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Address: 149 Church St, Burlington, VT 05401-8429
Phone Number: +1 802-351-1313
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Chosen by Yankee Magazine as one of the best attractions in New England,...

Chosen by Yankee Magazine as one of the best attractions in New England, Queen City Ghostwalk offers up plenty of history, mystery and spooky fun. Tour creator Thea Lewis, author of "Haunted Burlington: Spirits of Vermont's Queen City", "Ghosts and Legends of Lake Champlain", and "Haunted Inns and Ghostly Getaways of Vermont", is renowned as the area's foremost authority on Burlington's historic lore. She brings guests on a journey back in time, introduces them to local legends, and paints a chilling picture of Burlington long ago. Tours include Burlington's downtown, wicked waterfront, local cemeteries, and seasonal bus tours. Rain or shine. Private tours available. Tickets for scheduled tours are available at FlynnTix Regional Box Office.

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Early morning haunted history tour, we loved it!!

We took the "Shadows of the Past" tour this morning and we loved it. This trip was our first time in Burlington and the walking tour was a great way to get acquainted with the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 September 2016
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Caribou, Maine
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Caribou, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We took the "Shadows of the Past" tour this morning and we loved it. This trip was our first time in Burlington and the walking tour was a great way to get acquainted with the history of this old city. We loved the stories she told and the early morning tour was perfect as it has been unseasonable warm here.... More 

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this review

Kind Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Shadows of the Past tour. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us, and hope we will meet again for another adventure into Burlington's past. Thea More 

Albany, New York
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We recently went on the Darkness Falls tour with Thea and it was a great introduction to Burlington for us. Thea's storytelling provided some interesting history about the city and took us to a few of its most haunted spots. She was very friendly and welcoming and the stories weren't too gruesome, just creepy. Definitely recommend one of her tours... More 

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this review

Gentle Traveler, We are grateful you were able to make the time to leave us a such a positive review! It is our pleasure to tour with folks like you. Thank you for choosing Queen City Ghostwalk as the spooky complement to your time in Burlington! Thea More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

It is obvious that Thea Lewis loves what she does. She is very knowledgeable of Burlington's history and its ghost stories. She is a good story teller and this ghost tour was very enjoyable. Even our teenage boys enjoyed it! Thank you, Thea.

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this review

Robert, Your family was so much fun to tour with, and we are glad you enjoyed your time with us. Safe travels. Thank you for your kind review! Thea More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

I hired Queen City Ghostwalk to lead a group tour on Burlington's waterfront after a long day of meetings and it was the perfect thing! Thea did not disappoint! The tour was engaging, educational and fun. I've lived in Burlington over 20 years and I learned things about our city on this tour. My colleagues from around the country loved... More 

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this review

What a fun evening! We even managed to put a hex on the rainy weather! Thanks for choosing us for your special event. We hope we'll see you again soon. ~ Thea More 

Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

Thea greeted us in a black, flowing hooded cloak and kerosene lantern. I loved how she used names of local employees in the various establishments we viewed, and their eye witness ghostly accounts. As a history buff, I appreciated all the local history of various areas of downtown Burlington. The time flew by as she kept us spell bound!

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so glad you could join us, and we're happy your experience was a positive one. ~ Thea More 

Saint Albans, Vermont
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

Thank you, Thea. You gave us a terrific thrill. Loved the creepy history lessons and can't wait to do another tour with you.

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this review

We aim to please, and are please you had a thrilling time. Late October is an especially chilling time to join in the fun. We hope we'll see you on another tour! ~ Thea More 

Fayetteville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

Thea is a great tour guide. She is fabulous about connecting with large groups, speaks loudly and clearly, and really knows her stuff. She details the paranormal activity that happens at certain places in town. I went on 3 of her tours. I went on Darkness Falls, which is an hour long walking tour in the downtown area; the Tombstone... More 

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! You are truly a ghost aficionado. We hope to see you again. ~ Thea More 

Saint Albans, Vermont
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

The tour is a one hour walk with stops outside of buildings where paranormal experiences are related by the guide who tells the story and the history of the area. While the tales were thorough, we had a hard time overcoming the lack of setting so for us the "chill" factor was more the temperature that night than the adventure.... More 

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. ~Thea More 

Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

Such a great time learning about some of the biggest names in Burlington's history while walking through the beautiful Lakeview cemetery on a dark, gorgeous, autumn night. Thea's knowledge of the history and research she has done is extraordinary and is worth the time to learn about some of the local landmarks.

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this review

So glad you could join us on such a perfect fall evening. Thank you for your most kind review! ~ Thea More 

Weymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Went on this tour in August 2015 with my wife and teenage son. We had a blast. Thea is so well versed in the haunted happenings in Burlington. We also learned that several infamous historical figures are from Burlington. Take the family you will have a good time

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QueenCityGhostwalk, Owner at Queen City Ghostwalk, responded to this review

Avid Traveler, We are so happy you chose to tour with us during your visit to the Queen City. It's guests like you who make all our research worthwhile. It was a delight having you join us. Enjoy the fall season, and have a Happy Halloween! ~ Thea More 

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