A haunted tour allows guests to experience the supernatural side of the town they live in, from the phantoms inhabiting old mansions to the ghosts who operate the DMV. Confer with a local ghoul with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $22 for a haunted walking tour for 2 (up to a $44 value)
- $42 for a haunted walking tour for 4 (up to an $88 value)
- $125 for a haunted walking party for up to 10 (up to a $270 value). With this option, each guest receives a souvenir based on supply, which may include spirit ornaments, light-up toys, glow-in-the dark bracelets, and ghostly history booklets.<p>
Beginning at the famous Ashton Villa, riveting tour guides lead groups along two-hour Galveston ghost tours through the historic Silk Stocking District. After perchance sightings of Ashton Villa’s resident specter, “Miss Betty” Brown, groups proceed through avenues of old Queen Anne–style homes to glimpse apparitions of victims from the 1900 Great Storm, and residents of Galveston’s last bordello.<p>
90-minute tours of Houston Heights’s ghostly underworld start at the Heights Church lot. This tour centers on a mansion-lined street whose manicured façade conceals a history of grisly murders, voodoo dolls, and a mysterious fire that destroyed one home and its million-dollar doll collection.<p>
From a starting point at the Kemah School and Visitor’s Center, 90-minute Kemah tours explore the historic Light House district. The tour winds past haunted mansions, a wine bistro, and a bed and breakfast before arriving at the water’s edge. Under the old lighthouse’s cycloptic stare, guides recall tales of pirates and tragic lovers while specters pose for blurry photographs.<p>
The tours are suitable for all ages, though youngsters may become frightened, so discretion is up to the parents. View the schedule page to find tour times and dates.<p>
Ghost Tours Texas
The ghastly guides of Ghost Tours Texas lead groups of foolhardy interlopers on story-filled journeys past the spectrally inhabited landmarks of Galveston and Houston Heights. On the Galveston tour, a knowledgeable leader takes parties through the Silk Stocking District to visit the 1858 Ashton Villa mansion, whose second floor is occupied by the phantom “Miss Betty” Brown, and whose basement is occupied by a man who years ago forgot how to work a doorknob. The guide also divulges tales told from eyewitness accounts.
The Houston Heights tour winds through the area's historical and opulent homes, exploring such mysteries as the story of the Dean Correl murders and the children who are said to still haunt the alleyways of Houston Heights. Guides weave tales of ghostly possessions and evil voodoo dolls peppered with real-life testimonies from local residents.