Full day Bus Tour Itinerary

9:00-10:30am Meet your guide at the fountain in front of the Lafayette Hotel and walk with us through the haunted streets of downtown Marietta. Hear the tales of tragedies, murders, and paranormal experiences. You will learn the hidden, shocking and weird side of Marietta's history! This walking tour covers approx. 1 mile and we will walk over some uneven terrain. (You can also choose to have this tour on the bus as well)


10:35-12:30pm Ghost Hunting workshop inside The Anchorage, one of the most haunted buildings in town. Our paranormal investigation team, the Marietta Mystery Seekers, will give you a run down on ghost hunting theory and introduction to equipment. Go on a Haunted History tour of the mansion and then it will be your turn to investigate! You will be broken up into groups, with an experienced investigator as your guide. Walk through the building, use our ghost hunting equipment and see what it is like to go on a real ghost hunt! 


12:45pm-1:45pm Lunch at the elegant and historic (and haunted!) Lafayette Hotel. Meal consists of grilled chicken, mashed potatoes, vegetables, salad and a dessert. Your guide will relate the many ghostly experiences that occur regularly throughout the entire hotel. Keep a sharp eye out, who knows what may make itself known to you!


2:00-4:00pm Starting in Mound Cemetery, we will relate the tales of epidemics, tragic tales and unsettling encounters with ancient beings in Marietta's oldest cemetery. We will then visit nearby Oak Grove Cemetery. Filled with elegant gravestones, beautiful trees and mausoleums, we will learn about the strange funeral practices of the Victorians, hear the stories of Marietta's movers and shakers; some of which may still linger in the cemetery today. 

4:15-5:15pm Don't forget to shop local! Our historic rivertown has delicious chocolates & fudge, unique jewelry, antiques, primitives and more!


Rates for this tour are $65 per person, minimum of 20 people. 

To Book, call 740.538.0520

Shop & Office located at Anchorage Mansion

424 George St. Marietta, OH 45750 
Phone: 740.538.0520 - Phone hours are M-F 9am-5pm.

Public tour season is June-October.


You can also email info@hiddenmarietta.com to book a private tour.