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Cleveland Ghost Tour

Ready to uncover the frightful world of haunts and horrors along the edge of Lake Erie? Lizzie Borden Ghost Tours takes you to the most haunted locations in Cleveland and introduces you to the sorrowful souls that remain.

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Join our Cleveland ghost tour to uncover the years of eerie events that left the city rife with ghosts, hauntings, and creepy, unexplained activity that taunts locals and shocks visitors.

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Why You Need to Take a Cleveland Ghost Tour

Cleveland rocks! But it also spooks – just ask anyone who’s had a ghostly encounter with the spirits that roam the haunted streets of the “Rock n Roll Capitol of The World.” Get a glimpse into the haunted world of Cleveland with a nighttime stroll through its historic downtown scene, where the years of turmoil left behind restless souls eager to tell their stories. On our Cleveland ghost tour, you’ll walk in the footsteps of historical figures, including famed detective Eliot Ness. Prepare to experience the city in a way you’ll never forget – book your Cleveland ghost tour tonight!

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Five Stars

Excellent tour!

06.22.24
Rachel Basmaciyan
 

Five Stars

Eileen gave us a great experience. She took time to answer our questions and gave us detailed information on a variety of topics about the the places ...

06.20.24
David Ries
 

Five Stars

Our tour guide was Valerie and she was amazing! She grew up in Cleveland and obviously cares about the city. Her ghost stories were great and we loved...

06.19.24
Kristi Martin
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Why is Cleveland So Haunted?

Cleveland’s abhorrent and often criminal past has left it riddled with specters and spirits of great supernatural reputation. It comes as no surprise that the city, once called “The Mistake on the Lake,” has seen more than a few vicious deaths and tragic disasters in its time. The banks of Lake Erie have seen prohibition-era gangsters and corrupt politicians work their way into the city’s finely woven fabric.

Now, the spirits they created appear in photographs as hazy figures and peak out of dark alleyways when least expected. From the Public Square, where it all began, to the Terminal Tower looming high above the city, the skies and the streets serve as a playground for the otherworldly. At the 1922 Connor Palace, an old usher still serves his guests in a kind and courtly manner. Dressed in green, some think he is the mysterious “Man In The Green Coat” that has been seen around Playhouse Square.

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Public Square was where it all began in 1796. From there, the city stretched outward under General Moses Cleaveland’s vision. The Soldiers and Sailor Monument to the dead soldiers of the Civil War sprung up in 1891, and ever since, apparitions and orbs have appeared near its 125-foot-tall statue.

Cleveland was an industrial powerhouse and the fifth-largest city in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. The Terminal Tower was built to bring even more people into the city limits. But was the major disaster during construction that encased two construction workers in concrete worth it? Their muffled screams and appearances floating in mid-air seem to think not. Book a Cleveland ghost tour today to learn more about this terrible disaster and others in C-Town.

Why should you tour with us?

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You’ve Been to The Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame and Want To Hear About More of Cleveland’s Legends.

The Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame is one of Cleveland’s most famous attractions, drawing in thousands of visitors a year. The museum is one to behold, complete with musical legends that redefined the way we listen to music for generations. These historical figures, however, aren’t the only ones who helped put Cleveland on the map. Discover the people who built this town and the places they remain after death. Hear their fascinating and sometimes tragic tales that continue to reverberate throughout downtown Cleveland, solidifying the city’s status as one of the most haunted in the nation.

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You’ve Seen All The Plays That The Theater Scene Has To Offer.

The theater scene in Cleveland is unlike any other. In fact, the theater district in downtown Cleveland is the second largest in America, behind New York. It’s home to the biggest productions running today and housed some of the pioneers that paved the way for freedom in the theater. Once you’ve taken in all that the theater scene has to offer, come back for a tour of the spirit side. Experience the true tales of the hauntings that put on a show when the curtain goes down and why cast members and patrons of another era linger in the shadows of this vibrant scene.

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You Need to Walk Off Your Day of Brewery Hopping.

Cleveland is known for so many things, including its stature in the beer industry. The city is home to over 40 breweries, with craft beer flowing from all of them. For beer connoisseurs, it’s not hard to spend an entire day sampling these amazing, unique beers. What better way to walk off all of that delicious craft beer than with a mile stroll through downtown Cleveland with Cleveland Ghosts? You’ve taken in the city’s beer history, now take in the haunted history and discover the sobering spooky side of this popular metropolis.

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You’re a DC Fan.

Is there anything Cleveland isn’t known for? The answer is maybe not. The city has a place in the superhero space – the creators of the “Man of Steel” are from this very spot. Superman may be from Krypton, but he originated in Cleveland, making the city known for being an integral part of the DC world. After you visit the Home of Superman, discover more incredible facts and monuments with a ghost tour from Cleveland Ghosts. We’ll take you to some of the most notable locations in the city and share tales that are as fantastic as those of the caped crusader.

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You’re Looking For Something Fun and Exciting to Do on Date Night.

There’s quite a bit to do on any given night here in Cleveland, but none of those things are as engaging and entertaining as a ghost tour with Cleveland Ghosts. The places you’ll see and the stories you’ll hear are experiences you won’t find anywhere else. For a memorable date night that will give you something to talk about for days to come, book your ghost tour with Cleveland Ghosts today.

