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.
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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Located near Columbia Square on York Street, the Webb Military Museum features military artifacts from the American Civil War to Desert Storm and displays original uniforms, headgear and equipment in a walk-through setting. The museum honors our servicemen from all wars and branches and many highlighting their stories of service. Girl scouts and group discounts available. 5 STAR RATING ON TRIP ADVISOR!
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.
See The Best First with the only sightseeing tour Officially Endorsed by The Historic Savannah Foundation. Enjoy 15 stops with unlimited hop on hop off privileges and the most frequent service. Each tour has live narration from our expert conductors and a 100% Money Back Guarantee. (912) 559-3688.
See Savannah From The Water’s View! Enjoy refreshing river breezes on our sightseeing tour, savor rich flavors of the South during our luncheon cruise, relish in a Southern brunch tradition, engage in cultural entertainment, experience fun filled dinners, romantic sunsets and moonlight party cruises.
A place of beauty, history and awe! Book a tour and travel in comfort in the 5-passenger golf carts and visit Bonaventure that has been a world famous tourist destination for over 150 years. Sit back and relax while your tour guide shares the history, landscape and points of interest while being shaded from the sun and elements. From the cemetery architecture, the Spanish moss hanging from the trees to the notable people interred here, this will be a memorable experience of Savannah and her beauty.
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.
Bonaventure Walking Tour with Roundtrip Transportation
Bonaventure is considered one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world and is a treat for nature lovers and history buffs alike. Experience over 100 acres of Live Oak, Spanish Moss and Victorian funerary art on a walking tour that includes transportation, bottled water and a 6th generation Savannahian and history expert. Tours daily with service from downtown hotels and trolley stops. It is all about convenience. We come to you! Call (912) 401-2897.
Discover Historic Savannah – beautiful and elegant by day – haunted, hallowed, and strange by night – with GENTEEL & BARD FINE SAVANNAH TOURS – quite literally the finest guided Savannah Walking History Tours and Savannah Ghost Tours the Hostess City has to offer. Discover why we’ve never received a bad review – not one. It’s the Genteel difference. Book online at GenteelAndBard.com or call (912) 373.6651.
Savannah. Her name just rolls of your tongue. She’s a genteel Southern Dame, with more than a few secrets. At Private Walking Tours of Savannah, we’ll introduce you to her as we take your group on a two-hour stroll through the heart of the Historic District. We offer four themes, and even Half Day tours. Visit our website, privatesavannah.com. Or, give us a call at (912) 509-2084.
TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016, 2017 and 2018! Specializing in small, personal tour groups of fifteen or less, take the tour with Patrick, the “Ghost Walker” who is a professional licensed city tour guide with over 20 years’ experience as a paranormal investigator. Walk the eerie streets of the old city to historic sites, documented haunted buildings and secret cemeteries. Hunt for paranormal activity using K2 EMF meters that are provided during the tour! Taking tour groups up to 15 people. For reservations, book online at ghostwalkertours.com or call us. (912) 662-0155 .
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!
Transport yourself back in time and visit America’s first planned city by carriage and see the moss-laden trees, beautiful antebellum homes in addition to Savannah’s magnificent monuments and museums that are over 200 years old. Plantation Carriage Company is Savannah’s premier source for tours around the Historic District, weddings and other special occasions. Tours depart daily from the southeast corner of Ellis Square. Call for reservations: (912) 659-9005.
Come take the ride of your lifetime aboard one of our helicopters for a magic carpet ride over historic Savannah, Georgia. Fly low and fast along the Savannah River while you enjoy a unique perspective of downtown Savannah, Old Fort Jackson, Fort Pulaski, Whitemarsh Island, the Cockspur, Tybee and Hilton Head lighthouses and much, much, more! Prices start at $39. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Walk-ins welcome. Reservations available.
Offering both daytime & Savannah’s ONLY evening cemetery tour, this is the Bonaventure adventure that you’ve read and heard all about with highly reviewed storyist, author and filmmaker, Shannon Scott! Exploring Bonaventure for over 20 years, through his unique story lens you’ll discover the cemetery’s plantation history, Victorian burial rituals & practices, character portrayals of famed warriors, poets, industrialists to painters and dramatic life tales ranging from romantics to the reckless! Throw in connections to “The DaVinci Code” & “Midnight In The Garden of Good and Evil” and you’ve got one of the most exciting and important experiences you’ll have in Savannah!
