Savannah Tourist Attractions and Sightseeing

(Savannah, Georgia - GA, USA)

With its reputation as a historically rich city, it's little wonder that Savannah's tourist attractions are based largely on period buildings and tours of its historic areas.

Lovers of classic architecture will find Savannah a dream destination, with no shortage of well-preserved, historical tourist attractions and restored properties open for public viewing - don't come to Savannah expecting theme parks and arcades.

Carriage Tours of Savannah

Address: 10 Warner Street, Savannah, Georgia GA, 31402, USA
Tel: +1 912 236 6756
On a tour of Savannah, visitors get to see all the best and most popular attractions in the historic district, while also enjoying a ride in a traditional horse-drawn carriage. There are a variety of tours available including ghost story tours for those who feel like getting spooked and romantic rides for couples. All tours last about an hour and have commentary provided.
Open hours: daily - 09:00 to 15:00
Admission: charge, discounts for children, children under four free

Old Town Trolley Tours

Address: 234 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Visitors Center City Market, Savannah, Georgia GA, 31401, USA
Tel: +1 912 233 0083
Old Town Trolley Tours leave from a range of locations around Savannah and give visitors the chance to take in many of the city's most famous attractions. Tours with running commentary make 16 stops in total and visitors can alight for a spot of shopping or lunch before re-boarding another car at their leisure.
Open hours: daily - 09:00 to 16:30
Admission: charge

Flannery O'Connor House

Address: 207 East Charlton Street, Savannah, Georgia GA, USA
Tel: +1 912 233 6014
The Flannery O'Connor House was the childhood home of renowned author Mary Flannery O'Connor, who penned famous works such as the novel 'Wise Blood' and the short story collections 'Everything That Rises Must Converge' and 'A Good Man is Hard to Find' among other stories. Now the three-story building is an interesting visitor center offering original and restored rooms as well as other attractions, such as photographs and related memorabilia.
Open hours: Friday to Wednesday - 13:00 to 16:00
Admission: charge, discounts for students, children under 15 free

Historic Railroad Shops

Address: Off Martin Luther King Boulevard, Savannah, Georgia GA, USA
Tel: +1 912 651 6823
Deemed worthy as a National Historic Landmark, Savannah's Historic Railroad is America's oldest standing railroad repair and manufacturing facility. The construction of the facility began back in 1845 and to this day 13 of the original structures are still intact. Visitors will find rail-related exhibits at the Roundhouse Railroad Museum, with sights such as locomotives, steam engines and belt-driven machinery.
Open hours: daily - 09:00 to 16:00
Admission: charge, discounts for children