Halloween is a favorite time of year for most Savannah residents, largely because this area has such a rich history – one that creeps into the present by way of haunted stories that have become part of the city’s identity. If you’d like to learn more about all these haunted places in the area, and the ghosts that inhabit them, try one of these spooky ghost tours.
Sixth Sense Savannah Ghost Tour
This 2-hour walking tour is great for those just beginning their journey into the haunted history of Savannah. Sixth Sense is well-known for its continued explorations into the region’s lore – in fact, they’re so dedicated to collecting new information that two television shows (Ghost Hunters and Scariest Places on Earth) filmed episodes in the area in response to these investigations. On this tour, you’ll get to visit Old Candler Hospital, Hamilton-Turner Inn, and The Espy House, among other locations. You’ll also get all the juicy details about Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.
Do not plan on visiting this spooky experience unless you don’t scare easily. Savannah Underground is known as one of the most frightening explorations of the city’s dark past. Three true (and terrifying) stories will play out on a 360-degree stage, providing visitors with a front-row seat that they won’t soon forget.
Ghost City Tours
This company runs ghost tours in some of the most haunted cities in the country from New Orleans to Salem – so you know they will get it right. You can choose between four spooky, adults-only tours, which include a haunted pub crawl and a hardcore look at demonic possessions and murder. All of them are walking tours, which means you can bolt if you get too scared…
Genteel & Bard’s Ghost Encounter Tour
This tour is considered the most high-end in the city, featured in publications like Family Circle, Goop, and Maxim. Their staff members are the best in the business – historians and performers who are committed to telling a good (and scary) tale. During this walking tour, you’ll visit places like Foley House Inn, Colonial Park Cemetery, and the Hanging Square. The tour uses the latest sound technology in order to make sure everyone can hear the guides, giving you the best experience possible.
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