Why Just Bar Hop When You Can Ghost Hop?
Hey there, thrill-seekers and history buffs! Are you tired of the same old bar-hopping weekends and looking for an out-of-the-box way to hang out with your pals? Trust me, I’ve got something for you that’s as chilling as it is thrilling—a haunted pub crawl in historic Old Town Alexandria, Virginia! No, you didn’t read that wrong. We’re talking about a 2.5-hour journey through the cobblestone streets of Alexandria, led by a costumed guide sharing haunting tales and local legends. Interested? Keep reading!
What is the Nightly Spirits Haunted Pub Tour?
Nightly Spirits offers an incredible 2.5-hour walking tour that takes you through some of the most haunted and historic spots in Alexandria. It’s a delightful blend of history, horror, and hops! With a seasoned guide donning period-appropriate attire, you’ll stroll along the scenic Potomac River, wander through eerie alleyways, and visit up to four different haunted bars.
What Sets This Tour Apart?
Well, it’s not just about grabbing a drink. It’s about soaking in stories that are as intoxicating as the cocktails. You’ll hear tales of warfare, treachery, and tragic love—enough to give you goosebumps!
What Can You Expect?
The tour begins just after dusk, adding an extra layer of mystique to your adventure. Prepare to walk a little under a mile during the 2-2.5 hour experience. But don’t worry; you’ll be making plenty of pit stops at haunted pubs to replenish your “liquid courage.
Due to the intimate settings of some pubs, most of the storytelling happens along the way or outside the venues. And let’s talk about choices—the bars on the tour offer a full range of options for you to purchase your favorite concoctions or even try cocktails named after Alexandria’s famous ghosts!
Your costumed guide is not just a storyteller but also a historian, giving you a unique blend of eerie legends and authentic history.
- Age Requirement: All tour guests must be 21 or older.
- Accessibility: This tour is not recommended for those with mobility restrictions due to the historic nature of the buildings.
- Weather: Rain or shine, the ghosts of Alexandria wait for no one! So please dress appropriately.
For those of you looking for a more personalized experience, private group bookings can accommodate 8-50+ people. Want to focus more on history? Or perhaps just the spooky stuff? Your wish is Nightly Spirits’ command!
What are You Waiting For?
Whether it’s the spirits that intrigue you, the spirits that intoxicate you, or a mix of both, this haunted pub crawl through Alexandria promises an unforgettable experience. So gather your bravest friends and come find out what’s lurking around the corners of Old Town! Book your tour here.
Cheers to a night you won’t forget… or will you?
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