Las Vegas ghost and wacky tours 2023
These Las Vegas ghost tours in 2023 will take you to the most exciting abandoned and ghost towns in Nevada, California, and Arizona! If you enjoy haunted places and are fascinated by everything paranormal and the UFO, you will get a kick out of these paranormal tours departing from Vegas. Explore Area 51, Goodsprings, Techatticup Gold Mine, the town of Chloride, or hunt ghosts right in Vegas.
Area 51 Tour From Las Vegas
This is a must tour for the UFO enthusiast who wants an up-close personal view of one of the Nation’s most secretive areas of research.
Traveling by SUV your first stop is McCarran International Airport where you will watch the unmarked Janet Airline planes fly workers to and from Area 51. From here your ten hour tour takes you through Indian Country where you will be amazed at the petroglyphs that are shaped like aliens and in awe of a dry lake bed that has had numerous UFO sightings.
Traveling down the Extraterrestrial Highway, you will have plenty of opportunities for photos at Little A’le’; the famous restaurant in many documentaries about Area 51 and the movie Independence Day, is also a mini museum of Area 51.
After a delightful lunch of “Alien Burgers” you will be taken to the black mailbox at the entrance of Area 51. Here you will observe the perimeter of this highly secured military facility. You will finish your alien adventure with a return trip to Las Vegas through Joshua Tree forest.
Ghost Hunt in Goodsprings from Las Vegas
The ghost hunter in you will love this adventure that takes you to Las Vegas ghost tours in the early evening. Your Las Vegas ghost hunt adventure begins and ends with hotel service and a quick 25 mile ride in a comfortable coach to the old-time bustling silver town of Goodspring, Nevada, which has been seen on the Travel channel’s television show Ghost Adventures.
Once you arrive at Goodsprings you will enjoy a fabulous pizza dinner at the restored Pioneer Saloon, which is a treasure drove of mining artifacts and memorabilia from the Old West.
After pizza you will embark on a guided-tour of the ghost town that will include a narrative history of the area. Try-out your ghost-hunting equipment in the various abandoned buildings you venture through. The walk through the town grave yard is not for the light hearted.
Patrons must be 18 years of age or older and there are clothing restrictions.
Haunts and The Mob Las Vegas Walking Tour
Every city has a dark side and when you want to learn more about the darker side of Sin City, then an ideal ghost tour in Las Vegas for you to take is the Haunts and The Mob Las Vegas Walking Tour. Your 1-hour Las Vegas haunted walking tour begins when you meet your expert guide along East Fremont Street where you are then treated to tales of the dark side while you stroll the streets of Downtown. As you walk you hear stories verified from books, people, and newspapers about the incredible darker side of The Mob during the days of building Sin City into the Entertainment Capital of the World. You will view places where hitmen took care of business, gamblers committing suicide after losing their fortunes, and you might even learn how to spot a paranormal activity while you on your super interesting excursion. Your night of haunting tales of the past concludes when you reach The Mob Museum where you can go the extra mile and enter to learn more about the early days of Sin City.
Haunted Vegas Tour and Ghost Hunt
If you are the type of person that likes to go hunting for ghosts with an expert, then the perfect Las Vegas ghost tour for you is the Haunted Vegas Tour and Ghost Hunt. Your 2.5-hour paranormal experience begins when you meet you ghosting hunting guide in front of the Tuscany Suites and Casino. Now you are outfitted with your ghost hunting equipment which includes EMF meters, dowsing rods, and temperature guns that you will utilize throughout your excursion at the various haunted locations you stop. After a quick use of your equipment at Tuscany Suites, you then board a van that takes you several of the 21 known haunted spots in Sin City. During your tour you visit haunting areas of Bugsy Siegel, Red Foxx, and Liberace where you have numerous chances to find ghosts that haunt these areas. You also go the ‘Motel of Death’ where numerous celebrities met their final fate and you might even detect Michael Jackson on a good night. Other locations you drive by include Wayne Newton’s Casa de Shenandoah and the Welcome To Fabulous Las Vegas Sign. Your tour concludes when you arrive back at your starting point at Tuscany Suites and Casinos.
Shadows of Sin City: Walking Ghost Tour in Las Vegas
When you want to hear haunting tales of years gone past of Sin City and get a little bit of casual exercise walking, then a great excursion for you to book is the Shadows of Sin City: Walking Ghost Tour in Las Vegas. Your 1.5-hour ghostly adventure begins when you meet your expert ghost guide in front of The Mob Museum where you will start to hear tales of the Mafia years in Sin City starting with the Prohibition Era. After learning about mob hits, notorious gangsters that haunt the streets of Downtown, and check out a few locations of known ghostly activity, you will stroll to Binion’s Gambling Hall. Here you are thrilled to listen to stories of the original Apache Hotel which was renovated with numerous secret passages, tunnels, and crawl spaces that allowed gangsters to move silently through the day and night. Your next stop is at the Casino at the El Cortez Hotel where you hear about notorious actions of the mob and paranormal activity within the hotel during the early days of Glitter Gulch and Sin City. Your ghostly journey into the mob and paranormal things conclude with a short stroll back to your original starting point.