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?
Segway Tours | Walking Tours:
Take a tour with the ORIGINAL Segway Tour Company! Segway tours are always an adventure, an upclose & personal tour of the city, or one of our Victorian cemeteries, Bonaventure or Laurel Grove. Would you rather walk? Enjoy one of many walking tours! NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!
As the evening approaches, the day begins to cool off and the crowds begin to thin out. It’s a perfect time to take a leisurely walk through the Historic District. The Savannah Evening Stroll is a great way to see our wonderful City. We’ll take you on a ninety-minute tour from Johnson Square to Forsyth Park, talking a little history, some homes, and maybe a movie or two. Join us at 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, from March through October. Tours are booking now. Visit our website, SavannahEveningStroll.com. Or, give us a call at (912) 509-2084.
Walking Tours | Trolley Tours | Carriage Tours
Specializing in Walking Tours – Choose from: History & Architecture, Happy Hour Haunts, Haunted Pub, Haunted History, our family & pet friendly Ghost Hauntings PLUS Private Walking Tours. Reservations are required, so Book Now! Be sure to visit their amazing gift shop at 42 E. Bay St. next to the historic Savannah Cotton Exchange, where you will find a unique array of Savannah-made products, souvenirs, antiques, collectibles, and more. There’s something for everyone at Cool Savannah! Call or email them at: [email protected].
The Combat Zone offers truly unique experiences at this family-fun park in Savannah!
Tank driving and rides in real ex-military tanks.
The only place in the U.S. offering mini tank paintball.
Paintball available on military, zombie and speedball fields.
Come and enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience and create lifelong memories for you, your family and friends! Ages 8 and up!
Now Open! The American Prohibition Museum is the first of its kind in the country and takes guests back into the 1900s as anti-alcohol rallies swept the U.S. and the booze problem was pushed into the forefront of American politics. Through immersive displays and state-of-the-art exhibits, guests learn how Prohibition and Temperance shaped thinking and culture for more than two hundred years of American history. 209 W. St. Julian St., City Market.
The Historic Savannah Theatre, originally built in 1818 is the oldest continually operating theatre in the United States. The show is a high-energy two hour variety show that features a rockin’ live band, singers and comedy, perfect for a southern evening!
In 2002, the American Institute of Parapsychology awarded Savannah, GA, with the unique distinction of being “America’s Most Haunted City®”. This tour focuses on the stories that have haunted and plagued this city for almost 300 years. Join us as we guide you through this sacred City built on its dead, where our Master Storytellers will share with you the true stories of this multi-cultured City. We will visit sites like Wright Square, the 1735 hanging place of Alice Riley, hear strange and eerie stories of the Gordon mansion, birthplace of the Founder of the Girl Scouts, Colonial Park Cemetery, Kehoe House and many others.
Family owned and operated since 1992, Lazaretto Creek Marina and Capt. Mike’s Dolphin Tours have been offering the best in narrated dolphin tours, sunset cruises and deep sea fishing from the serenity of Tybee Island, Georgia. Scout rates available; book online. (912) 786-5848.
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.
SEGWAYS! A truly creative and enjoyable way to experience the beauty of Historic Savannah. From the Mercer House to the Tomochichi Monument, the squares visited are historically significant and sure to make your Segway Tour memorable. At Bonaventure Cemetery you might visit the grave of Little Gracie, just one unique display from the Victorian era and its’ beautiful uses of symbols and art. The Tybee Island tour offers its laid back atmosphere, an interesting past and a fascinating Light House that is still shinning today! On any of these exciting tours you will be cruising along with your knowledgeable tour guide. Book any of these wonderful tours through: savannahsegwaytours.com
Renowned the world over for hospitality and charm, Savannah is equally a wealth of history, mystery and culture. Even now you are only steps away from people and places that literally shaped the evolution of not only Savannah, but America itself. Give me two hours, and I’ll give you the story of my city, Savannah.
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