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Ghost Walk of Old Wilmington

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Address: 4150 Appleton Way, Wilmington, NC 28412
Phone Number: 910-794-1866
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History and more walking

Be prepared to walk. Our group was small about 10 people choose the 830 walk. Made about 4 stops spending roughly 5-10 minutes listening to the guide. Guide is a great story... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Be prepared to walk. Our group was small about 10 people choose the 830 walk. Made about 4 stops spending roughly 5-10 minutes listening to the guide. Guide is a great story teller but strictly business. No small talk between stops. History wonderful, ghost I believe that is up to each individual person.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Did the 8:30 tour and Michael was our tour guide. We were a little hesitate to take our 10 year old daughter but had no issues. They over several different tours of the ghost walk and this was our first, so we are excited to return soon and hear different stories.

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Winter Garden, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This was a great walking tour of the area. Our guide was very knowledgeable. Tour is an hour and a half and about a mile and a half up and down hills.

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Pasadena, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My husband and I were looking forward to this - we love a good ghost walk. Unfortunately, over the 90 minute tour we maybe heard 5 ghost stories. Our guide was wearing a kilt (sorry I've forgotten his name), so I had high hopes that he would be entertaining. Well, he dragged the stories out so long we got bored.... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

Went with two teenagers and it was a great diversion for the evening. Our guide was fun and knowledgable. The teens had fun as did the parents. Take the later tour if possible. It was good fun after dark. I would do this again if I ever found myself in the area at the right time. Five stars.

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Capers Bend
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I took the tour with Kitty, who was dressed like the black-veiled widow in Edward Gorey's drawings for "Mystery!" She was an excellent storyteller and guide as we walked around downtown Wilmington. She explained the historical figures connected to each location, as well as the supernatural events and mysterious circumstances of each narrative. The tour inspired me to explore other... More 

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

First of all, we can't say enough about our tour guide, John Henry Scott. He combined warmth, humor and drama with a ghostly educational tour of the old downtown Wilmington, NC area. What a treat! Mr. Scott has a background as a professional character actor, musician and radio host. He looks at first glance to be either an old salt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

My daughter's and I have enjoyed several ghost walks in different cities. This was one of the best! Our tour guide Michael was knowledgeable and pleasant. His storytelling abilities were superb. We LOVED hearing about the history and local lore of Wilmington. Highly Recommend!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We had a great time and our guide was very knowledgeable and likable. It was a little cold the night we went so standing outside for 2 hours might not be your cup of tea. They should include a stop along the way somewhere to grab a drink or provide some kind of drinks. The stories were very interesting even... More 

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I visited Wilmington, NC with my cousin for a long weekend in March 2015. We're both in our early 20s and are always looking for something fun and a little different to do. Neither of us had ever done a ghost tour before but decided we'd try to do one while we were in Wilmington because we'd heard good things.... More 

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Address: 4150 Appleton Way, Wilmington, NC 28412
Phone Number: 910-794-1866
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington

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