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Haunted Footsteps & Salem Historical Tours

207 reviews
#16 of 41 Tours in Salem
Salem, MA, USA
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About Haunted Footsteps & Salem Historical Tours
We are Salem’s Premiere Walking Tour Company and home to everyone's favorite, the Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour – Salem’s original ghostly stroll. We are the ones who started ghost tours in 1997 making us the oldest established professional walking tour company in the Witch City. We provide ghost tours every night. We also deliver an incredible array of historic themed strolls that are considered the best in the city. We provide an entertaining and informative interpretation of Salem's vast and varied history. Our tours have the WOW factor! You'll hear stories that will stick with you for a lifetime. And we provide you with the latest theories on the Witchcraft Hysteria of 1692. Since 1997 we have enjoyed sharing Salem's unique history with the world. Step into the past with our knowledgeable and charismatic local guides and experience nearly 400 years of Salem's remarkable history. From storied architecture to our signature Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour, Salem Historical Tours' numerous acclaimed tour selections represent the very best that Salem has to offer. Accompany us on Salem's Original ghostly tour and experience why our highly acclaimed lantern lit stroll has been a "Witch City" institution since 1997. Setting the bench mark for similar tours, Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour - Salem's preeminent evening activity - is the most established and recommended tour in the city. Our engaging and often ghostly guides creatively convey Salem's authentic haunted history. Delve into Salem's macabre past as our knowledgeable and charismatic guides regale you with true tales of documented paranormal activity, chilling cemeteries and centuries old murder.
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24 reviews
Uncover two different sides of Salem's fascinating past on a combo daytime and evening walking tour. During the day, choose from three themed tours to focus on the town’s general history, it’s historic cemeteries, or the infamous 17th-century witch trials. Then, under the veil of darkness, delve into Salem’s sinister past on a nighttime haunted history tour. Visit sites where the apparitions are often reported, and learn how Salem earned its reputation as one of America's most haunted cities.
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$22.00 per adult
1692 Witch Trials Walking Tour in Salem
3 reviews
The Salem Witch Trails was a period in history that is misunderstood easily. On this walking tour, follow a guide to main sites such as the witchcraft memorial and courthouse, as you hear stories from accusers and victims to gain a better understanding yourself. Plus, this Salem walking tour starts in the late afternoon leaving you plenty of time to fill up the rest of your day with activities.
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$15.00 per adult
Midday Haunted History of Salem Walking Tour
6 reviews
Experience Salem's macabre past on this one-hour walking tour. Follow your professional and engaging guide down the haunted streets, past ghostly buildings, and through a chilling cemetery. Listen to authentic and paranormal stories on this thrilling tour of Salem! The ghosts don't stay in just because the sun is out.
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$12.00 per adult
Salem Walking Tour Combo: Two Afternoon Walking Tours
4 reviews
Discover Salem and learn about the town’s unique history on your choice of two walking tours. Choose a tour that delves into the famous Witch Trials of 1692, walk through the oldest cemetery in the city, take a midday ghost tour, or explore the general history of Salem. Take your tours back-to-back, or leave time in between to explore the area.
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$20.00 per adult
Historic Overview of Salem Walking Tour
Discover why Salem is the true birthplace of the United States of America with the best history tour in the city. Explore over four centuries of Salem’s remarkable history from its illustrious founding in 1626, to its place as a thriving 21st Century city. The witch trials made Salem infamous, but there’s so much more. Explore Salem’s critical role in the American Revolution, how it led the great Age of Sail, and all about the many important and famous people who’ve called Salem home. The United States just wouldn’t be the same without Salem.
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$12.00 per adult
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This tour was not bad but it wasn’t really for my family. Very informational, the guide did well by keeping us out of the sun. Overall if it had just been my husband and I, I believe I would have rated the tour higher but...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was a fun n informative tour. The tour conducted by Nick is fun n educational, he is very cheerful n interactive n great fun to learn from. Explaining in detail and making it sound so interesting.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Celina101
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved these! We took two tours on the same day. For one day, it was a lot of walking, but neither were disappointing. Our tour guide for both was Bob. He did a great job on each, but we honestly felt like he was completely...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Salem from the UK, having wanted to go there for a long time. Booked this tour for an 8pm tour. Our guide was very nice and quite humorous but the ‘ghost ‘ tour was massively disappointing. At one point, we were taken...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I went on the haunted footsteps walking tour of Salem. James was out tour guide and he was absolutely incredible! His knowledge of the town and the sites we visited added to the spooky stories! He made the tour an amazing experience!...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nancy was our guide for this trip. Not only was she extremely knowledgeable, she was passionate about the history which really made the tour enjoyable. More importantly, the history lesson was better than anything I ever learned in school.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had two tours in one day. The mid morning was with James, a pint sized powerhouse of a tour guide. His knowledge was endless, his delivery perfect he made history interesting👍🏻. A natural speaker and so very engaging! We did the evening haunted walking...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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SalemHistoricalTours, Manager at Haunted Footsteps & Salem Historical Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words, we are glad you enjoyed the tours.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, teenage daughter and I took the Haunted walking tour which began at 8 pm. Our guide was dressed in a Sherlock Holmes-type cape with a masquerade eye mask and hat. He did have a microphone so we had no problem hearing him which...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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SalemHistoricalTours, Manager at Haunted Footsteps & Salem Historical Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words, we are glad you enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very informative and fun walking tour of Salem. The pace is not to excessive for those that have trouble. Great tour

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Kendaddy126
SalemHistoricalTours, Manager at Haunted Footsteps & Salem Historical Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, we are glad you enjoyed your tour.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best experience ever! The wealth of knowledge our tour guide had was amazing. History to life. My sister and I had so much fun. We did options 1, 2 and 4. The cemetery portion was fabulous. Thank you for a great day.

Date of experience: June 2019
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SalemHistoricalTours, Manager at Haunted Footsteps & Salem Historical Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words, we are glad you enjoyed the tours.

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michmdur
April 25, 2018|
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Response from SalemHistoricalTours | Property representative |
Hello. So sorry we didn't see this until now. All of our tours are about one mile in length. We do stop several times on the tour, but it varies due to the guide. We may stop 6-8 times on the hour tour and 10-12 times on the... More
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ltamayo36
October 3, 2017|
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I am sure he would. The tour mixes history, ghosts, interesting stories. Both guides we had where very good at tell stories.
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sandyjurgen
August 17, 2017|
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Response from SalemHistoricalTours | Property representative |
Hello, We are not aware of any active investigations in our area. We have been in touch with paranormal organizations who do such a thing, but we do not have a relationship with any of them. Some of us at the office have... More
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