What You'll Get
Humans don't scare easily, as they normally have to watch several slasher films or listen to a lengthy out-of-tune piano recital before experiencing gooseflesh. Discover a reliable person-scarer with today's Groupon: for $7, you get a 90-minute walking ghost tour from Ghost Hunts of San Antonio Texas Tour. Tours meet at 8:30 p.m. at the gazebo in Alamo Plaza near the green city park benches and will depart at 9 p.m. Adult tickets are $15, ages seven to 16 get in for $10, and anyone under seven is free.
Led by a tour guide that formerly tracked spirits as a cast member with Ghost Hunters International, Ghost Hunts of San Antonio Texas Tour escorts paranormally enthusiastic tourists through downtown's ghost-infested streets. Guest ghost hunters will stop at around 10 locations––such as the County Courthouse and the Flannery House––where ghosts have been known to gather and discuss fantasy-football trades. During the tour, which lasts about an hour and a half, you'll be educated about ghost-hunting tools and the spooky history of San Antonio.
Ghost Hunts of San Antonio Texas Tour has been named the second- best ghost hunt in all of Texas by Haunted America Tours. Many of the revenants said to be in residence are famous icons from the past, including Ulysses S. Grant, Geronimo, and Babe Ruth, who may be responsible for inexplicable late-night window smashings and spooky home runs. Call to schedule your tour.
Tours may be canceled for severe weather.
Ghost Hunts of San Antonio Texas Tour was named one of the Top 10 Best Ghost Tours and Ghost Hunts in Texas by Haunted America Tours. It was a top guided tour on Associated Content and was mentioned as a "Travel Tip" by USA Today.
- This tour also gives you a chance to use modern ghost hunting equipment as you delve into the paranormal. Sabah Karimi, Associated Content
- Featured locations include the Emily Morgan Hotel, City Hall, the County Courthouse and the Crockett Hotel, where the ghosts of luminaries like Babe Ruth, Theodore Roosevelt and Davy Crockett may or may not be encountered. – Meg Jernigan, USA Today
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Oct 5, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 5 per person. Only valid for 9 p.m. tour. Reservation required. Subject to availability. No-show forfeits Groupon. Tours subject to weather conditions. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Ghost Hunts of San Antonio Texas Tour
When horror movies like the Paranormal Activity franchise need a supernatural adviser and The Atlantic Paranormal Society needs a recruiter, they turn to Robert. A former cast member on SyFy's Ghost Hunters International, he draws on his extensive paranormal know-how to lead 90-minute nighttime treks with Ghost Hunts of San Antonio Texas Tour.
Exploring the dusky streets of downtown San Antonio, the tour stops at more than 10 locations with verified ghost activity, including the Flannery House, the Crockett Hotel, and the Casino Club building, where apparitions can be spotted mulling over the same poker hand they've been holding for more than 100 years. Rob showcases modern ghost-hunting equipment while helping guests detect spirits by seeking out cold spots and snapping photographs. When he's not commanding the hunt, he regales visitors with factual accounts of the deaths of famous San Antonio spirits including Mae West, Davie Crockett, and Roy Rogers.