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Williamsburg: Haunted Ghosts, Witches, and Pirates Tour

1. Williamsburg: Haunted Ghosts, Witches, and Pirates Tour

Hear the stories of the ghosts who inhabit the town of Williamsburg. Follow your ghostly guide down eerie streets and experience 13 haunted locations on this tour of the most haunted places in town. Discover the 17 spirits of the Peyton Randolph House, known as the most haunted place in Virginia. Learn what happened in the oak panel bedroom and hear what is waiting for you in your jail cell. Learn about the Wagon of Death, the gallows, and what happened to Lucy Ludwell, George Wythe, Ida Jones, and many more. Learn the outcome of the witch trials here and what happened to Williamsburg's most famous witch. Guests often see and hear strange, unexplainable sights and sounds, so you will not want to attend without a camera in hand.

Colonial Williamsburg: Ghosts & Graves Haunted Walking Tour

2. Colonial Williamsburg: Ghosts & Graves Haunted Walking Tour

Embark on the ultimate, bone-chilling, haunted, and historical adventure of either 60 or 90 minutes through the ghostly streets of Colonial Williamsburg to experience up to 12 of the most haunted locations in town. After meeting your experienced and licensed tour guides, learn about the centuries-old history of one of the nation's oldest colonies and hear obscure and fascinating tales of eyewitness accounts that occurred at all of the haunted locations.  Follow the amazing storytellers as they bring you deeper through the eerily-lit colonial streets to Bruton Parish Church, over 350 years old, surrounded on all sides by a spooky cemetery. Continue on your journey to sites of grizzly bloodshed which took place in the streets of Williamsburg during the Battle of Williamsburg, and walk on the haunted ground where piles of hapless soldiers' lay buried — right beneath your feet. Stand in the shadow of the Peyton Randolph House, Williamsburg's most haunted house, and hear the tragic stories of how over two dozen deaths, as well as mass graves of Native Americans, have made the building into the town’s most infamous mansion. Walk up to the courthouse where the Declaration of Independence was read aloud in 1776, and stand where George Washington planned the battle of Yorktown that ultimately won the revolutionary war. After more haunted sightings, head back to the meeting point, having gained insights into the paranormal and historical sides of Williamsburg.

Virginia Beach: Haunted Walking Ghost Tour

3. Virginia Beach: Haunted Walking Ghost Tour

Experience one of the most terrifying cities on the East Coast. Walkthrough this seaside town and learn of the horrific history that will raise the hairs on the back of your neck. Discover some of the most haunting events in history, from the legendary Blackbeard pirate and his murderous crew to the notorious witch of Pungo. Look for the long-lost souls of shipwrecked sailors that roam the waters for all eternity and uncover their sinister history. Hear horrifying tales of betrayal, murder, and heartbreak. Walk in the footsteps of the tortured spirits that still cling to their watery graves. Get a glimpse of the family that lost their lives aboard one of the earliest ships to sail across the Atlantic. Walk past the monuments and statues that decorate the boardwalk along Virginia Beach and hear a plethora of history that comes with one of the oldest colonial cities in America. Find all the hidden secrets behind each iconic monument on this spooky guided walking tour.

Richmond: Walking Ghost Tour

4. Richmond: Walking Ghost Tour

Experience Richmond’s haunted past and uncover stories of murder, mayhem, and tragedy while discovering the secret histories that hide in the shadows. From the Powhatan Confederacy to present-day grisly murders. Listen to honest accounts from a professional guide of the events that shaped this River City and led to the very real Richmond Ghosts. Take a tour of the darker side of Richmond and visit the most haunted sites around the Shockoe Bottom area, depending on whether you choose to upgrade to an extended tour. Hear of the spirit of Edgar Allan Poe, said to haunt the staircase that was once in his house, and the chilling tales surrounding Lumpkin's Slave Jail and the historic Masonic Lodge and the ghosts said to linger there, along with many other terrifying tales. Learn about the lesser-known history and the hauntings that often accompany it. You're guaranteed to be creeped out, but you'll still be able to sleep.

Williamsburg: Colonial Conspiracy Tour

5. Williamsburg: Colonial Conspiracy Tour

Join your costumed, expert guide on a historical tour of colonial Williamsburg. During your tour, your guide will expose an often untold version of America's history and its founding fathers and the secret intentions they had for this nation. As you witness some of the city's landmarks, hear tales of the rites and rituals conducted by the multiple secrete societies which existed here - some of which still meet to this day. You'll also learn about some of the nation's most influential people from colonial America, all the way up to “Rockefeller’s Williamsburg”.

