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Wormsloe Historic Site

Wormsloe Historic Site

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Savannah: Wormsloe Plantation and Bonaventure Cemetery Tour

1. Savannah: Wormsloe Plantation and Bonaventure Cemetery Tour

Your day begins with a tour of Bonaventure Cemetery to learn about the lives of notable inhabitants such as, Academy Award-winning songwriter Johnny Mercer, Georgia’s first governor Edward Telfair, philanthropist Mary Telfair, as well as the tragic tales of poet Conrad Aiken and Gracie Watson. The Cemetery walking tour meanders under moss-draped oaks and along the bluff of the Wilmington River. Bonaventure Cemetery, dating back to 1846, is one of the most beautiful cemeteries. Following the cemetery tour, you will have lunch on your own at a favorite local restaurant. After lunch, the day continues to Wormsloe Historic site. Your visit to Wormsloe includes a breathtaking drive down the famous live oak tree-lined drive. You will take a short walk to see the Plantation Tabby Ruins that date to the 18th Century and visit the museum of the Georgia State Park Historic Site. Finally, a stop is scheduled at the Famous Savannah Byrd Cookie Company headquarters for shopping and tastings of Byrd’s Famous Cookies. Key Lime, Bennie Bits and Cheddar Cheese are just of few of the favorites.

Savannah: Best of the City Tour with Wormsloe Historic Site

2. Savannah: Best of the City Tour with Wormsloe Historic Site

Embark on an exciting adventure through the enchanting streets of Savannah with our Best of Savannah Small Group Tour. Led by our knowledgeable local guide, prepare for a journey filled with captivating stories and hidden gems that will leave you spellbound. Your tour will begin with a friendly tour guide picking you up directly from your hotel in downtown Savannah. Your first stop is the Wormsloe Historic Site, a picturesque plantation where Noble Jones built a fortified colonial home. Enjoy a relaxing walk through the lush forest and explore Oak Avenue, with over 400 perfectly aligned oak trees. Your next stop is the riverside fishing village of Isle of Hope. This picturesque location amidst the beautiful marshes of Georgia’s tidewater zone are sure to impress! We then make our way to the world famous Bonaventure Cemetery, a captivating and hauntingly beautiful resting place that exudes history and charm. This renowned 19th-century cemetery boasts breathtaking sculptures, intricate tombstones, and serene moss-draped oak trees that create an evocative and tranquil atmosphere. Its historic significance and captivating aesthetics draw visitors from all over the world, making it a must-visit destination for those seeking an enchanting glimpse into the past. Next, embark on a narrated driving tour. Your guide will regale you with captivating stories and historical insights about the city's architectural wonders, including Bull Street, the majestic Cathedral of Saint John, the intriguing Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, and the historic First African Baptist Church, among others. Finally, enjoy a scenic river cruise along the Savannah River. As you glide through the Savannah River, you will enjoy a picturesque skyline on the water, relish in the calm of the afternoon, and enjoy Savannah’s sights. Finally, enjoy a scenic river cruise along the Savannah River. Please Note Boats Operate Seasonally: December - January: Operating Saturday & Sunday February: Operating Wednesday-Sunday March - November: Operating daily The tour is one hour shorter in the winter months due to the boat closure. Our journey ends with a relaxing drive back to your downtown Savannah hotel, where you can reflect on the treasures discovered during this fun-filled tour of Savannah. So join our lively small group and get ready to experience the best of Savannah's charm, history, and unforgettable moments that will leave you with a smile on your face and memories to last a lifetime.

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(91 reviews)

we enjoyed our tour a lot. Our tour guide Dennis was knowledgeable and fun. The cemetery was very pretty. it was the best part of the tour. The plantation was OK. We expected a little more from that place. Overall the tour was great, and we highly recommend it.

Dennis, our tour guide was delightful and very knowledgeable. He thought of everything to make our tour comfortable, and even had umbrellas for everyone in case of rain. We learned so much about Savannah’s history and loved our time visiting the city!

The tour was fantastic!! Dennis, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable and added a tad of humor as well. Highly recommend!!

Albert was knowledgeable and very kind. He kept us well informed on what was the plan.

Insightful and our guide Albert was very informative.