TC Weird 101 Tour Downtown Traverse City

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Haunted Traverse

Founded in 2010, The Ghost Farm of Kingsley is Traverse City’s premier theatrical haunted house attraction. Our guests enjoy an interactive, scream inducing experience in our Cursed Barn, Haunted Trail, and Gravely Greenhouse filled with monsters, special effects and amazing volunteer actors. We also offer Traverse City Historical Ghost Tours. Prowl through downtown Traverse City in search of ghosts and specters. Find out why Traverse City’s fate may have been very different – if not for a game of Euchre, how the State Theatre may show you more than the latest movie and join us on a hunt for the spirits that haunt the location of Traverse City’s first graveyard. 

  • 50 Minute Tour
  • Distance - 1 Mile approx
  • Traverse City

What is the Weird 101 Walking Tour? The Weird comes with all the unique and strange happenings in Traverse City’s history. 101 is the intro courses in a university, this tour is all about learning the basics of Traverse City. Put them together and Weird+101=Fun Time in TC!

Experience a one hour short walking tour through downtown Traverse City. While visiting downtown Traverse City, come for a short walk with our outdoor walking tour that tells of the history of Traverse City plus strange and unusual paranormal stories unfolding throughout Traverse City’s History.  Why the West Grand Traverse Bay boiled, learn more about our very own Loch Ness Monster, a sweet bank heist and the unusual items lurking under the waves of Grand Traverse Bay!

The history, locations, and stories of those that lived before us are sure to entertain everyone!

Tours are small by design and by reservation only. Tours do sell out, so don’t wait, book your spot today! Book online or call to make reservations.

Tour Pricing

Weird 101 Walking Single Group Tour Pricing

  • $100 for tour 1-5 guests
  • $20 per each additional guest
  • 10 guest capacity

Weird 101 Walking  Public Tour Pricing

**Not available due to COVID-19

  • $20 per adult
  • $10 per child (ages 6-10)*
  • Children under 5 are free*

*Parent’s discretion advised

Departure Location

Meet us outside the WTCM Les Biederman Building:

314 East Front Street in Downtown Traverse City.

WTCM is not associated with the ghost tour. Please wait outside. Thank you!

Tours start promptly, so please be on time! An arrival time of 10 minutes prior to this tour is best. 

Departure Time

To be confirmed

Tour Information

All purchases are 100% refundable up to 24 hours in advance. No refunds within 24 hours of tour start time. Tours are in English and have limited number of spots on tour to keep tour size small. After purchase, you will receive a confirmation email of purchase and information on when and where to meet!

This is an outdoor walking tour that is 60 minutes long and is approximately 1 mile in length. Perfect for guests looking to dine in downtown Traverse City as the tour will end at noon. The tour ends within feet of some of Traverse City’s best dining options!

There are some stops along the way where a short rest is possible. This tour will operate rain or shine. Please dress for the weather.

If a tour must be cancelled due to extreme weather, cancellations of tour will be determined 60 minutes prior to tour start time. Guests will be notified via the email provided when tickets were purchased.

Your tour guide is a local resident of Traverse City and will meet you 10 minutes prior to the start of your tour. You will know your guide because the guide is dressed in a Haunted Traverse’s 101 + Wierd=Fun! Tour T-shirt. Please be patient if you arrive before your tour guide, they will may be coming from work or another tour!


The best place to park is at the Larry C. Hardy Parking Garage located at 303 E State Street

To meet the tour, exit north at the East Front Street entrance. We will meet OUTSIDE  the WTCM Les Biederman Building.