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Ghost City Tours


By Angela Ash

Considered the most haunted city in the United States, New Orleans has had her fair share of ghosts, murder and other happenings that can only be spoken of in hushed tones. And what better way to experience these blood-curdling moments than in the company of some of the best tour guides in the entire country? Ghost City Tours offers tours in many locations across the United States, but the tours in New Orleans go above and beyond what you might hope to expect in any other locale. So, let's take a look at what Ghost City Tours can offer visitors to the Big Easy!

The Ghosts of New Orleans tour heads out nightly, and it welcomes guests of all ages. This tour travels the cobblestone streets beneath the moonlight, standing before haunted buildings as the tour guide recounts the unusual happenings which occurred inside.

The Killers and Thrillers Ghost Tour is not for the faint of heart, which is why it is only for guests 16 and older. This tour also leaves nightly, recounting the most disturbing tales you will ever hear during your visit to New Orleans.

If you'd like to have a drink or two while you hear about the city's haunted past, then the New Orleans Haunted Pub Crawl may be the experience for you! This tour also leaves nightly, exploring the most haunted drinking holes in the Crescent City, welcoming participants 21 and older for the revelry.

Now, if your taste for adventure requires more than a regular tour and tales of the paranormal, then the Ghost Hunt Experience should not be missed! This is a 4-hour adventure, spent inside one of the French Quarter's most haunted locations. Guests will participate in an actual ghost hunt, utilizing paranormal equipment like full-spectrum camcorders, voice recorders, MEL meters, spirit boxes and more. Participants will actively use this equipment to capture EVPs and take photographs and video, possibly capturing solid proof that New Orleans is, in fact, haunted.

During my encounter, I was lucky enough to be guided through this experience by ghost hunter extraordinaire, Michael Bill. Michael was totally in his element, explaining how to use the equipment and ensuring that everyone got the absolute most out of this ghost hunt. And if there was every any doubt that some form of contact would be made with the spirit world, meters were going off like crazy, while the spirit box actively communicated with many, even to the point where questions were being answered with what could definitely be perceived as intelligent responses. While this experience would have been unforgettable under any circumstances, Michael added a unique touch of what can only be described as "New Orleans" to this late-night adventure. 

When you are in New Orleans for any amount of time, make it a point to spend some of it with the wonderful people at Ghost City Tours. You will most certainly leave the city with a different impression, and even if you were a skeptic beforehand, you will leave a believer.

For more information, please visit Ghost City Tours online or call (888) 859-5375.