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Our most recommended Tennessee Ghost & Vampire Tours

Franklin: 1.5-Hour Haunted City Tour

1. Franklin: 1.5-Hour Haunted City Tour

Explore the ghosts and haunts that linger on the brick-lined streets and historic dwellings in charming Franklin, Tennessee. Visit 4-5 locations on a leisurely 1.5-hour walk through the city on this family-friendly Haunted Franklin tour. Departed socialites, a Civil War spy, failed businessmen, Confederate soldiers, and at least one dog roam downtown. One is helpful, several appear lonely, and one seems to be afraid of the dark. Find out all about their spooky and mysterious stories with the help of your passionate local guide. Bring your camera: you never know what you may capture. Your guide will also show you photos other visitors have taken on the tour.

Gatlinburg: Ghosts of the Smokies Haunted Walking Tour

2. Gatlinburg: Ghosts of the Smokies Haunted Walking Tour

Gatlinburg is known as the Gateway to the Smoky Mountains, however, the city was not always a beautiful and unique tourist mecca. On this 1-hour walking tour, you will uncover the real story behind Gatlinburg’s rough frontier town origins, as well as its complicated and terrifying modern ghostly encounters. Just underneath the idyllic mountain town surface lies a deep and dark history that most tourists never think to explore. Alongside ordinary tourist trappings like the Skylift, mini gold mines, and chain restaurants are compelling haunted locations that push the boundaries of what you may or may not believe. Along the tour discover the storied history of one of the oldest graveyards in the state. Listen in horror to the tales of murder, suicide, jealousy, revenge, and everything in between. Gatlinburg’s glossy exterior may be able to fool some of the people who visit the town, but you will be helped to understand the horror on which this town was built.

Nashville: Music City Spirits Haunted Walking Tour

3. Nashville: Music City Spirits Haunted Walking Tour

Discover Nashville’s sinister secrets and paranormal hotspots on a guided 1-hour tour filled with stories that will frighten you, but also provide a fascinating peek into the Music City’s rich history. Hear a curated collection of historically-based tales and eye-witness accounts, which offer an unflinching look at the darker side of Nashville that is only talked about in hushed whispers. Walk with your guide through Broadway, Nashville’s nightlife area, and find out the ghastly secrets hidden in some of the area’s most popular locations.  See the bar where the ghost of Hank Williams Sr. still grabs a drink and listen to the fabled story of legendary Ryman Auditorium, home of the Grand Ole Opry radio show.  Learn about the mysterious tunnels that snake underneath much of the city and into the Smoky Mountains and hear of the tragic aftermath of the devastating 2010 floods and how they added a deep psychic aura to the city.

Memphis: 2-Hour Haunted Walking Tour

4. Memphis: 2-Hour Haunted Walking Tour

Beyond the rhythms of Beale Street's blues lies a darker history of vice, voodoo, phantoms, ghosts, and lost souls. Hear the eerie legends while seeing some of Memphis' oldest sites. On this two-hour walking tour, first you'll see the Orpheum Theater, home of "Mary," who has haunted performances since 1921.  Hear about the Victorian-era mansion haunted by star-crossed lovers: the John Alexander Austin House. Discover the most haunted building in Memphis, the notorious Ernestine and Hazel's. Go inside this creepy establishment, a former brothel, and learn about the several ghosts who live there, as well as the haunted jukebox.

Nashville: Seeking Spirits Haunted Pub Crawl

5. Nashville: Seeking Spirits Haunted Pub Crawl

Learn more about the eerie hauntings in Nashville while having a few drinks in this spooky group tour for those aged 21+. Start at the Hard Rock Café on the infamous Broadway Ave and get a drink at Alley Taps bar which is located in the historical Printer's Alley. Mix your ghost story with your favorite drink. Stop by haunted bars, hotels, former morgues, and haunted landmarks between bar stops. Hear all about how the city transitioned into becoming a music city, and its role in the Civil War. Listen as your guide tells you about the former red light district.

Memphis: Haunted Memphis Bus Tour

6. Memphis: Haunted Memphis Bus Tour

Memphis has a unique dark history filled with stories of ghosts, murders, legends, and lore. Explore the city’s spooky areas during this haunted Memphis bus tour and cover more ground than you would on just a walking tour. Drive through the city as your guide tells you tales about Memphis that are sure to give you goosebumps. During your tour, you'll make a stop at the historic native mounds, and the famous court Square and take a walk through the breathtaking Victorian Village. Take in the rich history and some of the sights of the city. At the end of the tour, take the bus back to the starting point.

Nashville: Guided Ghost-Themed Walking Tour

7. Nashville: Guided Ghost-Themed Walking Tour

Explore the darker side of Nashville's past on a guided ghost tour. Visit the city's most haunted spots with a knowledgeable guide and hear fascinating stories about the ghosts of its past. Meet your guide at the Tennessee State Capitol. From here, you'll explore the city, visiting at least seven haunted historical locations. Learn about Nashville's Civil War past and find out how it later became known as America's Music City. 

Chattanooga: Adults-Only Haunted City Walking Tour

8. Chattanooga: Adults-Only Haunted City Walking Tour

Indulge in the macabre on this adult's only guided walking tour in Chattanooga. Immerse yourself in tales of dark spirits and terrible tragedies from Chattanooga's history. Hear about demons, monsters, blood-soaked grounds, and a centuries-old curse. Leave the kids at home and meet your guide at Miller Park for an evening of spooky delights. Stroll through the city with stops for stories at the newly renovated Miller Plaza Pavilion, the red-brick 'The Read House' hotel, and the old Mountain City Club which was built in 1889. Continue to the over a century-old 'Fischer Evans Jewelers' in downtown, and the Cherry Street Tavern. Discover the hidden secrets behind city highlights like the headquarters of the Double Cola Company and the Former Lee House. 

Nashville: Murder in Music City Walking Tour

9. Nashville: Murder in Music City Walking Tour

Explore the spooky side of Music City on this ghost-themed, adults-only walking tour. See Nashville’s most popular haunted spots and hear fascinating stories about the ghosts of its past. Perfect for fans of true crime and all things creepy, get to know about Nashville’s brutal past, murders, the mob, haunted record shops, and the former red light district’s brothels. Beginning at the Tennessee State Capitol, visit 7 to 8 haunted ad historical locations. See the Union Station Hotel, the haunted Ryman Auditorium, and more. Follow your guide as you hear about ghosts, demons, and local murders, some dating back as far as 200 years.

Memphis: Walking Ghost Hunt

10. Memphis: Walking Ghost Hunt

Explore the macabre and dark history of downtown Memphis during this guided walking tour. Escape into the past and visit sites of hauntings taken from local legends, official records, and accounts from professional paranormal investigations. You'll walk less than a mile total with several stops along the way including the famous Arcade Restaurant and the Lorraine Motel. Finish the spooky night at the famous Earnestine & Hazels. Be sure to take lots of pictures along the way to see if you capture any paranormal activity of your own.

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What people are saying about Tennessee

I booked this tour super late last night and was so glad I did! Mike S was our tour guide. You can tell how passionate he is about Nashville history, being a Nashville native and sharing his unexplainable experiences while visiting some of the most haunted places. Would highly recommend if you're visiting Nashville and looking for something creepy, but fun to do!

Megan was fantastic. She was knowledgeable, friendly and allowed time for questions. We loved her!

Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and made the tour entertaining!

Outstanding! Great tour around downtown Franklin with an excellent guide!

Tour was great! We did the extended tour and worth the extra time.