Top Ghost Tours in Atlanta
Get into the “spirit” of the season with a tour of some of Atlanta’s most haunted spots! Some tours are available seasonally, and most require reservations; check websites for schedules and ticketing information.
Designed to enlighten rather than frighten, this 17-year tradition explores some of the cemetery’s notable and notorious residents. A costumed docent guides you through the cemetery’s beautifully lit Victorian Gardens. Tours available from Oct. 19-31.
Uncover the secrets that lurk in the historic Fox Theatre, including the 1929 Hospital Room, power room and subbasement areas. Tours are available during October and are not recommended for ages 10 and younger.
Take a lantern-lit walking tour of Stone Mountain’s historic square and hear fun and spooky ghost stories from professional storytellers. Tours are available the last three weekends in October.
Listen to vivid stories of the strange and supernatural as guides lead groups on a 90-minute adventure around the square. Tours available select days from September 15-October 31.
Explore the haunted history of Covington as experienced “ghost guides” take you on a walking tour of the city. You’ll also see the filming locations of movie and television shows like “The Vampire Diaries,” “Dukes of Hazzard” and more. Tours are recommended for ages 12 and older.
Professional medium and clairvoyant Boo Newell takes guests on tours that begin at Decatur’s town square, with stops at historic buildings and the Old Decatur Cemetery. Watch for apparitions, orbs and the spirits that haunt the city.
Hear tales of the city’s past residents on a lantern-led walking tour of downtown Marietta — some refuse to leave! Other tour options include an interactive tour of the Marietta History Center and “Scaryetta” Trolley Tour, which visits several historic homes and cemeteries.
Learn about the spirits that haunt the antebellum mansions and buildings of historic Roswell on this walking tour. The tour includes a visit to Founders Cemetery, the resting place of Roswell King, and the Roswell Mill ruins.
Explore Atlanta’s Midtown district on a tour that stops at some of the city’s iconic landmarks, and learn that even the most beautiful spots have a haunted history.
Know before you go:
- Wear comfortable shoes as most tours involve a lot of walking.
- Tours may be too scary for some young children, so be sure to ask about age recommendations.
- Make your reservations ahead; tours sell out quickly during the fall season.
- Check websites for schedules and release form requirements.
- Bring a camera or your smartphone to capture any paranormal activity.
- Tipping your guide at the end of the tour is optional.