Ghosts and Gravestones Tour in Key West, FL
Historic Tours of America • 501 Front Street • Key West, FL 33040
Key West has quite a spooky history. Join this eerie tour through the Key West and hear the sinister stories of the past. From murder to mayhem, this tour is not for the faint of heart. Try not to tremble as you walk past the island’s most haunted places including the Porter Mansion, the Marrero House, the Hanging Tree, and more. This 90-minute tour is not suitable for visitors under the age of 13.
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How long is the tour?
The tour is approximately 90 minutes long.
Is the tour appropriate for children?
No. Guests must be 13 years of age or older to join the tour.
Where does the tour begin?
Tours begin at the booth located at 501 Front Street at the corner of Duval and Front Street.
When should I arrive for my tour?
Please check-in no later than 30 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time. Guests who fail to do so risk forfeiting their tour spot.
Where should I park for the tour?
The following parking garages are nearby the meeting point:
Mallory Square parking lot
Address: 412 Wall Street
$4/hour, $32/day maximum
Westin Resort & Marina
Address: 245 Front Street - Map
$4/hour, $32/day maximum
In certain areas, free, non-metered parking is available. Do not park in areas labeled “residential” as this requires a specific permit.
What is the average size of the tour?
The tour can accommodate up to 30 people.
What happens if it rains?
We make every attempt to conduct the tours. If weather conditions become severe, the tour may be canceled. Cancelled tours may be rescheduled or refunded.
Is the tour wheelchair accessible?
No. Reasonable accommodations for guests with handicaps or wheelchairs will be made. The walking portion of the tour involves uneven terrain inside a Civil War-era fort at night.
How much walking is required?
Minimal walking is required to and from the trolley and the East Martello Fort. Inside, however, some of the walking is on gravel.
Are the stories told on the tour true?
Absolutely. The stories are based on local legend and lore and have been historically researched. The stories weave together the history and haunted tales associated with the sites.
Can I bring my camera on the tour?
Will I see a ghost?
Supernatural sightings cannot be guaranteed… but that never rules out the possibility!
Can I bring food and drinks with me on the tour?
Food and drinks are welcome. However, alcoholic beverages are not allowed under any circumstance for the safety and comfort of all of our guests.