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Ghosts And Gravestones

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Prepare for a spooky trolley ride and stroll with stops to historic burial grounds like the Copp's Hill Burying Ground, haunted buildings and more when you experience this "fright-seeing" guided tour of Boston's dark side.

Experience an unforgettable trolley ride and walking tour full of ghouls, sinister characters, haunted buildings, and spooky burial grounds when you embark on this ghostly Boston excursion. This part trolley-part walking tour takes you down the deep, dark history of Boston, with stops to places like the Boston Commons, the Hub, and Copp's Hill Burying Ground. Learn about Boston's sinister characters, including the Boston Strangler and the Angel of Death, as you explore Boston's dark side. Get the full experience of this haunted tour with a costumed tour guide who is a cursed 17th-century gravedigger who shares ghoulish stories of the unfortunate souls of Boston, including the victims of the Salem Witch Trials.

Begin your tour with a scenic trolley ride around town as your tour guide gives you ghoulish details about some of Boston's most sinister characters, such as the Boston Strangler and the Angel of Death. Explore the Hub, where you will encounter the city's most haunted building and maybe some ghosts along the way as you learn about the building's most famous curses. Take a detour to explore the hanging site of the Salem Witch Trials, the Boston Common.

Your journey continues through the creepy cemetery of Copp's Hill Burying Ground, where Cotton Mathers, one of the prominent figures involved in the Salem Witch Trial, now lies. Continue with a visit to the old Granary Burying Ground, the third-oldest grave site in Boston. While this cemetery is home to only 2,345 grave markers, historians believe the old Granary Burying Ground could be the home of up to 5,000 souls, including Boston Massacre victim Crispus Attucks and Samuel Adams, a statesman who signed the Declaration of Independence.

Whether you love mysteries mixed with spooky history or just want to have a "frightening," good time, there's much to explore and learn on this thrilling tour of Boston's burial grounds and most haunted sites. Book this spine-chilling yet fun excursion today and get ready to get spooked!

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Shore Excursions Group was created with one goal in mind: to provide exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. Our owners and management team are comprised of seasoned travel industry executives who leverage their considerable experience to deliver memorie ...
from $52.00 (USD)
Per Person
Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Scenic, Cultural
Tour Duration
1.5 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
An approximately 10 minute taxi (not included, approximately $10 US each way) is required to reach your departure location.
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Special Instructions
Tour runs most dark and stormy nights so dress appropriately for the weather conditions. Part of the tour is walking so wear comfortable shoes.
The minimum age to participate in the tour is 6 years old; however, it may not be suitable for those under 13 years of age. The tour is not able to accommodate wheelchairs or walkers and may not be suitable for those with mobility issues or walking difficulties. Assistance animals, such as seeing-eye dogs, are the only animals that are allowed on board the trolleys.