City Tours of Savannah

City Tour Savannah

City Tours of Savannah Georgia

Savannah, Georgia is one of the most unique cities in the United States and has been since it was first founded in 1733. From historic squares to cobblestone streets, Savannah’s popularity continues to increase as the city continues to develop into an even more captivating destination. If you’re planning on visiting Savannah be sure to add these to your Savannah Georgia itinerary.

Try a Hop-on/hop-off Trolley Tour

In a city that’s as rich in history as it is in tourist attractions, there’s no better way to experience all of Savannah than with a hop-on/hop-off trolley tour. Take your pick from several tour companies like Old Town Trolley Tours of Savannah and spend one day (or several) exploring one of America’s oldest cities. Many tours offer discounts for children and seniors, so be sure to check your options! Tours can last anywhere from two hours to more than eight hours depending on how much time you have available. These trolley tours will give you a chance to see historic landmarks including The Juliette Gordon Low House Museum, Forsyth Park, Bonaventure Cemetery, and The College of Coastal Georgia.  If you want to visit Savannah but don’t want to commit to too many activities in advance, hop-on/hop-off trolleys are a great way to see everything at your own pace. Simply catch a ride when you’re ready to go and get off when you need to take pictures or grab lunch in Downtown Savannah!

Take a Carriage Ride Through the Historic District

Ride through town in a horse-drawn carriage and get a taste of what life was like more than 100 years ago. The colorful carriages will transport you back in time, as you enjoy breathtaking views of downtown Savannah’s historic buildings, stately mansions, and lush gardens. Don’t miss a stop at Forsyth Park or City Market for some famous Southern cuisine.  These carriage rides are a wonderful way to feel immersed in history while experiencing everything that makes Savannah so unique. If you love horses, you will definitely want the experience one of these tours on your trip to Savannah. It may just be one of your favorite memories from your stay!

Go on an Architectural Walking Tour

Studded with Spanish moss-draped oaks, historic homes, and other vestiges of its past, downtown Savannah is more than beautiful. It’s also home to many examples of Gothic Revival architecture, giving visitors a chance to explore some stunning examples of New South architecture while learning about one of America’s most beloved cities. The best way to get in on all that history? An architectural walking tour. These walking tours give visitors the opportunity to explore Savannah’s historic buildings, learn their history and appreciate just how significant they are to modern life in Georgia. Tours take guests through districts like Factor’s Walk and River Street Extension, both of which offer ample evidence of Savannah’s rich cultural heritage. They also include stops like Juliette Gordon Low’s birthplace, The First African Baptist Church, and SCAD Museum of Art. If you are looking for a way to simply enjoy this charming city, these tours provide a unique perspective to soak up Savannah’s unique vibrancy and beauty.


Participate in Savannah’s Art Walk

Savannah is one of those places where art just happens. As you meander through downtown, you’ll run into concerts or gallery openings happening on almost every corner. No matter when you visit, there will be an opportunity to experience art in some form. The Savannah Art Walk self-guided tour that takes place every Saturday. This is a great way to explore all of downtown Savannah’s unique art. The event includes a map for participants to direct them to participating galleries. While some galleries have fees for entry, many of them are free to explore and are always hosting special events.  Don’t miss work by your favorite local artists or a chance to see something completely new! The event takes place from 3 p.m.-6 p.m., so plan to arrive early if you want more time to check out each piece that catches your eye.

Avelo Flights to Savannah depart from Tweed New Haven Airport weekly.