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“A Tour We'll Never Forget!!”
Review of Hocus Pocus Tours

Hocus Pocus Tours
Ranked #1 of 33 Tours in Salem
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Capture the historic spirit of Salem's yesteryear on this award winning, daily, 90-minute walking tour. Hear stories of intriguing people, discover the truth about Salem's infamous Witch Trial Hysteria, experience the authentic story of Salem's most notorious murder, and find out what locations were used in the movie Hocus Pocus. More than fifteen stops dot the tour route, including Salem's old jail -- a one-time residence for the Boston Strangler, the site of the Old Witch Gaol (prison), the Witch Trial Memorial, the field where Giles Corey was pressed to death, and the cemetery where a Witch Trial magistrate is buried.
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Reviewed September 9, 2010

This tour was one of the best ones I've ever been on! Being in Salem adds enough spookiness to it but once you hear some of the stories it makes you feel like you're in the present "witch days!!" It was also raining the night we went which really made it spooky but as we passed one of the haunted buildings Susan told us a story about two men who were running out of the building and as soon as she said that a huge breeze blew past us from the same house she pointed to, it was so cool!! Susan was absolutely amazing. She has one of the best speaking voices I have ever heard and was over flowing with information. They really made us feel at home and like we knew the city and the stories just as well as her after the tour! We will definitely be going on the tour again the next time we get to vacation there and that won't be soon enough!!

Thank sarahlee226
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Reviewed September 8, 2010

After tiring of all the " witch hype" and wanting to see and hear the history of Salem, we researched tours and decided to go with Hocus Pocus Walking Tour....we were NOT dissapointed.
Susan and her team are professional, entertaining, knowledgeable, and have a passion for what they do. We were warmly greeted, ticket process was smooth, tour was timely, and we learned so much during the tour of this beautiful town of Salem. For those that want the spookey effect....well, we got home uploaded our photos to find many "interesting" images in our photos....!
We will be sending the mayor a letter about this business and how they represent the City of Salem....we left this beautiful city wanting to return again very soon!
We highly recommend this tour, we are RVing across America for the last two years and have been on many tours and this rates up on the top of our list. We will be sharing this information with other RVer's as we travel.
Enjoy Salem...... we did!

Thank Sylvianap
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Reviewed September 6, 2010

Hocus Pocus tours gave a very informative and fun tour! I got a lot of history and a wonderful tour for a good price--well worth it! And look at the mazing picture I got at the end!

Thank karaspitale
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Reviewed September 6, 2010

This evening tour was a great introduction to Salem and its history. The tour guides had a great flair for story-telling, while maintaining historical accuracy. The tour was just an hour and a half and took us all around the downtown to all the major sites. Highly recommended!

Thank history_buff_87
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Reviewed September 2, 2010

Was simply amazing. Everything was excellent and well worth the money. Would recommend this to everyone

Thank Rumpilla
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