Ghostly St. Augustine Teems with Spirited Experiences
St. Augustine, Fla. – When looking to explore the realm of the supernatural, St. Augustine, is the ideal city to investigate. With over 450 years of history, the city is filled with spooky stories and ghostly sites. Local attractions are often referenced as some of America’s most haunted places, such as the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, which has been featured on the popular show, Ghost Hunters.
With haunted attractions available all year, St. Augustine ensures a spooky experience for the most adventurous spirits.
Ghosts and Gravestones Frightseeing Adventures
Listen to haunted histories of the Nation’s Oldest City on this nightly trolley tour, named by Southern Living magazine as one of the five best ghost tours in the South. Visit local haunts along the way, such as Lighthouse Park, where the ghosts of three little girls are believed to haunt the place of their tragic drowning. Join a ghost-hunting excursion at the Old Jail, famous for its paranormal activity. Ghosts & Gravestones tours leave nightly from the Old Town Trolley Welcome Center at 27 San Marco Avenue. Please call 904.829.3800 to check availability and reserve your seats or visit https://www.ghostsandgravestones.com/st-augustine.
Ripley’s Ghost Train Adventure
Climb aboard the Ghost Train for a frightening tour through some of the oldest city’s most haunted areas. The final stop at Castle Warden includes a back-stage visit where participants can investigate one of the city’s most notorious murder mysteries. Tours depart from Ripley’s Castle Warden, 19 San Marco Avenue nightly. Call 904.824.1606 or visit www.ghosttrainadventure.com.
St. Augustine Ghostly Experience Tour
As seen on the Travel Channel, History Channel, and Discover Channel, the Ghostly Experience tour follows a guide on a lantern-lit journey through spooky back alleys and tales of ghostly spirits that still linger at many of St. Augustine's famous historic sites. For more information, call 904.825.0087 or visit www.ghosttoursofstaugustine.com.
Haunted Creepy Crawl Pub Tour & Paranormal Investigation
For those 21 and older, the Haunted Creepy Crawl Pub Crawl follows a ghost-hunting guide on a spine-tingling crawl full of local drinks and bizarre tales of various haunts along the way. Search for the ghosts & legends of St. Augustine while learning about methods used by professional ‘ghost hunters’ and even do an investigation of your own! For more information, call 904.825.0087 or visit www.StAugustineCityWalks.com.
History, Mystery, Mayhem and Murder
The St. Augustine History, Mystery, Mayhem & Murder Tour takes you on a journey through the city's darkest history, including bloody pirate raids, brutal massacres, deathly plagues, notorious criminals, unsolved murders, and grotesque colonial surgery procedures. For more information, call 904.825.0087 or visit www.StAugustineCityWalks.com.
St. Augustine Lighthouse Dark of the Moon Tour
Take an after-hours tour of the top of the St. Augustine Lighthouse and eerie Keeper’s House to find out why the Syfy Network’s Ghost Hunters program called the Lighthouse the “Mona Lisa of paranormal sites.” Tours are available on select dates and reservations are required. (Private 90-minute, 3-hour and 5-hour tours are also available.) Call 904.829.0745.
GhoSt Augustine Dead Walk Tour
Take this unique walking tour through the narrowest and darkest streets on the south end of the St. Augustine historic area. The tour encourages an interactive investigation by providing guests with paranormal instruments. Tours depart at nightly from Beerhammer’s located in Heritage Walk Mall, 162 St. George Street in St. Augustine. Reservations are recommended. For more information call 888.653.1565 or visit www.ghostaugustine.com.
Located midway between Daytona Beach and Jacksonville, Florida’s Historic Coast includes historic St. Augustine, the outstanding golf and seaside elegance of Ponte Vedra, and 42 miles of pristine Atlantic beaches. For information call 1.800.653.2489 or go to the Visitors and Convention Bureau website at www.FloridasHistoricCoast.com. Check us out on Twitter @FlHistoricCoast on Instagram @FloridasHistoricCoast and @ViajaSanAgustin on Facebook.com/OfficialStAugustine and Facebook.com/ViajaSanAgustin. #StAugustine #PonteVedra #FloridasHistoricCoast #ViajaSanAgustin
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