Trek historic cemeteries, haunted universities and more to learn about some of NJ’s most chilling legends.
BORDENTOWN HAUNTED HISTORY TOUR
Get the facts on notoriously mysterious town sites where many passerbys have experienced strange occurrences. Running Thursdays through Sundays in October, the family-friendly route was recently updated to include new twists, turns and tales. $15-20.
EAST BRUNSWICK GHOST WALK
This walk, hosted annually by the New Jersey Ghost Organization, will tell you all about East Brunswick’s local legends. Stroll the streets on Saturdays and Sundays Oct. 15–23 while real paranormal investigators share their secrets and experiences. $10.
This all-ages excursion on Oct. 22 is jam-packed with local lore, fun facts and spooky entertainment. Hear tales of Prohibition-era whiskey bandits, the haunted Hotel Somerset and more from the ghosts (aka costumed actors) themselves. $20-$25.
PRINCETON GHOST TOUR
This tour through the historic Ivy League college town is more informative than scary. With the help of real ghost hunters, you’ll venture into the campus’s darkest corners with EMF meters, dowsing rods and more with hopes of interacting with the other side. Tours are every Friday and Saturday Oct. 14–29; advance tickets required. $35.
ROSEDALE CEMETERY WALKING TOUR
Explore two miles of this 181-year-old Montclair cemetery on a guided tour on Oct. 30. Visit some of the site’s most notable inhabitants and learn about the unique grave imagery of their era. Advance tickets required. $15.