Richmond: Church Hill Guided Ghost Tour

6. Richmond: Church Hill Guided Ghost Tour

Discover haunting tales of generations gone by on a ghoulish guided tour of Richmond's oldest residential neighborhood, Church Hill. Marvel at the beautiful architecture that has evolved over the course of more than 200 years. Meet your guide at Patrick Henry's Pub and Grille, a local watering hole that holds haunted tales from some of Richmond's most transformative moments. From here, join your guide as you walk the haunted streets of Church Hill and see the landmarks that house many of the city's most chilling tales. See St. John's Church, the oldest church in Richmond that played host to the legendary "Give me liberty, or give me death!" speech. The church graveyard also hosts notable figures from Richmond's colorful past. Move through the neighborhood and see how centuries of tumultuous history have shaped the city that surrounds you today and learn about the spirit would that lingers just beyond the veil. As the tour draws to a close, ask your guide any questions you may have and onward into the neighborhood to take advantage of the bars and restaurants that call Church Hill home today.

Richmond: Phantoms of Franklin Walking Ghost Tour

7. Richmond: Phantoms of Franklin Walking Ghost Tour

Hear haunting tales of generations past on a walking ghost tour of Richmond's Franklin Street and its surrounding areas. Marvel at the turn-of-the-century architecture of the gilded age that is still reflected in many of the buildings throughout the neighborhood. Start your tour with a stop outside the Jefferson Hotel. Richmond's landmark, the luxury hotel has played host to celebration and tragedy alike for over 125 years, and many who checked in here seem to have never quite checked out. Moving through the neighborhood, witness the landmarks and homes that set this neighborhood apart from so many others. See why so many spirits have decided to call this neighborhood home after their time on earth has come to a close, including famous authors and entrepreneurs from past generations. As the tour draws to a close, ask your guide any questions you may have and venture onward into the neighborhood to take advantage of the many bars and restaurants that call the city home today.

Richmond: Shockoe Bottom Ghost Walking Tour

8. Richmond: Shockoe Bottom Ghost Walking Tour

Hear haunting tales of generations past on a walking ghost tour of Richmond's oldest neighborhood, Shockoe Bottom. Marvel at the long-standing architecture that has evolved over the course of several centuries as your guide leads you through this still thriving neighborhood. The first stop on your tour is the Poe Museum. See the structures that are now dedicated to the master of the macabre and learn about the hauntings of one of Richmond's founding families. Walk past the oldest active Masonic Lodge in the western hemisphere and hear about how its halls are frequented by its past members. Moving through the neighborhood, see how centuries of tumultuous history have shaped the physical city that surrounds you today and the spirit world that is just beyond the veil. See the landmarks that house many of the city's most chilling and spirited tales, including Civil War-era hospitals and learn about the spirits that still haunt their walls. As the tour draws to a close, ask your guide any questions and venture onward into the neighborhood to take advantage of the many bars and restaurants that call Shockoe Bottom home today.

Richmond: Church Hill Scavenger Hunt

9. Richmond: Church Hill Scavenger Hunt

Accept a quest to explore Richmond's oldest neighborhood of Church Hill from a unique perspective. By solving riddles and clues that lead to each new location, discover hidden and secret spots around Downtown and Capitol Square. Stop and start as you please, and tickle your brain. Start the game by solving the first clue. Enjoy questions that are not too hard, but pleasantly enough to keep you interested. Answer each riddle successfully, and move on to the next location. Get into places you wouldn't normally explore on a tour, with the freedom to stop and start as you like.

Richmond: Capitol Hill Ghost Walking Tour with A Guide

10. Richmond: Capitol Hill Ghost Walking Tour with A Guide

Hear haunting tales of past generations on a walking ghost tour of Richmond's Capitol Hill neighborhood with a guide. Marvel at the long-standing architecture that has served as Virginia's seat of political power for over 240 years. Start your tour outside the Berkeley Hotel, in Shockoe Slip at the toe of Capitol Hill. Take in the bustling modern atmosphere that mirrors the trade that took place in the old warehouses over a century ago. From here, begin your ascent up Capitol Hill. As the Capitol Building comes into view, admire the solemn atmosphere that belies the often frantic activity that has taken place at this center of power over numerous generations. Along the way, hear about the spirits that linger in these historic grounds, and the structures that surround you. After moving through Capitol Square, find yourself headed towards Monumental Church, which has stood as a memorial to those who perished in the Richmond Theater fire over two centuries ago. Hear about how the tragedy unfolded, and the paranormal tales associated with the devastating event. As the tour draws to a close, descend back into Shockoe Slip. Along the way, ask your guide any questions that you might have before venturing onward into the neighborhood to explore the many bars and restaurants that call this neighborhood home today.

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What people are saying about Virginia

William was phenomenal. Funny, captivating, and knowledgeable—he kept our attention throughout, scared us at the right moments, and was able to entertain kids, teenagers, and adults simultaneously. Highly recommend if you want something authentic with a lot of substance and a lot of haunted and scary stops!

We had a great time on this tour!! Very informative and the stories kept you interested. The characters kept you entertained and were very interactive with the group. Definitely make sure to wear walking shoes.

They guides we're excellent, very knowledgeable and well spoken. We couldn't have been more pleased. Had a great time with them on our tour. Thank you so much.

Great tour! Our guide was very knowledgeable and fun.

Tim was wonderful and funny! It was a perfect night.