Discover the legends and mysteries hidden in the shadows of Lancaster's haunted history
Whose heartbroken spirit is believed to lurk along King Street?
The Soldiers and Sailors Monument at Penn Square, where the ghost walk begins
Are there phantoms of the Fulton opera house?
What unsolved mystery might cause sightings of two ghosts near St. James Cemetery?
Join us for Candlelight Walking Tours in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch and Amish Country!
In downtown Lancaster city, explore the long-forgotten mysteries of one of America's oldest cities, with haunting tales of otherworldly vigils, fatal curses, and star-crossed lovers. Experience 300 years of haunted history from the Red Rose City's thorny past!
Tours depart from the Soldiers & Sailors Monument at Penn Square, at the intersection of King & Queen Streets (GPS address: 25 S. Queen St. Lancaster, PA 17603)
Allow 90 minutes
$15 per person; $10 ages 4-12
Purchase tickets by calling 717-687-6687 or purchase tickets online
When you purchase tickets online or over the phone, your name will automatically be added to our tour reservation list. Just show up at the tour departure point with ID, and the guide will check you in.
Note the location (Lancaster or Strasburg) for which you purchase tickets. Due to tour size limitations, tickets are not interchangeable between locations!
Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Tour schedule varies by season.
In the summer and October, tours are scheduled every night (including Halloween). In the spring and fall, tours are scheduled weekends and some week nights.
If you are interested in a date not on the schedule, please call 717-687-6687.
Available year-round, day or night, for groups of any size. Call 717-687-6687 for more information. Special group rates are available.
Tales of Lancaster and the PA Dutch from Hershey to Strasburg! An American president and forbidden love, phantoms of the opera house, family fortunes lost and more! Available at ghostlore.com and in bookstores.
Ghost Tour gift certificates make a unique gift for everyone on your list! Gift certificates are available in any ticket increment and can be emailed or mailed. You can also add the book, Ghost Stories of Lancaster, with free shipping! Call 717-687-6687 to purchase.
We Know the Real Ghost Stories,
the Real Haunted Houses,
and Where They Buried the Bodies!
Reviews & Articles
"My mom and I went on the ghost tour in July and we loved it! What a great way to end our vacation. Our tour guide was so nice and informative." - Jamie D.
"Very interesting. My husband and I went for the history aspect and were very satisfied. Highly recommended." - Meaghan D.
"This is a side of Lancaster that I never would have known. The tour guide is an amazing story teller! So much fun!" - Angie W.
+ "Haunting for a Good Ghost Story?" - lancasteronline.com
+ Featured in USA Today's nationwide coverage of ghost tours
+ "Expect an intriguing, possibly provocative and certainly festive time" - Central Source
+ Featured in "101 Fun Things to do from summer to fall" - The Kennett Paper
+ "Spirited tour draws ghost fans to Strasburg" - Sunday News
+ "Popular nighttime tours attract people to search for spirits" - New Era
+ "Scared out of your wits on the Strasburg Ghost Tour" - examiner.com