Top 10 Ghost Tours in the United States

We brought you picks for Halloween in theme parks and Las Vegas fare (activity- and entertainment- based), through Wales' most haunted castles and sites and on Ireland's Heritage Island. Now we present 10 tours throughout the United States, based on TripAdvisor's traveler feedback.

Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

This tour of 40 years claims to be "America's oldest ghost town," and we're inclined to agree. Travel through Harpers Ferry's historic "Lower Town," including Hog Alley and other sites of lingering woe. Tour tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for 8-12 year-olds, and free of charge for children age seven and under.

Visit www.harpersferryghost.20m.com.

Park City Ghost Tours, Park City, Utah

Unknown to many, this ski destination used to be a mining town. Over the years, the ghost of "Lizzy" has been spotted at the Imperial Hotel, and miners for a bygone era have sat down at the No Name Pub, once the Alamo. Tour tickets are $16 for adults and $8 for children age 16 and under.

Visit www.parkcityghosttours.com.

Hearse Ghost Tours, Savannah, Georgia

Take a ride on a hearse through Savannah, where passengers once were real corpses. Explore the town, populated by ghosts in the city's homes and cemeteries. Tour tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children age 10 and under.

Visit www.hearseghosttours.com.

Market Ghost Tour, Seattle, Washington

Deep within Seattle's Market district resides the city's first mortuary and a neglected graveyard. Get a glimpse of the spirits that haunt these ruins on the Market Ghost Tour, and photographs taken on-site have featured glowing orbs and the ghostly face of a man. Tour tickets are $15 per person.

Visit www.seattleghost.com.

Tombstone Ghost Tour, Tombstone, Arizona

True to its name, the Tombstone Ghost Tour brings the bloody days of yore. Enter the Wild West, where the dark streets breathe life into the clashes between cowboys and deputies. Tour tickets are $13 for adults and $9 for children age 12 and under.

Visit www.oldbisbeeghosttour.com.

Providence Ghost Tour, Providence, Rhode Island

Upon nightfall, go forth by the light of a lantern and step into the New England landscape. Based on research and historical documentation, this tour will take you to the scene of many horrendous deaths. Tour tickets are $15 in advance for adults and $10 for children age 12 or under.

Visit www.providenceghosttour.com.

Old Bisbee Ghost Tours, Bisbee, Arizona

This 125-year-old town has everything you'd expect. Through  the atmospheric streets, stairways and alleys, look for Julia, a lady of the night, Nat the Miner and the Lady in White. Tour tickets are $13 for adults and $9 for children age 12 and under.

Visit www.oldbisbeeghosttour.com.

New Orleans Ghost Tour, New Orleans, Louisiana

In two hours, this walking tour will call upon the Big Easy's top spots. We like the haunted bar for its refreshment as well as its legacy. Tour tickets are $20 for adults ($17 for students and seniors), $10 for children age 7-12, and free for six year-olds and under.

Visit www.neworleanstours.net.

Chattanooga Ghost Tours, Chattanooga, Tennesseega

Storytellers and actors take you back to the early 20th century. In Chattanooga, the ghost of Annalisa Netherly resides at the Sheraton Read House Hotel, where her husband murdered her in room 311 in the 1920s. Tour tickets are $13 for adults and $8 for children age 12 and under.

Visit www.chattanoogaghosttours.com.

The Original Ghost Tours of Catalina, Catalina Island, California

Step into Avalon, a small village built on top of a burial ground. A local legend, the ghost of Zane Gray has been spotted along the Via Casino walkway, enjoying a cigarette until you approach - at which point he disappears, leaving a thick cloud of smoke. Tour tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children age 12 and under.

Visit www.ghosttoursofcatalina.com.

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