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Why Houston Ghost Tour’s guides stand out among others

All of us have been on a tour where our guide was a little bit… boring. Perhaps it was easy to tell they had done it too many times, or maybe they just weren’t the best at telling stories. I know personally, one of the worst tours I went on was at a theme park…

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September 29, 2023

How Kids Can Overcome Their Fear of Ghosts

Children can take some time adjusting to and learning about the world around them as they grow up. Sights, sounds, and sensations perceived in the dark or a strange place can be frightening and unexplainable, and kids may interpret these experiences as the work of ghosts. Their fear may cause them to see ‘ghosts’ in…

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July 31, 2023

Toast to the spirits in this haunted bar

The History of La Carafe; The Oldest bar in Houston In Old Market Square, at 813 Congress st lives not only the oldest bar but the oldest building in Houston. Built by Nathaniel Kellum in 1837 and then rebuilt after a fire in 1859 this two-story wonder has hosted customers for almost 2 centuries. This…

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August 24, 2022

What’s it like to go on a ghost tour?

Are you on the fence about going on the tour? Want to know more about what it’s like before you go? We have made the choice a little bit easier for you! Meet your guide in a haunted town We have many options to choose from when it comes to fun entertainment. First, choose between…

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January 24, 2022

The History of Ghost Hunting Equipment and How to Use Them

The History of Ghost Hunting Equipment and how to Use Them By E. Beckstrom 9/8/2021 Houston Ghost Tour Ghost Hunt of Old Town Spring 2021 Believe it or not, the act of ghost hunting or finding ghosts isn’t a new thing. It’s a practice rooted in our past, the earliest hunts recorded in the 19th…

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September 10, 2021

Are the dolls in Old Town Spring really haunted?

Old Town Spring is filled with an assortment of shops, eateries, bars, and a hospital for dolls. Yes, you did read that correctly, a hospital for dolls. Dolls have a reputation of being creepy. Some of the most famous haunted/creepy dolls include: arguably the most famous, the Anabelle doll, located in Monroe Connecticut, Robert the…

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December 3, 2020

Do we have proof of ghosts? The tragic story of two lovers, killed before their wedding day

On Thyme Square The sun shined bright Sunday May 5, 1929 as Edward Stone and Olena Wunsche left her father’s house in Spring. Edward seemed nervous, at least he did to Olena.  “Are you okay?” she asked her beloved. Edward looked at her and smiled, but said nothing. He looked around the area, and hesitated…

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October 27, 2020

How to Spend a Weekend in Spring, Texas

How to Spend A Weekend in Spring, Tx So you’ve been prowling the internet looking for the next destination for your upcoming weekend trip. You want somewhere away from the hustle of the big city grind yet not too far away that you need to disconnect entirely. Fret not because Spring, Texas might be the…

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July 14, 2020

Our COVID-19 Safety Measures and Important Changes

Hello ghost tour guests! Daily changes are happening in our world, and we are all trying to hang in there, and we sure hope you all are doing well. We are all hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst. And right now, it’s looking worse. Houston has issued another stay-at-home order, which means our Houston tour is closed, temporarily. With this happening, I thought it would be a good idea to use the blog as way to post all COVID-19 related updates in one place, so as to make it easier on those of you who are looking at going on a ghost tour soon. I will come back and edit this page and its contents as the COVID situation develops. Here are our COVID-19 related Frequently Asked Questions:  Are you open? We are open and available for…

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June 26, 2020

Houston Ghost Tour Launches Brand New Tour Construct

Houston Ghost Tour Launches a Brand New Tour Construct Danny Thomas, owner and tour guide Doc Strangeway, on his very first ghost tour in Old Town Spring, in August of 2008. Hi guys, and thanks for reading our blog! Houston Ghost Tour has been in business since 2008, bringing you the very best Ghost Tour…

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April 30, 2020

April Featured Tour Guide

Tour Guide – Esra Wander Hey guys! Welcome back to our blog! We are happy to be back in business after COVID-19. Each month we will be featuring one of our tour guides, highlighting some of their talents and experiences. As a Houston Ghost Tour Guide, our team members spend a great deal of time…

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April 30, 2020

March Featured Tour Guide

Tour Guide – TheRiot Each month we will be featuring one of our tour guides, highlighting some of their talents and experiences. As a Houston Ghost Tour Guide, our team members spend a great deal of time honing their skills in storytelling and the art of makeup and costuming. Though our tours are historically…

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March 17, 2020