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Savannah: Haunted Ghosts and Dark History Walking Tour

1. Savannah: Haunted Ghosts and Dark History 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.

Savannah: Adults-Only Beyond Good and Evil Tour

2. Savannah: Adults-Only Beyond Good and Evil Tour

Explore the spooky side of Savannah on this ghost-themed, adults-only walking tour that visits the city’s popular haunted spots. Become a history buff after learning about the historic events and figures that helped shape the unique culture of Savannah. During the tour, hear about the famous haunted locations the city has to offer, such as former Revolutionary War battlegrounds, burial grounds, historic homes, and the hauntings associated with each. Learn all the true stories behind these locations and more from a guide who is an expert on the dark, haunted history of Savannah.

Savannah: Bonaventure Cemetery with Shannon Scott

3. Savannah: Bonaventure Cemetery with Shannon Scott

Enjoy a 2-hour cultural and historical tour of Bonaventure, a more than 200-acre land which one can freely wander but better explore with an exceptional guide at the helm. On this tour with Shannon Scott or one of his incredible guides, you will come to see the important aspects of the cemetery and understand Bonaventure’s many layers, from the 18th century plantation era, the Victorian cemetery, to all of the art and traditions of the place. You will stroll around the live oak avenues of the Cotton Boom yesteryear and hear about the people that made all of those buildings and squares in town so infamous and colorful. Some of the characters, such as "Crooner of 1500 Songs" Johnny Mercer and writer Conrad Aiken, are world renowned, while others you will come to love were famous only in their hometown Savannah. Other characters consist of photographers, painters, scientists, soldiers, industrialists, and duelists! Bonaventure is characterized by great sculpture and here you will see the works of some of the greatest artists of their period. The cemetery is one visual playground of symbols pertaining to everything from the Masonic Lodge mentioned in Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code to the Bible, Ancient Egypt, and everything symbolizing the religious, fraternal and eternal. From angels to cherubs to lifelike figures of the people buried there, you'll get to see them all!

Savannah: Adults-Only Dead of Night Walking Tour

4. Savannah: Adults-Only Dead of Night Walking Tour

Prepare to get spooked on an adults-only walking tour that visits Savannah's most popular haunted locations. Brush up on your history as you learn about the historical events and figures that shaped the city's unique culture. As you take your ghost-themed walk, hear all about the famous locations Savannah has to offer, including Revolutionary War battlegrounds, burial grounds, and historic homes. Get an in-depth look at the true stories behind these locations from an expert guide.

Historic Savannah Walking Tour

5. Historic Savannah Walking Tour

Take a journey into the past and experience true southern hospitality in the fair city of Savannah. This 90-minute Savannah walking tour will introduce the city's rich and colorful history from ancient times up to the present day. This tour brings the city's history, art, and culture to life. With plenty of insider tips and hints for enjoying your stay, such as where to find the best dining and shopping and the whereabouts of those secret hidden attractions that few visitors get to see, this tour is sure to help you make the most of your time in Savannah! We begin right in the heart of the historic district, where there are more than 20 historic squares, famous old oak mansion houses and fabulous colonial landmarks. Filled with reminders of the Civil War, the tour is is sure to provide a compelling history lesson. And at the end of the walking tour, why not finish your trip with time at one of Savannah's picturesque beaches?

Savannah: Grave Tales Walking Tour

6. Savannah: Grave Tales Walking Tour

Explore the spooky side of Savannah on this ghost-themed walking tour that visits the city’s popular haunted spots. Become a history buff after learning about the historic events and figures that helped shape the unique culture of Savannah. Hear about the famous haunted locations that Savannah has to offer, such as the former Revolutionary War battlegrounds, burial grounds, and historic homes. Learn all about the fascinating hauntings at each place. Find out the true stories behind these locations and more from a guide who is an expert on the dark, haunted history of Savannah.

