October 21, 2013
When you think of haunted mansions, poltergeists, restless spirits and general scaries, what places come to mind? For most, it’s probably the old New England towns up north because it seems that almost all horror movies take place in these unassuming, picturesque towns. You would never imagine ghosts being in a bustling city, right? Well think again because New York City is one of America’s most haunted cities, and the Ghosts of New York Tour takes you to all of the best haunts!
With the amount of people that have lived in the Big Apple, it’s no wonder that it has the most ghosts! The Ghosts of NY haunted new york walking tours guides will tell you all you need to know about the city’s horrifying mythology, from scandalous tales to supernatural intrigues. They will take you into some of the most spine-chilling areas of the city, where you can get in touch with YOUR sixth sense.
Interested in experiencing the occult, or just hearing some seriously spooky stories? Most of the Ghosts of New York tours are approximately 90 minutes long, start at either 7:00 or 7:30 pm and the total walking distance is usually less than a mile, covered at a slow and leisurely pace. They give you plenty of time to embrace the spooky atmosphere. They offer a number of tours throughout the city including:
Edgar Allan Poe and His Ghostly Neighbors of Greenwich Village — Go in search of the spirits of Eleanor Roosevelt and her pet dog Fala, Aaron Burr, the ghosts of the New York University Library and of Washington Square Arch, and, of course, several Edgar Allan Poe sites. We will visit ghost central, the most haunted area in America, Washington Square Park. The tour starts at 85 West Third Street, one block south of Washington Square Park between Thompson and Sullivan Streets, Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Click here for a map.
Ghosts of the City — Go in search of the spirits of the Algonquin Indians, Black slaves, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum’s American Museum, Captain Kidd, Trinity Churchyard and of City Hall Park. We will also tell the true story of Edgar Allan Poe and Marie Roget. We will also perform an exorcism to lift the curse that prevents mayors of New York City going on to higher office. This tour departs from 38 Park Row, adjacent to Starbucks in Manhattan. Click here for a map.
The Nevermore Tour: The Ultimate Ghost Experience — 3.5 hour Greenwich Village and East Village walk in the ghostly footsteps of Edgar Allan Poe, Peter Stuyvesant and their legions of wispy, wailing, wasted wraith friends. This tour departs from Fire Patrol Station No. 2, 84 West Third Street, one block south of Washington Square Park between Thompson and Sullivan Streets, Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Click here for a map.
When the tour is over, hop onto one of our Seastreak ferries! The relaxing ride on our luxurious boats paired with the beautiful views of the New York City skyline will create a breathtaking and memorable experience for you to talk about for years to come.
Sea you soon,
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