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  • Georgia Aquarium: Skip-the-Purchase-Line Tickets

    1. Georgia Aquarium: Skip-the-Purchase-Line Tickets

    Skip the purchase lines at the largest aquarium in the Western Hemisphere, and spend the day enjoying the aquarium's seven different areas and interactive 4D theater. The Aquarium features a variety of places to eat and drink, and parking is made easy in the connected parking garage. Learn about whale sharks, manta rays, giant groupers and stingrays as you watch them from a huge window or walk through the clear underwater tunnel running through the giant tank. Discover the exciting energy of dolphins and their behavior from experienced trainers. Explore the world's coldest oceans with wildlife like the weedy seadragon, beluga whale, giant Pacific octopus and Japanese spider crab. Introduce yourself to the charismatic nature of California sea lions before checking out one of the largest living reef exhibits of any aquarium in the world.

    ME AND MY FAMILY HAD A GREAT TIME. THE ENTRENCE PROCESS WAS NOT LONG AND EVERYONE WAS SO HELPFUL ABOUT WHERE CERTAIN EVENTS AND ANIMALS WERE LOCATED.

  • Savannah: Ghosts & Gravestones Trolley Tour

    2. Savannah: Ghosts & Gravestones Trolley Tour

    Board the “Trolley of the Doomed” in Savannah for a 75-minute jaunt around the historic city’s moss-drenched streets with a difference. But be warned, you never know what kind of ghoulish creatures you might encounter in “America's Most Haunted City.” Historic Tours of America and Old Town Trolley Tours invite you to explore their premier haunted tour, as they mix some of Savannah’s darker side with a good dose of humor. As the evening hours descend upon you, unseen spirits stroll among the living in the streets and squares. 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. You will also get exclusive nighttime entry into River Street’s Perkins and Sons Ship Chandlery for a truly haunting experience.

    Be careful where you park and go down to River St, otherwise you may have a long walk to get to pickup place. It will be dark and the area looks different after dark. Use the bathrooom before trolley ride starts, they will remind you and show you a bathroom you can use.

  • Savannah Riverboat: Dinner Cruise with Entertainment

    3. Savannah Riverboat: Dinner Cruise with Entertainment

    Journey back in time in one of the beautifully appointed ballrooms aboard the Savannah Riverboat on a 2-hour dinner cruise. Savor the fresh buffet-style dinner made with local ingredients and enjoy the live entertainment as the riverboat slowly glides down the Savannah River.  After dinner, you can get up and dance to tunes from the 50s through today’s hits performed by one of the riverboat entertainers. Venture up to the top deck and enjoy the wonderful Savannah evenings with the amazing sights and sounds of the historic city of Savannah. Seating is available indoors and on the deck for the best views of the river and the city of Savannah. The indoor areas are climate-controlled. There is nothing more charming than an evening on the Savannah River. Sample Dinner Menu: Our Signature Savannah Shrimp and Grits, Tender Beef Carving Station, Fresh Catch of the Day, Lemon & Artichoke Chick...

    It really was a great time!! The food was very good, the entertainment on all 3 levels offered quite a variety as well:) Definitely worth the time!!!

  • Savannah Riverboat: Narrated Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

    4. Savannah Riverboat: Narrated Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

    Climb aboard for an unmissable Savannah experience: a trip on a Savannah riverboat. Travel along the Savannah River on your 1.5-hour cruise with live commentary from the captain as you go. Hear about everything from the modern port and the ships that visit from all over the world, to the history of Savannah and its river. Marvel at the beauty of the "Hostess City of the South" as you sit back and take in your surroundings. Make your way down river to Old Fort Jackson, home of one of the largest and oldest original artillery pieces in the country. Even get to hear and see the cannons in action.  Be sure to make the most of the photo opportunities that present themselves.

    we enjoyed the excursion and the narration by bradley. i would have given the experience 5 stars, except for the outrageous price of photo that was taken as we boarded: $38!!! many people were passing them up, as we did. we would have purchased for $10-12. apparently you would rather sell 1 at $38, than 5 at $10.

  • Savannah: Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

    5. Savannah: Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

    Explore the historic city of Savannah with a ticket to the Old Town Trolley Tour and drive down avenues lined with magnolia trees draped in Spanish moss. See stunning architecture, learn fascinating history from friendly conductor guides, and enjoy the warm southern hospitality that lures millions of visitors to Savannah each year. With its quaint country squares and many areas of historic interest there is much to see and do in Georgia’s first city. 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.

    It was very nice and easy to hop on and off. The drivers were curtious and knowledgable. Enjoyed it!

