Tennessee October 11, 2017
14 Horribly Creepy Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do In Tennessee
It’s Shocktober – uh,
October, which means you best be gearing up for a few weeks of laughs and screams. Whether you’re looking to finish up your Halloween costume, hoarding candy for those teeny-tiny trick-or-treaters or hitting up every haunted house in the city, you’re bound to find yourself coming up dry. Where to go, what to do? How should this beautiful October, 2017 be spent…?
No worries. We found 15 creepy ways to make the most of your autumn – let’s go!
14. Have you heard of this
Nashville horror festival?
Nashville hosts the Full Moon Tattoo and Horror Festival on an annual basis, and a visit will give you the chance to meet some of your favorite niche actors and experience a horror event unlike any other.
13. You can take your ghost hunt
overnight at this wildly haunted hotel.
The Thomas House Hotel in Boiling Springs has been listed by CNN as one of the top haunted spots in the entire country, and it's one of the only places you can ghost hunt overnight in the state.
12. Would you dare wander through a
A haunted hayride is sure to elevate your autumn in a way you've never experienced before - Tennessee has five neat attractions that offer up a haunted hayride, and your kids are going to be more excited than you've seen them in ages. Nothing like a scream to seal the deal, right?
forgotten Tennessee cemeteries just might give you the heebie-jeebies.
Each of these cemeteries are haunted in one way or another, but it's the stories behind them that just may keep you up at night...
10. This is probably the
strangest library you'll ever visit.
There's a dark story behind this library built to exude a sense of wealth, that ended up lying dormant and empty for years - eventually taking a life with it.
haunted hike may look innocent enough - but we promise you it's not.
How far would you walk to catch a ghost?
8. Have you heard of
The story behind this east Tennessee mansion is absolutely horrifying, and it outlines one of the most terrible crimes in state history. You can visit during autumn, and experience the terror for yourself.
abandoned Tennessee town is almost...beautiful.
The remains of the Greenbrier CCC camp are located in the Great Smoky Mountains, ghosts of what they once were. The camps created jobs for unemployed, unmarried men in the 1930s and 1940s, and have been abandoned for years.
6. We found the best places to
spot a ghost throughout the state.
If you're up for the challenge, of course. Some of them may come as a shocking surprise, but history and beauty sometimes build some of the most interesting stories.
5. Are you brave enough to drive through the
This haunted east Tennessee tunnel is the stuff of local legends, with many sightings taking place in the heart of the dark, dark wood. Do you know the whole story?
4. Some folks have the gumption to eat in a
It's very rare to experience a TRULY haunted restaurant, but the Greenbrier Restaurant is the real deal. Tucked up in the hills and surrounded by the ghostly arms of the forest, you won't find a better place for a haunting.
3. This is definitely the most
haunted campground in Tennessee. We're sure of it.
We're not going to tell you - can you guess?
2. Visit this
creepy ghost town in East Tennessee.
Elkmont has been abandoned for years, and you can still hike to the once logging town-turned vacation site as it slowly rots back into the woods.
1. And of course - Tennessee ghost story to end all
The Bell Witch Cave is known as one of the most terrifying urban legends in the nation. A story of a murderous poltergeist and a horror story that reached the president of the United States, you can eexplore the farm where it all happened.
Let’s lighten it up with this downright GORGEOUS place, right here in Middle Tennessee.