The Scary Side of Bat City
Did you know Austin is the location of the gas station made famous by the iconic Texas Chainsaw Massacre? You can chow down on some Texas-style barbecue at this eerie little eatery.
Deep in the heart of Texas, the capital city of Austin embraces its weirdness in the daylight, but once the sun goes down, it can become downright terrifying. From the nightly emergence of thousands of bats from the Congress Avenue bridge to boasting the presence of some of the top haunted places in Texas, Austin has no shortage of creepy locations and mysterious legends that are sure to send a shiver down your spine.
“What a great tour! I got some really spooky pictures from some of the stops.”
What is the Austin Ghost Tour About?
Centered on famous local legends backed by careful historic research, our Austin Ghost Tour is like no other experience in the city. Immerse yourself in a scarily entertaining evening as our knowledgeable guides introduce you to a lineup of Austin’s most infamous haunted sites. From the mischievous ghosts of local bars to the tragedies that occurred in the city’s oldest operating hotel, you will hear the stories that turn Austin’s quirky traits into truly chilling phenomena.
What You Will See On This Tour:
Our tour will take you on a creepy mile of locations brimming with scary stories and bizarre legends, like:
- The cursed exhibits of the Museum of the Weird
- The pacing ghost at the Paramount Theatre
- The doomed brides of the Driskill Hotel
- The haunted gift shop of the State Capitol Building
- And so much more…
Follow expert storytellers as you explore the darker, more ominous, side of the weirdness that is Austin. Eerie photos, otherworldly encounters, and chilling sensations will be some of the souvenirs you take home with you after your visit.
Come along and discover the iconic landmarks and paranormal sites that make Austin one of the most haunted cities in the Lone Star State.
“Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!”
Meeting point address: To the side of the entrance, Omni Hotel, 205 E 8th Street
Duration: 60-90 minutes
Parking: We recommend parking near the Omni Hotel. To see options, click below:
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January 20th 2024
"The team made our first ghost tour a real treat. It was cool hearing about all the gruesome stuff th ... "
January 20th 2024
"Despite the cold, I absolutely enjoyed my time exploring the history of some parts of Austin. Highly ... "
January 13th 2024
"Vincent was great tour guide"
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This tour is a walking tour.