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History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour

History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour

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Learn about the mysterious history of Salem on this guided walking tour of the city. Follow your local historian guide through Salem, listening to 400 years of history and admire the old architecture that dates back hundreds of years. For spookier experience, select the nighttime tour led by lantern light and find out the truth about the 1692 Salem Witch Trial hysteria.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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2.5-Hour Salem History & Sightseeing Guided Walking Tour

2.5-Hour Salem History & Sightseeing Guided Walking Tour

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Salem, Massachusetts, is known for the infamous witch trials, but that isn’t the only historical occurrence you’ll learn about during this guided walking tour. Join a guide for a deep dive into the long history of Salem from the Puritans and Patriots to the present day. You’ll stop by city landmarks including the Salem Witch Trials Memorial, the Pickering House, and the Ropes Mansion and Gardens. This tour is wheelchair and stroller accessible.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$40.00
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The Salem Night Tour
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The Salem Night Tour

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When night falls across Salem, it's the perfect time to explore the city’s spooky and sinister past on a haunted history tour. On this top-rated walk through one of America's most haunted places, follow a licensed guide along lamplit streets while listening to legends and true tales of witchcraft, murder, mayhem, and more. Visit sites related to the infamous 17th-century Salem Witch Trials, and hear about the ghostly spirits said to still rattle through the town’s historic homes and graveyards.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Steps Through 1692 (History Tour)

Steps Through 1692 (History Tour)

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Venture into Salem’s past and take steps back in time to the year 1692 when the Salem witch trials were taking place. Journey through history with your guide as you learn about the hysteria of the Salem witch trials while you stop by important landmarks. Your certified guide will take you through the heart of downtown Salem and leave you with a wealth of information about the witch trials.
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  • 30 to 45 minutes
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Salem Witch Trials Historical Walking Tour

Salem Witch Trials Historical Walking Tour

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The Salem Witch Trails was a period in history that is misunderstood easily. On this walking tour, follow a guide to main sites such as the witchcraft memorial and courthouse, as you hear stories from accusers and victims to gain a better understanding yourself. Plus, this Salem walking tour starts in the late afternoon leaving you plenty of time to fill up the rest of your day with activities.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Salem Voodoo, Vampires, and Ghosts Guided Walking Tour

Salem Voodoo, Vampires, and Ghosts Guided Walking Tour

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Uncover the dark past and mysterious legends of Salem on this haunted history walking tour. Expert historians and paranormal investigators help separate fact from fiction while retelling the events of the 1692 witch trials and leading you through Salem’s most notorious sites. Escape the gimmicks and delve into authentic tales of voodoo, witchcraft, vampires, and ghost sightings that have left their mark on the infamous New England town.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Mysteries & Murders of Salem Guided Night-Time Walking Tour

Mysteries & Murders of Salem Guided Night-Time Walking Tour

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This murder and mystery walking tour of Salem is a great option for travelers who want a break from hearing exclusively about the history of the Salem witch trials. Mix things up by listening to tales of grisly murders and sinister ghost sightings as your guide leads you to the spookiest sights in Salem. This tour is suitable for young adults and adults. Not suitable for small children.
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Wandering Witches

Wandering Witches

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Salem, Massachusetts, is infamously known for its witches; specifically the Salem witch trials of the late-1600s. A guided walking tour of this city’s spooky history is a popular activity and this experience is even more unique thanks to its exclusive guide. You’ll roam around Salem with a real practicing witch for an unscripted tour. Ask them anything you choose, whether it be about the history of the witch trials or about what it’s like to be involved in contemporary witchcraft.
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  • 30 to 45 minutes
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Salem's Spooky Spectres Walking Ghost Tour

Salem's Spooky Spectres Walking Ghost Tour

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Visit the spookiest spots in downtown Salem and hear haunting tales of murder, mystery, and mayhem on this Spooky-kooky (skooky?) 60 minute tour of this historic city!
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  • 1 hour
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Dark History: Hauntings & Witchcraft Hysteria
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Dark History: Hauntings & Witchcraft Hysteria

