Below is a list of ghost tours in NJ. Some of these New Jersey ghost tours are offered year round, and some are just offered in the Fall. Prepare to get a history lesson on New Jersey, hear ghost stories and maybe see a ghost!
The Ghost Hunters Tour (Asbury Park)
Explore the haunted past of Asbury Park. Instead of story telling, they include you in the investigation as we stop at 2 haunted locations and perform paranormal investigations.This will include equipment, but investigators are welcome to bring their own. Not for faint of heart, the Ghost Hunter investigation will put you in an active location. Tour is from 7pm – 10pm
Dates: See Website
Address: Paranormal Books & Curiosities; 627 Cookman Ave, Asbury Park, NJ
Asbury Park’s Ghost & Legends Tour Downtown (Asbury Park)
Explore secrets of the Jersey Shore with a lantern-led walk through Asbury Park’s historic downtown district. Travel back through history to witness the birth of the city, visit the scene of a ghastly crime and uncover the truth behind some of Asbury Park’s most infamous ghosts. All tours feature local legend, history as well as results from Paranormal BC hands on ghost hunting expeditions.
Address: Paranormal Books & Curiosities; 627 Cookman Ave, Asbury Park, NJ
Cost: Adults – $12.00; Children (under 12) – $6.00; Call 732 455 3188 for tickets
Elaine’s Ghost Tours (Cape May)
Join us for a “spirited” journey through the Victorian Streets of Cape May, as we explore the eerie history of this charming seaside resort. Our one hour outside walking tour takes an entertaining and unnerving look at some of the most haunted sites in Cape May.
Address: 513 Lafayette St, Cape May, NJ – call for reservations 609-884-4358
Cost: Adults: $10.00 Children: $5.00
Ghosts of Cape May Trolley Tour (Cape May)
Nobody knows Cape May’s ghosts better than psychic medium Craig McManus. Your MAC guide relates his findings on this 30-minute trolley tour through darkened streets and flickering gas lamps. Discover just what the ghosts said to McManus and where they are living…well, sort of. Begins at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth where tickets are sold.
Address: Begins at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth.
Cost: $12 for adults, $8 for children (ages 3-12). For advance tickets, call 609-884-5404
Ghost Tour of Ocean City (Ocean City)
Candlelight walking tour through the avenues of the beautiful resort town of Ocean City, NJ. Listen to the tales of the unknown and folklore of the shore on this entertaining jaunt around the historic town center… What secret lies in the depths with the Sindia? What is the dark shadow haunting the beaches in the dead of night? Does the legend of the Pine Barrens – the Jersey Devil – keep you from leaving Ocean City? Fun in the sun turns into fear in the dark after hearing these haunting tales! Tour approx 90 minutes.
Address: Corner of 9th St & Asbury Ave outside City Hall, Ocean City, NJ
Cost: $15 per adult ($10 ages 4-12 ). You can purchase in advance Sandy Pages bookstore by 7:00 pm the day of the tour or call 609-814-0199 to purchase over the phone with a credit card.
Seasonal Ghost Tours:
Jersey Shore Ghost Tours (Keyport) – Enjoy lantern-lit walking tours of this quaint shore town. Take a step back in time as your guide, dressed in period clothing, shares with you the history and mystery of Keyport, NJ. Join us Saturday evenings, August through Halloween. Tours run rain or shine, and last approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes. Bring your camera and see what appears in your photos! Call for additional information and to make a reservation @ 732-500-6262.
Princeton Ghost Tour (Princeton)
The experienced ghost hunters will walk you through battlegrounds, neighborhoods and squares where unexplained apparitions or paranormal activity have been reported. All ghost tours provide access to EMF Meters, Therma-meters, Dowsing Rods and Night Vision flashlights. At the end of the ghost hunt, history buffs take over and escort the group inside one of America’s oldest cemeteries – where a Signer of the Declaration of Independence, a United States President, Vice President, Nobel Prize winners and famous inventors have chosen to rest. This cemetery is owned and operated by Nassau Presbyterian Church. Address: Public tours start in the Fall at 116 Nassau Street inside the Princeton University U-Store. Register in advance Here
Spirits of New Brunswick Tour (New Brunswick) – Some say that the spirit remains when the dead have unfinished business. Others claim that sometimes the dead just don’t realize they are dead and continue to perform their daily routine just as they did in life. Or could it be that spirits are drawn to the energy given off by the living choosing to stay around and interact with us? Many spirits have found their way back to what they knew in life as home.Tour the streets of New Brunswick and hear the tales of those who continue to haunt this city.TOURS – Every Friday and Saturday Night October thru November; $10.00 per person. Tours begin 7:30PM in front of the gates of Old Queens Hall
Bordentown City Historic Ghost Walk – Hear the true ghostly tales of Bordentown City on this one-hour guided walking tour of the colonial town’s historic district. From the “woman in white” to the haunted Clara Barton schoolhouse, this after-dark tour is sure to provide great stories, chills and fun! Appropriate for all ages. Stories and routes change each year. Tours happen rain or shine – so come dressed for the weather. Advance ticketing strongly suggested.
