Haunted Footsteps Ghost & Paranormal Salem Tour


Free cancellation

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

Duration2 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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Arrive at the Salem Historical Tours office on 8 Central Street. Here, you’ll greet your costumed guide and follow the light of a lantern to some of Salem’s most haunted locations.
Listen to commentary dripping with dark humor and historical facts as you visit a spine-tingling cemetery and stand upon sites associated with the infamous Salem Witch Trials. 
See, too, buildings inhabited by restless specters and learn about some of Salem’s dearly departed residents. Bid your guide farewell at a central Salem spot after your evening of exploration.


Haunted history walking tour of Salem
Delve into Salem's macabre history and listen to terrifying tales from a master storyteller guide
Explore a cemetery, visit haunted buildings, and wander spooky streets by lantern light


Meet your professional and entertaining guide, who will light the way for your hauntingly historic walking tour of Salem. Follow them into the night to begin your 1.5-hour walking tour. With the light from the lantern, make your way through Salem's streets. Through your guide's storytelling, dark humor, and captivating tales, learn about the paranormal activity in this infamous town. Visit spine-tingling cemeteries, sites with documented hauntings, and hear stories of accidental death and murder. See the dark side of Salem and learn the authentic history of the dearly departed on this walking tour.
Enter the backyard of the Ropes Mansion that is replete with paranormal activity and includes stories of several people who died in the house
You will get to see the oldest cemetery in Salem which is one of the oldest in the country. You will hear tales of paranormal activity there.
You will visit either the John or Joshua Ward house. The John Ward house is where accused witches were examined. The Joshua Ward house sits on land where Witchcraft Sheriff George Corwin lived. Both sites have paranormal activity.
The Witch House (Judge Corwin's House) has a lot of paranormal activity. Hear the tales of what has happened.
Enter the alleyway behind the restaurant and hear about an incredible murder that happened in the 1830s


Analytics on any ghost photos you may get
Hear stories of accidental death and murder.
All ghost and paranormal stories are exclusive to Salem
Guide will dress in a costume
We do not go in any buildings so admission is not included nor necessary
Local, professional and certified local guide
Visit several sites where paranormal activity has occurred


Hotel Pick-Up and Drop-Off
There's no food or drink offered, but snacks, soda and water are available for sale.

Additional Information

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Tour times vary by season. Available tour times reflected during checkout. Please plan to arrive 15-20 minutes prior to your tour. Check in at Salem Historical Tours Office at 8 Central Street, Salem, MA.
  • The City of Salem has rescinded its face mask and proof of vaccination order. You no longer have to show proof of vaccination or wear a face mask to enter our office and gift shop. It is subject to change in the future.
  • Traffic and parking in October can be very difficult. Give yourself extra time to get here and park no matter what your GPS is telling you. Check Salem.org for details on where to park.
  • Our public walking tours can pose challenges for participants with mobility and accessibility concerns. Tours are 90 minutes long and about one mile in length. Each participant must be able to complete the one-mile tour within 90 minutes, providing for frequent stops to view sites and for information from the tour guide. As Salem is a historical city, there are narrow and uneven sidewalks, bricks, cobblestones, and stairs. During events and festivals (and particularly October), with crowds and street vendors, the streets can become difficult to navigate.

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.