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Queen City Ghostwalk

149 Church Street, Burlington, VT 05401
+1 802-351-1313
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Ranked #7 of 26 attractions in Burlington
Type: Tours
Owner description: Chosen by Yankee Magazine this year as one of the best attractions in Vermont, Queen City Ghostwalk offers up plenty of history, mystery and spooky... more » Owner description: Chosen by Yankee Magazine this year as one of the best attractions in Vermont, Queen City Ghostwalk offers up plenty of history, mystery and spooky fun. Tour creator Thea Lewis, author of "Haunted Burlington: Spirits of Vermont's Queen City", "Ghosts and Legends of Lake Champlain", and "Haunted Inns and Ghostly Getaways of Vermont", is renowned as the area's foremost authority on Burlington's ghostly lore. She brings guests on a journey back in time, introduces them to local legends, and paints a chilling picture of Burlington long ago. Tours include Burlington's downtown, wicked waterfront, local cemeteries, and spirits at the University of Vermont. Tickets for all tours are available at FlynnTix Regional Box Office. « less
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Lake George, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
22 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Thea makes a dramatic entrance and tells wonderful stories, but I missed the interaction we've had on other tours. Thea walked ahead of the group not encouraging conversation or telling side antidotes we've enjoyed on other tours. On first look it seems I have an image of a women spirit in a window. My husband and I went back to... More

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Newmarket, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We where in Burlington to Celebrate our wedding anniversary and came across this tour as one of the top things to do. My Wife and I had a great time walking around the downtown area listening to tales of Ghosts and the history of burlington. Very fun tour and well worth checking out :)

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Los Angeles, CA
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70 reviews 70 reviews
22 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We had a good time walking around Burlington with Thea. She had a flare for the dramatic in her initial approach to the group and kept it up in her telling of stories at various spots around town. Got a little bit of Burlington History as well and we enjoyed, during the rest of our stay in town, walking by... More

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! It was great chatting with you post-tour. We are so happy you enjoyed our walk, and I hope you had fun and safe travels after your visit to Burlington. ~Thea More

Staten Island, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This was a really fun tour, you got a little bit of history about the town, some fun ghost stories and a nice walk. Be advised that the waterfront tour meets at the waterfront by the battery park fountain, some folks on our tour missed this info and had to catch up. The guide was very knowledgeable about the area.... More

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, and for re-stating our location info. We are so glad you had a good time, and really appreciate that you took time to leave your impression of Queen City Ghostwalk's Wicked Waterfront tour. ~Thea More

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149 reviews 149 reviews
61 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Thea took us on The Waterfront Ghost Tour last weekend. The harbor area has always been a favorite place of mine when I am in Burlington but the tour added another dimension. I love Thea's information and ability to help you visualize the history of the area bringing in the supernatural aspect. We got in a great walk and saw... More

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this review

Nothing makes us happier than knowing our guests have had a wonderful time! We are so glad you enjoyed the tour! We certainly had a perfect night for it, and the sunset was spectacular! Enjoy your summer. We look forward to seeing you again, maybe on our UVM or cemetery walks. ~ Thea More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

My wife and I loved this tour. We live here and it helped add to our sense of history and mystery of the city. I highly recommend this fun and informative walking tour!

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this review

We're glad you got to see things with new eyes while walking around the Queen City with us. It truly is a fun, fascinating place, and guests like you make it even more enjoyable. Thanks for a wonderful evening and for taking time to let us know how we're doing. ~ Thea More

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My boyfriend and I were lucky enough to have a private tour with Thea. She lead us through the City on the Darkness Falls Tour, telling us all the stories relating to that particular tour, answering all our questions about the history of Burlington to the best of her abilities. And let me tell you, she knows her stuff! It... More

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this review

We love showing Burlington off to guests and we're so glad you had fun. Thanks for taking the time to let us know. With great guests like you two, we're sure to keep the mojo of being named Best Scary Stroll 2014 by Yankee Magazine rolling for years to come! Enjoy your summer! ~ Thea More

Williston
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

If you like being told ghost stories in a great New England town, then this is for you. We started at the city hall park, walked around hearing spooky stories of the towns history. I just let my imagination take me through time.

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Vermont
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We are local and have been meaning to do this tour for a while, and finally did! The stories and history are great! So much fun, I am recommending to all my friends! The nip in the air made it even more spooky!

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Williston, Vermont
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Thea Lewis was our guide and I must say she is a very captivating story teller. I've lived in the area for 18 years and I did not know many of the interesting historical tidbits of downtown Burlington. Also, I have been on other so-called ghost-tours in different cities and she is definitely more credible and interesting than the others.... More

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