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Savannah: Terror Ghosts and Ghouls of the South Walking Tour

1. Savannah: Terror Ghosts and Ghouls of the South 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: Old Squares GPS Audio Guided Walking Tour

2. Savannah: Old Squares GPS Audio Guided Walking Tour

Embark on a step-by-step tour through the old squares of Savannah by following a GPS audio guide on your smartphone. Hear about the important history, stories, and filming locales of the city and discover the Telfair museum, Tomochichi's memorial, the founding of the Girl Scouts, and more. Walk through the original old town of Savannah at your own pace, guided by a GPS application on your phone. Appreciate a more convenient and better storyteller than a live guide and stop and start as you please along the tour. Find out about Savannah's founding, its buildings, churches, and squares. Take a moment to enter into the Telfair museum, where Forest Gump was filmed, and learn about the origins of the Girl Scouts. Discover Tomochichi's memorial in Wright Square and learn of the important relationship between the settlers and native peoples of America at the time. Take the option to stop the tour and browse the shops and squares, or get something to eat at a local restaurant. When you're ready to start again, just go to your last location and open the app. If you find yourself wondering more about a certain spot, click the Go Deeper button and uncover further insights into the monument.

Savannah: City Highlights Tour with River Cruise & Transfer

3. Savannah: City Highlights Tour with River Cruise & Transfer

Discover the best of Savannah on a fascinating combo activity, with a driving tour and a riverboat cruise. Enjoy a hole transfer, then allow your guide to bring you to the city's main landmarks. Learn about local history as you explore each of them and end your adventure with a scenic boat trip. Start the day with a pickup service from your hotel before heading out on your tour. Come across incredible points of interest, like Bull Street, the Cathedral of Saint John, the Owens-Thomas House, City Hall, River Street, Mercer-Williams House, Telfair House, Georgia Port, and The Olde Pink House. Bask in the magical 30-acre park named after Georgia’s 33rd governor: Forsyth Park. Witness the most famous fountain in the city, first installed in 1858. See locals strolling through the park, art students sketching their surroundings, and maybe even local artisans working. Visit the historic Wormsloe State Park, with a stunning oak tree and Spanish moss-sheltered avenue, pulling visitors toward the historic site. Be led to the tabby ruins of Wormsloe, the colonial estate of Noble Jones, and the oldest standing structure in Savannah. Take in one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world: Bonaventure Cemetery. Established on 70 acres of the original Bonaventure Plantation, enjoy the traditional Victorian design, with its curving pathways, trees, and grassy areas. Step into the heart of Savannah, dating to the 1700s. Explore Savannah City Market, which used to be a place for locals to gather for groceries, services, and other goods. Discover the preserved site, featuring some of the historic district’s most popular restaurants, art galleries, and shops. Hop aboard a boat to take an enchanting tour of the city from the water. View the charm of Savannah on an impressive riverboat, donned with traditional red, white, and blue colors. Leave the dock next to the exact location where General Oglethorpe first landed on the riverfront. Continue upriver into the Port of Savannah, then turn back and head under the Eugene Talmadge Memorial Bridge and past the historic riverfront. Pass the world-famous Waving Girl, Florence Martus, the shipyards, and the tip of Hutchinson Island and Old Fort Jackson. After docking, be transported safely back to your hotel or arranged destination.

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What people are saying about Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

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4.3 / 5

based on 146 reviews

Sophie did an excellent job explaining Savannah's paranormal history. She's very knowledgeable and kept a good pace. I would definitely recommend her to anyone

Sophie was a great guide! We covered a unique part of the city with interesting stories of almost every building and site.

Our guide was very knowledgeable and interactive with everyone in our group. Thank you for a fun evening!

Our guide Sophie was knowledgeable and a great story teller !

Sophie was a great guide. She was very knowledgeable.