1.) North Georgia Ghost Tours – Tours of Watkinsville and Madison include hauntings, local legends and a heaping helping of local history. Both are walking tours of around a mile and given throughout the year. They also offer carriage and kid-friendly tours.
2.) Lawrenceville Ghost Tour– Run by the Aurora Theatre, this tour features local storytellers telling tales handed down over the decades or from recent paranormal investigations.
3.) The Augusta Ghost Trolley– Different ghost-themed tours are offered throughout the autumn, many at multiple times throughout the evening. Advanced reservations are required.
4.) Blue Orb Ghost Tours – Rated the top ghost tour in Savannah, different tour themes are offered at various dates and times. The Halloween Tour and Zombies Tour are for ages 18+, while the Modern Hauntings and City of the Dead Tours are suited for all ages.
5.) Milledgeville Haunted Trolley Tour – An annual Halloween event, the trolley takes to the streets of Milledgeville toward the end of October with twice nightly tours.
6.) Sea Ghosts: Tales of Haunted Port Columbus – Offered monthly throughout the year, the tour itinerary is based on the work of the Alabama Paranormal Research Team and Effigy Paranormal’s work during multiple investigations.
7.) Capturing the Spirit of Oakland – Expect costumes and great tales of Atlanta legends at the annual Oakland Cemetery tours. For 2013, the tour schedule has been expanded because previous years have sold out well in advance.
8.) Athens Heritage Walks: Haunted History Tour – Want to hear stories of history, haunts, legends, ghostly apparitions, cold spots, tragic lovers, restless Confederate soldiers and unearthed coffins? This tour has it all!
9.) HOWLpharetta Ghost Tour – Get spooked as you hear tales of ghosts that are jokers, eerie and downright scary. The walking tour takes you through the downtown area on Friday and Saturday nights throughout the autumn.
10.) The Fox Theatre Ghost Light Tour – New in 2013, the tours take guests into parts of the theatre usually off limits to the public and follow the footsteps of a Confederate soldier, pay respects to the woman of the house and get better acquainted with the theatre’s eternal fans.
11.) Haunted History Tour of McDonough – Happening annually on weekends in October, the walking tour covers downtown McDonough at a low rate.
12.) A Tour of Southern Ghosts – Featuring storytellers, the annual tradition is back for 2013 at Stone Mountain Park. Each night offers a different cast of six storytellers.
13.) Scary-etta Trolley and Walking Tours – Departing most nights from downtown Marietta Square, enthusiasts can choose either a walking or riding tour of Marietta’s most haunted homes and businesses.
14.) Roswell Ghost Tour – This 2 ½ hour tour in downtown Historic Roswell tells tales of spirits who reside behind the walls of the antebellum mansions and in the ruins of mills.
15.) Self-Guided Hauntings in Dahlonega Tour – The Dahlonega Convention & Visitors Bureau has put together a map and list of stories about 10 historic and legendarily haunted spots in the town that you can visit at your leisure, at anytime during the year.
16.) Tara’s Tours in Savannah: Tara’s Haunted Tours are sure to keep goosebumps on your arms as you explore dimly-lit streets and hear horrific ghost stories of scary encounters that took place in the very areas you stand.
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Eileen Falkenberg-Hull is a digital marketing professional based in Atlanta who first visited Georgia in 1994 and decided that when she graduated from college she would make Georgia her home. Since 2007 that dream has been a reality. She is the founder and executive director of Occupy My Family and the editor of the Southern Beauty Blog.