Walking Ghost Tour of Historic Annapolis

Tours & Crawls of Annapolis and Baltimore

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Have you ever felt that someone was looking over your shoulder, though you were certain no one was there? Have you ever seen something move that could not have moved on its own, or felt an icy chill in 90-degree heat? Have you ever found your personal objects misplaced in odd ways, or rearranged, though no man or beast could have touched them? You are not alone. And, if you live in the historic district of downtown Annapolis, you may not be alone right now. - from Megan H. Smith, Inside Annapolis

Got Ghosts? We Do!
And we'll tell you all about them...who they are, where they haunt, why they're still here, and to what ends these troubled souls go to in order to make their presence felt by those currently living in and intruding upon their domain!

Don't be fooled by imitators, there is only one best and original Annapolis Ghost Tour! Take a nighttime ghost walk through the historic downtown district on a spine-tingling journey into Annapolis’ dark and troubled history, while meeting some of our more spirited residents and visiting our most horrific haunted sites! Our tours will have you sleeping with one eye open!

From haunted taverns to restless spirits, we'll share the tales of these aged spirits:
  • Joe Morgue - the enthusiastic grave digger
  • Thomas Dance - a poor soul who died building the State House dome
  • The Headless Man - need we say more?
  • Amy, the "working girl" - she forever haunts the Rams Head Tavern
  • And many more!
So come and join us...if you DARE!
7pm tours are family friendly if children are present. Language and content toned down accordingly.
9pm tours are considered adult tours, suitable for older children and teens, however there may be some profanity used for effect and adult subject matter.

What Is Not Included?

Guide gratuity, while not required, is not included with your ticket purchase. Our guides work hard to make sure you have fun and will happily accept your appreciation.

Meeting Location

The Maryland Inn (top of Main St) (Annapolis, MD) (Exact meeting location details will be provided immediately upon purchase of tickets.)
649 Reviews Rating: 4.5 4.5 out of 5.0
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Last 6 months 77 157 1 = 156 99% 4.5
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Rating: 5
Great tour
Sat, Nov 21  7:00 PM Female 40-49 Local Couple on a Date
Highly recommend this tour. Very interesting!
Rating: 4
Fun informative ghost tour
Sat, Nov 14  7:00 PM Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
We enjoyed the night walking around Annapolis learning about people who have lived there in the past. We will keep our eyes and ears open on our next visit
Rating: 4
Great Tour
Fri, Nov 13  7:00 PM Female 30-39 Combination Group of Friends
We had a great time on this tour. Our guide was knowledgeable and did a great job of telling us the stories. What we liked about this tour was that everything was based on historical data and first person accounts. Not extremely scary but very interesting and intriguing!
Rating: 5
Fri, Nov 13  7:00 PM Female 20-29 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
I would definitely recommend this tour! Our tour guide Michelle was knowledgeable, funny, and very personable. A great experience that we're really glad we added to our weekend trip to Annapolis.
Rating: 4
fun and enjoyable
Mon, Nov 9  8:00 PM Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
The young lady tour guide was articulate and made the tour very enjoyable
Rating: 5
Fantastic tour
Thu, Nov 5  8:00 PM Male 40-49 Local Group of Friends
Our tour Guide, Melissa, was great. Well informed, enthusiastic, and gave us extra bits of history. Highly recommend this and will be doing it again.
Rating: 5
Mon, Nov 2  8:00 PM Male 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
I am quite sure the content is great on its own but being delivered by a storyteller like Sarah is where this tour took off. Sarah was engaging, informative and wonderful. She told us areas of the city we should check out the next dfay and the stories were fantastic. I would recommend this tour for anyone.
Rating: 5
Great Halloween Treat
Sat, Oct 31  9:00 PM Male 50-59 Local Group of Friends
We very much enjoyed the ghost tour given by Michelle (dressed as Wednesday Adams for the tour).

