Savannah tours take you through a city a with a story to discover. It’s a story that stretches back before the Colonial days, one filled with tales of prosperity and war, intrigue and romance, natural beauty and architectural wonders. No city is like Savannah, and no vacation to the Georgia Coast is complete without a tour. An army of knowledgeable guides are available to help you discover Savannah’s charms. Some lead walking tours, others step aboard the trolley, swap ghost stories, or drive the carriage. However you decide to explore, rest arrested you’ll know more about the city when you finish.
Whether you’ve been to Savannah many times or it’s your first visit to city by the sea, a trolley tour is a wonderful addition to your vacation plans. While you’re sitting back and enjoying the views, you don’t have to worry about a thing. The driver will navigate the traffic, and you can enjoy the tour without worrying about getting tired or wondering where to go. Several tour companies offer trolley tours, so you’ll have a lot of choices, including for St. Patrick’s Day in Savannah. Some trolleys are pulled by horses and others are the traditional motorized open-air vehicles. Some of the trolley tours offer hop-on and hop-off service, which is a great way to see a lot of Savannah without driving yourself. It’s also possible to purchase combination tickets for trolley tours and other Savannah tours.
As many old cities go, Savannah is compact and walkable. Its top museums, shopping districts, and restaurants are located close to together. With more than 30 tour companies that lead walking tours — by day and night — it’s a snap to find a tour to suit your interest. Some of the tours are general overviews of city history, while others provide a laser-focus on a certain topic. Architectural tours show off Savannah’s elegant homes and buildings, while pirate tours take you back into the days when the port city was pretty wild. Some tours offer special outings just for kids and families, ensuring every step along the way is fun. At Old Fort Jackson, living history tours take you back to the era when Savannah played a pivotal role in the War Between the States. Once night falls, the ghosts — and ghost tours — come out in full force. There are plenty of ghost stories to be told, so nighttime is a great a time for a walking tour into the paranormal.
A romantic tour of a romantic city, a carriage ride is an elegant way to explore. Imagine stepping aboard a carriage, sitting next to your sweetheart, and enjoying the scenery as the horse clip-clops through Savannah’s squares. You just may feel like a prince or a princess when you travel through Savannah on an old-fashioned carriage ride. Whether you’re looking for a romantic way to get to dinner, an informative tour or even transportation to your wedding, a carriage ride is the romantic choice. With so many things to do in Savannah, a carriage tour just may be the best way to connect with the past, to slow down and enjoy the finer things in life.
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