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Address: Chicago, IL 60686
Phone Number: +1 888-446-7859
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The Haunted History Tour is worth the time and money

For someone new to Chicago, the Haunted History Tour provides a fascinating glimpse into the city's past and some of its more notable (and infamous) characters. While stops a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For someone new to Chicago, the Haunted History Tour provides a fascinating glimpse into the city's past and some of its more notable (and infamous) characters. While stops a various locales that are haunted (or supposedly so) is the focus of this 3 hour tour, even those skeptical about the supernatural will find this a fun and informative time.

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Highland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Great tour. Full of Chicago history and lore. Guide was excellent. Very knowledgeable and informative.

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Casper, Wyoming
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

After reading the book The Devil in the White City by Erik Larssen, we decided to go to Chicago to go on this tour. It was not what we expected. The tour guide skimmed over the storyline of H.H. Holmes insisting that it was "too dark". We were lead on a bus tour that consisted mainly of viewing the homes... More 

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Leesburg, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We made and paid for reservations several weeks in advance, showed up at the appropriate time and place and waited and waited and waited. No one ever showed up! Very disappointing and ruined our last evening in Chicago. Later, after contacting them we were told there was a family emergency and they did not have a back up guide. They... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

While visiting relatives near Chicago, we took the "Devil & White City Tour". Kevin was our tour guide & he did a good job of bringing the story to life. The tour took us to the actual sites where these crimes were committed. Kevin also gave some of the history of the Chicago World's Fair and the architects whose job... More 

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Golden, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Typically I really enjoy city tours, this was just OK. Our tour was on a large bus. I prefer a smaller group. The bus was hot. The guide was good, but lacked a little enthusiasm and I had trouble hearing as I was in the back of the bus. It was informative and it was nice to see other parts... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

We had Kevin as our tour guide and he was excellent. Very knowledgeable. This was a great tour. We were lucky there was only 4 of us on the bus, Kevin and the driver so it was even more awesome. We stopped at Fado's and had a drink for about 25 minutes and it was fun to talk to Kevin... More 

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Peoria, Illinois, Usa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Fun and your guide Ray was awesome and full of energy. Definitely worth the money but three hours was a little long for three stops. More history would be nice and maybe a fourth stop or lesser time. Recommended. Once.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

During a recent weekend my friends and I booked the Devil in the White City tour. The book was fascinating and while most of the historic sites are no longer standing the amount of historical information that could be relayed promised to be impressive... Until we got on board the bus with our tour guide, Eric. Within minutes it was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

I live in Chicagoland and have been on several ghost tours over the years. What I really enjoyed about this one was the added color. Our tour guide told the stories as an author might, with interesting colorful details that made you feel like you were there, versus how a news outlet might with a just the facts approach. So,... More 

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