Savannah is a haven for history buffs! From the historic homes to iconic monuments, our quiet Southern city has a rich past that you’ll want to explore. Since there’s so much to enjoy, you’ll have no trouble finding a company to take you around and teach you about Savannah! Georgia’s Oldest City has a wide array of informative and fascinating tours which describe the city’s past. Plus, the historic downtown district is very walkable, making it easy for guests to wander the tree-lined streets without having to worry about parking. Are you ready to get started? Check out some of our favorite history tours in Savannah, GA!
The Best Savannah, GA, History Tours
Genteel & Bard’s Savannah History Tour
It’s pretty apparent from the company’s name that Genteel & Bard embodies all of the South’s best traits. You’ll find plenty of warm hospitality, southern charm, and an engrossing story. When you book the walking tour, you’ll start at Savannah’s founding and work your way up to modern times. The tours depart outside of Collins Quarter Cafe and last around two hours. Each tour is led by T.C., a Savannah historian and classically-trained storyteller.
Private Walking Tours of Savannah
If you’re looking for something customized to your interests, book the Private Walking Tours of Savannah. When you book, you’ll get a menu and a time frame. From there, you’ll be able to pick and choose what you’d prefer to learn about and see. As the name suggests, each tour is private, so you’ll have the guide’s full attention. Feel free to ask any questions that you may have! They offer single-theme walking tours, half-day tours, and a Saturday group tour. While you may be concerned that a private tour may break the bank, their rates are very reasonable. The single-theme tours are $40 per person with a minimum of two guests, the half-day walks are $60 per person, and admission to the group tour is just $25 per person.
Architectural Tours of Savannah
If you’re like our innkeepers, you’ll love this tour! Learn about the beautiful buildings and homes found in the historic downtown district on this architectural tour. You’ll begin at the town’s oldest building and flow through each major style change to the structures up until the present day. From the materials used to the design choices, you’ll hear about it all! These tours are just $30 per person and last 90 minutes.
Book a Room at The Inn on West Liberty
If you’re interested in experiencing our city’s past, these Savannah, GA, history tours are a great place to begin. Another excellent choice is booking a room at a historic bed and breakfast. The Inn on West Liberty is in the heart of Savannah’s downtown historic district, minutes away from the best restaurants and sites in the city. Plus, our gorgeous guest rooms and wonderful amenities make any stay with us feel like you’ve stepped into a more elegant era. Every detail, from the linens to the decor, has been meticulously considered to give our guests the best possible experience.
Check our availability and book your stay today! We look forward to having you.