History of Savannah Walking Tour


Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration1 hour
Guide LanguageEnglish
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Embark on a captivating journey through the enchanting streets of Savannah, as I invite you to join my immersive walking tour. Prepare to be swept away by the city's timeless beauty, rich history, and vibrant Southern charm.
Learn about Savannah's pivotal role in the American Revolution, the Civil War, and the 20th century. Hear the tales of powerful figures, enterprising pioneers, and resilient heroes who shaped the city's destiny.
As you wander along the cobblestone lanes and beneath the moss-draped oaks, you'll be transported to a bygone era, where whispers of the past still linger in the air.


Your guide, Sarah, will meet you in Chippewa Square to share the story of James Oglethorpe and the founding of the city of Savannah.
We'll stop by the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low to briefly discuss the founding of the Girl Scouts.
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.
Next to the Owens-Thomas house we will discuss how slavery impacted early Savannah history.
Here we will talk about what life (and death!) was like during the victorian era in Savannah.
Here we will discuss the influence that the large Irish community has had on the city of Savannah.
Here we will discuss the role the city of Savannah had during the American Civil War.
Here we will walk along what is considered to be "the most beautiful street in America."
At this square we will discuss the famous Mercer-Williams House and the role that General Pulaski played in the Revolutionary War.
Here will will end our tour after viewing the famous Forsyth Park fountain.


This is a walking tour that will include seeing many of the top sites of the city.


We will not be entering any paid businesses/museums during the walking tour.

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.