WE BRING SAVANNAH’S HISTORY TO LIFE
Bringing Savannah’s History To Life is not just a slogan….it’s our promise. Along with our uniquely personal descriptions of Savannah’s rich and spellbinding history, actual historical re-enactors appear from time to time, boarding and walking the aisles of your trolley. You might see Forrest Gump, Georgia founder General James Oglethorpe, or a lingering pirate from the old days at the historic Pirate’s House. Your tour guide might even be dressed in a wardrobe from long ago as well.
Sightseeing Tours in Savannah, GA
Visiting Savannah? Be sure to tour the city’s historic waterways, squares, mansions, forts and historic sites. Visit Revolutionary and Civil War landmarks. Take a riverboat ride or a dolphin tour from River Street. Investigate the paranormal in “America’s Most Haunted City.” From walking tours to trolley tours, there are so many ways to learn about Savannah. Savannah vacations are never complete without a sightseeing tour!
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WE BRING SAVANNAH’S HISTORY TO LIFE
John Berendt’s book, Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil, is about real life events that occurred in the 1980’s & is about antique dealer Jim Williams. This tour highlights houses restored by Jim and includes a visit to Bonaventure Cemetery.
See Savannah From The River That Made Her! Relive a bygone era on board one of our Riverboats. Hear our captain’s intriguing tales and historic facts as we travel a river once used by the founders of our beautiful city. Learn about the history of Savannah, her port modern day and past.
Family owned and operated since 1992, Lazaretto Creek Marina and Capt. Mike’s Dolphin Tours have been offering the best in dolphin tours, sunset cruises, and inshore and deep sea fishing from the serenity of Tybee Island, Georgia. 912.786.5848.
With six tours to choose from, Savvy Savannah Tours is Satisfying in Every Sense! Interested in history or Savannah’s spiritual/religious past? Then Scenes of Savannah Past and Spiritual Savannah are two of the tours you do not want to miss. Love food and drink? Savannah Shaken and Savor Savannah Tours focuses on fabulous martinis and the love of food! Want to see and hear about movies filmed in Savannah or hear about haunted Savannah? Check out the Savannah Cinema Tour or Spectres of Savannah, all of which will want you coming back for more! See website or call about the various tours. Reservations Required.
Touring Savannah’s Historic Waterways! We invite you to come aboard, sit back, relax and enjoy a full featured narrated tour of Savannah’s Riverfront, waving Girl, Fort Jackson and Fort Pulaski (trip route/duration varies according to dolphin location). Each cruise is 1-1/2 to 2 hours long.
Nestled beneath a canopy of live oaks and magnolias laced with Spanish moss and covered in azaleas, Bonaventure is a Southern Gothic sculpture garden consistently named on travel lists as one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world. Departing from the Savannah Theatre on Chippewa Square, experience the convenience of this round trip tour to Bonaventure Cemetery and hear about the people that this tour is dedicated to by personalizing the history of Savannah by sharing the life stories of those that lived here before us. Other shuttle stops upon request. Tours daily at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Reservations required.
Ghosts & Gravestones guests journey through time with EXCLUSIVE nighttime entry into River Street’s Perkins and Sons Ship Chandlery for a haunting experience. Ghosts & Gravestones awaits… When the conductor howls “all aboard!” – Will you be there?
Sample delicious foods from several restaurants and specialty food stores as we walk through the picturesque squares while learning about the food, restaurants, history and culture of Savannah. So much fun and enough yummy food for lunch!
Overlooking Orleans Square, this 1842 Greek Revival mansion served as the headquarters for the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Georgia and is filled with period antiques, beautiful gardens and a fascinating story about early preservationist Alida Harper Fowlkes. Open for tours Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri and Sat, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., or by appointment, and also serves as a popular wedding location.
Architecture is your first encounter when you enter Historic Savannah. See how Savannah’s cultural and economic history shaped architecture from colonial to contemporary designs, including every era in between. Tours are offered daily and most depart from Oglethorpe Square. Customized tours are also available! Call for times and reservations.
The Historic Savannah Theatre, originally built in 1818 is the oldest continually operating theatre in the United States. The show is a high-energy 2 hour variety show that features everything from “Pop” to “Broadway” and “Motown” to “Rock & Roll!” It is the #1 attraction on TripAdvisor.com. Featuring a rockin’ live band and eight singers, it is sure to be the most fun that you will have in Savannah!
In 2002, the Sixth Sense Savannah Ghost Tour was the first ghosts’ tour and paranormal stories to go beyond the usual Savannah sightseeing areas and tourism subject matter. Covering paranormal and haunted story topics of poltergeist, hags, exorcism, missing cemeteries, disembodies spirit forms, and haunted hotels, this pioneering Savannah ghost tour is arguably our customer’s favorite and best known walking ghost tour in Savannah!
Looking for a new fun night out? Painting with a Twist is the answer! Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beer, invite your friends, and enjoy step-by-step instruction with our experienced and enthusiastic local artist. You’ll leave with a one-of-a-kind creation and a new found talent you’ll want to explore. Opening December 3rd!
Take a journey around the historic squares, along the waterfront, and throughout the 2.2 square miles of the Historic District aboard one of our beautiful BLUE Trolleys, steeped in old-fashioned charm. Our tour guides warmly invite you to explore the beauty of Savannah as only we can share it.
Savannah’s Favorite Night Time Activity*
Savannah Pub Crawls Starting Just $10
- Haunted Savannah “Themed” Pub Crawl.. This tour is a Strolling Party With a Haunted Theme. Even Skeptics Will Enjoy This Fun Tour. *Spirits Guaranteed!*
- Andrew’s Haunted & History Pub Crawl “I’ve met every person on this tour and we’re all having a great time.”
Buy your copy of the new book, The First American Grand Prix at 411 Abercorn Street (at Taylor St.); Kindle or print copies are also available at www.greatsavannahraces.com; Be sure to visit The Great Savannah Races Museum and shop that is dedicated to the Great Savannah Races!
Take a ride if you dare and hear the tales of ghosts and spirits. On our travels you will experience historic Savannah as never before. You will be riding in a real hearse that was in service for over 15 years. Tours last approximately one and a half hours and are conducted by licensed guides.
9 East River Street | 800-786-6404
Historic Savannah | Savannah | 912-224-8365
Throughout Historic Savannah | 912-663-4400
Historic District | Savannah | 912-443-9333
329 Abercorn Street | 912-233-6854
Historic District | Savannah | 912-234-8128
234 MLK Jr. Boulevard | Savannah | 912-233-0083
411 W Bay Street | Savannah | 912-695-1578
313 East River Street | Savannah | 800-721-1240