Haunted Galveston Vacation Fun
Did you know that Galveston is considered one of the most haunted cities in the United States? If you want to add some haunted fun during your vacation rental in Galveston, there are plenty of options, including a year-round haunted house, ghost tours, cemetery tours, and haunted harbor tours.
Galveston offers a year-round haunted house in historic Downtown Galveston called Haunted Mayfield Manor. And, believe it or not, the building is actually haunted. This 1876 building stored bodies after The 1900 Storm. Check the lobby for the photo. The haunted house follows the story of a fictional tale of Doctor Mayfield.
Lucky for you, Ryson Vacation Rentals has partnered with the Galveston Experience Company to offer our guests tours. And one of their offerings is a daily Ghost Bus Tour. And they offer several daily Walking Historic Galveston Ghost Tours. The bus tour is an interactive audio/video tour. Check with our Concierge service to set it up.
During October, you’ll also want to check the schedule for Galveston Historical Foundation’s Haunted Harbor Tours and Galveston Ghost Stories at the 1838 Michel Menard Home. The Menard Home is the oldest house in Galveston. Galveston Historical Foundation offers these tours seasonally, so make plans to add it to your Galveston travel plans.
And, nothing is scarier than a cemetery at night. Galveston Historic Tours offers a Galveston Graveyard Tour. This haunted tour covers the history of the cemeteries and stories of those buried there, including Galveston’s most famous citizens.
Another famous ghost tour on the island is Lantern Light Tours of Galveston. They offer three options: Original Spooky Tour, Spirits and Shadows Tour, and After Hours at Haunted Mayfield Manor. Who knows, you might see a ghost or catch an orb in one of your photos.
Whatever you decide for your haunted fun in Galveston, Ryson Vacation Rentals is ready to help you make the most of beach house rental. The fall is always a beautiful time on the island and ideal for a weekend stay, weekly rental, or month-long getaway.
Ryson Vacation Rentals offers more than 200 properties across the island to suit any taste and budget.
Author: Christine Hopkins
Christine is a proud BOI, meaning she was “Born on the Island.” She is the co-author of the newly released “100 Things to Do in Galveston Before You Die,” published by Reedy Press. Before the book, she wrote more than 300 blogs on Galveston offering travel tips on what to see and do. Over the years, she’s given hundreds of tours for visiting travel writers showcasing the sites on the island. Currently, she’s a Galveston guide for ToursByLocals.com.