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Spooks and Legends Haunted Tours

410 West Duke of Gloucester Street in front of the Cheese Shop, Williamsburg, VA 23188
757-784-6213
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Ranked #15 of 31 activities in Williamsburg
Type: Tours
Owner description: Original Haunted Tour ....rated #1 in town. Come join us on Williamsburg's most haunted, frightening tour in Williamsburg! Your tour guide comes to... more » Owner description: Original Haunted Tour ....rated #1 in town. Come join us on Williamsburg's most haunted, frightening tour in Williamsburg! Your tour guide comes to you from the 18th century, returning from the other side. On a ghostly, candlelit walk, your new 18th century “friend” will take you to Williamsburg’s most haunted house, where 23 evil ghostly inhabitants bring the past to life. Don’t forget to introduce yourself if you are unfortunate enough to meet such a spirit, face to face. Your skin will crawl, you will have goosebumps, and by the end of the tour you will be looking over your shoulder. If you hear screams, you know it’s a Spooks and Legends Tour. Join us if you dare. And be sure to bring your camera. You never know what you might find in those photos! Please meet 15 minutes prior to tour time. « less
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Beavercreek, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

My husband and I have been on several Ghost Tours throughout the South. This was one of the best we have attended. The fact our tour guide was in character and shared stories about ghost and history was fantastic. Our 10 year old b/g twins really enjoyed it also.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I am a long time resident of wmbsg and have taken many of my guests on many of the local tours. This was the worst tour I ever went on. The stories were mostly background talks on various colonial pieces in the historic district ie the pillory, the various signage. The cemetery visit she advertises was standing the the middle... More

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Bonnie2556, Owner at Spooks and Legends Haunted Tours, responded to this review

I do remember your group so well....all with Groupons and one 8 year old you refused to pay for saying she was 6. Her sister told the truth though. I also remember one of your party being intoxicated. Consequently, your review is not worthy of any other response. More

Edison, New Jersey
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a great tour with the perfect mix of ghost stories and history. Bonnie stays in character and really sets the mood for the evening. Her act is believable and I love the other characters that come into play as well. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone spending time in Williamsburg. - The History Girl

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Bonnie2556, Owner at Spooks and Legends Haunted Tours, responded to this review

Thanks, History Girl. So glad you had a good time and that you felt our mix of history and ghosts was just right. Some want more ghosts and some want more history which is why there are so many wonderful tours in town. Glad you chose the one that made you happy. I always appreciate feedback. Thank you for taking... More

Hampton, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Such a wonderful family friendly tour! I loved this tour and Bonnie did such an amazing job portraying her character she was dressed in costume and acted out the part of a woman from the 1700s she was also very sweet and friendly to everyone in the group. The directions on the website were easily to follow and checking in... More

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Bonnie2556, Owner at Spooks and Legends Haunted Tours, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed the tour and that you took the time to post your pics, as well. It is always fun to go home, after the tour, only to realize you were able to bring some of those ghosts home with you, in photos. I am always amazed by what people take. I love seeing them. Thank... More

Mechanicsville, Virginia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Spooks and Legends is by far the best ghost tour that I have ever been on. The tour guide always stayed in character, and made it feel like we were back in time. Anytime we would walk to the next destination, she always made sure we were together, and that we could hear her. This is my favorite thing to... More

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Bonnie2556, Owner at Spooks and Legends Haunted Tours, responded to this review

Oh, so very nice of you. Often, I do not know when people are returning guests, as I do meet so many people. I am happy to hear that you are some of those who do return often. Thank you for your nice post and for being loyal Spooks and Legends guests. I appreciate your taking the time to write.... More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Family friendly. Bonnie is a wonderful tour guide with so much historical knowledge an experiences. It's very dark & mysterious on the roads of Colonial Williamsburg. My family witnessed shutters gradually opening from the inside of the George Wythe home. I also have a picture of the blue orb in the basement window she spoke of. Very exciting!! Thank you... More

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Bonnie2556, Owner at Spooks and Legends Haunted Tours, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed the tour and especially glad you saw the shutters open and close and the blue orb. What makes the tour authentic is that we do not have any control over what is seen or heard. Things seen and / or heard happen on their own. So glad you got to experience some of that... More

Towson, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We've attended several ghost tours and thought this looked interesting.The tickets were $7 each on Groupon. Directions on the website were clear and check in was easy. Although there were over 40 people in our group, and we sometimes had trouble hearing, we could still keep up. The guide was dressed in costume and acted the part of a woman... More

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Bonnie2556, Owner at Spooks and Legends Haunted Tours, responded to this review

I'm so sorry you were disappointed. Though I have been doing this same tour for years, with excellent reviews overall, I do realize there is something for everyone. I do see that the recent negative reviews, however, are very close together and are from people who have never posted another good or bad review, not even to review the other... More

1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This was a great, family-friendly tour. Bonnie does a great job at portraying her character, as well as being extremely pleasant to everyone. After going on the tour, I reached out to Bonnie to see if she would be willing to donate tickets to an auction for a non-profit charity event. Bonnie was extremely willing and generous; she even wanted... More

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Bonnie2556, Owner at Spooks and Legends Haunted Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for posting. We are always happy when our guests have a nice time. I am especially grateful that you mentioned our support of your charity, since we have been trying to advertise our interest in donating tours as fundraisers for national charities. If anyone is interested in contacting us regarding such an event, please call 757-784-6213 so we... More

Altus, Oklahoma
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This tour was unique and entertaining and I plan to visit again soon. I noticed the historical tours was a small market and competition for customers seemed to be fierce, but Bonnie was so kind and professional and we were immediately drawn to her experienced approach to this specialized market. She had obviously done research on her subjects and presented... More

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Bonnie2556, Owner at Spooks and Legends Haunted Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write. We are happy you chose our tour, though we always realize that there is something for everyone and that there are other tours to choose from. This is what is so nice about Trip Advisor. Guests are able to read about each tour so they might be able to choose... More

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This was my first time on a ghost tour of Williamsburg and I thought it was great! Extremely well done and interesting, this tour exceeded my expectations. The guide was in character the entire time which I thought was awesome. It takes true talent to hold character for the whole tour, I was impressed! The tour guide also handled a... More

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Bonnie2556, Owner at Spooks and Legends Haunted Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a nice review. We have so many wonderful guests who thoroughly enjoy our tours. Nothing makes me happier than to know that you were obviously among those who did. Taking the time to review us is why so many choose our tours over the others and, consequently, come back... More

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