History & House Walking Tours

History & House Tour

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Details

Beginning in Wright Square, this is the ONLY WALKING HISTORY TOUR IN SAVANNAH that INCLUDES A TOUR INSIDE A HISTORIC HOME! Add value to you valuable vacation time. 


  • Stroll with us through the squares (all park-like settings) under the canopies of live oak trees, draped in Spanish Moss. 
  • Discover why General James Oglethorpe sailed from England to establish the 13th  colony of Savannah in 1733.
  • INCLUDED in this tour is exclusive access into the Green-Meldrim house, a true gem! Completed in 1853, with many building materials and furnishing brought over from England, the details and craftsmanship of this home is absolutely amazing. Most of the furniture is period specific to the home, with a few rare pieces dating back as far as the 11th century. Experience true southern hospitality from the men and women of St. John’s Episcopal Church, as they explain the house and life as it used to be in Savannah.  An exquisite example of the best Southern Gothic style architecture in America today. This home was also used as Sherman’s Headquarters during the Civil War. 
  • Learn about a few of the historic men & women of Savannah
  • Discover where Forest Gump sat with his box of chocolates
  • As you hear the church bells ringing and the clip-clop of horse’s hooves, you will imagine Savannah of yesteryear and experience her grace and hospitality of today.
  • This tour ends in Forsyth Park – the Crowning Jewel of Historic Savannah

Additional Information

  • Total distance less than 1-mile
  • Benches along the way
  • Cafés to pop into for a bottle of water or restroom break. The tour continues, but we go slow enough that you can easily catch up.
  • The house allows SERVICE DOGS ONLY, all other pets are welcome on our other tours.
  • ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
  • MUST be able to climb steps for this tour -- NO ELEVATOR IN THE HOUSE

Tour Time: 9:00 am | Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

This tour is not available on Sunday, Monday, or Wednesday due to the house being closed. 

$40.00 Adults | $30 Youth (6-12 yrs)

Historic Women of Savannah Tour

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Tour Description

Let’s hear it for the Girls! Grab a to-go cup, expose those ankles, lose the corset and discover the sisters of yesterday, who paved the way. On this tour you will learn about the independent, strong-willed  ladies of Savannah who rose above status-quo of what was ‘expected’ of them, those women who truly made a difference.

Additional Information

  • Approximately 90-minute  walking tour
  • Tour covers approximately 1mile
  • Benches along the way for you to rest a minute
  • Limited group size
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Consider the weather and dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Wheelchairs / Scooters are welcome
  • Groups of 8 or more -- additional times upon request, based on availability
  • ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED — Please click “Book Now“ for availability.
  • Dogs are welcome on this tour

Tour Time: 3:30 | Daily

$30.00 Adults | $20.00 Youth (6-12 yrs)

Join the Girls

Historic Savannah Walking Tour

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Details

Beginning in Wright Square, we will ‘Walk About It’ on this 2-hour walking tour, covering over 285 years of history. We will stroll the streets of Historic Savannah, lined with majestic live oak trees draped with Spanish moss. 


We offer a perfect overview tour of the history of Savannah and learn about a few of the people who impacted our city in ways we still celebrate today. 


During your tour, our goal is to customize the journey in a way that will help you make the most of your stay while visiting our beautiful city. We limit our group size, so you won’t be lost in the crowd. We welcome questions and interaction along the way to allow a more intimate experience for you. There are benches throughout the tour, if you need to rest a minute.


We will also share a few stories and folklores passed down over time. 

Want Ghosts? We've got them too!  

Additional Information

  • Approximately 90-minute  walking tour
  • Tour covers approximately 1mile
  • Benches along the way for you to rest a minute
  • Limited group size
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Consider the weather and dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Wheelchairs / Scooters are welcome
  • Groups of 8 or more -- additional times upon request, based on availability
  • ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED — Please click “Book Now“ for availability.
  • Dogs are welcome on this tour

$25.00 Adults | $15.00 Youth (6-12 yrs)

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Off the Beaten Path — Private Walking Tour

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Details

When you book our Private Walking Tour, we meet you in your hotel lobby, within the Historic District. The tour begins where you are as we 'Walk About it' for 2-hrs. 


This tour is totally customizable, based on the interests of our clients. 


**When booking a private tour, you will receive a call to discuss the details of meeting location. If you are staying outside the Historic District, a meeting location will be determined at the time of this call. **

Additional Information

  • Tour covers approximately 1.5 – 2 miles, but there are benches along the way for you to sit while we Walk About It.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Consider the weather and dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Wheelchairs / Scooters are welcome
  • Groups of 8 or more -- additional times upon request, based on availability
  • ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED — Please click “Book Now“ for availability.

TOUR TIME: Varies based on availability

(additional times available based on availability - call for options)

$50.00 per person