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History enthusiasts will enjoy learning about Salem’s dark and spooky past on this 90-minute walking tour. Visit the popular Witch House, Chestnut Street, and Burying Point Cemetery, as well as a few lesser-known spots. Your guide will regale you with tales from Salem’s past, from its founding in 1692 until the present.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Self-Guided Smartphone Ghost Walking Tour in Salem

Self-Guided Smartphone Ghost Walking Tour in Salem

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If you want to explore Salem's haunted history without getting lost in the crowd, go at your own pace with an affordable, self-guided smartphone tour. Simply download the touring app to your phone, and start and stop the tour on your own schedule as the pre-recorded narrator shares the history of haunted locales like the Ropes Mansion, Salem Witch House, and Old Burying Point Cemetery, where many witch trial victims were laid to rest.
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  • 40 to 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Haunted History of Salem Guided Walking Tour

Haunted History of Salem Guided Walking Tour

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The mere mention of Salem conjures tales of witch trials and macabre mishaps. This haunted history tour, ideal for fans of superstition and the supernatural, takes you on a lantern-lit journey to sites of alleged haunting. Explore an atmospheric cemetery, visit buildings inhabited by restless souls, and listen to paranormal stories delivered by a master storyteller. A charged atmosphere is guaranteed on this tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Double Trouble Combination Pass (History & Ghost Tours)

Double Trouble Combination Pass (History & Ghost Tours)

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If you’re having trouble choosing a fun walking tour of Salem, with this “double trouble” pass you don’t need to. You’ll get access to two walks: the Wandering Witches tour and the Salem’s Spooky Specters tour. You’ll learn all about Salem’s dramatic history on the witches tour, then continue the theme after dark, listening to scary ghost tales at some of the city’s spookiest spots.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 45 minutes
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Privateer Schooner Sailing Tour in Salem Sound
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Privateer Schooner Sailing Tour in Salem Sound

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Embark on an interactive sailing excursion off the coast of Salem on a replica historic privateer schooner. Great for families and anyone who gets bored easily, this adventure keeps you engaged by offering opportunities to help with tasks such as raising the sails and steering the boat. Plus, the crew shares stories about the history of Salem and the role played by privateers.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Triple Threat Combination Pass (ALL 3 TOURS!!!) [3:30pm,5pm, &6pm,7pm,or 8:30pm]

Triple Threat Combination Pass (ALL 3 TOURS!!!) [3:30pm,5pm, &6pm,7pm,or 8:30pm]

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If you really want to dive deep into Salem’s dark history, take a trio of fun and enlightening tours. Hear from a real practicing witch on the “Wandering Witches” tour, and follow the chilling timeline of the Salem Witch Trials on “Steps Through 1692.” Finally, finish after dark with “Salem's Spooky Spectres” — a spine-tingling walk through tales of murder and madness at the town's most haunted locations.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes
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Midday Haunted History of Salem Walking Tour

Midday Haunted History of Salem Walking Tour

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Delve deeper into the haunted history of Salem on a daytime ghost tour that provides a family-friendly introduction to the city’s past. Exploring on foot guarantees a more intimate glimpse into the city streets and a cemetery, while a guide brings history to life using humor and stories.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Bewitched Historical Tour

Bewitched Historical Tour

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Join us for the best historical tour in Salem. Your licensed guide will lead you on a 2 hour journey back in time. Visit over a dozen locations of historical significance within the downtown area and learn why the history is more frightening than fiction.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Satanic Salem Walking Tour

Satanic Salem Walking Tour

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Salem history from The Satanic Temple! Who the hell are we? Watch the documentary "Hail Satan?" on Hulu before booking and you'll get it! The most unique walking tour in Salem, free from supernatural or superstitious elements. Your tour guide is an expert in occultism, witchcraft, and a member of The Satanic Temple! Surprisingly very family friendly, but for weird families.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Black Cat Historical Day Tour

