mysterious mansion

The fall season is a perfect time to experience some of Gatlinburg’s scariest attractions and get into the mood for Halloween! The crisp mountain air in the Smokies just adds to the ambiance, so gather your family and friends together for a frighteningly good time! Here are the top 4 spooky things to do in Gatlinburg TN this fall:

1. Explore Ripley’s Haunted Adventure

ripley haunted adventureRipley’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 tight to your loved ones and see if you have the guts to make it all the way to the exit!

2. Take a Ghost Tour

There is nothing more creepy 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 the actual places where some macabre events have taken place! During your tour, you will learn about the settlers, famous pioneers, soldiers, loggers, and other folks who came to the Smokies only to find heartbreak, misery, or even death!

3. Play a Scary Escape Game

gatiln's escape gamesAnother one of the spooky things to do in Gatlinburg TN this fall is 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!

4. 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!

Where to Stay

downtown gatlinburg view from a balconyMake the most of your fall vacation with a stay at the Edgewater Hotel in downtown Gatlinburg! We are in a quiet location just off the Parkway but are just steps away from these spooky attractions. After experiencing a chilling ghost tour or a haunted house, you can look forward to coming back to our peaceful hotel for a wonderful night of rest. While staying with us, enjoy a variety of excellent amenities including an indoor swimming pool, private balconies, and a complimentary hot continental breakfast!

Now since you know the top spooky things to do in Gatlinburg TN this fall, check out all of our hotel rooms in downtown Gatlinburg today to plan your getaway to the Great Smoky Mountains! We look forward to seeing you soon at the Edgewater Hotel!