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Downtown Dare - Port Townsend

Downtown Dare Tour

Join Us for a Ghost Tour Downtown.
We DARE You!


Downtown Dare Ghost Tour

From dark shanghai tunnels to swarthy sailors, Port Townsend at the turn-of-the-century looked very different than it does today. The many unexplained disappearances, murders, suicides and strange tales surrounding our seaport lend to the mysterious sightings and other-worldly events that take place. Come on…we dare you!

Offered Nightly

90 Minute Tour

Starts at 718 Washington St.

Ages 12+: $25, Ages 7-11: $15, Ages 6 & under: Free

Our Most Popular Ghost Tour is Perfect for Date Night, Family Reunions and More!

What is it that makes Port Townsend on of the most haunted cities in Washington State? Perhaps it is because hundreds of deaths caused by negligence, violence and disease were the hallmarks of a life in Port Townsend. Join our tour guides on the ‘Downtown Dare’ tour any night of the week, to formulate your own opinions…​​

Some of the stops will include the Haller Fountain, a peek into the mysterious underground, and the Palace Hotel. Your tour guide will lead you through the sinister streets of Port Townsend’s not-so-forgotten past…

Upgrade this tour to a Twice as Twisted and experience both the Uptown and Downtown haunts of old Port Townsend.

HIGHLIGHTS:
A unique blend of humor and the macabre makes this local folklore and legends tour Port Townsend’s most popular!

You’re looking for a ghost tour that is historical and hysterical, this is the one you need to take!

You’ll visit some of Port Townsend’s most haunted locations, including the iconic (and a little creepy) Palace Hotel!

Bring your camera, you might catch an orb or two!
90 minutes / rain or shine

Where to Meet Your Tour Guide
LOCATION
The Port Townsend Downtown Dare Tour starts at our office at
718 Washington St, Studio E, located in the Basement/Studio level of the Bishop Hotel. Our guides begin promptly, but generally allow a ten minute grace period for latecomers. Anytime beyond that is not guaranteed. If you are running late or need directions, please call us at 360-390-8318 If you miss the start of the tour, the first stop is Haller Fountain at Washington and Taylor Streets. The tour will then travel along Taylor Street.

PARKING
If you plan on driving to the Downtown Dare Tour, you’ll find on-street parking in the area of Taylor and Washington Streets. Please plan for a few extra minutes to find parking.

LOGISTICS
f you’re staying in the Downtown Historic District, we highly recommend that you just walk. Our office is within easy walking distance of almost anywhere in the Uptown Historic District as well. Of course, since our tours run year-round, the answer to this question depends heavily on if the weather is inclement or very cold. Please do not become a ghost on our tour due to hypothermia. lol

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