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Savannah: Terrors, Ghosts, and Ghouls Walking Tour

Savannah: Terrors, Ghosts, and Ghouls 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. All tours meet at Oglethorpe Square, 127 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, in front of the Owen's-Thomas House & Slave Quarters. Your guide will be wearing a US Ghost Adventures t-shirt and carrying a lantern. Please arrive 15 minutes before your tour start time

Savannah: Dead of Night Ghost Walking Tour

Savannah: Dead of Night Ghost Walking Tour

Embark on a late-night guided tour of Savannah’s most active haunted locations. See how this historic port becomes a shadow realm filled with the restless souls of the past. Experience the dark side of a picturesque community dotted with Spanish moss, romantic fountains, and ornate architecture. Meet your group at Oglethorpe Square, where yellow fever victims wander down moonlit paths, their eyes bleeding from the violent disease. From there, wind through nine other bone-chilling locations, unlocking a new piece of Savannah history at each one. Visit the infamous Mercer-Williams House from “The Midnight Garden of Good and Evil,” feel the sinister energy of Colonial Park Cemetery, and reach out to ghostly Revolutionary War soldiers at the Sorrel Weed House. With your phone in hand, become a certified ghost hunter collecting paranormal evidence in the most densely haunted city in the U.S. Tours begin at Oglethorpe Square, 127 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, in between Oliver Bentley's Barking Bakery and Owen's-Thomas House & Slave Quarters. Please arrive 15 min. early.

Savannah: Terrors, Boos and Booze Haunted Pub Crawl

Savannah: Terrors, Boos and Booze Haunted Pub Crawl

Grab a Chatham Artiller Punch and explore the darkest corners of this haunted southern city. You'll meet your expert guide where Yellow Fever victims still wander the pathways — delirious and zombie-like. From there, you'll visit seven other iconic sites, including four of the city's best pubs. Enjoy beer, wine, or spirits as you hear tales of ghostly cooks, deadly duels, and creepy hotels. By the time you end your night at the Savannah Taphouse, you'll have a nice buzz and plenty of chilling stories to entertain friends and family back home. Meeting Location: 17hundred90 307 East President Street, Savannah, GA 31401. Your guide will be wearing a black US Ghost Adventures t-shirt and carrying a lantern. Are you brave enough to step into the shadows? The spirits are waiting.

Savannah: History Walking Tour

Savannah: History Walking Tour

Embark on a captivating journey through the historic city of Savannah on an immersive walking tour. Prepare to be swept away by the city's timeless beauty, rich history, and vibrant southern charm. Along the way, visit key sites and learn about Savannah's pivotal role in American history from a credentialed local historian. Hear tales of powerful figures, enterprising pioneers, and resilient heroes who shaped the city's destiny.

Fraidy Cat Ghost Tour - Family Fun in Haunted Savannah

Fraidy Cat Ghost Tour - Family Fun in Haunted Savannah

Discover the haunted history of beautiful Savannah on this unique ghost tour for all ages. Explore spooky and atmospheric squares, view haunted antebellum mansions and hidden burial grounds - places few locals know about or ever see. Learn about the famous ghosts and curious history that make us America's most haunted city. We can customize tours for groups or private parties. Mad Cat Tours hosts the most popular tours in Savannah with conventions, businesses, school and scout groups. Some of the haunted locations on our tour: • Begins in Columbia Square • Colonial Park Cemetery • Chippewa Square • Wright Square • Oglethorpe Square • Ends again in Columbia Square Other things to note: Dogs are always welcome, on a leash please. We love having good puppies on tour with us! We advise coming 15 minutes ahead of the tour starting time at to allow time for parking, etc. You may want a bottle of water, perhaps some insect repellent. We encourage checking the weather and preparing accordingly. If you have any questions, please let us know, we are always happy to help!

Savannah: Old Squares GPS Audio Guided Walking Tour

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: Historic Highlights Walking Tour

Savannah: Historic Highlights Walking Tour

From James Oglethorpe’s conception of Georgia’s first city to present day Hostess City, take an exciting trip through centuries of enthralling Savannah history. Immerse yourself in the city known for its hospitality on a guided walking journey led by local professionals. Discover this Southern jewel of a city, from her founding, her trials, and triumphs, to her grace, beauty, and mysteries within. Hear the intriguing historical accounts of the very first city in Georgia and satisfy your craving for Savannah’s alluring past and present. Visit one of the largest National Historic Landmark Districts in the USA and see why it's recognized as one. Stop at the historic homes of the South’s most famous generals, as well as some iconic buildings from the war years, around the 1860s.

Savannah: True Crime Pub Crawl, The Original Murder Tour

Savannah: True Crime Pub Crawl, The Original Murder Tour

A fun investigation of Savannah's murderous, scandalous, fascinating past, complete with serial killers, crimes of passion and compelling unsolved cases. We stroll Savannah's mysterious streets, sipping our cocktails, exploring our outrageous history and visiting our best bars. We will visit a minimum of 4 bars, strolling with drinks in hand, taking advantage of Savannah's open container policy as we explore the darker sides of this beautiful city. Savannah has a long and fascinating True Crime history. Come explore this under-examined side of the city with our expert guide, discovering the crimes, suspects and scenes central to Savannah’s most notorious cases. No other tour in the city gives you exclusive insight into our true crime scene. Have you ever heard of a murder resulting in over 100 arrests? Of course not! Only in Savannah will you find true crime stories featuring ax murders, a vicious butcher, a serial killer and much more! The True Crime Pub Crawl starts at Mint to Be Mojito Bar and Bites. From there, you will stroll through our gorgeous city and uncover the secrets of our hidden past. Our expert guides live in Savannah and provide unique insight into each case. Nobody knows our True Crime history like they do! This is not a tour we can simply train a college student to give. The free time of our experts is limited, so book your tour while space is available.

The History Buff: Walking History Tour Downtown Savannah

The History Buff: Walking History Tour Downtown Savannah

Your tour will begin in Reynolds Square where you will hear all about the famous Pink House, John Wesley, the Habersham family, and the founding of Savannah! The tour continues through several downtown squares where history comes to life. If you love the Revolutionary War and the Civil War, this is the tour for you! Other highlights include Nathaniel Greene, Johnny Mercer, James Oglethorpe, Tomochichi, The Savannah Theater, The Green-Meldrim House, The March to the Sea, Casimir Pulaski, The Duel, beautiful churches, Colonial Cemetery, and much more.

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What people are saying about Oglethorpe Square

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4.3
(153 reviews)

I had a lot of fun, some of the stories were quite creepy. I definitely loved the walking because you were so much closer to the houses and details than with a car. My tour guide was Minh, he was really nice.

Excellent tour. Sarah was an engaging guide, telling us the history of the city while walking through the squares and past the beautiful homes and buildings. Highly recommend.

The guide Sarah was excellent. I selected this tour specifically for the history of Savannah and she was both knowledgeable and attentive. I would highly recommend this tour

was great. had a great guide who knew a lot and had fun stories. definitely worth it

It was great. Full of stories. Tilly was an added bonus❤️