3 Fun Ghost & Haunted Tours in San Antonio

by Oliver Stallwood  |  Published April 16, 2024

See the spooky side of San Antonio with these three amazing ghost and haunted tours of the city. 

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San Antonio is a place full of interesting things to do, from captivating history to amazing bars, restaurants and culture – but is there something strange in the neighborhood? Like many cities in the US, San Antonio seems to have a lot of ghosts and ghouls lurking around. Luckily there are experts on hand to lead you the way and (maybe) provide a personal introduction to the paranormal. Here are three fun ghost and haunted tours in San Antonio.

San Antonio: River City Ghosts Haunted Walking Tour

This is certainly not your average history walking tour. This is all about the San Antonio history you don’t read about in books, hearing everything from the tales of the restless souls slain at the Battle of the Alamo to mysterious and unexplained local paranormal phenomenon. The US Ghost Adventures guide makes sure this tour is both spooky and a lot of fun,leading through the historic downtown San Antonio to eight different locations around the Old Town area. If you feel like you’ve tried every tour in town, this one-hour jaunt certainly aims to be a little bit different. From €24.10.

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San Antonio: Guided Haunted Pub Crawl

Pub crawls combined with a bit of local knowledge and history always go down well. This one is no exception – it is professionally run and extremely entertaining. While sipping on drinks in a number of locations – Menger Hotel, Oro at the Emily Morgan Hotel, Maverick Whiskey Distillery, and the Haunt Bar at St. Anthony Hotel – you’ll hear about about the city’s ghostly residents and goings on. There is plenty of local folklore woven in and talk of the ghosts that you encounter along the way. The best bit? You’ll prob meet some fun like-minded people too. From €28.23.

Book at Getyourguide.com

The Haunted Ghost Bus Tour in San Antonio

If you ever dreamed of rolling through San Antonio in a modified bus complete with neon lighting (who hasn’t?) then we have the tour for you. This ghost-themed bus tour is run by an intriguing fellow who proclaims to be in tune with the afterlife, leading you on a chilling exploration of the city’s famed haunted. You’ll check out the Menger Hotel, the old Red Light District, the former Bexar County Jail, an historic cemetery, and more. This is certainly a bit spooky so it’s worth noting that it is for ages 12 and older only. From €52.59.

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