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What could be more eerie than exploring the Historic District's ghoulish side? Considered by many to be one of the most haunted cities in the US, Savannah is teeming with ghost tours and deciding which one you're brave enough to try might be a challenge. One of the best ghost tour companies in the city is Blue Orb, which offers bone-chilling tours, which are guaranteed to terrify you.
Another favorite - Ghosts and Gravestones - will transport you into the macabre via the "Trolley of the Doomed. One of Savannah's original ghost tours, this popular walking tour has been featured on the History Channel's show Haunted Savannah and takes a lighthearted look at the Historic District's most haunted spots. Drawing on tales from Margaret DeBolt's book "Savannah Spectres and Other Strange Tales," as well as incorporating studies from Duke University and actual interviews with Savannah residents, Ghost Talk Ghost Walk showcases the city's haunted history and offers proof from the great beyond.
Call ahead to find out times and reserve a spot. Recommended for Ghost Tours because : This is one of the city's most popular - and affordable ghost tours. Michelle's expert tip : Ghost Talk Ghost Walk is a good choice for families with children. The tour is spooky without being over-the-top scary.
Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes. Savannah Tours by Foot offers a Creepy Crawl walking tour of the city's most haunted pubs, adding a different kind of "spirit" to their itinerary. During the two-and-a-half-hour guided tour, guests visit between five and seven of the Historic District's most haunted bars and pubs, where they will be treated to invigorating libations as well as spooky ghost stories.
The Creepy Stroll is a 90 minute family-oriented tour through Savannah's haunted streets. Reservations for both can be made online on the Savannah Tours by Foot's website. Recommended for Ghost Tours because : Visitors have the option of including local brews along with their ghost hunt. Michelle's expert tip : Wear comfortable shoes on the Creepy Crawl tour. At two-and-a-half hours, it's one of the city's longest walking tours. This tour departs at p.
The Victorian Savannah Ghost Walks — for mature children and adults — leaves daily at p. Savannah Ghost Walks is owned and operated by Chase Anderson, a ghost-hunting veteran and founding member of the Savannah Paranormal Foundation, who boasts Mature adult women and Savannah sighting than 30 years of ghostly encounters and has done an extensive amount of historical and paranormal research. Recommended for Ghost Tours because : These tours offer a broader scope of Savannah's history by including some of the city's cultural background. There are many haunted tours offered in Savannah, but Hearse Ghost Tours takes it to a different level by transporting passengers through haunted history in an actual hearse.
The nine hearses - said to have been in service for some 15 years - provide the perfect vehicle for this tour. The bodies and caskets are long gone, of course, and hearses have been converted into open-air vehicles, complete with canopies to protect tour-goers from the elements. As you cruise through town the hour-and-a-half tour, you will be taken past cemeteries and haunted buildings, learning about Savannah's grisly and eerie history along the way.
It's a bumpy ride and not recommended for pregnant women or anyone weighing more than lbs. Reservations are required Reservations are required and there are many pick-up locations throughout the city. Recommended for Ghost Tours because : This offers a truly unique vantage point of viewing Savannah's haunted sites from the "comfort" of a hearse. Michelle's expert tip : Be sure to book ahead of time.
Hearse Ghost Tours is popular and fills up quickly. Southern Strolls Walking Tour's Savannah Ghost Stroll is a popular choice for anyone interested in exploring the city's haunted history. Conducted once every night Monday - Saturday, the tour covers Savannah's dark side and includes entertaining ghost stories, anecdotes about Savannah's bloody history and stops at some of the Historic District's most haunted spots. Spooky locales on the walking tour include Colonial Park Cemetery, final resting place of many local historical figures and a haunted house on West Oglethorpe Street, where many tour-goers have reported ghost sightings.
Reservations are required. Recommended for Ghost Tours because : You have a choice of simply exploring Savannah - or getting up close and personal with it's darker side. For visitors who'd like some "liquid spirits" to go along with any other-worldly spirits you may encounter along the way, Tara's Haunted Tours' ature Boos and Brews Walking Ghost Tour will fit the bill.
