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Hauntings and History of Salem Walking Tour

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Highlights
  • Go to some of Salem’s most spooky places during this haunted history tour
  • A guide brings the history of Salem to life through storytelling
  • Meet real practicing witches along your way to the Burying Point cemetery 
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Hauntings and History of Salem Walking Tour
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Overview
There are many Salem tours out there but few are as compelling as this one, led by a local historian who brings you to some of the most spooky areas at the time of day you choose. If you enjoy being scared, pick a nighttime tour led by lantern light. Visit the Burying Point, as well as modern-day practicing witches as your guide tells stories of the haunted history of Salem, Massachusetts.
What to Expect
This Salem walking tour meets in Derby Square. Get acquainted with your local historian guide, and from the beginning, feel the excitement for this subject just as much as they does.
Your guide takes you to some of the spookiest places in the city, including one of the oldest cemeteries in Massachusetts: the Burying Point. Pass by the haunted seaport, as well as the McIntire District.
Your guide tells you tales of the Salem witch trails as well as popular haunting stories. As your tour goes on, you’ll also meet modern-day witches that still practice witchcraft.
Your tour ends on Charter Street by the Burying Point.
Note: Book the nighttime tour for an even scarier experience; your guide will lead you around Salem by lantern light.
Reviews (174)
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Reviewed 12 December 2018
Pretty Lame

Sorry to say, this tour was lacking in drama and historical information. I would remmend trying a different tour.

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank John Pierce P
Beth C, Owner at Witch City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there! Thank you for your feedback. However, we have no record of you ever taking a tour with us. You must have us confused with another tour company. All the best, Beth

Reviewed 1 December 2018
Amazing Tour. Highlight of our visit!

Beth, the owner, was an excellent tour guide. She took us out on a cold November night when there was just the 2 of us even after we offered her the opportunity to cancel it. She was a lot of fun and extremely knowledgeable. I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tricia H
Beth C, Owner at Witch City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

Hi Tricia! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! I was certainly glad to take you two out on a tour on that cold November evening. I learned a lot from you! It was my pleasure to share my passion...More

Reviewed 27 November 2018
Highlight of my trip~

Beth was absolutely amazing! Although we were freezing, her energy made us forget how cold it really was. She explained everything with lots of detail. I would definitely recommend this tour for anyone that is looking for more than just the basic story line.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Beth C, Owner at Witch City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Hi Izzy1122, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! I am so happy to hear that you had a great time and found your guide to be amazing. It *was* freezing, but I am so glad we stuck it out....More

Reviewed 20 November 2018
Maria was great

We were in town for the big weekend before Halloween festivities and actually booked this tour ahead of time to guarantee a spot. Maria was our guide and she did a fantastic job – she has one of those personalities that make her so easy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ryan B
Beth C, Owner at Witch City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Hi Ryan, Thank you so much for your review! I’m so glad you enjoyed your tour of Salem with Maria. She’s definitely very passionate about Salem’s history. The weekend before Halloween, we extremely busy with record breaking crowds. However, all of our tour guides have...More

Reviewed 19 November 2018
Great Tour!

First time being in Salem and this was a great tour. Beth was extremely knowledgeable with the history of Salem. Had a bit of everything in the tour. Highly recommend this tour.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Christopher W
Beth C, Owner at Witch City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Hi Christopher, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I am so glad you enjoyed your first time in Salem. I am happy to hear that you found me extremely knowledgable and that you loved learning about the history of...More

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YES! We took our dog, and they were really nice about it and it worked out fine! When you get your tickets, be sure to ask them if it is OK if you bring your dog- I’m sure they’ll say “yes”- that’s what we did-so you don’t... More
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