Voted “Best Tour” every year since 2003, Old Savannah Tours showcases the unparalleled beauty of Savannah, Georgia. This locally-owned and operated company has been conducting trolley tours since 1979 and brings the city’s history to life! You’ll enjoy personal descriptions and stories, re-enactors of General James Oglethorpe and Forrest Gump, and much more. Whether you’re a Savannah local or just passing through, a guided excursion with Old Savannah Tours will be an adventure you won’t soon forget! Here are some of our favorites.
5 of the Best Old Savannah Tours
1. Historic Overview
Short on time? Hop on the 90-minute Historic Overview Tour for a narrated sightseeing tour of Savannah. Your guide will take you through more than 270 years of American history in one of the largest National Urban Historic Landmarked Districts in the country! You’ll ride along cobblestone streets and experience the moss-draped oaks, stately mansions, and beautiful squares that have made Savannah famous. The Historic Overview Tour departs daily at 9 a.m. and every 15-20 minutes thereafter until 4:30 p.m.
2. Savannah Experience Tour
The Savannah Experience Tour is the most comprehensive sightseeing tour offered in Georgia’s First City. This non-stop, three-hour excursion tours all the familiar sites and haunts of the historic district and even explores a few “forgotten” neighborhoods. You’ll discover the Victorian District, the Thomas Square neighborhood, the Beech Institute area, and Victory Drive. It’s the perfect tour for any history buff!
3. Historic On & Off Tour
The most popular tour is the Historic On & Off Tour, where you can explore as much of Savannah as you can fit into a day. It’s an expanded version of the Overview Tour and can last for 90 minutes or all afternoon – the choice is yours!
4. Trolley Tales of Historic Haunts
Did you know that Savannah is one of the most haunted cities in America? Visitors can journey to the dark side on the Trolley Tales of Historic Haunts Tour. You’ll take a two-hour ride to some of Savannah’s most haunted spots, including the Rum Cellar at the Pirates’ House and the Telfair Academy. Read our blog about Savannah ghost tours for details.
5. Land & Sea Tour
Experience the best of both worlds on the Land & Sea Tour! Guests can board the Savannah River Queen paddleboat for a relaxing and enjoyable cruise down Savannah’s picturesque waterway. You’ll also enjoy an on-land trolley tour either before or after your river cruise. It’s a winning combination!
Book Your Stay at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn
Now that you know all about Old Savannah Tours, it’s time to start planning your trip! Call (800) 517-9007 to make your reservations and be sure to book your stay our Savannah bed and breakfast. Our inn is located in the heart of the historic district and has everything you need for an unforgettable getaway. Enjoy comfortable accommodations, luxurious amenities, and attentive concierge services throughout your stay. We even offer a delicious gourmet breakfast each morning! We look forward to having you.
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