Savannah: City Ghosts Exploration Game

7. Savannah: City Ghosts Exploration Game

Discover Savannah’s haunted spots while playing the role of an amateur paranormal investigator. You have only been in the field for a few months and are starting to lose hope that you might ever find any evidence of the paranormal. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. Ready for an adventure? After your booking you will receive an email with instructions on how to download and play the game on your phone. Head to Forsyth Fountain, where the game will start. It will take you between 1.5 to 2 hours to complete, but there’s no time limit so feel free to explore, and finish it at your own pace: pause the game and resume anytime from the location where you paused it. You will finish the game at the famous Waving Girl Statue. For larger groups, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to download and play the city game on their phone. Alternatively, each person can make their own purchase. You can play on your own, in a large group or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game.

Savannah: Victorian Cemeteries Van Tour

8. Savannah: Victorian Cemeteries Van Tour

Join your expert guide for a van tour through Savannah history. Start out at Laurel Grove Cemetery and visit the graves of local famous people, including Juliette Gordon Low, James Pierpont, Florence Martus, the Waving Girl, and a Confederate burial ground. Be sure to bring your camera for iconic snapshots of Savannah's most beautiful final resting places. Next, move on from Laurel Grove and learn about the local history as you approach Bonaventure Cemetery. See the famous graves of Johnny Mercer, Conrad Aiken, Gracie Watson and many more. Enjoy the day and bring the whole family.

Savannah: Small-Group Guided Historical Tour

9. Savannah: Small-Group Guided Historical Tour

Join your expert guide on a historical sightseeing walking tour in a small-group setting. Visit the historical district town, plus Bonaventure and the Isle of Hope. Best of all, pickup and drop-off are included. Visit Savannah’s 22 historical squares where you will see lovely homes, beautiful churches, charming inns, and museums amidst the shade of live oak trees and intimate green space Take a peek at late Victorian and Queen Anne architecture in this lovely historical district, the crown jewel of Savannah’s Antebellum architecture. Head to Bluff Drive to explore a hidden scenic residential area on the Isle of Hope. Expect grand stately southern mansions overlooking the marshes. Take in many grand places of worship on your tour. Stroll to the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, an impressive 19th century Roman Catholic cathedral & seat of the Bishop of Savannah Also not to be missed is Christ Church. Established in 1733 with the founding of the colony of Georgia, this church is known as “The Mother Church of Georgia”. Wesley Monumental Church, a 19th century Methodist church dedicated as a monument to John and Charles Wesley, is also on the itinerary for your tour. Take in a more somber part of Savannah’s history at a former plantation that was once the colonial estate of Noble Jones, a carpenter who came to Savannah in 1733 with James Oglethorpe. Learn how the estate remained family-owned until it was purchased by the state for use as a historical site in 1973. Last up is Bonaventure Cemetery. located on the site of a former plantation. Hear and see how the cemetery was featured in the novel and film “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil”.

Savannah: Colonial Park Cemetery Guided Walking Tour

10. Savannah: Colonial Park Cemetery Guided Walking Tour

Be transported back to the early American era by getting to know all about Colonial Park Cemetery's most famous residents. With some of the most notable Georgians buried here, this 6-acre graveyard is simply bursting with excellent stories, just itching to be told. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of tree-lined paths and manicured grave gardens, while you visit the tombs of Founding Father Button Gwinnett, and famous colonial merchant James Habersham. You'll also stop by the burial grounds of Savannah's unfortunate Yellow Fever victims. Let your knowledgeable tour guide paint a picture of gruesome events that happened as early as the 1700s, as you stand beside Savannah's old Dueling Grounds and Samuel T. Baker's murder site.

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What people are saying about Savannah

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 52 reviews

This is a very interesting stroll through the cemetery. Our guide shared lots of fascinating facts and stories about the Victorian era customs as it pertained to cemetery etiquette. Wonderful tour!

Great tour of the cemetery. Shannon is an excellent tour guide who has extensive knowledge of the history of the cemetery and Savannah.

Great guide, with so much knowledge about not only the Bonaventure Cemetery but also about the city of Savannah.

Our guide was very knowledgeable and interactive with everyone in our group. Thank you for a fun evening!

Very informative and fun!!! Really enjoyed our tour guide!!