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Top Haunted Tours In Las Vegas

October 27, 2012 6:00 AM

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Halloween is right around the corner and with all the haunted houses popping up around Las Vegas, you may be asking yourself, “Are there any real haunted places in Las Vegas?” Nothing can be for certain, however there are many places around the Vegas Valley where paranormal activity has been reported. There are options for you to see the paranormal where you can either join a tour group or go out on your own. Here are the best places to get your haunted fix in Sin City.

Haunted Vegas Tours
The Royal Resort
99 Convention Center Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 339-8744
www.hauntedvegastours.com

One of the best places in town to explore the hauntings of Las Vegas is the Haunted Vegas Tour. The tour starts off with a short 30-minute stage show followed by a bus tour of Vegas’ haunted spots. If you are looking for the real deal, this is the tour for you. Well respected as one of the best haunted tours in the nation, you will be surprised at just how many haunted locations there are in Las Vegas. The tour stops at a wide variety of sites and lets you explore to see what is lurking in the dark.

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Redd Foxx’s Former Home
5460 S. Eastern Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89119

One of the stops on the Haunted Vegas Tour is the former home of comedian Redd Foxx. It is said that the funny man still lurks around the property and pulls pranks on the visitors.

Craig Road Pet Cemetery
7450 W. Craig Road
Las Vegas, NV 89129
(702) 645-1112
www.craigroadpetcemetery.org

Just after dark, take a ride to the Craig Road Pet Cemetery. Be respectful and stay on the paved walkways because this is the resting place for many families’ beloved pets. Take a flash light with you and walk the grounds. It has been reported that if you sit in the dark, you can see paranormal activity. Sightings have included deceased pet owners coming back to walk their deceased pets.

Luxor Hotel & Casino
3900 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 262-4444
www.luxor.com

Luxor Hotel & Casino has been reported to have several sprits roaming its halls. During construction of the hotel, several construction workers lost their lives in tragic accidents and several hotel guests have jumped to their deaths from the open-air hallways. Some say they have felt cold spots and even the sense of someone breathing down their necks. These occurrences tend to happen on the 12th and 14th floors of the Pyramid Tower of the hotel.

Bally’s Las Vegas
3645 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(877) 603-4390
www.ballyslasvegas.com

Bally’s Las Vegas occupies the spot that was once the MGM Grand. MGM Grand moved after a fire in November of 1980 that killed 85 people and injured hundreds more. Many reports of paranormal activity have been reported over the years. Employees of the front desk have reported hearing people in the employee restroom behind the front desk. When employees have entered the restroom after hearing the sounds, there would be no one in there. Other sightings from guests have included people feeling a presence of someone walking on hotel floors where victims were found.

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Jason Dinant is a freelance writer covering all things Las Vegas. His work can be found on Examiner.com.
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