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As Philadelphia is one of the
nation’s oldest and most historic cities, it’s no wonder that it’s also
Halloween central—a place whose history comes to life around us, making it a
perfect spot to get into the spirit of the season. From lavish Halloween parties
to costume contests and everything in between, the possibilities for holiday
excitement right near your 1500 Locust apartment are endless. If you want to
really dive into the haunted happenings in Philadelphia, there are also a
number of hauntingly exciting offerings not far from home.
a truly uniquely Philly Halloween experience, check out a Grim Philly tour.
Most tours leave from the heart of Old City, about one mile from your 1500
Locust apartment, and the oldest (and most haunted!) section of the city. Considered
the best of the best when it comes to haunted tours, Grim Philly offers a full
range of walking tours that will give you an eye-opening (and maybe even
hair-raising!) look into the city’s past, and the spirits that may still
company runs more than a half-dozen tours, including its most popular, the
Ghost Tour, which steps off at 8 p.m. every night. The tour stops outside some
of the city’s most known historic sites, including Independence Hall and the
Liberty Bell, as tour guides share not only ghost stories about the spots, but
also some little-known facts about the weird and wild things that happened at
those locales over the past several-hundred years. Grim Philly also offers
specialized tours highlighting local serial killers, and others that share
stories about alleged witches and vampires.
month, it is also running Spooktacular, a full series of Halloween-themed
activities, including ghost tours, haunted pub crawls—where you can hear real
scary stories all while stopping into some of the city’s oldest and most
haunted watering holes for a few brews—as well as Oktoberfest, highlighting the
city’s long history as a brewmaking locale.
make your reservation today and see the spooky side of the city!
Grim Philly Tours
1 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106