  • Savannah: 2-Hour Paranormal Mystery Tour

    6. Savannah: 2-Hour Paranormal Mystery Tour

    This paranormal mystery tour of Savannah is owned and operated by enthusiasts in paranormal research, occult studies, and Savannah history. This is not your typical tour and you are likely to witness paranormal activity. The guides are psychics and paranormal sensitives who love sharing their knowledge and experiences with the public. Join in to experience mysterious phenomena in Savannah’s oldest neighborhood. Stories are collected from local residents and visitors, meticulously compiled by paranormal researchers. Both believers and skeptics are welcomed. On this 2-hour tour, you're certain to discover something that'll spark your interest. And if you’re lucky, the ghosts of Savannah may even call out to you.

    Really enjoyed the tour with Oswald around Savannah! We had a great time - informational, creepy, and interesting - learned plenty about Savannah.

  • Savannah Riverboat: Sunset Sightseeing Cruise

    7. Savannah Riverboat: Sunset Sightseeing Cruise

    Make your way down the mighty Savannah River on a 2-hour riverboat cruise. Enjoy the refreshing evening breeze and see the beautiful sunset from the open-air top deck patio. Marvel at the views of historic Savannah from the water and take in the beautiful surroundings. Enjoy live music whilst you’re aboard. Sit back and relax, or get up and dance to music from the 1950s all the way to today. Purchase a drink or something to eat at the onboard Skyline Bar and Grill and watch the Savannah waterfront float past.

    Beautiful cruise.The crew was very friendly and helpful. Enjoyed the music and the views from the top deck.

  • Savannah Riverboat: Sightseeing Lunch Cruise

    8. Savannah Riverboat: Sightseeing Lunch Cruise

    Sit back and enjoy the views while cruising down the Savannah River. Learn about Savannah's complex, but interesting story, focusing on Old Fort Jackson and other landmarks.  Come ready to relax and feast on a delicious southern-style buffet all while cruising along the Savannah River listening to the Captain’s intriguing tales and historic facts. Travel down the Savannah River while marveling at the modern port of Savannah, local flora and fauna, and finally, reach the mighty Old Fort Jackson. See and hear the cannons roar from your seat aboard the Riverboat and learn fascinating pieces of the city's history. The sample buffet menu consists of the signature savannah shrimp and grits, the best southern fried chicken, chef’s specialty station, creamy macaroni and cheese, southern greens, squash casserole, sweet potato soufflé, fresh fruit, assorted salads, dessert and more.

    We had a nice time on this boat. However, we were docked a little longer than I would have liked. The lunch was simple but very nice and tasty. Our server Alexis was wonderful

  • Savannah: Riverboat Cruise & City Tour Combo

    9. Savannah: Riverboat Cruise & City Tour Combo

    After meeting your guide at Savannah’s Visitor Center, hop into the trolley to begin your 90-minute tour through the city. As the wind blows through your hair, admire the lush foliage and Victorian mansions as you cruise around town. With an expert guide to take you through the cultural significance of each site, you’ll gain local insight into the city’s history, stretching back to the 18th century. Following your trolley tour of historic Savannah, embark on the Savannah Riverboat for a 90-minute sightseeing cruise down the Savannah River. During the cruise, experience the river that was – and remains – the lifeblood of Savannah. Hear the Captain’s intriguing tales and historic facts about Savannah’s modern port and the ships that visit from all over the world. Then it's downriver to Old Fort Jackson, home to one of the largest and oldest original artillery pieces in the country. ...

    Boat ride was great. The tour was very informative and helped me understand some of Savannah's important history. The beverages & snacks were a big hit as well.

  • World of Coca-Cola: Skip-the-Ticket-Line Entry

    10. World of Coca-Cola: Skip-the-Ticket-Line Entry

    Welcome to World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta! Spend the day interacting with multiple exhibits, learning about the history of the iconic brand, and sampling more than 100 different beverages from around the world. With artifacts from yesterday and today, experience the real stories behind the world’s most famous beverage brand. Get a behind-the-scenes view of the bottling process in Bottle Works. Don't forget to take your selfie with the Coca-Cola Polar Bear before leaving! Enter the new exhibit, Scent Discovery, and use your nose to guess the origin of a variety of scents led by your small group docent. At World of Coca-Cola, inspiration is around every corner - from the vault where the secret formula is secured to world-class art and memorabilia. Located near beautiful Centennial Olympic Park, the World of Coca-Cola is right in the heart of downtown Atlanta’s bustling entertainment dis...

    I lived in 32 years in Georgia and I never been to the world coke but I did this time when I came to visit and it was excellent.

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What people are saying about Georgia

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 404 reviews

We had a great time with our City Tour by electric car. Shawna was great ! We highly recommend this to other travelers . You will learn a lot about the State of Georgia particularly the city of Atlanta.

Really enjoyed the tour with Oswald around Savannah! We had a great time - informational, creepy, and interesting - learned plenty about Savannah.

We enjoyed the city tour very much. Well planned, excellent tour host and driver.

Keith was so great! Great sense of humor and was well educated.

Guide was awesome and accommodating. We learned so much.