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Salt Lake City Ghost Tour

Ready to uncover the spooky side of Downtown Salt Lake City? Book a Salt Lake City ghost tour with Lizzie Borden Ghost Tours tonight for a frighteningly fun stroll through the city’s most haunted spots.

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Marred by a history of religious persecution, mysterious disappearances, and untold tragedies, Salt Lake City harbors secrets that defy its serene facade. Join us to explore the haunted history of Utah’s capital city and learn why the departed souls are never at peace.

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Why You Need to Take a Salt Lake City Ghost Tour

Venture on a thrilling Salt Lake City ghost tour and discover the eerie parts of the Ski City you never knew before. From the infamous Holiday Inn Express to the fiercely haunted Whiskey Streets and other historic places, our professional tour guides will lead you through Downtown Salt Lake City’s haunted streets, where whispers of treachery, turmoil, and despair still linger in the shadows. You’ll walk in the footsteps of those who dared to challenge the strict religious codes, only to meet grisly fates that left their souls in perpetual torment. The transformation from a religious mecca to a city of sinful secrets unfolds before your eyes as you hear authentic excerpts from Salt Lake City’s grim history.

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Five Stars

Great stories! Our guide Isabella was wonderful

05.22.24
Kathleen Saumur
 

Five Stars

Very good ghost tour, I just wish they had a lot more in Salt Lake City. Our tour guide Cathy was very knowledgeable on the different places we visite...

05.12.24
Jeremy Westerman
 

Five Stars

Isabella was awesome!! Go see her! Walking wasn’t too bad either, very interesting stories.

05.03.24
Erin Bateman
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Why is Salt Lake City So Haunted?

Nestled between the Great Salt Lake and the iconic Wasatch Mountain Range, Salt Lake City boasts some of the most popular hiking trails and picnic spots in the country. But beyond the amazing snow-sure slopes and snowboarding activities is a dark past packed with spooky stories of greedy profiteers, false prophets, and ghostly apparitions of tortured souls. 

Founded by Mormon pioneers searching for a New Jerusalem, SLC’s haunted history is shrouded in mystery and unresolved religious tensions, and the city’s sinful past—marked by the stringent beliefs and doctrines of the Mormon church—has left a legacy of restless spirits doomed to haunt its streets for eternity.

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Mormon’s strict doctrines and do-or-die moral codes back then led to an endless cycle of suffering and tragic death for anyone who dared defy them, but it wasn’t the only force behind Salt Lake’s haunted reputation. The city’s haunted history is also steeped in tales of the greed and debauchery that arose during the gold rush of the 1850s. New emigrants, driven by a lust for wealth and a taste for vice, found themselves trapped in an eternal state between the living and the dead.

Want to learn more about SLC’s ghost stories and the dejected souls forever tied to the city? Join us tonight after sunset for a unique opportunity to take a spooky stroll through the streets and places where these dark deeds were committed and feel the presence of lost souls yearning to tell their stories.

Why should you tour with us?

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YOU WANT TO UNBURY THE HIDDEN HORRORS OF SALT LAKE CITY.

Sure, you’ve heard the history books’ version of Salt Lake City’s past. From god-seekers to gold miners, people in history have taken grueling journeys to get to this promised land in the desert. But what you know about the history of Salt Lake City is just the details they wanted you to hear. Deeper into the darkness there are true stories that will shock you to the core.

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YOU LOVE THE FEELING OF GOOSEBUMPS DOWN YOUR SPINE.

If you’re anything like us, you get a thrill out of being shocked – that rush of adrenaline in your blood. You seek out the strange and the scary just to get that kick of excitement you can’t get enough of. If you have a whole collection of horror flicks and murder mystery books, Salt Lake City Ghosts is the perfect choice for you. Just be warned: what you hear on this tour could haunt your dreams forever.

THE MOST HAUNTED PLACES IN SALT LAKE CITY, UT

The Salt Lake City and County Building

Built and completed over three years, from 1891 through 1894, the historic Salt Lake and County Building hasn’t only served as the courthouse and former offices, but it is also said to be inhabited by at least five restless spirits, including a former mayor with a wooden leg and a remorseful judge who condemned an innocent man to death.

Capitol Theater

Built in 1913, the historic Capitol Theater started out as a famous Social Hall for all sorts of events and celebrations for the early Mormon settlers. Today, this iconic movie house is haunted by the ghosts of Rita Hayworth and young Dickie Duffin, with reports of distinct odors of smoke in the basement and the sounds of people whispering and talking with nobody in sight.

Whiskey Street

Regarded by many as the most haunted location in all of Salt Lake City, the historic Whiskey Street has changed its name more times than a con artist on the run. Still, it can’t shake off the spooky legacy etched into its foundation. Learn more about the mysterious fire that claimed many lives in the site where Whiskey Street stands today, leaving behind a bunch of restless spirits that haunt the bars and breweries to this day.

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

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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Lizzie Borden’s Maplecroft Mansion

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