Georgia Seasonal & holiday activities

Our most recommended Georgia Seasonal & holiday activities

Savannah: Ghosts and Gravestones Tour with Low House Entry

1. 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: Holiday Lights and Sights Trolley Tour

2. Savannah: Holiday Lights and Sights Trolley Tour

Join one of Savannah’s most beloved holiday traditions during the most wonderful time of the year on this Christmas sightseeing trolley tour. Experience the magic of the holidays in the warm and cozy comfort of a trolley. Whisk past the city’s historic homes and city squares, all dressed in their holiday best, as carolers enliven the night with songs. Stop and go inside the Isaiah Davenport House where you will time-travel back to the 1820s and see how Savannah’s earliest residents experienced the spirit of the season while enjoying some holiday treats. Make another stop at the new Plant Riverside District, where you can enjoy a truly magical winter wonderland at a local Christmas market and even say hello to St. Nick himself.

Savannah: Ghosts of Christmas Past Walking Tour

3. Savannah: Ghosts of Christmas Past Walking Tour

For the last 100 years, Americans have kept ghosts in their place, letting them out only in October. It’s no coincidence that the most famous Christmas story is a ghost story. Charles Dickens’ "A Christmas Carol" was first published in 1843, and its story about a man tormented by a series of ghosts the night before Christmas belonged to a once-rich, now mostly forgotten tradition of telling ghost stories on Christmas Eve. Dickens’ supernatural yuletide terror was no outlier, since for much of the 19th century, the holiday was indisputably associated with ghosts and specters. Christmas in Savannah has always been a magical time of the year. However, for many of the less fortunate souls, the season brought tragedy and disaster. Grab a hot cup of cocoa and join in to resurrect the long-lost tradition of the telling of ghost stories during the holiday season. Walk through Savannah with your own paranormal sensitive and hear stories of holidays past.

The Savannah Underground: An Immersive Ghost Hunt

4. The Savannah Underground: An Immersive Ghost Hunt

Prepare to do something you’ve likely never before experienced on the only experience in Savannah that merges a thrilling immersive trolley ghost tour and Savannah’s premium interactive attraction into one action-packed bundle. Begin the experience by diving into Savannah’s dark past, which doubles as a ghost hunting Bootcamp where you’ll learn skills and get information that you can take back home and use to find ghosts anywhere in the world. Once completing your ghost hunting training session, you’ll hop off the trolley and into the exclusive Savannah Underground, a 40-minute immersive adventure that surrounds you with some of Savannah’s scariest history. It's guaranteed that you won’t find anything like this anywhere else in Savannah, as it’s custom-built for those seeking more than an average ghost tour: A theatrical whirlwind of scary fun.

Savannah: City Ghosts Exploration Game

5. Savannah: City Ghosts Exploration Game

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.

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What people are saying about Georgia

We absolutely loved this tour! I would highly recommend it, my husband also enjoyed the tour. It was nice relaxing on the trolley ride, and learning some foist stories about Savannah. The guide was awesome and we enjoyed the stops. It was definitely a great value for the money. We took several tours but this one was the best!

Selena first of all made it a great time. She is a great story teller and made it very intriguing and was fun. Highly recommend this tour.

I highly recommend this event at night. It was scary and worth it.

Olive and Ted did a great job. We had a lot of fun.

Excellent experience and extremely friendly staff.