Driving tours

Gently Haunted Driving Tours of DeLand, Florida


DeLand, Florida

In addition to our gently haunted walking tour of downtown DeLand, we’d like to show you some of our favorite “neighborhood haunts” that are almost — but not quite — within walking distance. Let us guide you to another 13 gently haunted destinations within two miles of downtown DeLand. 


— We’ll guide you to 13 gently haunted locations with fascinating histories. 

— You’ll hear true stories of the settlers who founded DeLand, including those who decided to stay here permanently.

— Along the way, we'll share dozens of vintage photos and images (50 in all), so you can picture life in DeLand as it used to be.


— This is an audio-visual tour that you'll access on your phone. It will work on any Android or Apple phone or device with Internet access.

— You may share your access code with the passengers in your car, so you can all see the images and photos on your own phones.

— The tour includes photos, descriptions, detailed maps, and step-by-step walking directions. You can either read the text or listen to narration.

— The driving tour covers a total distance of 5 miles in and around DeLand’s central business district.

— The tour is self-paced, and it generally takes an hour or two to complete. After your purchase, you'll have two full days to access it.

— The tour begins at the Haunted Antique Shop, at 612 West New York Avenue. It also ends near the shop, so you’ll come full circle.

— Driving in DeLand is usually easy and stress-free. DeLand is a small town, so take your time and enjoy the sights.


This tour will take you to historical sites in and around DeLand’s central business district. You’ll be able to see all of them from public streets or sidewalks. This tour does not include admission to other venues, tours of the interiors, or access to private property. This tour is strictly a driving tour.


Gently Haunted Tours are based on our new book, Gently Haunted: True Stories from the Haunted Antique Shop.


If you have questions about this tour, text Corrine at the Haunted Antique Shop, at (386) 414-3794.


Additional Gently Haunted Tours

1. The Haunted Antique Shop's Paranormal Museum: Explore the Haunted Antique Shop's Paranormal Museum at your own pace, with an audio-visual tour that works on Android and Apple phones and devices. You'll see a wide range of haunted antiques, and we'll tell you all about the ghosts who haunt our shop. You can even try your hand at ghost hunting! Click here to purchase the Gently Haunted Paranormal Museum Tour.

2. Walking Tour: Let us introduce you to some of our favorite “neighborhood haunts” — the ghosts and spirits of downtown DeLand, Florida. Click here to purchase the Gently Haunted Ghost Walk Tour.


Our Gently Haunted Tours would not be possible without the generous research assistance and historical images we’ve received from the West Volusia Historical Society, the Stetson University Library, the Volusia County Library, and the State Library and Archives of Florida. Many thanks to all the historians and librarians who helped!

Map $ 20.00
612 W New York Ave, DeLand, FL, United States
Gently Haunted Driving Tours of DeLand, Florida
  1. The Haunted Antique Shop
  2. The Rich Homestead
  3. The Haunted Mansion
  4. The Haunted Hotel Putnam
  5. The Living History Museum
  6. The Citrus Wizard's Death Mask
  7. Elizabeth Hall
  8. The Choirmaster in the Chapel
  9. Stetson University's DeLand Hall
  10. Rest in Peace
  11. The Caretaker of Chaudoin Hall
  12. The Stetson Mansion
  13. The Gator Pit
  14. The Night Shift
  15. Look for Our Book