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Best Ghost Tour (2022)

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Who doesn't love to learn and get spooked at the same time? Ghost tours offer thrills and chills but also a unique insight into the history of a destination and the famous people who've lived there (and maybe still do). 

  • Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours

    Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours
    San Antonio, Texas

    San Antonio began as a Spanish settlement in 1691, and it’s acquired its fair share of ghosts and restless spirits since. Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours take visitors inside the Menger Hotel (the most haunted hotel in Texas), one of the city’s first hospitals, the San Fernando Cathedral and the Bexar County Jail.
    Photo courtesy of Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours

  • Mysteries of Hawaii

    Mysteries of Hawaii
    Oahu, Hawaii

    Mysteries of Hawaii offers four different walking tours, including a Ghosts of Old Honolulu Tour, Night Marchers’ Walk Ghost Tour and the Waikiki Night Marchers. The business is Native Hawaiian owned and operated, and tours are as educational as they are fun.
    Photo courtesy of Tanya Kapanui

  • Nightly Spirits

    Nightly Spirits
    Multiple Cities

    Nightly Spirits are known for their haunted pub crawls at cities around the United States. Tour some of the most historic and haunted spots, drinks in hand, in cities like D.C., Denver, Dallas, Charleston, Houston or Boston. 
    Photo courtesy of Nightly Spirits

  • Bar Harbor Ghost Tours

    Bar Harbor Ghost Tours
    Bar Harbor, Maine

    You’ll recognize Bar Harbor Ghost Tours by their distinctive blue lantern. These nightly excursions give an overview of New England paranormal history from a Native American perspective. The tour includes exclusive nighttime access to the 1932 Criterion Theatre.
    Photo courtesy of Heather Anderson / Bar Harbor Ghost Tours

  • Black Cat Tours

    Black Cat Tours
    Salem, Massachusetts

    Evening walking tours with Salem Black Cat Tours take visitors back in time through the true history of Salem. Visit some of the city’s most haunted sites, learn about the tools used by early ghost hunters and hear stories of how the town inspired the horror stories of H.P. Lovecraft, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Edgar Allen Poe.
    Photo courtesy of Black Cat Tours

  • Ghost City Tours

    Ghost City Tours
    Savannah, Georgia

    Ghost City Tours take guests on a chilling journey through America’s Most Haunted City by night, visiting locations throughout the Historic District, including haunted mansions, squares, cemeteries, bars and hotels (where some guests never checked out).
    Photo courtesy of iStock / Marje

  • Ghosts of Charleston

    Ghosts of Charleston
    Charleston, South Carolina

    Experience a 90-minute walking ghost tour at night through the streets of this historic Southern city with the Ghosts of Charleston Tour. Master storyteller tour guides bring to life hauntings and supernatural stories as visitors explore spooky locations. The tour's highlight is its ending with exclusive access to the 1772 Unitarian Church Graveyard, where many guests have claimed ghostly encounters.
    Photo courtesy of Ghosts of Charleston

  • French Quarter Phantoms

    French Quarter Phantoms
    New Orleans, Louisiana

    These tours are not scripted, and there are no costumes necessary. The French Quarter Phantoms tour guides are educated storytellers who have studied history and local lore. Visitors can sign up for a true crime tour, ghost and vampire tour, a trip through the cemetery or an unusual perspective of the French Quarter.
    Photo courtesy of French Quarter Phantoms

  • New Braunfels Ghost Tours

    New Braunfels Ghost Tours
    New Braunfels, Texas

    A 90-minute walking tour with New Braunfels Ghost Tours takes visitors through downtown New Braunfels to learn about the historic town’s murderous history. Tours pair historical facts with engaging storytelling for a spine tingling evening out.
    Photo courtesy of Anita Carrera

  • Old Bisbee Ghost Tour

    Old Bisbee Ghost Tour
    Bisbee, Arizona

    For eight years, the Old Bisbee Ghost Tour has brought visitors right up close to and even inside some of the area’s most haunted locations, to spots after dark where vehicles can’t even go. The tour ventures through streets, alleys and stairways, where ghosts of miners, moms and “a lady of the evening” are said to still linger. The tour company also offers a Haunted Pub Crawl through Bisbee’s most haunted bars, complete with “spirits” to drink.
    Photo courtesy of Old Bisbee Ghost Tour

The top 10 winners in the category Best Ghost Tour are as follows: 

  1. Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours - San Antonio, Texas
  2. Mysteries of Hawaii - Oahu, Hawaii
  3. Nightly Spirits - Multiple Cities
  4. Bar Harbor Ghost Tours - Bar Harbor, Maine
  5. Black Cat Tours - Salem, Massachusetts
  6. Ghost City Tours - Savannah, Georgia
  7. Ghosts of Charleston - Charleston, South Carolina
  8. French Quarter Phantoms - New Orleans, Louisiana
  9. New Braunfels Ghost Tours - New Braunfels, Texas
  10. Old Bisbee Ghost Tour - Bisbee, Arizona

Congratulations to all these winners!

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