TRI-CITIES, Tenn - "Appalachian GhostWalks" celebrated it's first anniversary on September 1, 2006 with the announcement that they have been voted into the top ten companies in America offering haunted historic ghost tours. Haunted America Tours in New Orleans, Louisiana has received over 2,200 email messages from their website visitors acknowledging their vote.
"Appalachian GhostWalks" cordially invites you and your family, friends, or tour group to join us as we explore the mysteries of our mountain heritage. Travel back in time to visit and learn about the "People Of The Past", strolling down Main Street in each of Appalachia's oldest towns where you will enjoy tantalizing mystery, legend, intrigue, and fun family adventure.
These "lantern-led" tours will bring the Southern Appalachian region's Cherokee Indian, Frontier, Revolutionary and Civil War history to life for all ages. Each guide is a highly trained and certified ghost hunter presenting a unique blend of science, history, and folklore. Your choice of "Haunted Historic GhostWalks" include:
Jonesborough, Tennessee's oldest town founded in 1779 where you'll learn about the former President, Andrew Jackson's encounter with the infamous "Bell Witch" of Adams, Tennessee - the subject matter of the new motion picture currently in theatres entitled "An American Haunting"; in addition, we offer Historic Erwin and the Nolichucky Settlement beginning 1760; in Johnson City we have three tours including the East Tennessee State University campus, Tipton-Haynes Historic Site, as well as a hiking adventure entitled "Legendary Buffalo Mountain"; our Historic Blountville, Rogersville, and Greeneville Tennessee GhostWalks detail ghostly true stories from the Civil War. Also available is our tour of Historic Abingdon Virginia GhostWalk just a few minutes drive from Bristol.
Appalachian GhostWalks invites you to "take a haunted vacation!" Discount accommodations for our tours are provided by several area hotels, inns, bed and breakfasts, RV Parks, and campgrounds. Special Discount Vacation Planning Packages called "Spook and Save" Packages are available which offer discounts on many other recreational venues including area caves, museums, whitewater rafting, and parks. Please visit the website at www.AppalachianGhostWalks.com for more information. You can go directly to our "Spook and Save Discount Vacation Planning Package page by going to http://www.AppalachianGhostWalks.com/vacationpackages.html
If you and your family are looking for a really FUN weekend, Appalachian GhostWalks can put together a "Ghost Hunter Weekend" Package which includes our "Ghostology", or "Ghost Hunting" 101 class, as well as one more of our Haunted Historic GhostWalks and Tours located all across the Southern Appalachian Mountain region. These can include a stay at a haunted bed and breakfast, presentatations in your home, or at your place of business, birthday parties, and endless other possibilities...
All of Appalachian GhostWalks haunted historic tours operate year-round subject to availability and advance reservations are highly recommended. The cost is just $13 per person for a group of four, or more people. Please see our website for additional details, or call us at (423) 743-WALK (9255) on all of the great ways we can help you entertain and thrill your family, or travel companions.