Boston Ghost Tour Self-Guided Smartphone Walk


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A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

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Discover the spooky stories behind Boston’s historic places on a self-guided walking tour that lets you explore at your own pace. Turn-by-turn directions lead you through the streets of Boston, from the Boston Athenaeum to the Central Burying Ground, while a narrator shares theatrical tales from the city’s past. Choosing a self-guided tour means experiencing the city on your own terms, with more flexibility than a group excursion offers.


See key historic sites while hearing Boston ghost stories
Start and stop the tour whenever you want
Activate the app on up to four phones
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The tour starts here and you'll hear the story of the ghost Nathaniel Hawthorne met. You'll also hear about the scariest book in the world. We do not go inside.
You will see it from the inside. It's closed for COVID
We will see it from the outside. We can not go in at night. If you go from 9am to 4pm it's open, but our tour does not go in.
The tour goes into the Boston common and will visit it's many spirits of the night.
The tour stops at the great elm, also known as the hanging tree, and hears the story of the last witch hung in Boston.
We do not go in. This is closed, and open sometimes from 9am to 4pm, but our tour only walks around the outside gates. The site of mass burials and the burial ground of the pour and unknown. We will hear the story of resurrection men, ghosts and a little girl that sticks around.
We will go underground and search for the ghosts of the Red Coats that haunt the underground.
We do not go in. This is closed for COVID and it's a theater. We only stand outside and hear the ghost stories. The tour ends at one of the most haunted theaters in the USA, the Cutler Majestic. We do not enter.


After your tour you can listen again to each story on the app
Self-guided Smartphone walking tour on our app

Additional Information

  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.