Guided tour

Salem: Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour

3.9 / 5

63 reviews

Activity provider: Salem Historical Tours
Guided tour

Salem: Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour

Activity provider: Salem Historical Tours

From US$ 25 per person

Take a 1.5-hour tour around the city of Salem, to discover the cemeteries, buildings and homes where paranormal activity has taken place. Hear ghost stories about accidental death and murder, and explore Salem through its supernatural history.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Hear frightening stories of murder and accidental death
  • Delve into Salem's dark past as your knowledgeable guide tells you the city's tales
  • Witness the sites of paranormal activity and potentially have an experience of your own
Full description
Get an introduction to the history of Salem and discover local ghost stories on a guided 1.5-hour walking tour. Visit at least one cemetery and several buildings known for paranormal activity. Listen to dark tales of accidental death and murder. Hear about a man who was murdered for his treasure by his heirs and a woman who died in a fire and continues to haunt the home. Learn about the various unexplained sightings in some of the older structures in the city. Your tour will end in the downtown area, where your guide will direct you to wherever you'd like to visit next.
  • 1.5-hour tour
  • Guide
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meet at the local partner's office, 1805 Custom House Building, at the corner of Essex and Central Streets.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Audio recording

Know before you go

  • Please note that the price for the following ticket categories is the same as for students, seniors, or military. Discount categories (valid with ID): Veterans, Police, Firefighters, Teachers, EMTs, Nurses, and Salem Residents
  • The total walking distance is a little over a mile
  • There will be 8 to 10 stops
  • The tour is wheelchair accessible
  •  Tour takes place rain or shine
  • Tips for the guide are up to the customer's discretion
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.9 /5

based on 63 reviews

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Bob was a great guide, didn’t try to be overly spooky and told a lot of his own stories, guests stories and history. I also loved looking at the spooky ghost photos that he had on his phone. Even if I am still a skeptic, I had a lot of fun and learned some spooky history I wasn’t aware of. Highly recommend!

March 24, 2023

This was fun. Our guide was much better than the first one. The only reason this is 4 instead of 5 is because of the conflict with other tour guides. I understand his frustration but in leaving the scene I feel we didn't get the whole story on one of the houses. Dealing with others is part of this situation and while I believe the other guide was extremely rude and unprofessional, I also feel that we were short changed. This part has nothing to do with the guide but the cemetery we were taken to on this tour didn't really have any lighting so you couldn't see anything but darkness.

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March 24, 2023

Stash our tour guide was amazing. His humor was delightful and his knowledge of the history of Salem was very informative. I loved all the unique places he took us too. Also,his energy circle was a cool experience. My husband and I felt the energy in the circle.

March 24, 2023

Product ID: 238217