Most Haunted Places in Cleveland, OH

Erie Street Cemetery

Established in 1826, the Erie Street Cemetery holds the remains of nearly 18,000 war veterans, early settlers, politicians, and the Native inhabitants of Cleveland and is haunted by the lost Native Warrior, Joc-O-Sot.

Cleveland Grays Armory

The former home to the Cleveland Grays, a local militia, this old Arsenal experiences unexplained phenomena ranging from lingering whiffs of tobacco to apparitions appearing by an old piano.

Renaissance Cleveland Hotel

Bathroom faucets turn on and off of their volition, and hazy shadowy figures whisper encouraging words into the ears of guests at the historic Renaissance Cleveland Hotel.

FAQs

Parking and Meeting Place

Please see your booking details for meeting location. There are neighboring parking garages and street parking that are available in the area.

Group Size

Group size varies based on time of year and demand. We can keep everyone in your party in the same group. We’ve been doing this for years, and manage group size to ensure guests have a great experience. In the event you can’t hear your tour guide, let them know, or move closer to them.

Dog/Pet Policy

Pets are welcome as long as they do not disrupt to distract from the tour

Arrival Time

The arrival time will be listed on your confirmation email and in the available tour times when you click the book button

How To Contact Us

Please do not call us, the best way to reach us is by email using the contact form on this website

What Is An Extended Tour?

An extended tour takes you to a few additional locations when the regular tour ends. This adds about four new places and 30 minutes to your tour- highly recommended

How Do I Order An Extended Tour?

Book a tour and check the +1 box for each person in your group where it says “Extended Tour” at checkout to add an extended Ghost tour.

How Do I Order a Private Tour?

Please contact us directly for pricing and availability. We do not do private tours under 30 persons. If you have a group under 30, please order directly from the website’s book now option.

Weather/Cancellation Policy

Tours are held rain or shine. We will contact you if the tour is cancelled.

Can I Show Up To a Different Tour Day and Time?

Please only attend the tour for the day and time you are booked, as another day or time may not be available. If you need to reschedule, please contact us by email first. There is a $10 per order (not person) rebooking fee for each schedule change.

What If I'm Late?

As it is unfair to other guests, we do not wait for late or no show parties. Please remember to arrive to the correct location on time! We do not grant refunds to guests who fail to arrive to the appointed place on time and miss their tour.

Do Ghost Tours Go Inside Buildings?

No, but some of the locations you can visit during the day for free. We simply wouldn’t have the time to focus on as many stories as we do if we were to enter each one, and we wish to focus on the stories, and leave the exploring up to you!

When Should I Arrive?

15 minutes before the start of your tour

Do You Offer Food?

No.

Do We Ride in a Vehicle?

No, this is a walking tour.

Is Your Tour Wheelchair/Stroller Friendly?

Most of the tour is not stroller or wheelchair accessible.

Can I Take Photos?

Yes, you are welcome to take photos of the locations we visit!

Can I Take Video?

No, videos are not allowed

Can I Smoke On Tour?

No, there is no smoking allowed on the tour

Alcohol and Drinking Policy

We do not allow intoxicated guests or drinking on the tour- we will promptly ask those in violation to leave

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Lizzie Borden Ghost Tours

America’s most infamously haunted house delivers the most terrifying scares from all across the nation. We’ve compiled an extensive list of notoriously haunted locations and packaged them into spooky, entertaining tours available throughout the nation. Discover the true, unfiltered stories that created these hair-raising scares in only the unique and engaging way our expert guides can bring them to you. From the ghosts of unsolved murders and tragic accidents to disturbed spirits unable to find peace, there’s no limit to what we expose on our authentic ghost tours. Join us as we take you on an unforgettable, chilling journey through your city’s dark past and uncover the sinister secrets that put these places on the otherworldly map.
The Lizzie Borden House is home to the infamous murders that captivated the nation and made Lizzie Borden a macabre household name. Guests can explore the house via a variety of tours and, for those brave enough, stay in this notoriously haunted home. We aim to provide you with a memorable experience as well as deliver the best ghost tours, haunted pub crawls, and a variety of other experiences in over 100 cities.

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The murders of Fall River's Andrew and Abby Borden were front-page news in the autumn of 1892. How could a young woman such as Lizzie have allegedly committed such heinous acts? The crime enveloped the town that year, drawing in speculation and myst ... Read More

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The main stretch of Fall River. Source: Wikimedia Commons Fall River and Lizzie Borden go together hand-in-hand. Even if you’re not a Fall River native, just hearing the town’s name is enough to send chills down your spine. But the Lizzi ... Read More

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Haunted Oak Grove Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery

All cemeteries have some haunting, and there's no exception for the Oak Grove Cemetery in Fall River, Massachusetts.  This cemetery, however, has good reason to be haunted.  And haunted, it most certainly is. History of Oak Grove Cemete ... Read More

Posted 09.29.2021

 
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Lizzie Borden’s Maplecroft Mansion

Lizzie Borden's Maplecroft Mansion was home to the alleged axe murderer for nearly 35 years after being acquitted for murdering her parents. It's believed that her spirit hangs on in her beloved home, as well as the home she lived across town whe ... Read More

Posted 09.21.2021