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3 Fun and Spooky Ways to Celebrate Halloween in Gatlinburg

With more hours of darkness and a certain chill in the air, this can only mean that it is almost time for Halloween in Gatlinburg! If you are lucky enough to be visiting the Smoky Mountains during this spooky time of year, there are plenty of awesome seasonal activities for your amusement! Here are just 3 fun ways that you can celebrate Halloween in Gatlinburg throughout late September and October:

1. Visit a Haunted HouseRipleys haunted attraction

If you have the courage to explore a creepy haunted house filled with ghouls and other fiends of the night, you will be delighted to know that Gatlinburg is home to two excellent haunted house attractions! Ripley’s Haunted Adventure features 10,000 square feet of freaky fun! There are live actors lurking behind every corner! You can’t miss this eerie mansion located on the Gatlinburg Parkway — just follow the screams! For another fantastic haunted house adventure, step into the doors of the Mysterious Mansion along River Road. This classic “turn of the century” haunted mansion invites you into a terrifying excursion! Inside, you will experience hidden passageways, spine chilling chambers and restless residents who can’t wait to give you a scare! While the Mysterious Mansion is open all year long, they turn the terror up a notch with special Halloween presentations on weekend evenings throughout October!

2. Take a Ghost Tour in Gatlinburg

Explore the supernatural side of the Smoky Mountains with the Ghost & Haunt Tours of Gatlinburg! This unique walking tour of Gatlinburg mixes tales of historical facts and legends. You will visit actual locations where some unusual events have occurred. This is a chance to learn the stories of settlers, famous pioneers, soldiers and regular folks who visited the Smokies. But instead, came here to find heartbreak, misery or even death! Whether you are a true believer or a skeptic, you are sure to be drawn to these stories and places where actual events and sightings took place. You won’t find actors dressed as ghosts ready to jump out at you at every turn. However, you will find out about some incredible and even scary secrets of Gatlinburg!

hollywood in the hills theater room3. Celebrate in Your Cabin

One of the best ways to celebrate Halloween in Gatlinburg is by having some spooktacular festivities in your private cabin from Auntie Belham’s Cabin Rentals! All of our cabins feature fully equipped kitchens where you can prepare all types of Halloween treats, carve jack-o-lanterns and roast pumpkin seeds! We also have a selection of Gatlinburg cabins with home theater rooms where you can watch a terrifying horror movie on the big screen. This is the perfect opportunity to bring some of your favorite classics from home for the ultimate horror marathon! As if that doesn’t sound good enough, relax outside in your bubbling hot tub in the moonlight.

Check out all of our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals today to plan a fun vacation to celebrate Halloween in Gatlinburg! We hope to see you this fall!