Tour: Winter Edition

    4. Salem History Tour: Winter Edition

    Salem is almost 400 years old, making it one of the oldest cities in the US. It has a vast and varied history. Since its humble beginnings as a fishing community, it has developed as a key metropolis and was even the state capital for a brief period. On this 1.5-hour tour, you will see sites that relate to the 1692 Salem witch trials and hear compelling stories that once shook the town to the core. There are also locations that have incredible significance to the American Revolution; the US may not be the same US without Salem. The seaport was arguably the richest in America in the early 1800s and was frequented by ships that brought goods from all over the world. The city is home to inventors, as well as famous political leaders, and has been visited by countless celebrities who have shot movies and TV shows within the city and its environs. At the end of the tour, you will be regaled...

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What people are saying about Salem

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 7 reviews

Elaina (our guide) did a great job keeping our attention, had good timing & shared interesting information. She related to the group & was considerate of the few who had physical challenges. We even got a picture of what we think might be a spirit orb!

We absolutely loved our tour with Giovanni. We were in town visiting from Florida and would love to come back and tour with him again. The tour was very informative and entertaining and appropriate for all ages.

Our guide was great. She was informative and entertaining. Even held 3 19 year old attention. She really placed the historical events into perspective with the times.

We had a great time. Our guide Elena was amazing.Even tho It was pouring she made it alot of fun. She was very informative. I would strongly recommend.

Simone was a great guide! The tours were perfect for travelers that prefer a smaller one on one tour.