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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: History and Sightseeing Trolley Tour

2. Savannah: History and Sightseeing Trolley Tour

This 90-minute trolley bus tour is one of the most entertaining ways to get to know the beautiful city of Savannah. Get a fully narrated sightseeing tour, by costumed guides, of one of the largest National Urban Historic Landmarked Districts in the United States. Be guided through more than 270 years of American history, as you journey through Savannah’s historic districts. Ride along cobblestone streets, beneath moss-draped oaks, and experience the Old South with her stately mansions, beautiful squares, romantic riverfront, and abundance of artifacts. The tour departs daily, 7 days a week, every 15-20 minutes from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, giving you plenty of options of when to take your tour.

Savannah: Bonaventure Cemetery with Shannon Scott

3. Savannah: Bonaventure Cemetery with Shannon Scott

Enjoy a 2-hour cultural and historical tour of Bonaventure, a more than 200-acre land which one can freely wander but better explore with an exceptional guide at the helm.  On this tour with Shannon Scott or one of his incredible guides, you will come to see the important aspects of the cemetery and understand Bonaventure’s many layers, from the 18th-century plantation era, and the Victorian cemetery, to all of the art and traditions of the place. Stroll around the live oak avenues of the Cotton Boom yesteryear and hear about the people that made all of those buildings and squares in town so infamous and colorful.  Some of the characters, such as "Crooner of 1500 Songs" Johnny Mercer and writer Conrad Aiken, are world-renowned, while others you will come to love were famous only in their hometown Savannah. Other characters consist of photographers, painters, scientists, soldiers, industrialists, and duelists. Bonaventure is characterized by great sculpture and here you will see the works of some of the greatest artists of their period.  The cemetery is a visual playground of symbols pertaining to everything from the Masonic Lodge mentioned in Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code to the Bible, Ancient Egypt, and everything symbolizing the religious, fraternal, and eternal.  From angels to cherubs to lifelike figures of the people buried there, you'll get to see them all.

Savannah: "Savannah for Morons" Comedy Trolley Tour

4. Savannah: "Savannah for Morons" Comedy Trolley Tour

“Savannah for Morons” is a combination of a tour and a comedy show on wheels that roasts nearly 300 years of Savannah lore in 90 fun-filled minutes. This quirky, saucy and eccentric history lesson, perfect for morons and their (supposedly) smarter-ish friends, is a tour featuring outrageously entertaining comedy skits, musical numbers, costume changes, a few absurd appearances, and loads of Savannah history. Hosted by the infamous Moron Twins, Dannie and Danny Moron, this frolic around Savannah will give you all the inside gossip on practically every important moment that has transpired throughout Savannah’s deep, complex, and intoxicating (and intoxicated) past and present. Learn about the founding of the colony of Georgia to the Civil War; hear little known Paula Deen trivia; and understand why every tourist must take a selfie on the Forrest Gump bench.

Savannah: Adults-Only Dead of Night Walking Tour

5. Savannah: Adults-Only Dead of Night Walking Tour

Prepare to get spooked on an adults-only walking tour that visits Savannah's most popular haunted locations. Brush up on your history as you learn about the historical events and figures that shaped the city's unique culture. As you take your ghost-themed walk, hear all about the famous locations Savannah has to offer, including Revolutionary War battlegrounds, burial grounds, and historic homes. Get an in-depth look at the true stories behind these locations from an expert guide.

Savannah: Adults-Only Beyond Good and Evil Tour

6. 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: Drag Queen Guided Pub Crawl with Sing-a-Longs

7. Savannah: Drag Queen Guided Pub Crawl with Sing-a-Longs

Meet your guide for the night, a world-class drag queen, at the award-winning lounge, El Rocko Lounge in Savannah. Grab a cocktail and mingle with your fellow crawlers as you await the ring of the ‘bell’ to announce the kick-off of the tour. Follow your guide through the vibrant streets of Savannah and prepare to sing and dance your way through the city as you learn how to party like a true queen. Behave like a queen it's time to be treated like one with skip-the-line access at at every bar and pub along the crawl. Spend the night at a number of Savannah's best bars and clubs, drink delicious and reasonably priced cocktails, laugh with your fellow crawlers, dance like a queen, and experience how the other half live!

Savannah: Famous and Secret East Side Food Tour

8. Savannah: Famous and Secret East Side Food Tour

Meet your local guide and small tour group in Savannah's Historic District. Meander through the tranquil, elegant squares on the district's east side, you'll learn about Savannah's southern culture and rich history as you walk past many examples of the city's elegant architecture on the 1-mile (1.6 km) walk. At each of the subsequent stops, taste bites like chicken sandwiches en papillote, fried green tomatoes, and famous ice cream. Possible locations include Broughton Common, Leopold's Ice Cream, Cha bella, and B&D Burgers on Broughton. The food and conversation add up to a tour that's both gastronomically and intellectually satisfying. Your culinary exploration of Savannah ends only a few blocks from the starting location. You'll depart with a map that makes it easy to go back to your favorites later.

Savannah: 3-Hour First Squares Food Tour

9. Savannah: 3-Hour First Squares Food Tour

This 3-hour food tour takes you on a leisurely walk through the bustling center of Savannah's Historic District. After a meet and greet with your guide you’ll head out on a flavorful and fun adventure, covering around 1.5 miles. Visit 6 area venues, including specialty food stores and restaurants, to sample the fresh flavors of local cuisine. The tasting includes shrimp and grits, shepherd’s pie, pork belly sliders, sausage rolls, and gourmet honey. Some of the establishments that may be on the itinerary are the Savannah Bee Company, Molly MacPherson's Scottish Pub and Grill, Pie Society and The Ordinary Pub. The tour ends near the City Market, the commercial and social center of historic Savannah since the early 1700s. Explore this 4-block area of restored warehouses and storefronts adjacent to Ellis Square. It’s a perfect stop for shopping, dining or just relaxing the rest of the day away.

Savannah: Psychic Guided Paranormal Mystery Tour

10. Savannah: Psychic Guided 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.

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4.3 / 5

based on 377 reviews

We enjoyed this tour! Bonaventure is a beautiful setting and Shannon led the tour at a comfortable pace, allowing plenty of time for questions and photos. We could have strolled the grounds on our own, but we would have missed out on the fascinating stories Shannon shared; especially the one about Gracie.

Our guide and driver were both great!! We loved the stories and the tour was a great experience.

The guide was very knowledgeable and welcoming of questions. Enjoyed the tour immensely.

Really enjoyed hearing about the history of Savannah through this beautiful cemetery.

James was an awesome tour guide! We enjoyed the stories and beer along the way!