Black Cat Historical Day Tour

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If you’re a history buff visiting Salem, don’t miss out on this history-focused tour that reveals the city’s turbulent past. A costumed guide tells tales of war, witchcraft, pirates and Puritans, and reveals information that you’re unlikely to find in the guide book. This tour, which proves ideal for first-time visitors, is unscripted and can therefore be tailored according to the interests of the group.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Requiem for Salem Walking Ghost Tour

Requiem for Salem Walking Ghost Tour

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If you want to connect with Salem's haunted history without any of the fluff or gimmicks, hear the stories right where they all happened on this adults-only ghost tour. Guides don't shy away from the chilling details of dark deeds and paranormal activity at Salem's most haunted locations, from the Old Burying Point Cemetery to the House of Seven Gables and Proctor's Ledge, where the infamous witch trial hangings most likely took place.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Salem and Witchcraft Historical Walking Tour
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Salem and Witchcraft Historical Walking Tour

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*Only walking tour company in Salem featured in Hocus Pocus 2. The tryals have left a footprint on Salem, and the world, that still echo 330 years later. Join us on our 90min walking tour as we visit historic locations and lay the groundwork to explore and unpack what happened in Salem in 1692. Shedding light on how a community driven by fear and led by religious ideology and zealotus extremism, executed 20 innocent people.We invite you to be part of our story and learn why true history is Better Than Fiction. -All tour guides are licensed by the City of Salem and are professional storytellers .
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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The Ghosts of Salem Walking Tour

The Ghosts of Salem Walking Tour

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Salem is often considered the most haunted city in America, and you'll find out why on this ghost tour that covers the spookiest stories in town, from the infamous 1692 Witch Trials to more modern hauntings. Visit centuries-old landmarks with ties to dark deeds and paranormal activity, like the Burying Point Cemetery, the House of the Seven Gables, and the Witch House. You might be surprised what you see!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Stories of Salem: Dark History and Murder Night Tour

Stories of Salem: Dark History and Murder Night Tour

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*Only walking tour company in Salem featured in Hocus Pocus 2. When you hear people talk about Salem, often times the first thing that comes to mind is Witches, and Halloween, and ghosts and spooky fun, but there's so much more lurking in the shadows. Salem is nearly 400 years old and just like all of us, it has a dark side. An underbelly wrought with stories for the ages. Join us for our 90 min evening walking tour as we wander through the shadows and hear stories about pirates and pepper, secrets of the oldest cemetery in Salem, brutal murders, strange legal battles, curses, spiders, torture, and of course a ghost story or two. We invite you to be part of our story and learn why true history is Better Than Fiction. -All tour guides are licensed by the City of Salem and are professional storytellers .
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Salem Day Tour: Historical Witchcraft Hysteria Walking Tour

Salem Day Tour: Historical Witchcraft Hysteria Walking Tour

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Uncover the gritty truth of what happened in 1692 on a walking tour focused on the real history of the Salem witch trials. Skip the tourist traps and hear about the chilling events of mass hysteria and executions right at the places where it all took place. Visit many historic locations with real ties to the trials, from the Old Burying Point Cemetery to the Salem Town Hall.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes
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What people are saying about Historical Tours in Salem

