History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour

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Salem, USA

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Come and explore the rich, mysterious history of one of New England's most loved destinations Salem, Massachusetts. This ~2 hour walking tour brings to life the true story of Salem's storied past. We are a diverse groups of historians, teachers, professional artists whose passion for Salem's history is truly engaging. You will learn about Salem's rich past as a world-class seaport, hear hauntedly chilling tales of the supernatural, visit one of the most beautiful streets in America and learn of three hundred years of architecture, and find out the truth about the 1692 Salem Witch Trials hysteria. You will leave Salem wanting to plan your next trip back! Come and see why this the *only* tour you need while in Salem.

Dog friendly! Handicap accessible!

Tours run RAIN or SHINE. We do NOT cancel for weather. No refunds in October under any circumstances.

***Please note, we book up to 40 people per tour in October.


  • Family friendly
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Led by a local guide
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible



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Average 4.85 out of 5 stars based on 489 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour
katemK3075IX, Jan 2022 Verified
My partner and I did this with some friends on a cold January night, but still had a great time. We all learned some new things about the Salem witch trials, Salem history, as well as local ghost stories. Paige was our tour guide and was a total delight, keeping the tour informative but also entertaining and interactive. I'd absolutely recommend this if you enjoy learning about history and/or enjoy tales of hauntings (though if you go in the winter, I wish we had done hand and foot warmers!). Will totally do one of this company's other tours the next time we are in town.
History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour
PepperManakiki, Jan 2022 Verified
We really enjoyed our tour with Paige. We were impressed by her enthusiasm, rich knowledge, and willingness to trudge through the bitter cold, giving us a history of the known facts and supernatural tales of Salem and its people and places of interest. I was most impressed with the emphatic humanity given to those murdered in Salem so many years ago. We also got the scoop on a unique cookie hangout. Thank you for the wonderful evening; it was a highlight of our visit.
History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour
Anon10909, Jan 2022 Verified
My boyfriend and I did this tour during the off season when many museums were closed but we wanted to learn more about Salem. It’s the PERFECT tour to do - whether the museums are closed or not! We were lucky enough to have April to ourselves and she gave us such a detailed, interesting tour covering the history of Salem and of course the witch trials. Would highly, highly recommend this tour.
History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour
jerseytandrews, Jan 2022 Verified
VERY cold walking tour but Paige was entertaining. She shared a lot of historical data and a couple of great tales of local lore. The stops were all relevant and the lantern added to the ambiance. We enjoyed our tour! Thank you :)
History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour
Allie_H, Jan 2022 Verified
Our tourguide was Paige and she was so knowledgeable and comprehensive! She made history and story telling extremely fun and answered every question I had with insane detail. She was great :)
History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour
Emily_C, Jan 2022 Verified
The tour was absolutely incredible! We were the only ones on the tour and it was exactly what we wanted! We definitely recommend taking this tour. You wont regret it :) The tour guide was also absolutely hilarious! He knew so much about everything and since we were the only ones we took more of a tour than the usual tour stated. He really made the tour absolutely amazing!
History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour
Madelyn_M, Jan 2022 Verified
Seán was an incredible guide! He gave us a fun and fascinating tour! Afterward my friend said: “I can’t even put into words how amazing he was.” The perfect Salem experience for anyone who loves history and hauntings. The real Salem gem!
History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour
Alicia_M, Jan 2022 Verified
Our guide April was excellent - entertaining, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable. A great story-teller who brought the history to life. Nice balance of information on the Salem witch trials and more expansive history of the region as a significant port city.
History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour
ANDRESBS9, Jan 2022 Verified
What an amazing tour, you can not miss it!. Our guide was Dani, she has a great way to tell Salem history with the perfect mix of history and ghost stories. She also knows a lot of facts and makes the tour very enjoyable, I highly recommend taking it!
History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour
H9533LTsp, Dec 2021 Verified
It was very interesting to have a walk with April in the city. She could tell so much about the history and in a very pleasant way. We were only with 2 people and nevertheless we could get the tour and she took the time to explain it all whatever we asked. And we learned a lot about Salem more than just witch trials. A great tour!

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