Ghost Tours of New Orleans
In a city famous for voodoo and unique cemeteries, these spooky tours are sure to thrill
One option is Historic New Orleans Tours, which offers a cemetery/voodoo tour, a ghost tour of the French Quarter, and a Garden District tour that strolls through the Lafayette Cemetery and also includes vampire author Anne Rice’s house. Tours give insight into the city’s fascinating history, as well as a peek into the voodoo religion, New Orleans burial practices, and even a stop at voodoo priestess Marie Laveau’s tomb. The company’s Haunted Tour offers ghost stories, unsolved crimes, retellings of paranormal experiences, and more.
Another operator, Haunted History Tours, offers a Garden District daytime walking tour of haunted houses of the American sector, plus a tour of Lafayette Cemetery. The company also offers a ghost tour of the French Quarter, which draws on information gleaned from people’s diaries, police case studies, city archives, and paranormal investigators. This tour even pauses at haunted bars, where guests can enjoy a drink and hope for a paranormal sighting.
Go ahead and get spooked – there’s no better city for it than New Orleans.