Chicago, being the old and historic city that it is, provides the perfect opportunities for tourists to give themselves a little fright during their October Chicago getaways.
October is the month of Halloween and a time when Midwesterners embrace the fall weather, making sure to get out for bonfires, costume parties and a little haunted house type fun.
Tourists lucky enough to find cheap flights to Chicago this October will have ample opportunities to explore its spooky underbelly through some popular ghost tours.
If you're not too scared, be sure to check out one of the following!
Chicago Hauntings: Chicago Hauntings operates several tour options from standard hop-on and hop-off city bus tours to 7 hour ghost hunts for the more serious spook-seeker. Tours are based on Chicago's very shocking past, from the early city days to the Chicago Fire and on to the gangster era. Main tours meet downtown on Clark St. At this time of year, tours fill up fast, so be sure to book early! Learn more: http://www.chicagohauntings.com/
Chicago Supernatural Tours: Chicago Supernatural Tours is special because it is run by long-time professional ghosthunter, Richard Crowe. These bus tours cover many of the historical areas as Chicago Hauntings and last anywhere from 3.5 to 4 hours. Choose from the standard nitetime supernatural tours or the special tours being run for the month of October. Learn more: http://www.ghosttours.com/
Weird Chicago: The Weird Chicago “Weird and Haunted Tour” takes you through America's most haunted city for a 3 hour ghost focused event. Weird Chicago boats being able to include access to many of the haunted locations in the city that other ghost tours can't, making it something to truly consider. Learn more: http://www.weirdchicago.com/
Excursions Into the Unknown: These haunted Chicagoland tours are run by book author and ghost researcher, Dale Kaczmarek. The tours operate in a luxury motor coach and typically run around $40 per person, but group rates are available. Tours meet at the Westfield Mall in Chicago Ridge. Being a ghost book author and lecturer, you can be sure the tour is mighty informative. Learn more: http://www.ghostresearch.org/tours/
Chicago Ghost Investigations: Take part in the Ultimate Ghost Tour in order to get schooled in ghost hunting 101. Use real ghost hunting equipment like thermal scanners and EMF detectors in order to really communicate with spirits. Visit haunted Chicago sights like the Al Capone's headquarters. Tours are $50 and run every night of the week during the months of October and November. Learn more: http://www.ghostsofchicago.com/
So, which ghost tour are YOU planning to go on in Chicago?
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