Oatman Village Western Mining Town and Route 66 Experience
When you are seeking to learn more about the history, culture, and people surrounding Sin City of years gone past, an excellent Las Vegas ghost tour for you to take is the Oatman Village Western Mining Town and Route 66 Experience. Your 5-hour journey into the past begins with hotel pick-up where you are first transported along the famous Route 66 Highway. Your first stop is at the Powerhouse Visitor’s Center/Arizona Route 66 Museum where you find out more information about ‘The Mother Road’ that created aa surge of tourism throughout the Southwest. As you continue forward you experience a stop at Cool Springs Station which was an important spot for travelers to cool down and replenish their automobiles and souls. Here you are awarded a complimentary Route 66 Sidewinder or Cool Springs shirt before heading out to Oatman Ghost Town. Once at the historic mining town there is plenty to watch from strolling main street, visiting antique stores, eating lunch (not included), roaming burros, and don’t be surprised if you see a gun fight or two in the streets. Your last stop is at Sitgreaves’ Pass where you can take numerous panoramic photos stretching from the Black Mountains to California to Nevada and the Hualapai Mountains in Arizona. Your excursion concludes with drop-off service at select hotels.
Ghost Town Hunt Adventure Tour
There is nothing like traveling high speeds through a desert landscape filled with treasures from the Old West on a powerful off-road vehicle and that is what the Ghost Town Hunt Adventure Tour brings to the table when you go. Your 4-hour adventure ride begins when you arrive at Mursha Reservoir in Boulder City. Here you will jump into a powerful Polaris RZR XP 1000 Off-Road Vehicle and begin traveling through the dry lake beds until you reach Nelson’s Landing, a famous ghost town. Once at the ghost town you can stretch your legs and checkout some of the interesting buildings left from this old-fashioned mining town. Now you will drive through exhilarating terrain and make a couple stops to explore caves and old abandoned mines. You take off again traveling over more dry lake beds until you reach a private cove along the shoreline of Lake Mead. When you arrive at Lake Mead you will stop for a complimentary lunch and if you brought your swimsuit you can take a quick dip in the Western Hemisphere’s largest manmade lake. After lunch and exploring Lake Mead you travel back to Mursha Reservoir where your tour concludes.
Ghosts of Las Vegas Walking Tour
When you want to learn more about Sin City than neon lights, world famous entertainment, and interesting casinos, then you should enter the paranormal world of Las Vegas and try the Ghosts of Las Vegas Walking tour. Your 1.5-hour walking tour begins when you meet your expert guide along Stewart Avenue where you get your first taste of the incredible neon lights at night. Your first stop will be at the Mob Museum where you learn more about the feisty individuals that transformed Glitter Gulch into Sin City. While strolling through the exhibits you learn more about famous gangsters, FBI agents, and plain people that have made Las Vegas the Entertainment Capitol of the World. From here you listen to interesting commentary from your guide until your reach Binion’s Gambling Hall where you can hear tales of days gone by when big entertainers like Lucille Ball, Clark Gable, Dezi Arnez, and the Rat Pack brought the gambling hall to life. Your last stop is at the Las Vegas Academy of International Studies, Visual and Performing Arts. Once inside you will listen to grizzly haunted tales of people growing up like Tiny Tim and others students from nearby high schools. Your Las Vegas Ghost tour concludes here and you can decide to go for a cold libation or something to eat.
Eldorado Canyon & Techatticup Gold Mine
This tour takes place at Eldorado Canyon, not far from Las Vegas. This is a combo of a fun-filled ATV ride and a walking tour of the abandoned Techatticup gold mine, now believed to be haunted.
Located at the Lake Mojave, Eldorado Canyon is a picturesque little oasis in the middle of the desert. However, it's mostly famous for the Techatticup Mine, that is now a historic site one of the most attractive places to go in Las Vegas. The mine is part of the dark past of Nevada - it took away many lives during the Great Gold Rush in the 1800s. While you won't exactly hunt ghosts during this day trip from Las Vegas, you will venture around the Gold Mine and learn about it's scary history.
Arizona Ghost Towns and Wild West Day Trip from Las Vegas
This adventure will take you from the Hoover Dam to Lake Mead to ghost towns all the while traveling down the famed Route 66. Your journey starts and ends with hotel service that will take you first to the Hoover Dam for photographs of Lake Mead and the enormous Colorado River.
From there your nine hour Las Vegas ghost hunt tour will take you to the small mining town of Chloride. The town has about 250 people and has survived since the first silver mines opened in the 1860s. The residents are walking encyclopedias on mining and there are several antique shops to browse before enjoying a nice lunch.
Next you will travel on the iconic Route 66 highway to a small ghost town named Oatman, Arizona with a whopping population of 150. Here you can take photos with a famed Route 66 in the background or witness a live reenactment of an Old West gunfight.
The final stop on your exciting Arizona ghost town tour is at El Dorado which was instrumental as the backdrop for many movies and the million dollar of Techatticup Mine.
Minimum age requirement is 7 years and there is a maximum of 13 people per tour.
Zak Bagans'-The Haunted Museum
When you are looking for a haunted Las Vegas tour that boasts a creepy good time inside a haunted house created by Zak Bagan from Ghost Adventures, then you need to visit the Zak Bagans’-The Haunted Museum. Your general admission ticket allows you to enter the Wengert Mansion in Downtown which was built in 1938 by Cyril S. Wengert. The 11,000 square foot property is packed with creepy stuff within 30 different rooms that will make you scream with fright. The rooms are filled with unusual stuff like the world famous haunted object named Dybbuk Box and you can take a glance at VW Death Van owned by Dr. Jack Kevorkian. Other creepy items include the staircase from the haunted Demon House in Indiana and the Propofol Chair from Michael Jackson’s death room. The museum is hauntingly fun and is a perfect place for all fans of paranormal to visit.