Washington DC Haunted Houses Walking Tour - Washington D. C.

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Two-hours of haunted history that features sites in Lafayette Park, location of the White House. The walk is led by a licensed D.C. tour guide who is also a local actor.


  • See the sights illuminated at night
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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Violent quarrels, vicious attacks, murder, suicide why is it such turbulent events in Washington history seem concentrated around the seven acres of Lafayette Park? During the day, it bustles with White House staff, visitors and office workers. As evening descends, however, so does an almost tangible drape of stillness; its not hard to imagine the parks inky expanse of yesteryear. Indeed, it is the most haunted site in the city. How the ghosts and spirits came into being is the subject of this eerie perambulation. See the home of navy hero Stephen Decatur, hear about man of letters Henry Adams and his troubled wife Clover, and relive the night of April 14, 1865 when the grim reaper stalked more than Abraham Lincoln. (Could the White House be enshrouded by the Presidential Circle of Death?) This walk begins at the house considered the most haunted home in the city: The Octagon.

Please note that this walk does not include interior visits to any of the buildings featured.

Meet your licensed D.C. tour guide in front of the Octagon House museum. From there the walk will proceed to Lafayette Park, location of the White House and other purportedly haunted sites. The two-hour walk travels approximately half a mile along level terrain. The route is wheelchair accessible. The walk concludes in front of the White House (1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW). Taxis are available and two Metrorail stations (McPherson Square and Farragut West) are nearby.

Inclusions for Washington DC Haunted Houses Walking Tour

  • Professional guide

Exclusions for Washington DC Haunted Houses Walking Tour

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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5 Traveler Reviews

  • Gentleman was very informative, pleasant and fun to walk with. Would recommend to anyone and would love to go again.

  • found it interesting but somewhat boring. the stories seemed to drag on.

  • Actually didn't go on the tour due to sore tired feet and rain! I'm sure it was awesome tho!!

  • Very informative. The guide was very knowledgeable

  • This tour was a lot of fun. Guide was knowledge and entertaining. We thought the stories were interesting.

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