Like a Phoenix, the Ghosts of this City’s Past Continue to Rise From the Ashes…

Are you ready to experience spine-tingling accounts of hauntings during visits to Phoenix’s most haunted destinations? The Phoenix Ghost Tour draws on stories of murder, suicide, tragedy, and unexplainable mysteries. Join us and see why Phoenix is one of the most haunted cities in the Southwest! 

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  • Ghost Tour Meeting Location: The Hotel San Carlos: 202 N Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004.

  • Tour Duration: 1hr. across 1 mile

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  • Ghost tours are held nightly, rain or shine!

Walk the shadows in the Valley of the Sun

Phoenix is famous for sunshine, world-class resorts, fine dining, and breath-taking views of the scenic Superstition Mountains. However, the desert is as beautiful as it is unforgiving, and there it has as many tales of tragedy and mystery as it has saguaros. 

 

On our ghost tour of downtown Phoenix, you will visit some of the most famous haunted locations the city is known for – The famous Hotel San Carlos, the Rosson house, and more. Civilizations have risen and fallen in the Valley of the Sun for 2000 years, and on our tour you’ll hear stories of those that came before, those that followed them, and those who have been unable to eternally part with the city. You’ll learn the secrets of many of Phoenix’s most supernatural sites and discover the oft unheard stories of how they came to be.

 

All of our stories are drawn from eye-witness reports, research, journalistic investigation, and local legends. We’ve dug deep into the history of each of the locations on our tour, and pride ourselves on bringing the most famous and well-known stories of the paranormal as well as personal accounts from those that experienced it for themselves.

 

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What draws ghosts to Phoenix?

Ever since the mysterious disappearance of the original inhabitants of the valley, the Sonoran desert has been a place of supernatural activity and spiritual unrest. The original inhabitants of the greater Phoenix people were the Hohokam, who developed the first major civilization of the Salt River Valley. They built an urban civilization with ball courts, monuments, and an advanced irrigation canal system that is still partly in use to this day. The Hohokam were a prospering civilization rivaling the greatest of Mesoamerican societies, right up until their mysterious disappearance in the 15th century. 

When the first European settlers arrived, the desert was once again an untamed wilderness, drawing many dangerous and unsavory people in the city’s early history. Residents drank heavily, gambled, and walk the streets of the burgeoning town armed. Violence was common, and justice was swift, rough, and personal. Elections for public office sometimes ended in shootouts.

 

Any city with a history this steeped in mystery and violence is bound to have eddys of supernatural energy pooling throughout its history. Phoenix’s very name implies the depth of its history as a place where spirits rise, and the shadow of the Superstition Mountains cuts a dark scar across the so-called “Valley of the Sun.” Experience the macabre history of the city in person as you walk the haunted streets and hear the stories of many of its most terrifying events. Reserve your walking tour today for an experience you will never forget!

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Glen Gijoni

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January 09, 2021

Our guide knew so many facts about the city and ghost stories that our heads were spinning! What a great way to experience the night life!
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Noile Leka

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January 09, 2021

We had a great time on this tour! Loved the guide and all of the ghost stories, thanks!!
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Theo Muellr

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January 09, 2021

Interesting, informative, and spooky tour! Parking was easy and there were lots of places to eat around. No complaints!
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WHY US

You want to hear about ghosts!

Both believers and skeptics are welcome on our tour! We guarantee that you’ll experience chills as you hear about some of the most terrifying stories the city has to offer. We can’t guarantee you’ll have a supernatural experience of your own while walking with us, but we’re confident even the most experienced ghost hunters will learn something to freeze their blood in their veins while joining us on our haunting tours. All the stories we share with our guests are drawn for a combination of local legends, careful research, and eyewitness accounts of the supernatural. We encourage you to share with us any experiences you have, and let us know if you witness any supernatural activity yourself!

You want to hear about Phoenix!

Both visitors and residents of Phoenix can learn more about the unique history of downtown Phoenix! Phoenix Ghosts combines historical research and entertaining storytelling to give you an inside look at some of the lesser-known stories of the city of Phoenix. Our tour is as educational as it is exciting, and is suited for adults, teens, and kids alike! Everyone has something to learn about the history of Phoenix, as well as its spirits and ghosts!

You want something different!

You’ve visited the resorts and golf courses. You’ve hiked the mountains and biked the trails. You’ve unwound in the Botanical Gardens and enjoyed Scottsdale’s nightlife. Now, it’s time for something different! Our tours are a refreshing change of pace from the more conventional offerings in the city, and you’ll walk away from our tours with a renewed interest in the city and its many stories, as well as a few tales to share with your friends!

You want to walk the night!

Sunsets in Phoenix are legendary, and the nights can be cool and refreshing. Follow up a night of fine dining with something more exciting than another trip to the movie theater. Our tours can fit into anyone’s schedule, as we provide tours every day of the week. Each tour is about an hour and a half long and makes a perfect date, family event, or night-cap to a day of hiking and sight-seeing. See our Tour Details page for more information about the length, duration, and location of our tours

You want an unforgettable addition to an outing!

Phoenix Ghosts offers a standard and extended tour that can fit into any gather’s schedule. Our team is educated, informative, and happy to help customize the content of the tours to better suit your event’s themes. Just let us know what you are most interested in, and we’ll work with you to tailor our tour to your tastes! Check out our Group Tours page for more information.

You want something different for your team!

Phoenix Ghosts tours as something for everyone in your organization to enjoy – architectural and cultural research for history buffs, sight-seeing for adventurers, and chilling stories for the thrill-seekers. Give your team a memorable outing by checking out our Group Tours page for information on how to start putting together the best company outing your employees have ever attended!

You want to exercise!

Phoenix is known for its fine dining and craft breweries, but all that wining and dining can stack up the calories. Our tours are an excellent chance to add a little activity to your evening – skip sitting in a theater and get on your feet! Phoenix Ghosts is a fun and exciting way to add a little spooky excitement to your nightly walks as you shed calories and enjoy scenic Downtown Phoenix with our experienced and knowledgeable tour guides! Maybe you’ve walked all the trails and want something new – Avid hikers can join us as well for a change of pace from the desert mountains, and our walks are well suited to both amateur and pros alike. Our tours feature frequent stops along the way to catch your breath but keep your heart racing with excitement!

You’re done with conventional tours!

Have you ever been on a guided tour with a lackluster guide, or taken to the same few places on every tour you’ve been on? If you’re the sort of person who wants to take the road less traveling, join our enthusiastic and exciting guides as they give you more than a list of dates and statistics. We’re anything but conventional! We are committed to making sure your tour experience is an unforgettable and interactive journey. Get involved, ask questions, and be a part of a tour that is more than being shepherded from one place to the next. Our tours are an entertainment experience – our objective is to bring the dead to life as we share their stories and make history an enjoyable experience for everyone. We stop at some of the lesser-known paranormal sites in downtown, and our route will show you a side of the city you never dreamed existed before!

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