Haunted New England
Witchcraft & Ghosts
4 Days | Spring | Summer | Fall
Starting At $Flexible Pricing
This tour is an exploration into New England, witchcraft and ghosts. Learn of real people and events in American History, learn why we fear that which we cannot explain and visit historic sites with your friends on Starr Tours bus.
We are happy to accommodate Groups who want to add a night or two, or further customize their trip.
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Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1 – Salem, MA – Salem Witch Museum – House of Seven Gables – Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour
Arriving this afternoon in Salem, MA your first stop is the Salem Witch Museum which examines one of the most enduring and emotional events in American History…the Salem witch trials of 1692. Experience the drama of that dark time through thirteen life-size stage sets, with wax figures, eerie lighting and narration. bear witness to the web of lies and intrigue of the Salem witch-hunt. This tour focuses on the emergence of the stereotypical witch and the frightening phenomenon of witch-hunting.
Next, you visit the House of Seven Gables, which inspired author Nathaniel Hawthorne to write his legendary novel of the same name. Costumed interpreters will warmly greet you for an unforgettable historical experience. Grounds include author’s birthplace, seaside gardens, Museum Store and Garden Café. Inside of The House of the Seven Gables, also known as the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion you will discover a mysterious secret staircase where you least expect it! Check into your Salem hotel for an overnight stay. Dinner is included this evening at a local restaurant.
After dinner, join a local guide for the Haunted Ghost Tour. It’s a lantern-lit stroll through the world famous “Witch City.” A costumed guide will resurrect Salem’s dark, authentic haunted history and delve into Salem’s macabre past as you discover true tales of documented paranormal activity, chilling cemeteries and century old murder. (D)
Day 2 – New Hampshire – Amos J Blake House Museum – Quechee Gorge Village – Haunted Railroad Bridge – Norwich Inn Lunch & Ghost Tour – Vermont Ghost Tour – Evening with Psychic
Depart Salem this morning after breakfast for Fitzwilliam, NH, home to one of the most haunted places the state, Amos Blake House. He was a prominent man in the mid-eighteen hundreds. He purchased the house in 1865 and used one of the front rooms as an office for his law practice. It has been reported that the house is home to a ghost cat. Also, the ghost of a young boy has been seen inside the house, while others heard sleigh bells, voices and other strange sounds. Doors open and close on their own and objects move without explanation. This property has been featured on an episode of Ghost Hunters.
Today at the Norwich Inn you enjoy a gourmet lunch, a microbrew beer sample and a guided ghost tour. It has been said that numerous guests have stayed at the Norwich Inn, but some may have never checked out.
Next, travel to Vermont where you visit the Quechee Gorge Village full of locally-made treats, fine jewelry, decor, clothing, and antiques. There’s something for every budget and taste.
Then stop at the Haunted Railroad Bridge. An 1887 railroad disaster occurred here when the Montreal Express fell over the old wooden bridge, killing over 30 people. The ghost of a victim, 13-year-old Joe McCabe, is said to appear here.
Check into your Vermont hotel for a two night stay. Dinner is included tonight at the hotel followed by an evening with a psychic who will entertain you with “Stories of Spirits.” The Group Gallery Reading involves audience participation for an unforgettable spiritual adventure. (B,L,D)
Day 3 – Morse Farm Sugarworks – Emily’s Haunted Bridge – Haunted Stowe Tour – Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Graveyard – Monster Mash Dinner
Visit Vermont’s capital city Montpelier with a stop at the Morse Farm Sugarworks. The Morse family’s eight generation maple experience is shown via colorful video and live presentations in the farm’s Woodshed Theater and Sugarhouse. Samples of Vermont Maple syrup, jams, jellies and more. An outdoor museum includes an antique replica of the Vermont State House.
Then visit Emily’s Haunted Bridge where you will meet your local guide. This bridge is known as “Emily’s Bridge,” due to the fact that it is haunted by a ghost named Emily. There are many stories of how Emily died on the bridge. One story is that she was supposed to elope with a lover who was meeting her at the bridge, and when he didn’t show, she hung herself from the rafters. Only the brave dare to walk across!
Continue on a Haunted Tour of Stowe. Hear entertaining tales of the resident ghosts of Stowe, Vermont and New England. After your tour, have lunch on your own in Stowe and free time to explore the shops and galleries.
Your last stop today is at the Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory. Enjoy a light-hearted tour and a taste of Vermont’s finest! Make certain to visit the “Graveyard,” home of retired flavors.
Return to your hotel and enjoy a final group dinner together. (B,D)
Day 4 – Depart for Home
After breakfast at the hotel, depart for home (B)