Halloween is just around the corner and Gatlinburg is the perfect place to get your spook on! Grandparents, moms and dads, couples, or kids can spend October nights getting scared silly at any of the numerous creepy spots in Gatlinburg. Here are a few to get you started:
- Ripley’s Haunted Adventure –This terrifying haunt is rated #1 in Gatlinburg! With dozens of live actors in Hollywood-level makeup and costumes, no one will make it out of here without a serious fright. Ripley’s Haunted Adventure is a multimillion dollar attraction that you won’t want to miss this Halloween. Visit the Ripley’s website for more information.
- Mysterious Mansion in Gatlinburg –This turn of the century haunted house is a classic scare for the whole family. Secret passageways, creaks, a dungeon and plenty of other creepy things await you here. You won’t be able to get away from the monsters, so grab onto someone and prepare to be freaked out! For more information, call (865)436-7007.
- Ghost Walk of Gatlinburg –If you’re looking for a different kind of spook this year, try out the haunted story-telling tour of the Ghost Walk of Gatlinburg. This half mile lantern-led walk winds through some of Gatlinburg’s most historic and haunted places. A local storyteller (in period clothing) will lead you along as he or she recalls a combination of local legends, history, folk tales and fiction. There will be no monsters or goblins chasing you on this tour, but it will be a chilling experience for sure. Check out the Ghost Walk of Gatlinburg website for more details.
Any of these Gatlinburg haunts are great family attractions, but you can also do a little spooking of your own! Gather the group on the deck or around a fire pit at the cabin, and tell your own scary stories. Just don’t forget the s’mores!