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Best Walking Tour

I apologize if this is posted somewhere.....all the information I found was on trolley tours and ghost tours.

I'm going to be in Savannah for one day in August and would love to a walking tour of the historic district. Can anyone give a recommendation on the best/most authentic company to go with?


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1. Re: Best Walking Tour

Depends on what you're interested in.

If you want a great tour about the architecture in Savannah and how the architecture depicts the city's growth over the years, I'd go with the Architectural Tours of Savannah - operated by a gentleman named Jonathan (graduated from SCAD with a degree in Architecture - is very well versed in the city's history and is very personable).

There are a few others that I've heard good reviews of, but I have not personally taken their tours so I can't vouch for them.

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Go with Savannah Dan, he gets rave reviews on the travel sites. Savannah Dan's an engaging personality in a seersucker suit.

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Bobby Davis with Explore Savannah gave us a wonderful 2 plus hour tour of the historic district with great stories and history lessons.. It was a great way to start our vacation. Funny, personable and educational all wrappped into one great tour. Check out his recommendations here on "Things to Do" in Savannah. He deserves the number one rating!

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Oh, just remember that Savannah is VERY hot and humid this time of year. So early morning is the best time.....even then we were all a sweaty, hot mess!

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You can do self walking tours as well. We bought a book for $5 or $6 that mapped out 4 walking tours and provided pictures, history, etc... I think it was called "The Savannah Walking Tour and Guide Book".

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If you want to do a group walking tour, Savannah Dan is the man. He seems to limit his groups to no more than 20. I saw him several times this weekend although I haven't done his tour personally but I did listen to one of his stories while I was walking. He seems to funny, knowledgeable and that's who I would spend my money on. Explore Savannah seems is the most popular for private tours. Look under Things to Do for more reviews if you haven't already.

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