There are some spooktacular mysteries in Lancaster, from haunting tales to fatal curses to star-crossed lovers. You can discover these stories and get involved with the paranormal activities of one of America’s oldest cities during your vacation. Go on a Lancaster ghost tour to learn more about these chilling tales and explore some of the supposedly haunted places that you will encounter during your visit. The ghost stories of Lancaster PA are waiting to be told!
Ghost Tour of Lancaster
A candlelight walking tour in Lancaster City is a great way to explore the haunting tales of the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch and Amish Country. Hear long-forgotten mysteries from the Red Rose City’s thorny past while on your historic and scenic tour with the Ghost Tour of Lancaster. This Lancaster ghost tour is about 90 minutes long and departs from the Soldiers & Sailors Monument at Penn Square. While the tour schedule varies, there will be tours available most nights in September and each night in October. Tickets are just $15 a person and $10 for those ages 4 through 12, and the tour departs at 8pm. The riveting tales you will hear on this Lancaster ghost tour are based on the book Ghost Stories of Lancaster, PA, and will be sure to thrill you and your tour group. Engage in the history of opera house phantoms and lost family fortunes among ghoulish hauntings. You won’t be disappointed!
Paranormal Bus Tour
Another option for a Lancaster ghost tour is the Paranormal Bus Tour. This haunted attraction includes a journey to a 150-year-old mill. This mill has gone through scientific experiments to prove its paranormal authenticity. Here, you will meet with and talk to real paranormal investigators who have claimed to have made contact with the other side. Then, you can decide for yourself if you believe their theories as you wander the 4-floor mill. You will hear of historic misfortunes and supposed hauntings that will send goosebumps up your arms. This bus tour fuses together a ghost walk in Lancaster with history, science, some wheels for traveling, and some scares.
The Paranormal Bus Tour is in partnership with local Halloween attraction Jason’s Woods. This is where you will depart from for your Lancaster ghost tour and return once it is over. If you come around Halloween, you can also participate in the Jason’s Woods haunted attractions. These include the Horrifying Hayride, Chamber of Horrors, Zombie Apocalypse, Lost in Jason’s Woods, and the Carnival of Fear. You are sure to be spooked at all of these creepy haunted house attractions.
Stay at Historic Smithton Inn
After being scared on a Lancaster ghost tour, come back and huddle under the covers at Historic Smithton Inn. Don’t worry, though; you are safe at our luxurious bed and breakfast. You will enjoy some charming accommodations in the heart of Amish Country as well as great amenities. Enjoy our electric vehicle charging station, a complimentary breakfast each morning, and a hospitable concierge service to help plan your trip. For other great Lancaster attractions, check our free vacation guide!