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Historic Savannah Walking Tour

By Explore Savannah
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2h
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Highlights

  • We provide an overview of the history of Savannah

  • Imagine life in the 1700 an 1800's in Savannah

  • Experience life in Savannah today

  • Learn why Gen. Sherman didn't destroy Savannah

  • Smaller groups allows interaction & questions along the way

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided walking tour of Historic Savannah

  • What's included

    Benches along the way to rest during the tour, if necessary.

  • What's excluded

    water - please bring your own

  • What's excluded

    umbrellas on rainy days

Know Before You Book

  • Advance reservations required

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

  • Wheelchairs / Scooters are welcome

  • Fur Babies welcome

What you can expect

This tour begins in Wright Square, in the center of the Historic District and only a few minutes walk from your hotel.

You will learn how the city first began in 1733 and why Gen. James Oglethorpe chose this 40 foot riverbank as the perfect location for Savannah. As we explore this picturesque city, you will envision life as it was back then. What began as a small fur trading community, has flourished into one of the largest sea ports in America today. Learn about the days when cotton was king as we stroll along the streets lined with majestic oak trees draped in Spanish moss. You will hear about a few men and women who still impact our lives today. Discover what life was like during the Colonial and Victorian eras, as you experience life in Savannah today.

Savannah is the most haunted city in the nation, because we are built on our dead, you will see evidence of this throughout our tour. You will discover where Forest Gump sat with his box of chocolates. We will stroll through squares that once were battleground during the Siege of Savannah back in 1779. Walk in the footsteps of General Sherman and see the house he used as his headquarters while in Savannah, during his March to the Sea in 1864. We will visit the monument of our nations heroes, who gave their life fighting for our country.

Grab a glass of iced tea or your favorite drink of choice in your ‘To-Go’ cup and ‘Walk About It’ with us. Gaze at the homes built during the Victorian era and learn about the families who once lived here. “Don’t shoot yourself in the foot’ and experience what it means to ‘keep up with the Jones’ along Jones Street.

Location

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Activity Location

  • Wright Square
  • Bull Street
  • Savannah Georgia 31401

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Wright Square
  • Bull Street
  • Savannah Georgia 31401