Early autumn is a time for cooler weather, pumpkin spice and all things ooky and spooky. Whether you prefer silly spooky like Hocus Pocus or scary spooky like The Shining, if you like to be frightened, fall is your season. Although you can take a haunted ghost tour of most big cities at any time in the year, taking a ghost tour around Halloween time adds an extra layer of creepy to your happy hauntings.
Galveston, one of Texas’ most beloved beachfront cities, has a number of creepy tales told by locals that will give you chill. But, if you want to experience the thrills firsthand, you can book a haunted ghost tour during your Galveston trip. Hear from local tour guides the tales of things that go bump in the night and mysteries surrounding some of the city’s most notable historic events, such as the great hurricane of 1900. If you want to learn about the unsettled souls who many claim still roam the beaches of Galveston, book yourself on one of these haunted tours… if you dare!
Haunted Pub Crawl Walking Tour- Make an evening of creepy fun when you book a haunted pub crawl. Your tour guide will tell you chilling tales from some of the city’s most beloved bars, and you can sip on your favorite adult beverage as you try to not get too creeped out. Grab your friends and your walking shoes (but leave the kids at home!) and listen to some scary stories as you sip Chardonnay. Boo!
Old City Cemetery Walking Tour– How can you make a walk through the cemetery even more haunting than it already is? Tell ghost stories as you stroll, of course! Embark on this journey if you dare, listening to spooky tales as you traverse through a maze of headstones, marking the graves of some of Galveston’s former residents. Not creepy at all…
Ghost-themed Walking Tour– Experience for yourself why some people consider Galveston one of America’s most haunted cities. You’ll visit some of the city’s most popular destinations, such as the Moody Mansion, but you’ll see them in a whole new light once your guide tells you about their more macabre histories. This tour is suitable for the whole family… if being scared is your family’s thing, that is!
Storm on the Strand Ghost Tour– Have you ever wondered why some people say that the Tremont Hotel is haunted? Or wanted to learn more about some of the unfortunate souls who came to Galveston seeking fame or fortunate and didn’t ever live to tell about it? Then this is the ghost tour for you! Learn about decapitated entertainers, bodies washed away by the Great Storm and more.
Al’s Authentic Paranormal Excursion Tour- Ready to hear tales of citizens just like you who experienced creepy encounters during their trip to Galveston? Then don’t give this tour a miss. Bring the whole family and be ready to be creeped out in the city once infamous for its bootleggers and brothels. Don’t forget your phone so you can document all the eerie fun!
After a chilling day (and night) of learning about Galveston’s spookier side, you’ll need a comfy place to sit back and let your heartrate return to normal! Houston East RV is just the spot to book for this chilling vacay. You can escape to Galveston for the day, learning all about the creepy, crawly side of this bayfront town, and then head back to Houston for some R&R away from all the ghosts you learned about on your tour! While you’re in Houston, you can catch a game (football? Baseball? You choose!) plus explore some of the exciting museums and entertainment centers in the South’s biggest city. This RV park has all the amenities you’d expect from your home-away-from-home, in addition to comfortable digs that will make your stay super relaxing and enjoyable. Talk about a fun getaway!