Have you heard of Williamsburg Ghost Tours? No! Guys! You are missing out. What have you been doing on weekends, then? No, no, we don’t go fishing; it’s boring and backdated now.
If you are someone who likes to see ghosts irrespective of reality and loves to enjoy the environment that chills your bones, you are at the right place. See, sometimes, it is not about how scary the ghosts are but which place the ghost tours are built.
When it comes to Williamsburg ghost tours, the environment, the tour, the tour guides and the place, everything contributes to making the place eerie, just as you like it.
Okay, So, as I have been living here for quite a long time now, I have been to seven Williamsburg ghost tours. Therefore, I can give you an honest and experienced review.
No worries, I am not paid to write good things about these places. I will tell you both the good and bad things. So, that being said, we should move forward.
Oh, one more thing! I will also tell you how you can make the most out of your trip and the ticket details. So, get your pen and paper ready!
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George Wythe House
Have you ever thought of spending a night at a haunted hotel? No? Okay. But how do you know that the hotel you are staying in or have been to is not haunted? Hmmm, what if the water tank has something to tell you? Haha! Hotel Cecil vibes, isn’t it?
The house we are talking about is of George Wythe, a friend of George Washington, the first Lawyer of the USA and the first designer of the independence of Virginia. This famous historical man was murdered in his house by his Grand Nephew.
Yes, you have guessed it right. His ghost is still there, and he has been haunting the house since then. But wait! This is not the only ghost that you might witness.
Another ghost that will haunt you is the ghost of Ann Skipwith. It is said that she visited the house and had a fight with her husband, after which she left the house crying, leaving her one red shoe.
3 months later, she died due to childbirth. Moreover, it is said that her husband was cheating on her. He married her sister after her death.
She is grieving there! Even now!
The ghost tours are conducted at night, and there are different time frames. To visit the same, you need to make your reservations. You will find all the details on the website.
Peyton Randolph House
Peyton Randolph was the first president of the Continental Congress during the revolutionary war. Apart from that, he was also the first established politician. He, indeed, was a great man.
During the American Civil War, he kind of turned the house into a hospital for the wounded soldiers. Some of them died there. Besides that, several other deaths took place there too!
It is believed that the people who have died there have been haunting the house. A French soldier had experienced something supernatural during his stay in the house.
He explained that he heard some inhuman noises, and other instances were just bone-chilling.
What do you think? Can it be true? Well, I think it is pretty normal for this house to be haunted. I mean, you see how many people have succumbed to death there; isn’t it natural that their spirit will be there?
Have you heard about the train that is trapped in a time loop? Yes, sometimes these ghosts are also stuck in time.
Randolph house is a place of several other mysteries, too, that you will be able to see during your tour.
You can book the tickets from the website, you can select the date and time and everything. You will also be able to taste the special food.
Besides that, there will be actors enacting several incidents that will absolutely take you back in time. So, what are you waiting for now? Tour guide? You will find a good one there, no worries, and even if you don’t, you can simply visit all by yourself.
The Extreme Ghost of Williamsburg
I don’t know how many of you like the artificial horror environment, but I absolutely love them. The Extreme Ghost of Williamsburg is one of those places that are turning stories and history into reality through fine acting.
Yes, they have multiple shows to choose from. You can join the shows and witness several crime and ghost stories with your eyes. Yes, it is like seeing the dark side of Williamsburg from the time you weren’t even born.
Here is the address detail –
Address: 201 W Duke of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, VA 23188, United States
You can book the tickets through the official website.
If you are looking for Williamsburg ghost tours that are also suitable for kids, Haunted Williamsburg is the right option for you. I love that some organizations are also thinking about haunting but in a child’s way.
Similar to what we have seen in the Extreme Ghost of Williamsburg, there will be actors and scenarios depicting what happened in the dark history of Williamsburg. The place is suitable for kids and adults too. Kids younger than 8 can come too.
Apart from that, you need to make sure that each kid has an adult with them while touring. No worries, it will not scare them that much. It is an interesting mixture of events and some eerie qualities.
One thing that you need to make sure is that your tour guide should be good. When I went there with my nieces and nephews, I saw other groups being absolutely disappointed because they were bored.
I realized that the guide must be good at storytelling; if he’s not, the entire charm will be spoiled. So, try to form bigger groups there and consult which tour guide to choose. Here are the essential details –
Address: 214 Palace Green St, Williamsburg, VA 23185, United States
Contact Info: +1 888-965-7254
Colonial Ghosts Williamsburgs
Colonial Ghosts is one of the best Williamsburg ghost tours. You know, before I went there, I always thought that ghost tours meant that it was fake. It is all about acting and made-up scenarios and sounds.
But I didn’t know that the word can mean a lot of things, and it can also include real ghost events and places. Yes, you have heard it right. I have been on a ghost tour that took me to real haunted places, and I just loved everything there.
But how do they create it? They take out information regarding places being haunted, witnesses, interviews and sometimes newspaper articles.
This place has four tours in total. Ghost Tour, Ultimate Tour, Ghost Hunt and Cemetery Tour.
You can book the tickets from the official site and just enjoy being there. Again, You need to find a good tour guide to make the most out of your tour. If he misses out on information, his money will be wasted.
So, even if you are going alone, try to find yourself some company and then decide together. Here is the address –
Address: 424 W Duke of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, VA 23185, United States
Spooks & Legends Haunted Ghost Tours
This place is more historical and eerie. So, basically, what they do is allow people to see the towns and the houses and listen to the various stories regarding the same. I went there with my fiance.
See, I love history and visiting historical places. It has been such bliss. My fiance, who hates history, ended up liking the set-up and the ambience that was created. I still remember how he stared at the tour guide while he narrated the entire story.
Trust me, this would be a good outing for you and your partner. You can book the tickets easily through the website. The essential details are mentioned below –
Address: E Duke of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, VA 23185, United States
Contact Info: +1 757-604-9985
Beyond the Shadows of Williamsburg
Okay, while discussing Williamsburg ghost tours, we have seen how you can visit the actual haunted places with actors enacting past events or guides narrating the story. But what if you can relive the moments?
Yes, here you can do that. This ghost tour is about walking on the same streets where the gruesome murders of Williamsburg took place and drinking at the same pubs. No worries, it’s complimentary.
It does not matter whether you are visiting haunted houses in New Hampshire or actually reading books at a haunted library. Unless and until you are aware of the story, the eerie feeling will not kick you.