New Orleans is a city is steeped in history, lore, charm, an abundance of culture and paranormal tales, leading many to call New Orleans the most haunted city in the United States. A great way to experience the city and its spirits is to go on one of the many famed ghost tours. There are plenty of options to choose from, whether you want a family-friendly, or adults-only tour with alcoholic beverages, there’s an option for you. Here are five ghostly tours for you to check out.
- Witches Brew Tours 4-in-1 Walking Tour
If you want to explore the spooky side of the French Quarter, the Witches Brew Tours has you covered with their 4-in-1 walking tour of the city. Taking place at night, you’ll get a chance to explore the city’s history of voodoo, witches, ghosts, and vampires all in one tour.
- French QuarTour Kids
Catering to kids between the ages of 4 and 18, this is the perfect family tour. You can take the Spooky Tour, where children will learn about the past while exploring the French Quarter, complete with a ghost hunt. It’ll be a trip your family won’t soon forget.
- French Quarter Phantoms’ St. Louis #1 Cemetery Tour
Take a step inside the oldest above-ground cemetery in New Orleans and view the tomb of famed Voodoo Priestess Marie Laveau. The cemetery is considered to be one of the most haunted locations in New Orleans, and you just might spot a ghost or two. It is only accessible with a licensed tour guide, but is an adventure not to be missed.
- Ghost City Tours Haunted Pub Crawl
Have a few drinks while you explore and hear tales about the ghosts of places such as Tujague’s, the second oldest restaurant in the city. You’ll also visit Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop to hear about famous pirate Jean Lafitte and his crew. As well as other haunts on this walking tour.
- Bloody Mary’s Tours
Bloody Mary, who is a native of the city, a priestess, medium, and paranormal investigator, will give you all the chills you’re looking for. Her tours come with a large variety of routes to choose from, like a midnight ghost hunt, or a moonlight graveyard tour, and even a seance. You’ll find the eerie side of New Orleans on this tour.