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History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour
"Our tour guide Dani was excellent. We had a great time walking all over town, learning about history and hearing ghost stories"..."
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2.5-Hour Salem History & Sightseeing Guided Walking Tour
"Great walking tour. You get the true history of Salem and the trials. No gimmicks. I recommend you start with this tour before you do anything else"..."
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The Salem Night Tour
"Very informative. The cemetery presentation was great. The Church yard being full of unmarked graves."..."
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Steps Through 1692 (History Tour)
"Tom was a great guide. Lots of wonderful information in a fun and interesting way. We had a great time."..."
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Salem Witch Trials Historical Walking Tour
"Very informative tour. Our guide was excellent. He was a history teacher but did these tours during the summer. He was very knowledgeable and had a sense of humor. Thoroughly enjoyed it and learned a lot."..."
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Salem Voodoo, Vampires, and Ghosts Guided Walking Tour
"Such a great tour, the guide was so knowledgeable and very fun. Would recommend to anyone who is traveling to Salem!"..."
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Mysteries & Murders of Salem Guided Night-Time Walking Tour
"Heather was fantastic!! Would recommend this tour to all. She is very passionate about the history and the ppl."..."
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Wandering Witches
"All of it. Knowledgeable funny pleasant interested in sharing. A open to any question. Not letting me finish is ruining this"..."
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Salem's Spooky Spectres Walking Ghost Tour
"Kat did an awesome job! The tour was fun, I learned a lot and she was great. I really enjoyed this tour! Kat is highly recommended and was phenomenal."..."
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Dark History: Hauntings & Witchcraft Hysteria
"Kendra is a Rockstar! We absolutely loved taking this tour with her. She's so knowledgeable and we learned a ton that we didn't know about before coming to Salem. You learn about the full history of salem and she answered so many of our questions. If you can request a guide, ask for her! ❤️"..."
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Self-Guided Smartphone Ghost Walking Tour in Salem
"The speaker was fun, filled with information, and he had little fun and spooky tidbits in between. Really enjoyed the tour, would happily take other tours in other cities."..."
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Haunted History of Salem Guided Walking Tour
"Our guide was born and raised in Salem and knew so much about its history! We had a great time, and learned a lot."..."
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Double Trouble Combination Pass (History & Ghost Tours)
"Thom and Devin were so amazing!! My sister and I only had a single day in Salem and wanted to make the most of it, and this did the trick. It was very personable and both your guides were extremely knowledgeable. Even in the rain they had smiles and enjoyed the experience with us! 10/10 Recommend :)"..."
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Privateer Schooner Sailing Tour in Salem Sound
"I really enjoyed steering the ship, the crew was wonderful and it was a perfect day! It’s really annoying that I have to submit 100 characters."..."
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Triple Threat Combination Pass (ALL 3 TOURS!!!) [3:30pm,5pm, &6pm,7pm,or 8:30pm]
"Tom and Sarah were very knowledgeable of Salem history. They made the tour very fun. We would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Salem. Thanks again for a wonderful tour."..."
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Midday Haunted History of Salem Walking Tour
"Really pleasant and knowledgable guide who took the time to answer our questions and told some very interesting stories we might not have heard had we gone on a night time tour and been unable to enter the cemetery!"..."
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Bewitched Historical Tour
"Amazing tour! Sarah was an excellent guide and was extremely knowledgeable. Her story telling was intense and gripping! One of the best walking tours we have ever taken."..."
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Satanic Salem Walking Tour
"So much fun! Weather was great and the knowledge was awesome. Very funny and engaging at all times!!"..."
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Black Cat Historical Day Tour
"Daniel was a fantastic tour guide. Very knowledgeable. Entertaining. No question stumped him. I highly recommend this tour of Salem."..."
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Requiem for Salem Walking Ghost Tour
"We loved going on this ghost tour on a girls trip to Salem! Zach was a great tour guide. Would recommend!"..."
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Salem and Witchcraft Historical Walking Tour
"Intelligent and thoughtfully delivered overview of the witch trials. Very much enjoyed by our family including kids aged 12 and 15."..."
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The Ghosts of Salem Walking Tour
"Awesome experience! Our guide was lovely and this was the first time on any Ghost Tour I’ve been on that we actually saw paranormal activity while ON the tour. In one of the pictures we took on the tour you can clearly make out a white mask looking face with sunken in eye holes… freaked us right out! Haha, loved it!"..."
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Stories of Salem: Dark History and Murder Night Tour
"Our tour guide was so informative. We learned a lot. You can tell he really researched his history and information about Salem. Very well spoken."..."
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Salem Day Tour: Historical Witchcraft Hysteria Walking Tour
"The guide was very knowledgeable, funny and we had a fantastic time!! Good walk and he took breaks which was great!"..."
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