Savannah is breathtaking during the winter, and you can witness some of its beauty with a trip across the city. There are a large variety of tours to take, and you’ll be able to receive an educational viewpoint of the city’s history no matter which one you choose. Find out about historical figures that have shaped the local culture, take pictures of the architecture and explore places you’ve never been to. The options for your sightseeing tours endless!
Your exploration of Savannah shouldn’t have to be rushed in any way, and with this hop on / hop off tour, you can ride the Savannah trolley as long as you’d like for the day, exploring each area the trolley stops at to your heart’s content. The trolleys stop about every 15-20 minutes, and they highlight a plethora of landmarks, including the Mansion on Forsyth Park, Cathedral of St. Johns on Abercorn and Harris, Kehoe House in Columbia Square and the River Street Market Place. The tour includes over 10 stops throughout the city.
Get a little exercise in with your walking tour of the Squares of Bull Street and the surrounding area. You’ll pass by some of Savannah’s “hidden” gardens, the Gryphon Tea Room and the majestic fountain of Forsyth Park, a fountain that dates back to 1858 and provided inspiration behind the movie, “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.” Much of the Squares of Bull Street were designed by General James Edward Oglethorpe, and you’ll learn more about him as you walk along the 24 public squares that make up the area.
After you’ve witnessed the city’s history, you can dive into the entertainment venue of Savannah’s great tours. Discover and learn about over 60 movie locations during this movie tour. You’ll find out how the movies were filmed and learn some of the movie tricks behind each one. Put yourself in the shoes of famous characters like Forrest Gump, locate the photograph from the movie, “Bird Girl,” and find out more about movies like “The General’s Daughter” and “The Sum of All Fears.”