If you are looking for a bit of excitement or thrill while in Gatlinburg look no further, the Appalachian Ghost Walk's Haunted History, Gatlinburg Ghostwalk has you covered! This trek through all the "history, mystery, and Smoky Mountain Adventure" you can handle here in Gatlinburg will take you back in time to the hardships of the local homesteaders, providing you with a quick glance at those who settled this town early in the 1800s. Learn all about the times between the settlement and the town’s incorporation in 1945, as well as about the rich Native American heritage and early pioneers who paved the old frontier trails. This is one seriously informative, and spooky, city tour!
The Gatlinburg Ghostwalk departs nightly from the TGI Friday on Parkway, accepting any groups from two people to more than 17 (the deals get better as the group gets larger). On this walking tour, you will be led by lantern light through the city streets as you hear all about the findings of scientific and paranormal researchers within some of the most iconic and historically haunted buildings. Hear local lore mixed with fastidious facts about the former actress haunting guests, Cherokee Indian burial grounds within the misty hills, and early settlement history in general.
Learn history even locals don't know about, such as the story of Martha Ogle moving herself and her family out here to the "land of paradise" over 200 years ago to honor her husband, or of the local inn’s guest who just won’t check out! This is a truly excellent family vacation tradition within the mountains, and the entire experience will provide you and your group with an "educational, enlightening, edifying, entertaining, and enchanting experience."