Discover historic Savannah, Georgia, served up with heaping helpings of Southern hospitality. Visit colonial mansions and learn the lore and legends of America’s Civil War on this 2-hour walking tour through the city’s national historic landmark district.
What to Expect
Get ready for an extra-large helping of Southern charm and hospitality when you embark on this 2-hour walking tour of Georgia’s "Hostess City." Designated one of the largest National Historic Landmark districts in the United States, downtown Savannah features graceful antebellum mansions set among many of the 22 municipal squares, featuring ancient moss-draped oaks, azaleas, camellias, and magnolia trees.
Professional, knowledgeable guides, fully-versed in the history and lore of one of colonial America’s most important ports, bring history to life with tales Savannah’s agricultural, mercantile, and maritime past. You’ll learn which mansions served as headquarters for occupying Union armies during the Civil war, why Union general William Tecumseh Sherman spared the city on his fiery march from Atlanta to the sea and which prominent Savannah families played pivotal roles in shaping the genesis and outcome of America’s civil war.
Relax at a local coffee shop at the conclusion of your tour and don’t forget to bring your camera to capture images of all the historic mansions, monuments and memories on offer in this enclave of Southern charm.
- Knowledgeable Guide
- All Entry fees
Confederate Soldier's Memorial in the center of Forsyth Park, across from the Mansion Hotel.
Know Before You Go
• No charge for pets, though they must be leashed
• No charge for children 4 and under though strollers are recommended
• PLEASE NOTE: There is no shuttle pick up for this tour
• Wear comfortable shoes