It's Not Just Daiquiris and Margaritas Down by the Coast
Did you know that Miami Beach, one of the most photogenic hotspots on the planet, was once a boot camp? During WWII, the area was used as a staging ground for the European Invasion, as well as a war-time hospital. Hundreds lost their lives.
Miami is a sparkling metropolis, full of stories, full of color, full of culture. It is a melting pot of races and, as it so often likes to boast, "the Gateway to Latin America". It is also a sketchy place. Why? Beachfront property. Miami's coast is riddled with horrid tales. Gang wars, Cocaine Cowboys, Al Capone and his cronies living it up in the sand, CIA black-ops, serial killers- a land that attracts the worst of the worst. Each of them blowing through its streets leaving havoc and mayhem in their wake. An urban cemetery shrouded by neon lights, and palm trees.
"I'm not a huge believer. Not my thing. But each of the stories were creepy and really eye-openeing. I love history and in those few blocks there was a lot. No wonder the FBI once called it the murder capital of the world."
What is the Miami Haunts of South Beach Ghost Tour About?
Our Miami Ghost Tour, Miami Haunts, is one of the only phantom infested tours in the area- in South Beach. Our tour will take you through the rip-roaring neon baked streets of the Art Deco District and make you come face to face with some of that region's hidden history. With some of its biggest crimes, its biggest scandals, its biggest shame. Each one of them leaving tragedy and madness behind. Each one birthing a ghost, or a monster.
What You Will See On This Tour
Our walking tour takes you through 1.4 miles of South Beach real estate, where you will visit different sites linked to Miami's glorious history. Learn about the:
- Bone-chilling murder at Versace Mansion...
- Fun-loving party ghosts at Mac's Club Deuce...
- Murderous mobsters on Espanola Way...
- Tortured soldiers at the Betsy Hotel...
- ...and many more stories
We will stop at each site and share secrets. Retell ghastly tales of what happened there. Unearch nuggets of bloody history about the people and events that transpired there.
Come join us on this nail-biting tour, and feel your skin crawl as you walk the sun-baked, blood-soaked streets of one of the most iconic cities in the world. Explore the tales its Chamber of Commerce would rather keep under wraps: the might, the power, and the passion of the American Spirit and explore Miami like never before.
"The thing that's really cool for me about Miami Beach is you have this dichotomy between sunlight and family and happiness and innocence and then at night, darker, stranger mob conspiracy stuff sort comes out. It seems like a storytelling engine. You can just keep writing about how those two worlds smash into each other."
- Mitch Glazer
Meeting point address: Lummus Park: 1160 Ocean Drive (coast side)
Duration: 1 hr. across 1 mile
Parking: We recommend parking near Lummus Park. For options, click below.
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February 3rd 2024
February 2nd 2024
"Love ghost tours! This one was enjoyable while walking around the carnival atmosphere of South Beac ... "
January 17th 2024
"Kyla is so engaging and full of historical information! We truly enjoyed our time and would recommen ... "
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This tour is a walking tour.