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A Spooky Glimpse of History

This hour-long tour of downtown Burlington included spooky stories of locals and historic... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Wendy D
PERFECTION FOR HALLOWEEN NIGHT!

My husband and I attended the Darkness Falls Ghost Walk Tour on Halloween night and boy, oh boy, it... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
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Burlington, Vermont
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Chosen by Yankee Magazine as one of the best attractions in New England, Queen City Ghostwalk offers up plenty of history, mystery and spooky fun. Tour creator Thea Lewis, author of "Haunted Burlington: Spirits of Vermont's Queen City", "Ghosts and Legends of Lake Champlain", and "Haunted Inns and Ghostly Getaways of Vermont", is renowned as the area's foremost authority on Burlington's historic lore. She brings guests on a journey back in time, introduces them to local legends, and paints a chilling picture of Burlington long ago. Tours include Burlington's downtown, wicked waterfront, local cemeteries, and seasonal bus tours. Rain or shine. Private tours available. Tickets for scheduled tours are available at FlynnTix Regional Box Office.
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

This hour-long tour of downtown Burlington included spooky stories of locals and historic buildings. Now I want to go back and visit some of the places that were on the tour to see if I can catch a glimpse of a ghost or two. The...More

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Yes, it's true! Though we are a walking tour, and not a museum-style tour, many haunts we feature can be visited by the public. Your advice about appropriate clothing and shoes is spot on. We want our guests to be comfortable and ready for what...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

My husband and I attended the Darkness Falls Ghost Walk Tour on Halloween night and boy, oh boy, it did not disappoint! So engaging, really interesting to hear about the stories of Burlington and also surprised to hear of all the creepers, haunts and ghosts...More

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

We're glad you had a great time and so happy you took the time to let us know. We hope to see you again. ~Thea

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Last night, thea took us on a walk around a town I've lived in for 35 years. I learned a lot about buildings I've walked by so many times. Thea is a great storyteller and dresses the part. I wish the tour had lasted longer...More

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

It delights us when locals on our tours are surprised by new information about Burlington, or sights they've never noticed by the light of day. Thanks so much for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your tour. We hope to see you again! ~Thea

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Thea is a story teller that reminds me of times gone by,she reminds me of a teacher I once had that I couldn't wait to hear more or another story. We started out the evening in a steady rain and before we knew it it...More

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Those drizzly, creepy evenings are some of our favorites, too! Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. We'll look for you on a future tour! ~Thea

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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This last weekend Thea brought us on the Queen city tour, darkness falls. I loved the information and real life history we learned about. I could sit and ask her questions for hours on end. She is a wonderful guide and I take such an...More

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thank you for your kind review! We hope you had a happy Halloween, and that we'll see you again soon. ~Thea

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed this haunted history tour. It was informative and entertaining. It was an easy walk around town too.

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Kind guest, Thank you for joining us. We're so glad you enjoyed your tour, and hope we see you again. Thea

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

My wife and I try to catch a ghost tour each year we visit Burlington and this year’s was the best! Thea our guide and creator of the tours continues to develop her story telling nuances and her tech (had a mobile mike). With a...More

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review! The pleasure and satisfaction of our guests is number one for us, so we're glad you enjoyed yourself on our Darkness Falls tour during your recent trip to Vermont. We look forward to seeing you both again. Safe travels!...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I am not a ghost buff but I went anyway and it was a pleasant experience. The guide was fun, funny, and knowledge. It is a husband and wire team. They seem to really relish the spooky side of Burlington. She weaved a nice tale...More

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

We are glad you enjoyed yourself on our tour. Thank you for taking the time to review. ~Thea

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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

2nd year doing a ghost tour in Burlington saw the lights on in the white house on the tour Loved how new information on locations during the tour was good Burlington has so many ghosts

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

We are glad you had a great time and enjoyed a spooky "light show". Thank you for your review. ~Thea

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Everyone was well entertained. Lots of fun stories. Teenagers liked as well as the adults. Thea is a great storyteller.

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

We're glad your bunch enjoyed our tour! Your teens were polite and attentive- (a story teller's dream!) and we're glad we could show them the spooky, paranormal side of Vermont's Queen City. Safe travels! ~ Thea

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We will be touring Friday. Tickets available at the Flynn box office on Main Street in Burlington. Thank you!
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Sorry, we take a hiatus in the cold winter months. We'd love to host you if you should return. New tours in July. Thea
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