The Abingdon Carriage Company featured on this page shows our local carriage operator Whitney hard at work back in 2005 doing what she did best! While the Abingdon Carriage Company no longer operates carriage rides in Abingdon, the legacy of the history and mystery of Abingdon is carried forward with the "Haunted Historic Abingdon GhostWalk". Presented by nightly by Appalachian Ghost History and Bigfoot Adventure Tours, these are evening lantern-lit walking tours through the old historic district of Abingdon, Virginia.
Since 2004, Appalachian GhostWalks has carried on the high quality storytelling traditions upheld by this, one of our favorite past travel partners in the Southwest Virginia Highlands! Reservations are required for our afternoon and evening tours so call (423) 743-WALK (9255) to reserve your tour by telephone, or RESERVE ONLINE NOW safely and securely and start planning an unforgettable experience you'll treasure!!
On the tour, there are many old houses that have been well preserved, several of which have been converted into luxurious bed & breakfasts where you can relax and enjoy your Abingdon vacation. And of course you'll find everything that Abingdon is famous for: the stately Martha Washington Inn, the Barter Theatre, the Fields-Penn House, Whites Mill, the Virginia Creeper Trail... the possibilities for relaxing and exploring go on and on in this beautiful Southwest Virginia town.
Visiting historic Abingdon, Virginia means stepping back into our nation's history. The streets of Old Abingdon are lined with houses and buildings that have been around for centuries. Beautiful and interesting sites of interest abound!
Abingdon is best experienced at a slow pace - that way you won't miss anything! While engaging in our walking tour of Historic Abingdon, Virginia you will visit many buildings of interest and hear their wonderful stories of history and intrigue.
We will always miss the history and charm of historic Abingdon as presented through the Abingdon Carriage Company, which provided relaxing and private Abingdon tours via horse drawn carriage for a very modest fee. I can still see a horse and carriage waiting in front of the Martha Washington Inn to this day!! Thanks for all of the great memories Whitney!!!