Dash Beardsley's Original Ghost Tour on the Strand is Galveston’s most popular ghost tour and the tour that started it all for Ghost Tours of Galveston Island. Like all of his tours, Dash has built this tour based on years of research, personal experience, and accounts from local residents.
This year-round walking tour takes guests through one of the busiest areas in Galveston; The Strand. The Strand is a historical district at the heart of downtown Galveston and is known for its rich history and haunting past. Tour-goers will visit multiple locations in The Strand and learn about the historical events that have shaped the city, and hear haunting stories from the past.
This unique tour provides our guests with a historical context into why Galvestonis one of the most haunted cities in the world and hot spot for paranormal activity. The Original Tour of the Strand is a family-friendly tour and is a great choice for those taking their first ghost tour, or who would like to learn more about the history of Galveston. This tour is an ideal first tour for the paranormal novice or first time visitor to the island because it entrenches visitors with a wealth of knowledge about Galveston's past and the science behind hauntings.
Dash Beardsley's Restless Spirits Tour
This is Dash’s sequel to the Original Ghost Tour on the Strand. This tour focuses less on historical information and delves into more modern events, stories, and reports of paranormal activity. Explore areas of The Strand, not included in the original tour.
This tour has a bit of a darker feel than the Original Ghost Tour on the Strand and does include some unsavory stories and subject matter, which is most appropriate for older audiences. We do curb the language for youger tour-goers, but we consider the tour PG.
Through a number of personal connections and accounts, Dash Beardsley has uncovered hidden secrets from some of the most popular establishments on the Strand. This behind-the-scenes information provides a unique insight into the darker side of modern Galveston.
Dash Beardsley's Secret Society Cemetery Tour takes guests on a haunting and historic journey through one of the area’s oldest cemeteries. The Old City Cemetery is actually a combination of seven cemeteries in Galveston that grew together over time. The cemetery holds the remains of soldiers from the civil war, people who perished in The Great Storm of 1900, and many others who met their untimely fates in Galveston.
Learn the intimate details and history as you hear the stories of the very residents that are buried within the cemetery. Feel the chills creep upon you as you walk among the headstones and mausoleums of the very people you are hearing about.
Enjoy the beautiful grounds and the peaceful solitude of the cemetery as we uncover the hidden secrets of the dead. As we explore the grounds, you will hear the haunting stories from the past. Considered by many to be the most exhilarating of all the tours, imagine hearing the horrifying stories of the dead as they lie just below your feet.