We want to do another tour soon and hear more stories about Annapolis.
Rating: 5
Stellar date night!!
Sat, Oct 31  9:00 PM Female 30-39 Local Couple on a Date
The Ghost tour was phenomenal! My boyfriend and I spend so much time in Annapolis that we decided to try a walking tour. What better way to spend the night before Halloween than on a Ghost Walking Tour! For as much time as we spend in Annapolis we quickly realized just how much history is in this town that we were unaware of. The tour guide was stellar! She has a real knack for bringing the stories to life. We are already planning our next walking tour. Thanks again for such a great Friday night!
Rating: 5
Awesom time!
Sat, Oct 31  7:00 PM Female 50-59 Local Individual
Michelle was very knowledgeable about the places we visited on the tour and there was time to take pictures at the stops. She also recommended other tours (State House) and praised the competition (Watermark) since we saw another group entering a building. (they have the rights to enter into the buildings). She was an engaging guide and I would recommend this tour to anyone who has a love of ghosts and history! I look forward to taking other tours you offer.
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Is this tour suitable for children?
Yes! Our 7pm tours are more family friendly. We do however discuss "Working Girls" briefly (mainly through innuendo), and though much of the tour is geared towards adults, many people do bring their children and tell us that they enjoyed it thoroughly. Please note the language on our 9pm tours is NOT toned down for children, nor do we sell children's tickets at that tour time so that there is no confusion.
Do children need to be accompanied by an adult?
Yes, all participants, ages 5 - 13, must be chaperoned by someone age 17 or older. Proof of age may be required. Children under age 5 must be accompanied by an adult. Please notify us if you will be bringing non-paying children under the age of 5.
How long is your ghost tour?
The walking ghost tour is a leisurely 9/10th mile route around historic downtown Annapolis which lasts 1.5 - 2 hours. We make multiple stops at various haunted locations where we share with you the stories and legends. We do recommend that you wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather!
Do I need to buy tickets in advance?
Yes, advance ticket purchase is required as tours do sell out. Any remaining tickets not sold 30 minutes prior to each tour are available for walk-in purchase on a space-available basis only. Advance purchase is highly recommended to ensure your participation.
Can we bring cameras or video equipment?
But, of course!!! Some of the best ghost photos have been taken by unwitting photographers intending to shoot other subjects. Apparitions tend to show up in photos, even when you didn’t see anything while snapping the picture. The only thing we ask is that if you shoot a great ghost picture and sell it to the tabloids for a million dollars, you'll share some with us - just kidding. So good luck, and good hunting!
Does the tour happen rain or shine?
Yes, the tour runs in all weather unless it's deemed dangerous. If we cancel the tour, participants may reschedule for a future event.
Is there a minimum number of "tickets sold" required for the tour to depart?
Yes, we require a minimum number of paid guests before the tour will go out. If less than minimum are signed up 2 hours prior to the tour date/time, we will contact you to reschedule.
If I am running late for the tour, will you wait for me?
We always start the tour on time. If you are running late, please let us know (using the contact info on your e-ticket) and we will either place you in the next tour group, if space is available, or have one of our staff wait for you for a maximum of 15 minutes, and take you to the tour already in progress. Please give yourself plenty of time to find parking and get to the tour meeting point 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour to check-in! Also, if you're having dinner at one of our local restaurants, be sure to tell them what time you need to leave by so you, and they, can plan accordingly.
Do we go inside buildings during the tour?
No, the Walking Ghost Tours' stories and legends are told outside each location.
Is tipping acceptable?
Tipping is always acceptable, but not required - it is totally at your discretion. Our guides are highly professional and well-trained to entertain you and all of our guests. Many of our guests appreciate good service and choose to reward it, and the guides are always grateful.
Can I buy a gift certificate for the tour?
Yes, gift certificates are available and make perfect gifts for holidays, birthdays or any other occasion! To purchase a gift certificate, please click on the "Gift Certificates: Purchase" link in the box above.
Are dogs permitted on this tour?
Dogs are allowed on the walking tour so long as they are leashed, quiet, well-behaved, and you have adequate clean-up supplies with you, just in case!
Can I setup a private tour?
Yes, private tours are available and are perfect for corporate groups, social groups, scouts of all ages, church groups and anyone looking for a unique experience!. If you are interested in more information on private tours, click on the "group tours" link on our website: www.toursandcrawls.com


Refund/Rescheduling Policy

Non-refundable, can be rescheduled with 24 hours notice.
Once purchased, tickets cannot be refunded. You may reschedule your tickets (subject to availability) only if you do so at least 24 hours in advance.

Weather Policy

Activity takes place rain or shine.
The activity runs regardless of weather conditions. In the rare situation where the seller is forced to cancel the event, ticket-holders will be allowed to reschedule to another time (subject to availability).

Other Policies

No weather related rescheduling.
Inclement weather is NOT a valid reason to reschedule a reservation. We suggest bringing raincoats and/or umbrellas. Some of our best and spookiest tours have taken place on rainy nights!

Tours & Crawls of Annapolis and Baltimore

Annapolis Tours & Crawls are the creation of noted local ghost experts and author Mike Carter. His book, Haunted Annapolis: Ghosts of the Capital City, is considered the definitive guide on the subject. Mike is highly regarded by novice ghost enthusiasts and experienced ghost hunters alike. Since 2002, he and the tour guides of Annapolis Tours & Crawls have been entertaining guests and exploring the favorite haunts of the region's most famous and infamous past residents.
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