Durham Dark & Mysterious Ghost Walk

Join us on the Durham Dark & Mysterious Ghost Walk- A great way to experience Durham!

The “Durham Dark & Mysterious Ghost Walk” is a family-friendly 1.5-mile walking tour designed for adults and kids (children 8 years & older please) seeking a unique and different downtown Durham, North Carolina experience. The tour combines local ghost stories, folklore and local history as it takes you to six different Ghost & Paranormal sites including Bull Durham Factory, Kress Store Building, Devil’s Teacher, Hotel Malbourne Memory, Snow Building and the Liggett-Myers Factory stories are on the itinerary.

Testimonial: “I’ve been living in Durham for the past few years, and I took this tour and loved it! It was very interesting, and took me to some places I had never been to- but I’ll definitely go back! The tour guide was great, and my out-of-town guests enjoyed it as much as I did.”

Haunted Ghost Walk

Do you think you know Durham? You’re DEAD wrong. Explore the dark side of the City of Medicine on the Durham Dark & Mysterious Ghost Walk! Learn about Durham’s strange and sordid past. Discover chilling tales of scandal and murder on the blood-stained streets of this picturesque town! You’ll laugh; you’ll scream! You’ll learn why Durham is the most haunted city in the country… that no one is talking about.

Since the beginning of recorded history, man has written of the afterlife and of those who have returned to walk the earth. North Carolina has a particularly rich history, and along with that history comes the deep-rooted folklore that goes hand-in-hand with historic places. This tour has very spooky and scary moments, so be prepared! This Ghost Walk is fast paced and keeps the guest moving.

Do you believe in ghosts and creature of the night? Whether your answer is yes or no, almost everyone enjoys a ghost story or an inexplicable tale of the unusual. And when that narrative has as its basis real people, actual places and recorded events, it becomes more enjoyable because it hints at the credibility and believable.

Segway’s are another option to tour you city of choice. They can be a bit dangerous at times so take care to follow the Segway training prior to taking off with your group. As of this writing there are NO Segway tour operators in the Triangle (Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill) North Carolina. Why not consider a bus or walking tour in place of the Segway? We look forward to hosting a meaningful and entertaining activity with you. 

Advanced purchase required. Note: Tour runs rain or shine. Please dress appropriately for the weather. Wear comfortable shoes. This is a walking tour covering 1.5 miles and lasts 1 hour and 45 minutes. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to departure time.

Testimonial: “Starting at Tylers Ashley led us on a fascinating walk long the gruesome past of Durham.  Delightful stories told with dramatic flair and suspense, Ashley worked tirelessly to make sure we all had a great time.  Our tour ranged in age from 14 to 70, yet all were fully engaged.  Would recommend this tour and guide to everyone.”

Tour departs promptly, DO NOT be late, please.

Friday and Saturday night tickets may be purchased up to 1 hour prior to the event, during peak season (Mid-March to Mid-November). Sorry, no exchanges or refunds. If we have to cancel the tour due to extreme weather, we will reschedule your tour.

Please note gratuity is not included in the ticket price. Our guides appreciate gratuities or TIPS where earned.

Please contact us for private VIP, group rates, or corporate services.

Contact us for bookings for your group. We are happy to provide a private tour for your group. Minimum of 10 guests apply for private tours; no private tours in October due to demand.

Tour meets at Major the Bull statue next to the 21C Museum Hotel (111 North Corcoran St, Durham, NC 27701.  Advance purchase required.

Get info, check availability, and book: Call TRT at 919.371.2653 or  tobaccoroadtours@gmail.com

An Unforgettable Night of Haunted History

The Durham Dark and Mysterious Ghost Walk is an enthralling excursion into the enigmatic and eerie side of Durham’s history. This unique tour is perfect for history buffs, ghost enthusiasts, and those who simply enjoy a good, spine-tingling tale. Set against the backdrop of Durham’s architectural treasures and atmospheric streets, the tour provides a fresh perspective on the city’s past.

You’ll delve into the haunted history of this historic North Carolina city, learning about unsolved mysteries, ghostly apparitions, and inexplicable events that have left their mark on the area for generations. The passionate guides will regale you with captivating stories that blur the line between fact and legend, giving you insight into the lives, loves, and tragedies of those who once called Durham home.

The Durham Dark and Mysterious Ghost Walk is more than just a ghost tour; it’s a captivating journey into the unknown, where the past comes alive in the most hauntingly beautiful way. Whether you’re a skeptic or a believer, you’ll be left with a profound appreciation for the history and mysteries that lurk in the shadows of this charming city. Don’t miss your chance to experience this unforgettable night of haunted history.


We’re happy to arrange private tours or build custom group tours for schools, corporate teams, non-profits, family reunions, and more. Simply contact us or call 919.371.2653 to book.