Savannah Walking Tour: Exploring Historic Southern Charm
33 Ratings
Immerse yourself in the captivating streets of Savannah on a walking tour that unveils the city's rich history, Southern charm, and timeless beauty. Discover the pivotal role Savannah played in American history and be transported to a bygone era.
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • Chippewa Square - Your guide, Sarah, will meet you in Chippewa Square to share the story of James Oglethorpe and the founding of the city of Savannah.
  • Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace Museum - We’ll stop by the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low to briefly discuss the founding of the Girl Scouts.
  • Wright Square - At Wright Square we will discuss the history of Tomochichi and the local Native American tribe who were instrumental in helping the early colony of Savannah succeed.
  • Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters - Next to the Owens-Thomas house we will discuss how slavery impacted early Savannah history.
  • Colonial Park Cemetery - Here we will talk about what life (and death!) was like during the victorian era in Savannah.
  • Cathedral of St. John the Baptist - Here we will discuss the influence that the large Irish community has had on the city of Savannah.
  • Green-Meldrim House - Here we will discuss the role the city of Savannah had during the American Civil War.
  • Jones Street - Here we will walk along what is considered to be “the most beautiful street in America.”
  • Monterey Square - At this square we will discuss the famous Mercer-Williams House and the role that General Pulaski played in the Revolutionary War.
  • Forsyth Park - Here will will end our tour after viewing the famous Forsyth Park fountain.
What's Included
  • Walking tour of top city sites
What's Not Included
  • We will not be entering any paid businesses/museums during the walking tour.
Additional Information

Join me for a fascinating exploration of Savannah’s mesmerizing streets on this comprehensive walking tour. Get ready to be enthralled by the city’s enduring elegance, abundant history, and spirited Southern charisma.

Delve into Savannah’s critical contributions to the American Revolution, the Civil War and the 20th century. Discover the stories of influential individuals, ambitious trailblazers, and formidable champions who defined the city’s course.

As we tread the stone-paved paths and under the canopy of moss-laden oak trees, the ambiance transports us to a bygone period when echoes from the past could still be heard.

Chippewa Square
You'll find me at the center of Chippewa Square next to the big monument.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
(33 Ratings)
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Jun 6, 2024
Great introduction to Savannah - We loved Sarah’s tour, she gave a great overview of Savannah history and included some lesser known stories from the city. Perfect for a first visit!
Review provided by Viator
Jun 6, 2024
Great thumbnail view of the city - We got lots of city history. Guide was knowledgeable and answered all our questions. She included some of the ghost history that I was interested in hearing.
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May 13, 2024
Highly recommended! - Very knowledgeable guide. Personable delivery style. Entertaining anecdotes. Answered our questions appropriately. We would certainly recommend Sarah as a proficient guide to historic Savannah. Ten out of ten!
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May 4, 2024
History Tour - Tour guide, Sarah was great at sharing her history knowledge. Enjoyable tidbits of folklore stories too!
Review provided by Viator
Apr 29, 2024
Sara’s guided tour - Sara was extremely knowledgeable and great at speaking to our small group. She gave a great tour. Highly recommend.
Review provided by Viator
Apr 25, 2024
Sarah Johnson Awesome Tour Guide! - Sarah Johnson, is a fantastic tour guide! She was very knowledgeable about the history of Savannah and made the walking tour an enjoyable and fun experience. We would highly recommend her for your tour guide for historic Savannah.
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Apr 19, 2024
Excellent tour - Sarah was very knowledgeable and interesting and my wife and I very much enjoyed the tour. We feel we now have a good knowledge of the history of Savannah.
Review provided by Viator
Apr 11, 2024
Great!! - Sarah was great and very knowledgeable. She always asked if we had any questions. She was also able to answer any questions we had
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Mar 29, 2024
Great tour - Excellent overview of the city history. Recommended starting point for a first-time visitor to Savannah.
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Mar 27, 2024
Great Guide - Our guide was very knowledgeable--we learned so much! We started off in Cherokee Park and went around to various squares and historic houses. Getting a little "insider" information about places is worth the tour.
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up to 15 guests
1 Adult
July 2024