Welcome to Savannah, a city rich in history and culture and… did we mention GHOSTS? From burial grounds such as the famous Bonaventure Cemetery to haunted mansions and subterranean passageways, it’s no wonder Savannah, with her storied history dating back to 1733, has climbed the ranks to become the second most haunted city in the U.S. according to the History Channel. the American Institute of Parapsychology has named Savannah “America’s Most Haunted City.” Savannah has also been featured on TV shows such as Scariest Places on Earth and Ghost Hunters.
If you can’t wait to experience the settings of our spookiest tales firsthand or see where the spirits reside, you have several options. You can go on a haunted tour by trolley, hearse or on foot if you dare. There are many knowledgeable licensed tour guides that will take you through the creepiest locations in this ghost city and show you where the hauntings, myths and legends come to life.
Savannah by Foot offers The Creepy Stroll – Spinning tales of horrible haunts and spectacular spirits, your guide will take you on a ghostly adventure you will never forget. Journey through the streets of Savannah, and hear the stories of specters and ghosts from Savannah’s past. Put on your walking shoes and prepare ready for lots of ghostly fun, The Creepy Stroll has been the Savannah Historic District’s most popular ghost tour for nearly 20 years. There are also age appropriate stories for groups, such as Girl Scout Tours- they even earn a badge! The Creepy Stroll lasts approximately one and a half hours.
Old Savannah Tours invites you to their Trolley Tales of Historic Haunts. Ghost Tours in Savannah are hugely popular because the city is literally built on the dead! Our tour takes you on a 2+ hour journey into the dark side of America’s “Most Haunted City.” In addition to an exciting tour of the most haunted spots in Savannah, you’ll have exclusive access to the Rum Cellar at The Pirates’ House and explore the Sorrel-Weed house–two of the most haunted buildings in Savannah. In case you aren’t aware: The Sorrel-Weed house has been featured on the Syfy Channel’s Ghost Hunters and TAPS and is ranked in the top 10 of “Most Haunted Attractions” and “Creepy Places in America.” The Infrared Room at the Sorrel-Weed House is the most popular spot on the tour and for ghost hunters from around the world. Watch the ghostly orbs on the four cameras located in the eerie basement.
Old Town Trolley has put together the Ghost and Gravestones Trolley Tour – On this tour, you’ll find out why Savannah is known as one of our nation’s most haunted cities. Feel the evening chill as your gravedigger guide uncovers centuries of tumultuous tales and accounts of paranormal sightings. You’ll hear stories of murder and mayhem, of ghosts, ghouls and other mysterious phenomena. Journey through time with exclusive nighttime entry into two of Savannah’s most haunted venues. First is a stop at the Andrew Low House where there have long been reports of spirits that inhabit the home and tales of staff encounters with apparitions. Then it’s on to the Perkin’s & Son’s Ship Chandlery to commiserate with the spirits and experience firsthand the stories of haunted River Street.