Some say the best way to experience a town is on a guided tour. You can see the famous sights, hear about the history, and – if you’re lucky – get scared out of your wits. That’s right, we’re talking about the best ghost tours in America, so keep reading, you’re not dead yet!

1. St. Augustine
When you visit St. Augustine, be sure to schedule a ghost tour. Since it’s the oldest city in America, it makes sense that St. Augustine has plenty of ghosts to haunt your tour! Hop on a trolley for a scary tour of the town, or consider a paranormal pub crawl for a night out.

2. Savannah
Head to “America’s Most Haunted City” for an eerie adventure. What else did you expect from a city with a cemetery on its list of popular attractions? There are many options for taking a ghost tour in Savannah, but the spookiest of all takes place in a hearse!

3. Galveston
Galveston, Texas is home to haunted hotels, restaurants and attractions alike. And while walking the streets of historic Galveston is a must for any visitor, it’s just as eye opening to experience this town after dark! Choose from a variety of ghost tours in Galveston.

4. New Orleans
We all know New Orleans is unlike any other city in the world, and it turns out that their ghost tours are just as unique. Haunted History Tours offers tours in different parts of the city, and you can choose from ghost tours, vampire tours, voodoo tours, cemetery tours and more. It doesn’t get much more thrilling than that!

5. Nashville
The ghost tours in Nashville do a spook-tacular job of featuring a mix of city hot spots and chilling haunts. Choose from the ever-popular downtown walking tours and tavern tours, or take an hour-long tour riding in a hearse.

6. Washington D.C.
There are so many things to see and do in the nation’s capital, but none of them hold a candle to taking a ghost tour! Select from a ghost tour around Capitol Hill or the popular and unnerving LaFayette Park.

7. Gettysburg
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is well known for the famous Civil War battle waged here in 1863. One of the most interesting (and hair-raising) ways to appreciate the history of Gettysburg is with a ghost tour. You may even decide to try out a ghost-hunting excursion!

8. Key West
Key West is one of the quirkiest towns you can visit in the U.S. A wide variety of ghost tours are led every day on this tropical island, making the southernmost city in America one of the best spot to enjoy paranormal attractions.

9. Chicago
Feeling dauntless? Next time you visit the windy city, don’t miss out on a haunted ghost tour that will allow you to explore the creepiest parts of Chicago by bus.

10. Seattle
Whether you’re looking for some spirited fun or an authentic ghostly experience, Seattle is a great place to enjoy a ghost tour. Tours like these will help you explore the Emerald City, plus give you a frightful evening to write home about!

Whether you’re a history buff, ghost hunter or horror junkie, the top ghost tours in the U.S. offer the perfect opportunity to explore a new city. You could even stay in a haunted hotel!

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