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Savannah: Old Town Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

1. Savannah: Old Town Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

Explore Savannah with a 1 or 2-day ticket to the hop-on hop-off old town trolley tour. See Reynolds Square, Juliette Gordon Low Historic District, and Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens while listening to the conductors provide a fascinating narrative filled with information about the historic city. Drive down avenues lined with magnolia trees draped in Spanish moss. See stunning architecture, learn about the city from friendly conductor guides, and enjoy the warm southern hospitality that lures millions of visitors to Savannah each year. Hop aboard one of the charming trolleys and experience Transportainment, a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment. Informed conductors narrate the tour with a fun mix of trivia, facts, and humorous stories. Jump off to visit the bamboo collection at Bamboo Farm and Coastal Gardens to explore the historic homes of the Juliette Gordon Low Historic District. Gaze out the window at moss-draped oaks, magnolia trees, and stately mansions as you drive down cobblestone streets. Stop at locations like Reynolds Square where you can see the statue of John Wesley. Enjoy stops at regular intervals and have the freedom to stop at the sights that interest you. With its quaint country squares and historical spots, there is much to see and do in Georgia’s first city. There are 15 stops conveniently located close to many of the places of interest in Savannah, these are: 1)301 MLK Blvd: The Savannah Visitor Center 2)214 West Boundary: Old Town Trolley Welcome Center 3)200 West Bryan Street: Ellis Square 4)6 West Harris Street: Madison Square 5)622 Drayton Street: Forsyth Park 6)207 East Gordon Street: Calhoun Square 7)222 Harris Street: Cathedral of St. John Baptist 8)234 MLK Blvd: Trolley Barn 9)217 West Julian Street: City Market 10)32 Abercorn Street: Lucas Theatre 11)301 East River Street: River Street 12)531 River Street: The Waving Girl 13)324 East State Street: The Davenport House 14)201 Abercorn Street: Colonial Park Cemetery 15)10 East Oglethorpe Ave: Bull Street Corridor

Savannah: Ghosts and Gravestones Tour with Low House Entry

2. Savannah: Ghosts and Gravestones Tour with Low House Entry

Board the “Trolley of the Doomed” in Savannah for a guided sightseeing trolleybus around America's most haunted city. Look out for ghoulish creatures and venture inside both the haunted Andrew Low House and the haunted 19th Century shipping warehouse Perkins and Sons Ship Chandlery. Old Town Trolley Tours invites you to explore Savannah’s darker side mixed in with a good dose of humor. Hear tales no other tours will dare tell you, as the shadows play gentle tricks with your mind. Journey through time, and hear ghoulish legends of murder and intrigue. The tour starts down on the Savannah Waterfront and travels though the many historic squares located in the heavily haunted Savannah Historic District, such as Columbia Square, Wright Square, Telfair Square & Lafayette Square. Naturally there are also stories relating to the Colonial Park Cemetery. A highlight of the tour is entry into the haunted home of one of the most prestigious Savannah families – the Andrew Low House. Here you will learn tales of the unrest still in the home, as well as personal experiences of both staff and guests. Another highlight is a visit inside Perkins and Sons Ship Chandlery, a haunted 19th Century shipping warehouse restored from an era long past. Here you will experience the stories and legends of the Savannah Waterfront and River Street over the centuries. Other sites you will pass and hear spine-chilling stories about are the Olde Harbour Inn, the Pirate’s House, the 1790 Inn, the Hamilton-Turner Inn, and the Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Savannah: Adults-Only Beyond Good and Evil Tour

3. Savannah: Adults-Only Beyond Good and Evil Tour

Explore the spooky side of Savannah on this ghost-themed, adults-only walking tour that visits the city’s popular haunted spots. Become a history buff after learning about the historic events and figures that helped shape the unique culture of Savannah. During the tour, hear about the famous haunted locations the city has to offer, such as former Revolutionary War battlegrounds, burial grounds, historic homes, and the hauntings associated with each. Learn all the true stories behind these locations and more from a guide who is an expert on the dark, haunted history of Savannah.

Savannah: Grave Encounters Ghost Tour with Cellar and Dinner

4. Savannah: Grave Encounters Ghost Tour with Cellar and Dinner

Start your evening with a Grave Encounters trolley tour for a thrilling overview of Savannah’s haunted history. Every night of the week, ghostly guides share tales of murder, voodoo, death, disease and disaster in the Hostess City of the South. The Grave Encounters Tour includes stories about the Sorrel-Weed House, which is widely considered the most haunted house in Savannah, and the Colonial Park Cemetery, where many Yellow Fever victims were buried. You’ll also see the iconic Olde Pink House, known for its supernatural activity, and explore the Telfair Academy, Savannah’s oldest public art museum, to enjoy spine-tingling stories. Along the way, you’ll hear lively tales told by some of Savannah’s most illustrious “spirits” – from deceased theater performers to dead pirates – who hop on the trolley to share their morbid tales of misfortune. After your tour, enjoy a delicious dinner at The Pirates’ House – one of Georgia’s most iconic restaurants, which originally opened in 1753 as an inn for seafarers – and keep your eyes out for paranormal activity. Immortalized by Robert Louis Stevenson in his acclaimed novel Treasure Island, The Pirates’ House once served as a site where patrons were unceremoniously “shanghaied” and woke up to find themselves at sea aboard a working pirate ship.

