When you consider Gatlinburg’s long and rich history, it should come as no surprise that our gorgeous city was the home of quite a few infamous characters. Many residents believe that their spirits still return to the streets of Gatlinburg to this day. If you’re interested in exploring beyond the veil, then you’ll need the help of an experienced ghost hunter. Luckily, there are some excellent haunted places in Tennessee that will entertain, excite, and enlighten you. 

Once you’ve explored the city’s most haunted places, keep venturing downtown Gatlinburg with the help of our carefully curated Vacation Guide. Inside, you’ll find all our favorite spots for food and fun. Oh, and did we mention it’s free?  

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Haunted Places in Tennessee: Your Guide to the Best Thrills in Gatlinburg  

Take a Ghost Tour 

There is nothing creepier in the fall than a ghost tour where you can learn about the supernatural side of Gatlinburg! The Ghost & Haunt Tours of Gatlinburg takes you into a part of history most people don’t know exists and features visits to haunted places in Tennessee where some macabre events have occurred! During your tour, you will learn about the settlers, famous pioneers, soldiers, loggers, and other folks who came to the Smoky Mountains only to find heartbreak, misery, or even death! 

Explore Ripley’s Haunted Adventure 

Ripley’s Haunted Adventure offers a spooktacular haunted house experience where you must navigate through a creepy renovated mansion! You never know what might be waiting for you around each corner as this attraction features live actors to add to the fun! Guests can expect plenty of surprises along the way, so hold on to your loved ones and see if you have the guts to make it to the exit. 

Play a Scary Escape Game 

This fall is another one of the spooky things to do in Gatlinburg, TN, is play a scary escape game! The Haunting of Hyde House at Gatlin’s Escape Games provides an unforgettable experience as you work together with your family and friends to solve a variety of challenging puzzles. While “locked” into this haunted house, you have just a limited amount of time to find clues and discover the truth behind the unusual paranormal activity! 

Brave the Mysterious Mansion 

When it comes to the spookiest things to do in Gatlinburg, TN, this fall, you won’t want to miss the Mysterious Mansion! This terrifying year-round haunted house is designed in an early 1900s Victorian style and has been scaring visitors for 40 years! Once you step inside the door of this once grand abode, you will take an unguided tour to discover secret passageways, eerie dark corridors, winding staircases, and spine-chilling chambers. Beware at all times because there just might be a restless, rotting resident lurking just around the corner! 

Run Back to Edgewater Hotel 

SuiteAfter a night of exploring the dark streets of Gatlinburg, come back to your room at Edgewater Hotel for a haunting-free evening. Our beautiful downtown hotel has the best accommodations and the most convenient location in the city. From our excellent amenities (like an indoor-outdoor pool!) or our delicious continental breakfast, we’ve made sure every detail has been perfected so you can put the ghost stories behind you and enjoy Gatlinburg, Tennessee like never before. 

Check our availability and book today! We look forward to having you.