Fear is the secret to happy marriages, lasting friendships, and the final ingredient in numerous madman-created serums. Embrace terror with today’s Groupon to Spooks and Legends Haunted Tours in Williamsburg. Choose from the following options:
- For $12, you get two tickets to a haunted tour of Williamsburg (up to a $24 value).
- For $22, you get four tickets to a haunted tour of Williamsburg (up to a $48 value).
- For $30, you get six tickets to a haunted tour of Williamsburg (up to a $72 value).<p> Tours run on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. September through March and on every night of the week at 8:30 p.m. April through August.
Spooks and Legends Haunted Tours’s guides in 18th century period dress lead tour-goers on a 75-minute jaunt through Williamsburg’s historic streets, narrating true tales of cryptic happenings and how the town’s denizens met their mysterious ends. The nightly tours meander through the oldest lanes and thoroughfares of Williamsburg, stopping periodically to peer at local horror hot spots such as the Peyton Randolph House, known for its many suicides and murders, and Bruton Parish cemetery, known to be full of dead bodies.
One guide, Anne Bonny, enlightens patrons about the eerie happenings while searching for her lost love, Calico Jack, a pirate named for his plain-woven clothes and the tricolored cat he wore on his head. The tours run rain or shine, and reservations are recommended, as they sell out quickly.
Spooks & Legends Haunted Tours
A businesswoman by day, Bonnie Florek turns into a ghost by night. Donning 18th-century period dress and assuming the identity of one Lucy Ludwell, Bonnie regales tour groups with hair-raising tales of witches and ghosts that were once tried and hanged in Williamsburg. Bonnie founded Spooks and Legends Haunted Tours as a means of immersing tour groups in an interactive, goose bump–inducing jaunt through Williamsburg’s historic streets and into the past.
Spooks and Legends Haunted Tours’ guides lead tour-goers on 60-minute family friendly and adult excursions as they narrate true tales of cryptic happenings and how the town’s denizens met their mysterious ends. The nightly tours meander through the oldest lanes and thoroughfares of Williamsburg, stopping periodically to peer at local horror–hot spots such as the Ludwell-Paradise House, known for housing the ghost of a lunatic, and the Jones Family Cemetery, known to be full of spirits hovering over their graves. Tour-goers are encouraged to bring their cameras along to document any unnatural sightings of apparitions, orbs, or suspicious screams emanating from the stomachs of hungry black cats following the group.