If you want a walk on the wild side, New York City holidays fill the bill with haunted walking tours that reach for the ghosts of New York past from Harry Houdini, Mae West, Edgar Allen Poe and more. Take the ghoul pool tour for fascinating facts about how Hollywood legends lived and died for a creepy adventure into the spirit underworld in New York City.
No ghastly ghost tour is complete without a haunted house or two, and you don't have to wait until Halloween to find one in the Big Apple. New York City haunted houses, asylums and hotels lead the way for a blood curling blast to the past with a tour through the infamous Chelsea hotel. Wild and wacky tales allude to the restless spirits of Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungon, Thomas Wolfe and more wandering the Chelsea halls and riding the lift at night. Whether their hot breath and footprints are still loitering there today is up to you, however, the Chelsea tour is a must-do attraction when in Midtown Manhattan for a look at the famous halls and walls where guests check in but they don't check out. Murders and suicides claimed many a talent and the Chelsea walls live on to tell their stories. This spooky Midtown Manhattan tour is a cultural and historical hot spot and available for booking most days with a one day advanced reservation.
Haunted and mysterious Gotham City also offers several top quality 90 minute walking tours hosted by history experts with a knack for the underworld. Tours such as the Edgar Allen Poe and His Ghostly Neighbours of Greenwich Village or the Ghosts of Time Square walking tours have often culminated with an exorcism and other paranormal happenings when children are not present. However, ghost stories and spooky tours for kids are available for the Washington Square Park area and are considered age appropriate for the entire family.
Haunted New York City holidays operate twelve months a year, however, due to extreme weather conditions, your ghostly walking tours are best done between April and December. New York City has a travel deal to meet and exceed most budgets with options for combined airfare and hotel to make the deal even sweeter. Last minute bargains are always a good catch, however, for best rates and first choice of hotels, early booking is recommended for a spook-tacular New York City holidays escape.
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