The popular tour is a favorite with tour-goers because for its spooky yet lighthearted stories and pit stops at the city's most haunted pubs. The adults-only walking tour departs nightly at 8 p. A scary guided Scenic Haunted Savannah Tour for groups of 10 or more is also a winner. Customized walking tours are another option for birthdays, family-friendly outings or "haunted" wedding events.
Owner and operator Tara Ryan - whose family history in Savannah dates back to the s - is the seventh generation in her family to experience ghostly encounters. Recommended for Ghost Tours because : Where else can you savor liquid spirits while exploring other-worldly spirits of a different kind?
Michelle's expert tip : When the Boos and Brews tour stops at O'Connell's Pub, order the Pickleback, a shot of whiskey chased by pickle juice. One of city's most popular ghost tours - Sixth Sense Savannah - has been terrifying tour-goers since with several options throughout the city.
Among the most popular are tours of Savannah's haunted Historic District, a family-friendly tour departing at 7 p. During the two-hour walking tour, participants cover about half a mile, exploring the city's haunted history and learning about poltergeists, shadow people, orbs, exorcisms, tunnels, root doctors, voodoo and more. Sixth Sense also offers a tour of Savannah's renowned Bonaventure Cemetery. Advanced reservations are required, and tickets can be purchased online via the Sixth Sense website or by phone. Recommended for Ghost Tours because : The adult-only tour is especially scary because goes in depth about poltergeists, exorcisms and Savannah's deep, dark secrets.
Michelle's expert tip : If you really want to be spooked, take the p. Many consider it one of the creepiest ghost tours in town. A tour of legendary Bonaventure Cemetery is always worth a visit, but one of the best ways of learning about the cemetery's haunted past is by ing up for a tour with Shannon Scott.
The evening tour is a unique experience, which allows participants a rare peek into the cemetery when the gates are locked. Scott's engaging storytelling and detailed knowledge of Bonaventure and Savannah's colorful history lend another dimension to the spooky tour. For another one-of-a-kind experience, check out Scott's Paranormalist Tour, a customized haunted tour of the city. Reservations for all tours are required. Recommended for Ghost Tours because : This is a one-of-a-kind experience, taking you behind the scenes after hours.
Michelle's expert tip : Want to learn more about Savannah's creepy history over a great meal? Shannon Scott will customize tours to include lunch at his favorite spots at your request. Blue Orb is touted as one of the Mature adult women and Savannah sighting credible and bone chilling ghost tours in town, thanks in part to owner and guide Tobias McGriff's authentic documentation and captivating delivery. Their newest, Modern Hauntings Tour, delivers is quickly becoming one of the most popular ghost tours in Savannah and is already spawning imitators.
This unique adventure features homes and stories never before talked about and obtained from real estate agents, caretakers, renovation crews, past and current tenants and the property owners who have been willing to go on record with their chilling encounters. This is an 18 and older tour. This tour leaves rain or shine and participants are advised to bring bug spray and bottled water during the summer months. Reservations are recommended for all tours. Recommended for Ghost Tours because : This is the "real deal" as far as ghost hunting is concerned, based on s by people in the know.
Michelle's expert tip : Blue Orb's newest Modern Hauntings Tour - for 18 and older - is one of the most popular ghost tours in the city. Ghoulies, ghosties and all things creepy are showcased on Ghosts and Gravestones popular tours through Savannah. The sinister voyage takes you through the Historic District, onboard the "Trolley of the Doomed," focusing on the city's most haunted sites with expert storytelling along the way.
You'll travel past antebellum mansions, ancient cemeteries and some of the bloodiest battlegrounds in history where you may just hear echoes from the past. Tours run daily from 7 - p. Reservations are recommended. Recommended for Ghost Tours because : The "Trolley of the Doomed " transportation adds a different dimension to this ghost hunt. Michelle da Silva Richmond is an award-winning travel editor and member of the Society of American Travel Writers and other journalism organizations.
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