Do you believe in ghosts? Perhaps you enjoy scary stories that make the hairs on your neck stand up. Maybe you just like learning about the darker side of history. Regardless, you can get your thrills at one of the best Outer Banks ghost tours the next time you visit our string of peninsulas and barrier islands. Read on to learn more about our favorite spooky tales and tours. Then, be sure to check out our free Vacation Guide for some more thoughtful suggestions to include in your itinerary!
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3 of Spookiest Outer Banks Ghost Tours
1. OBX Ghost Tours
Enthusiastic guides lead the OBX Ghost Tours through downtown Manteo telling spooky stories. They’ll lead you through haunted beaches, overgrown cemeteries, and historic streets at night time. You might even like to opt for the pirate tour and listen to local lore about the pirates who once ruled the Atlantic.
2. OBX Tastes and Tales
The Outer Banks’ history is full of shipwrecks, rum, pirates, and more. OBX Tastes and Tales offers a wide variety of fascinating tours that cover all of those bases. Whether you’re interested in pirates and historic homes or ghosts and legends, their selection of tours dives into an eclectic range of topics that everyone can enjoy. They even run an adult beverage-themed tour!
3. The Haunted Hunt Club
Have you heard the haunted history of the Whalehead Club? It’s rumored that this 1920s-era Art Nouveau-style mansion is home to the paranormal. Here are a few stories we’ve heard:
- When looking at the portrait of Mr. Knight in the dining room, many claimed they smelled cigar smoke, which is a little unsettling given that Mr. Knight used to enjoy smoking cigars in that very room.
- Some people have reported sightings of a ghostly little girl in the basement.
- A deputy reported that someone grabbed his leg while he was walking on the second floor of the building.
What do you think? Discover for yourself whether or not this old club is haunted when you take a “Legends, Lore and Ghost Tour.”
Additional OBX Tours
If you don’t have the nerve for scary tours, don’t fret! The Outer Banks is home to a wide variety of tours that are sure to pique your interest. Consider the following:
- 3 of the Best Outer Banks Dolphin Tours
- Horseback Riding Tours
- 5 of the Best Outer Banks Air Tours
- & more!
Stay in a Paramount Destinations Vacation Rental
Outer Banks ghost tours are one of the many things that make this strip of barrier islands so fascinating. You’ll find so many things to do in the area that you and your family will love. Make lasting memories with your loved ones in a Paramount Destinations vacation rental. Our beautiful homes feature quality amenities ranging from pet-friendly accommodations and private pools to elevator access and more! Our vacation rental homes are all conveniently located in Corolla, Currituck Club, Duck, and Southern Shores.
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