Select from several ghost tours in Old Town Albuquerque for a chilling and thrilling experience! With a history stretching all the way back to 1706, it comes as no surprise that Old Town is seemingly one of the most haunted areas in the Southwest. There are many chilling legends about the spirits of past residents who still wander the streets of the city today.
Especially around Halloween, attending one of the ghost tours in Old Town Albuquerque is a must! Here are some of our personal favorites that are sure to send the shivers down your spine.
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3 of the best ghost tours in Old Town Albuquerque
The Ghost Tour of Old Town
Held each night at 8 p.m., the Ghost Tour of Old Town is a spine tingling adventure fit for the whole family! It’s so popular, it was even featured on Travel Channel’s hit show, “Weird Travels.”
The lantern lit tour lasts 90-minutes and guides you through the streets of Old Town as you search for the souls of Civil War soldiers, wandering apparitions, and more. Be sure to bring your cameras! It’s not uncommon to capture strange phenomenon when you try to take a photo.
Ghost tours in Old Town Albuquerque are especially popular in September and October. Look for additional tours to be added to their normal tour times.
Albucreepy Downtown Ghost Walk (April 1-October 31)
The Albucreepy Ghost Walk: Taverns and Tales spans the distance between Downtown Albuquerque and Old Town, we just can’t leave it off this list! This is arguably the most popular ghost walk in the city, and for good reason. First, The downtown area was once the site of several hangings, murders, gang fights, and duels. This means that there is a chance you could encounter the unrest spirits of those affected by these tragedies. Second, because the tours stops at several drinking establishments along the way (must be 21 and over to take this tour).
The 100-minute tour leads you to some of Albuquerque’s most haunted destinations including the Kimo Theater, Bernalillo County Courthouse, and the Wool Warehouse. Along the way, your guide will reveal vivid accounts of the city’s most popular ghosts and legends, some of which are sure to cause goosebumps.
- Private Tour of Old Town for a group (up to 5 people)
If you have a group of up to 5 people, you can schedule a private 90-minute ghost tour of Albuquerque and save a bit over the per-person price for 5 people.
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