Frequently Asked Questions

  • Chevron down What is a ghost tour?
  • Our tours are a real life ghost story for you to experience first-hand! You meet your entertaining, fun, and informative tour guide in a haunted town where they share spooky tales of history and folklore at each stop.We show you real haunted locations, real stories, and real paranormal.

    Eerie and spooky, our Texas ghost tours send a chill down your spine. We are not a haunted house, but everything you experience will be real and paranormal. Are you ready to step into the haunted Old West?

  • Chevron down What is the difference between the family-friendly and R-rated version of the tour?
  • Our family-friendly Houston ghost tours are edited especially for the squeamish, and are suitable for young audiences. Think of the family tour as more of a campfire ghost story, and mainly a history tour. This tour is also only one hour long, and a shorter route through town.

    The R-rated tours are an hour and 30 minutes, and take you to more locations. We do not hold back on the gruesome, dastardly, shocking tales, and give you the full version of the story.

    In some locations it is also okay to bring alcoholic beverages, but please ask us before bringing them, as some locations do not allow it.

  • Chevron down How long is the tour?
  • We offer three tours. Our family-friendly tour is a one-hour walking tour, while our R-rated tours are an hour and 30 minutes long. We walk to each haunted spot, and some areas will have seating available while you are listening to the story.

  • Chevron down What if it rains?
  • Dress for the weather – we go on, rain or shine!

    All of our ghost tours are outdoors, so please wear comfortable closed-toe shoes, and wear clothes according to the current weather forecast. We tour rain or shine on most occasions, so bring an umbrella if it calls for rain!

  • Chevron down What do I need to bring?
  • Please print out your tickets. You can also show your tickets to your tour guide via smartphone.

    You will be walking on all of our tours, so please wear appropriate clothing. we ask you: please, no high heel shoes, no flip flops, and no open sandals. We recommend tennis shoes, sneakers, or boots. We walk through dirty terrain in some locations, so it is best to have the proper footwear.

    We use a lot of bug spray in Texas. we recommend you spray some on beforehand. You are more than welcome to bring it with you to use on tour.

    We do not always have water provided, so please bring some water with you. IT WILL BE HOT!

  • Chevron down Can I take photos?
  • Yes! You’ll want to have a camera to capture your tour and perhaps get ghost pictures to show your friends! Cell phone cameras work well for our ghost tours, with or without flash. Please no video recording without written permission from the owner.

  • Chevron down Which tour is your most popular/paranormally active?
  • Our most popular ghost tour is in Old Town Spring because of its paranormal activity, haunted spots, and stories. We get the best pictures and have the most experiences on our Spring tour. Our Houston tour follows close behind in popularity, for its creepy vibes and spooky spots. No matter how many people are in Hermann Park, it’s spooky at night.

  • Chevron down Do I need a reservation?
  • To be certain a tour is happening in the location of your choice, make sure you book a tour with us first.

  • Chevron down Can I tip my tour guide?
  • Giving your Houston Ghost Tour guide a tip is a fabulous way for them to know you loved your ghost tour. We really love applause on our tours. Your satisfaction is our highest goal when we give a ghost tour!

    Also, reviewing us on Facebook, TripAdvisor, and Yelp, are very helpful for us, so we can learn how our guests are enjoying our tours.

  • Chevron down Are the tours scary?
  • Our family-friendly tours are appropriate for all ages. These tours are full of spooky facts and interesting tidbits, while being fun and entertaining. Our R-rated tours are reserved for adults only, and are fun and entertaining.

    We are not a haunted house or a scary experience. WE DO NOT HAVE ANYONE WHO WILL JUMP OUT AND SCARE YOU. We are a haunted history entertainment tour. Our guides are fun and exciting, while sharing spooky stories and interesting lore. We do occasionally experience real paranormal activity, such as physical sightings, photos we can’t explain, voices from nowhere, and much more. Most people who go on tour with us say they have some kind of paranormal experience while on tour. are you ready to have your experience?

  • Chevron down Are your tours wheelchair accessible?
  • Our tours are wheelchair and stroller accessible. Please note that we still recommend caution, as all tours have uneven pathways.

  • Chevron down Where can I park?
  • Old Town Spring – parking lot behind the historical museum, or parallel parking.

    Houston – parking lot in roundabout near statue meeting place. this lot is very busy. we recommend coming at least 10 minutes early to guarantee a parking spot.

    Tomball – parking lot next to the train station. very limited spaces are available. Another lot is located about .2 miles from our meeting place, next to the Main St. crossing building.

    Humble – parking lot next to the small park, our meeting place. Very limited spaces are available. There are also parallel space available nearby.

  • Chevron down Anything else I should keep in mind?
  • We sometimes have a lot of people who attend a tour, especially during our busy season, if you would like a more intimate or spooky experience, try our midnight tour. Our large tours are lots of fun, but make it harder to feel the spooky vibe in some cases, as larger crowds usually mean more excitement.

  • Chevron down What time should I arrive?
  • Our ghost tours start promptly at their scheduled time. If you are going to be more than 10 minutes late to your tour, you will have to reschedule for another tour time that evening, or to another date if there are no remaining ghost tours that night.

    We leave the starting area by 10 minutes after start time, so there will be no one at the meeting area after that until the end of our tour. most people find it easiest to put the address into their GPS and arrive at least 10-20 minutes before the tour begins to guarantee they can locate our tour location meeting place.