East Brunswick Ghost Walk (East Brunswick) – Come and learn about your “Passed” neighbors of the Old Bridge village neighborhood of East Brunswick during the month of October – the spooky time of year. It will be held on Saturdays from Oct. 3 to Oct. 24 and on Friday, Oct. 30 at 8:30 p.m. Participants should meet at the pocket park at Kossman Street and Old Bridge Turnpike, East Brunswick. From murders in 1727 to 1906, Civil War soldiers, ships captains, from men, women and children who have gone before, hear of ghostly happenings and perhaps experience one yourself. The fee is $8 (a portion of the proceeds goes to the local fire department). The event is held rain or shine; wheelchair and stroller friendly. Bring a flashlight, and have a ghoulishly good time.
Red Bank Ghost Tours (Red Bank) – Meet in front of the Dublin House at 30 Monmouth Street for walking lantern tours of Red Bank every Friday night, August through Halloween. Tickets will be available starting at 8:00 pm and tours will start at 8:30 pm, so there is time to enjoy a cold drink after you pick up your tickets. Tours will run approximately one hour and run rain or shine. Adult bodies just 12$ and Bodies ten and under just $10.To make a reservation, please call 732-500-6262.
The Village Green Tour (Smithville) – There’s much more to the historic village of Smithville than you ever imagined! Your nightly journey through this quaint village might be accompanied by the spirit of a lost little girl or the infamous Jersey Devil said to lurk in the still shadows. The Village Greene Tour departs in Historic Smithville (in Galloway Township) from the Covered Bridge at precisely 7:00pm. The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes (groups over 30 may last up to 120 minutes) and is suitable for enthusiasts of all ages. This tour is a special event tour and reservations are REQUIRED!Adults – $12.00 Children (under 10) – $6.00
Greenwich Halloween Ghost Walking Tours (Greenwich) – Celebrate the spirit of Halloween by taking a historic, haunted walking tour along Ye Greate Street in Greenwich. The walk will feature “true” tales of spooky ghostly happenings. You may even catch a glimpse of a ghost or two!
The event is rain or shine and registration is required. Meet at the Warren and Reba Lummis Genealogical and Historical Library, 981 Ye Greate Street, Greenwich. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight. The tour is $5 per person. Call 856-455-8580 to register.
Ghosts of the Boardwalk Tour (Asbury Park) – Experience the haunted past of this ‘City by the Sea’ with a moonlit stroll along Asbury Park’s historic boardwalk. Encounter true tales of terror aboard a doomed luxury liner, inside a historic theater engulfed by a mysterious fire and in the dark waters which hide many spine-tingling secrets. The Jersey Shore has many dark stories, join us as we visit New Jersey’s ghostly past. Adults– $12.00, Children (under 12) – $6.00
Salem County Ghost Tours – Forget about Salem, Massachusetts. Come down to “Salem” County, New Jersey! This ghost tour collaborates with Jersey Unique Minds Paranormal Society (JUMPS) to host an evening of riveting tales and paranormal evidence found in some of Salem County’s historic haunts. Family Friendly!
Woodbridge Ghost Walk (Woodbridge) – TWO fun, fascinating -40 minute guided tours into the spirit-filled past of New Jersey’s oldest chartered settlement. Costumed guides tell the stories of New Jersey’s first European settlers, Revolutionary War heroes, members of Victorian society and much more! Meet the spirits of both famous and infamous local residents of the town’s past. Please check in 30 minutes prior to the start of your tour AND ENJOY THE PRE-SHOW THAT INCLUDES SEVERAL EXCITING CHARACTERS AND GOOLISH STORIES! All tours will depart from Parker Press Park (adjacent to Woodbridge Train Station.) Tickets are $6 per guest.Children in strollers are free. Group Reservations of 10 or more walkers paid in advance call (732) 738-6022