St. Paul: Mansions of Mystery Twin Cities Ghost Walking Tour


Uncover the dark secrets and ghoulish entities of Summit Avenue on this thrilling, tell-all guided walking tour. Visit 10 of Summit Avenue’s most historic mansions and learn about their spooky pasts.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    1.5 hour


  • Highlights
    • Put your courage to the test on a thrilling ghostly adventure
    • Be entertained by your knowledgeable local tour guide
    • Meet an undead, famous author guarding a book of secrets
    • Marvel at the Victorian-era homes on Summit Avenue
    • Explore one of the Twin Cities in a fun and unique way
  • Full description
    Take a tour with a dark twist as you embark on a ghost-hunting adventure on Summit Avenue, one of America’s greatest streets. Follow your guide and learn about the famous residents of Saint Paul – including F. Scott Fitzgerald and Sinclair Lewis - and their misfortunes.
    Start your adventure at Forepaugh's towering red mansion, where former resident Joseph and his mistress are trapped for all eternity. Learn about what happened in the house and look out for the ghosts in their favorite haunting spots. 
    Carry on down the Avenue and hear the sinister stories behind their elaborate turrets and gables of the other Victorian mansions and investigate the mystery of Sinclair Lewis’ lost manuscript at the William Butler House.
    Conclude your adventure at the former home of F. Scott Fitzgerald and search the roof for an eery green light.
    All tours meet outside Forepaugh's 2nd Mansion at 302 Summit Avenue in St. Paul. Your guide will be wearing a US Ghost Adventures shirt and carrying a...  more
  • Includes
    • Knowledgeable guide
      Authentic, local ghost stories
  • Exclude
    • Tips