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Our most recommended Georgia Garden & Park Tours

  • Savannah: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Walk

    1. Savannah: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Walk

    Who would have thought that a story about characters in a sleepy Southern enclave would have created the stir that John Berendt did with his non-fiction novel "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil"? Even the rumors whispered beneath dripping Spanish moss are enough to make a man blush, and it's all true! Just another day in this eccentric city? Savannah Walks is proud to present A Walk through Midnight, a saunter through the pages of Berendt's runaway 1994 bestseller, which Clint Eastwood made into a film in 1997. Guides offer personal insights and observations, as well as recently unearthed stories about the characters in what the people of Savannah have come to call "the book." Some of the guides were even extras in the movie! The guides also have special items of interest to show you along the way. Who knows? On some days you might even see some of the actual characters strolli...

    Brad was very knowledgeable and personable. The tour was an absolute 10/10. This was one of the most expansive and informative tours i’ve ever taken. I would highly recommend this fun tour. It was great to see the actual places where the book and movie took place.

  • Savannah's Urban Forest: the Gates and Gardens Tour

    2. Savannah's Urban Forest: the Gates and Gardens Tour

    Savannah's legacy as a garden city is firmly rooted in her humble beginnings as a novel agrarian experiment. Today, massive oaks shade stately squares and handcrafted iron gates grace elegant courtyards. This unique walking tour shows you what lies behind the gates of some of Savannah's finest homes. It lets you explore the fauna of this lush forest city. John Berendt, author of the bestseller “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,” described walking through Savannah this way: "With twenty-two luscious green squares it is like strolling through the rooms of an elegant open air mansion.” Walking Magazine has rated Savannah "one of the 10 Best Walking Cities in America." The tree-lined streets, beautiful squares, magnificent parks and slow Southern pace make it an ideal location for the leisurely yet intimate feel that only a walking tour can provide.

  • Atlanta: Private City Highlights Tour

    3. Atlanta: Private City Highlights Tour

    Climb into a private vehicle and begin your tour of downtown Atlanta. Begin on Peachtree Street located along Atlanta’s main thoroughfare and home to one the South’s oldest private clubs, several historic churches, and the site of the deadliest hotel fire in US history. Then head into the Fairlie Poplar Historic District - the commercial heart of the city which contains a range of architectural styles popular in the late 19th and early-20th centuries including Atlanta's Flatiron Building. Then head to the Centennial Olympic Park to see The World of Coke, Georgia Aquarium, National Center for Civil Rights, and CNN. Finally, witness the imposing Mercedes Benz Stadium which is home to the Falcons and Atlanta United. Continue the tour with a drive through midtown, where you will see the apartment where the Pulitzer-Prize winning author Margaret Mitchell wrote Gone With The Wind. Admire the ...

    Derek K. was fantastic very knowledgeable. He answered. all of our questions and was very aware of ou needs and wants. This was a phenomenal experience. .

  • Savannah: Movie History Van Tour

    4. Savannah: Movie History Van Tour

    Meet your expert guide for a tour through Savannah's history on the silver screen. Explore this beautiful city, nicknamed the hostess city of the south. Learn about Savannah's close connection to Hollywood and discover its beautiful homes, picturesque Spanish moss, and cool southern breezes. Go behind the scenes and hear stories about local film productions and your favorite celebrities. Learn about the makings of Forrest Gump, Something to Talk About, Midnight in the Garden of Good in Evil, and so many more. Hop aboard and get a taste of the silver screen.

  • Atlanta: A City in a Forest Private Nature Tour

    5. Atlanta: A City in a Forest Private Nature Tour

    Start the tour at Piedmont Park and the Botanical Gardens in Atlanta's Central Park. The 189-acre urban green-space is home to more than 30 acres of botany including a 40-foot-tall canopy walk through the forest. Next, continue on to the Ansley Park neighborhood which was the birthplace of Margaret Mitchell. Admire the winding roads, beautiful landscaping, and a variety of architecture predominantly from the early 20th-century.  Next head over to the Olmsted Linear Park which was developed by Frederick Law Olmsted, landscape architect of NYC’s Central Park. This impressive park is known as the 'front yard' to stately homes in the Druid Hills neighborhood. Finally, explore Grant Park, the oldest park in the city and home to Zoo Atlanta. The 131-acre park is surrounded by the largest collection of Victorian cottages and Craftsman bungalows in the city.

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What people are saying about Georgia

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5.0 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Brad was very knowledgeable and personable. The tour was an absolute 10/10. This was one of the most expansive and informative tours i’ve ever taken. I would highly recommend this fun tour. It was great to see the actual places where the book and movie took place.

Our guide, Brad was super knowledgeable and very patient and probably the friendliest person ever. The walk was at a very comfortable pace and tons of information.

Very knowledgeable. Lots of add on to the tour. Special tidbits from the book, the movie and real life Savannah.

Tour was insanely informative and fascinating! Our guide was amazing. Highly recommend!

It was amazing she was very informative. I would definitely go again!