Where to Find the Best Ghost Walks During Your Ocean Isle Beach Vacation
Ghost walks in Ocean Isle Beach are not only a Halloween thing. In fact, the prime season for some of these local walks is during the summer beach season. But fear not, you still have a chance to catch a few as we approach the end of October and enter into November. Here are a few of the best ghost walks and tours near your Ocean Isle Beach rental. Try one or more, if you dare!
OIB Ghost Walk
Ocean Isle Beach has a rich, unique history that spans 500 years replete with Spanish conquistadors, pirates, plantations, civil war naval battles, shipwrecks, whiskey smugglers, NAZI U-Boats, epic storms, sunken ships, and more intrigue by the sea. But Ocean Isle Beach has one more claim to fame—it is said to be haunted. Truth or lore? Take the OIB ghost walk and tour to decide for yourself. Details here.
Sunset Beach Ghost Walk
Come and hear about forgotten Civil War battles, haunted trains, lost ships, ghost planes, lights that baffle scientists, whiskey smugglers, haunted plantations, amazing apparitions, legends of lost treasure, and haunted houses, all here on the Ocean Isle and Sunset Beach ghost walks. The tours are approximately one mile long with stops along the way. Both the OIB Ghost Walk and Sunset Beach Ghost Walk are seasonal during the summer with additional availability in October. Details here.
Ghosts of Ocean Isle Beach
Brunswick County has 500 years of recorded history, and with history comes great ghost stories. Be prepared to hear about some spooky local haunts in this family-friendly presentation by authors Will and Allison Smith at the Museum of Coastal Carolina on October 12, 2022 at 6pm. (They host the OIB and Sunset Beach ghost tours mentioned above.) Details and tickets here.
Haunted Wilmington Ghost Walk & Haunted Pub Crawl
Haunted Wilmington is an award-winning Ghost Walk and Pub Crawl that has been featured on popular TV channels and shows across the USA, while also ranking on the "best of" tours in several categories. Journey into the depths of old Wilmington, North Carolina on an adventure to the Cape Fear's most actively haunted locations. Hear eerie tales of ghostly occurrences, including recent guest encounters. Wilmington is about an hour or so drive north of your Ocean Isle Beach rental making it an easy day trip. Details here.
Myrtle Beach Ghost Tours
All aboard the Big Red Bus in Myrtle Beach, SC! Do you believe in ghosts, the supernatural, or just want to get spooked out of your seats? With a live guide and a walk through the cemetery (or stay on the bus), learn about the famous ghosts that have been haunting these areas and the stories that come along with them. No refunds for nightmares. Myrtle Beach is only about an hour drive south from OIB. Details here.
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