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Savannah Heritage Tours

Pick-up at Historic Hotels or Savannah Visitors Center, Savannah, GA (Downtown)
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Ranked #49 of 139 Activities in Savannah
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Rock Hill, South Carolina
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Just returned from visit to Savannah and this tour was top highlight. Angela is so knowledgeable and entertaining, a "not to miss" tour if you enjoyed the book and/or movie!

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Concord, New Hampshire
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

If you like the book and/or the movie of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, this is the tour to take. I took the Grand Tour that includes the Mercer House tour. Angela is the very knowledgeable guide who takes the trolly to site both in the book and the movie. Next we went to Bonaventure Cemetery which... More

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Vancouver, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Bonaventure Cemetry tour was great. Tour guide was 7th generation local and gave us a taste of the key city changes through the moving of cemeteries and remains. I have never done a Cemetry tour and it was well worth it to understand symbolism in head stones and key savannah figures. Very glad I did it.

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Eden, NC
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We were advised to ride the route first then do the hop on/off part. Enjoyed our bus driver/guide. How informative. Then, we hopped off on River Street to walk in the shops. A great introduction to the city.

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Cocoa, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

We were on the open bus which was fine as it was not sweltering. Very informative and educational. Very entertaining with the little side stops. A good way to get acquainted with the city and what you want to take more time to see. We combined this with the Riverboat Cruise in the afternoon which I would also recommend.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

It was a good tour. The bus was about 10 min late picking us up, but it was great to be in air conditioned bus. We saw a lot of the historic district and the majestic Bonaventure cemetery. Our guide was very knowledgable about the city. Unfortunately, she also shared her negative opinions about a number of areas of local... More

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Selbyville, Delaware
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This tour is all you need. Everything was in walking distance of our hotel on Jones St. and we couldn't have been happier. You really don't need the on/off tour buses at all. Our tour guide grew up in the area and was very knowledgeable. We preferred the intimacy of the small AIR CONDITIONED van and interaction with our guide.... More

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Baltimore, MD
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We were so happy we booked the Savannah Heritage Tour rather than the open trolley tours. We had a nice air conditioned van, and that was a real plus with 90+ temperatures. Angela is a fantastic tour guide - informative, interesting and lots of fun. We felt like we were being shown around the city by a good friend, rather... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Found out about this tour company online and glad we selected this one. 1) it is in an air conditioned van, which makes a huge difference because Savannah is way too hot. She also will pick you up at your hotel. They have on and off trolleys in this city, but I don't know how people stay on those buses,... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Angela was wonderful! She picked us up at our hotel and graciously offered to drop us off where we liked after the tour. She often asked if people wanted to take photos and made sure we did not feel rushed. This did not feel scripted like so many tours; we enjoyed her spontaneity and energy. She knows a lot about... More

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