Savannah: Terrors, Ghosts, and Ghouls Walking Tour

5. Savannah: Terrors, Ghosts, and Ghouls Walking Tour

Explore the haunted history and ghosts of Savannah on a guided walk through the historic downtown area. This interactive tour will take you to a mix of up to 8 locations, where you'll hear tales of the hauntings that persist at iconic historic buildings, squares, and cemeteries. Discover the ghosts of Savannah at night and uncover the mysteries at each historic house and the tragic, mysterious, or unexplained events that caused them to be haunted. Venture to multiple historic and infamous hotspots, including the Kehoe House, Davenport House, The Juliette Gordon Low House, and The Cursed Wright Square. Find out why Juliette Gordon Low was cursed from the day of her wedding and why the Wright Square has a beautiful but deadly past that continues to haunt the city. Get the inside scoop on favorite local spirits while walking the cobblestone streets. By the end of the tour, you'll have a better understanding of why Savannah is said to be the most haunted city in the country and why its locations top the most haunted lists year after year after year.

Savannah: Midnight in the Garden Walking Tour and Pub Crawl

6. Savannah: Midnight in the Garden Walking Tour and Pub Crawl

Follow the trail of one of the most prominent murders in Savannah history from beginning to end on this walking tour. Hop from bar to bar with your drink in your hand as you do. Hear fascinating stories from your guide as you stroll Savannah's evocative streets. Raise a glass to an iconic story in a succession of memorable bars Take advantage of Savannah's open carry laws. Unlike in most American cities, in Savannah, you can carry your alcoholic beverage with you on the streets. Learn all about the eccentric Jim Williams and his historic preservation efforts. Encounter stories of psychics, exorcisms, iconic drag queens, and much more with a drink in your hand.

Savannah Terrors Boos and Booze Haunted Pub Crawl

7. Savannah Terrors Boos and Booze Haunted Pub Crawl

Grab a Chatham Artiller Punch and explore the darkest corners of this haunted southern city. You'll meet your expert guide at haunted Oglethorpe Square, where Yellow Fever victims still wander the pathways — delirious and zombie-like. From there, you'll visit seven other iconic sites, including four of the city's best pubs. Enjoy beer, wine, or spirits as you hear tales of ghostly cooks, deadly duels, and creepy hotels. By the time you end your night at the Savannah Taphouse, you'll have a nice buzz and plenty of chilling stories to entertain friends and family back home. Are you brave enough to step into the shadows? The spirits are waiting.

Savannah Outdoor Escape Game: Ghost Hunt

8. Savannah Outdoor Escape Game: Ghost Hunt

Discover Savannah’s haunted spots while playing the role of an amateur paranormal investigator. You have only been in the field for a few months and are starting to lose hope that you might ever find any evidence of the paranormal. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. Ready for an adventure? After your booking you will receive an email with instructions on how to download and play the game on your phone. Head to Forsyth Fountain, where the game will start. It will take you between 1.5 to 2 hours to complete, but there’s no time limit so feel free to explore, and finish it at your own pace: pause the game and resume anytime from the location where you paused it. You will finish the game at the famous Waving Girl Statue. For larger groups, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to download and play the city game on their phone. Alternatively, each person can make their own purchase. You can play on your own, in a large group or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game.

Savannah: Small Group Night Tour with River Cruise

9. Savannah: Small Group Night Tour with River Cruise

Your fun-filled, Savannah night tour begins with a complimentary downtown hotel pick up in the comfort and style of a comfortable, air conditioned SUV before heading on a historic city drive. You will pass through Bull Street, which is full of independent boutiques, stores, and lots of fun things to do. You will also pass by Savannah City Market, which features some of the Historic District’s most popular restaurants, art galleries, and other shops. You will see multiple historic buildings, including the Olde Pink house and Savannah City Hall. As the narrated drive concludes, we bring you to your next stop at the Savannah Riverboat Cruise. As you glide through the Savannah River, you will enjoy a picturesque sunset on the water, dance along to music, relish in the calm of the evening, and enjoy Savannah’s sights. After the cruise, you will have a chance to see the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist, which graces the skyline with its towering steeples – a view valued by residents and visitors alike. You will then reach your last stop - a local bakery or candy shop - for a delectable dessert. After leaving the bakery, your guide will ensure a comfortable and convenient experience by taking you back to your downtown hotel. With our small-group setting and personalized service, you'll have an unforgettable journey through Savannah. You won't want to miss this magnificent experience!

Savannah: Dead of Night Ghost Walking Tour

10. Savannah: Dead of Night Ghost Walking Tour

Embark on a late-night guided tour of Savannah’s most active haunted locations. See how this historic port becomes a shadow realm filled with the restless souls of the past. Experience the dark side of a picturesque community dotted with Spanish moss, romantic fountains, and ornate architecture. Meet your group at Oglethorpe Square, where yellow fever victims wander down moonlit paths, their eyes bleeding from the violent disease. From there, wind through nine other bone-chilling locations, unlocking a new piece of Savannah history at each one. Visit the infamous Mercer-Williams House from “The Midnight Garden of Good and Evil,” feel the sinister energy of Colonial Park Cemetery, and reach out to ghostly Revolutionary War soldiers at the Sorrel Weed House. With your phone in hand, become a certified ghost hunter collecting paranormal evidence in the most densely haunted city in the U.S.

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4.2 / 5

based on 702 reviews

Very comfortable despite chilly morning. Our driver, D J, was excellent. Lot of great sights, good stories, history. Hop on/off or just stay on. Good value. They will let you ride around once, staying on, and then ride again hopping on and off at the spots (of 15, that you want to explore. Recomended.

LeRoy was an amazing guide. His story telling and knowledge of the city was impeccable. Highly would recommend this tour. You’ll also learn the true story about the movie Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

Tour guides were excellent. Many were very entertaining as well as informative.

I enjoyed the entire tour. It was a lot of fun. The tour guide was very good.

Our guide on Thursday Feb 8th at 7:00 pm was so amazing!