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“overpriced and a bit of a let down” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Queen City Ghostwalk

Queen City Ghostwalk
149 Church Street, Burlington, VT 05401
+1 802-351-1313
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Ranked #8 of 25 Attractions in Burlington
Type: Tours, Cultural
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Owner description: Chosen by Yankee Magazine this year as one of the best attractions in New England, 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.
Burlington, Vermont
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“overpriced and a bit of a let down”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2010

The Queen City Ghostwalk is something we'd been meaning to do for a while. It's well-marketed and the idea is certainly intriguing. However, the October tour we participated in was a let down. There were far too many people (40-50), and there wasn't an opportunity to ask the guide questions or chit-chat along the way. Because it cost $13/person for a one hour tour, we were expecting something a bit more intimate. The stories weren't surprising or unusual, and while they seemed well-researched, they weren't spooky. It would have been nice to go into some of the places and see the rooms, etc. when possible. We probably wouldn't recommend the tour to friends. It's a shame because the idea is fantastic, but the tour is just medicore.

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this review, July 22, 2011
Our early season definitely gives us more one-on-one time with guests. As October rolls around, we begin to book up. The last three weeks leading up to Halloween are our busiest weeks of the year, with full tours and sometimes a second tour to accommodate folks who don't want to miss us on their visit to the Queen City. We do hang around after our tours for photos and questions. We're sorry you felt let down, and hope you'll try an early season tour to experience more personally the hermits, captains of industry, heroes and serial killers that have inhabited Burlington's spooky past.
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“Entertaining and informative ghost tour...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2010 via mobile

Entertaining and informative ghost tour! The guide was great! Recommend this hour walking tour to tourists and locals.

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