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Chicago Ghost & vampire tours

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Chicago: Gangsters and Ghosts 2-Hour Walking Tour

1. Chicago: Gangsters and Ghosts 2-Hour Walking Tour

See a different side of Chicago on a family-friendly guided tour and hear the tales of the ghosts that haunt the city. Explore the famous Chicago Loop district with your historian guide revealing the many interesting stories hidden behind each turn. Explore the Chicago Loop, known as the vice district during the 1920s and 30s, once the home of speakeasies, secret tunnels and bootleggers. See the places where gangsters such as Al Capone used to party, make deals, and carry out business. Visit haunted locations and old crime scenes including Chicago Riverwalk, Death Alley, and the Chicago Theatre. Peak inside the haunted Palmer House. Finish up at the Congress Hotel, one of the most haunted places in Illinois. Enjoy frequent stops along the way, including a refreshment stop and a restroom break.

Windy City Ghosts: Hauntings of Chicago

2. Windy City Ghosts: Hauntings of Chicago

Meet your seasoned US Ghost Adventures guide at the meeting point then set off on an unforgettable walking tour through Northside Chicago. Travel back in time as you visit some of the city’s most haunted locations in the mysterious Lincoln Park neighborhood. Learn about the forgotten burial ground that forms the foundation of this bustling district. Check out the bathroom mirrors at Lincoln Park Zoo, home to the ghost of a Victorian woman in white. And, hear about the spirit that haunted Al Capone in his final days.  Throughout the tour, you’ll listen to the strange and disturbing tales of each location. On the standard tour, visit eight historic sites, or opt for the extended tour which includes 12 ghoulish locations. By the end of the tour you’ll have learned about and experienced firsthand the alternative side of Chicago.

Chicago: Medieval Torture Museum Ticket with Ghost Hunting

3. Chicago: Medieval Torture Museum Ticket with Ghost Hunting

Gain entry into one of the largest interactive torture museums in the USA with this attraction ticket. Explore the museum with an audio guide and learn about the terrible history of punishment, torture, and executions from humanity's darkest times. Enter the 5,000 square foot exhibition and get your audio guide from the greeter. Follow the guide's instructions to learn about the hundreds of examples of torture, interrogation, restraint, and execution devices. Gain a greater understanding of how the devices worked by viewing the wax sculptures depicting executioners and victims. While you explore the museum, you can also participate in the thrilling Ghost Hunting Experience by downloading the app.

Chicago Outdoor Escape Game: Ghost Hunt

4. Chicago Outdoor Escape Game: Ghost Hunt

Discover Chicago’s famous haunted locations while playing the role of a lost soul wandering among the spirits of the city. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. Ready for an adventure? Head to the Chicago History Museum, where the game will start. It will take you between 1 to 1.5 hours to complete, but there’s no time limit so feel free to explore, and finish it at your own pace: pause the game and resume anytime from the location where you paused it. You will finish the game at the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool. After your booking, you will receive an email with instructions on how to download and play the game on your phone. You can play on your own, in a large group or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game. We recommend that each user purchases a ticket for an optimal experience, although several people can share a phone.

Chicago's Dark Side Smartphone Audio App Walking Tour

5. Chicago's Dark Side Smartphone Audio App Walking Tour

Explore haunted Chicago at your own pace and schedule. Go anytime. Why take this tour? -It's like an in person tour guide, only it's on your phone. -Tour at your own pace and schedule -Professionally produced, narrated and musically edited immersive experience -Guided by technology. Put your phone in your pocket as the smart phone tour guided you with voice turn by turn. -Great deal -See and learn about Chicago's haunted spots, tragic events, fires, and the spirits that stayed behind. -Listen again after taking the tour. -The tour never expires, go or listen (after the on location tour) anytime. This haunted adventure is a smart phone guided on location tour. You go to the first stop, open the tour, enter your experience code and press play. From there you are guided turn by turn through Huntsville. The app knows your location and seamlessly guides you each step of the way.

Bobby's Fright Hike: Halloween Edition Chicago Bike Tour

6. Bobby's Fright Hike: Halloween Edition Chicago Bike Tour

Join Bobby’s Bike Hike as we unleash our Halloween "Fright" Hike bike tour through the city of Chicago! We’ll ride through a former cemetery where thousands of bodies are buried and visit the Chicago River site where 844 people drowned in the middle of broad daylight. It is believed that one man, Charley Porter, who was on the boat when it sunk, still haunts the area to this day. We’ll discuss Resurrection Mary, Chicago’s most infamous ghost, as well as explain some of Chicago’s most notoriously haunted locales from the Levee District to the Colombian Exposition and the exploits of the one and only H.H. Holmes.

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What people are saying about Chicago

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 82 reviews

Such a fantastic experience with our excellent guide Connor - could not fault the tour or the information

Bailer was an excellent guide with great stories of Chicago’s past. Interesting and recommended

Was entertaining and Andrew gives a lot of emotion to is narrative which make it pretty nice

Ty was awesome! We really enjoyed the tour and would highly recommend it!

Our tour guide was knowledgeable and was fun to talk with.