The Scariest Tours in the World

Visit the world’s most haunted capital city: Washington, DC. Scary DC is Washington District of Columbia’s most haunted ghost tour. Let us see if we can scare you with stories of ghosts, scandalous tales, haunted places, and mysterious sightings of apparitions. The supernatural phenomena of Washington, DC are alive and well. Listen to the ghostly encounters of our guides. And you may be surprised by ghost stories told by participants on our tours. Our tales and legends are blended with bits of human interest and historical fact to make us entertaining and educational for all ages.

Ghost Walks USA operates ghost walking tours in many cities, including Ghosts of New York, Ghosts of Palm Beach, Ghosts of Albany, Ghosts of New Haven and of course, Scary DC, Ghost Tours of Washington.

Our Mission and Vision

Scary DC offers ghost tours and haunted talks to entertain and educate people about Washington DC and its neighbors. We pride ourselves in being able to scare you by offering the worlds best ghost tours. We will customize our walks and programs to suit the needs of your family, group, association or special occasion. The experiences we create will be memorable for every group whether it is for kindergartners or goldenagers, for visitors or DC natives.

Who We Are

Our Scholar in Residence: Dr. Philip Ernest Schoenberg


We are the only tour company whose founder is both a professional historian and a professor of American Government as well as an expert on ghost lore. He has been a consultant to the PBS website on the presidents as well as appearing on television and web media.




Our President: Mr. Gabriel Schoenberg


Gabe is an expert in tourism whose leadership has been at the heart of the ghost central expansion since 2010. Gabe is involved in many different projects including Graff Tours. Gabe has given ghost tours since 2008, and has bee president of Ghost Central since 2010.




Our Manager: Mr. Daniel Schoenberg

I am a newly minted lawyer from the Law School of Rutgers, New Jersey. Most recently, I have been the editor of a scholarly publication on Africa. Now I look forward to my latest challenge of personally managing a tour company to ensure quality control. I want to make sure you have a scary good time! “Courage is being scared to death – but saddling up anyway.” – John Wayne



Our Credentials

We employ scholars and story tellers that have published research and stories on ghosts. We train our guides to give pleasing presentations. Above all, we maintain quality control so that we will offer the same high standards of entertainment, education, and enlightenment to every group. Our guides are hometown people that know the District of Columbia. Whether you are a skeptic or a believer, you will not be disappointed!

Suggestions Welcomed

We welcome suggestions from our customers on how we can improve our tours and our services. Whether you are a skeptic or a believer, we never wanted to be haunted by the disappointment of our customers!! E-mail suggestions to [email protected].