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USA Travel: Sights from Old Savannah Historic Overview Trolley Tour in Savannah, Georgia

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In this post we share photos from our time on the Old Savannah Historic Overview Trolley Tour. This locally owned-and-operated tour company has been voted Best Trolley Tour every year since 2003.

Savannah’s heat and humidity makes it difficult to walk all day, so this ride offers a 90-minute snapshot of the city’s best sights and historical markers. The trolley brings you to 16 stops through the heart of downtown Savannah, with a lively driver and period actors providing historical details set against beautiful squares, architecture and streets.

Map of Savannah, Georgia (Southeast region of USA)

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Route Stops in Savannah, Georgia


  • Old Savannah Trolley Tours: locally owned and operated; voted Best Trolley Tour in Savannah every year since 2003
  • Runs 362 days a year
  • Style: Hop on & off or 90-minute ride from start-finish

Route Stops

  • Savannah Visitor’s Center: introduction & orientation to the city
  • Savannah Theater / Chippewa Square: “Forrest Gump” square
  • Sorrel Weed House: haunted house, Antebellum period architecture
  • Forsyth Park: iconic park & fountain
  • Massie School: oldest school in continuous operation in Georgia
  • Cathedral of Saint John: popular wedding location
  • The Pirates’ House: 1753 inn for pirates turned into a restaurant
  • Owens Thomas House: 1819 home with adjoining slave quarters, carriage house, and gardens
  • Telfair Academy / Jepson Center: art museums
  • Reynolds Square: moss-covered live oaks, proximate to Leopold’s Ice Cream, The Ole Pink House, and the Lucas Theatre
  • River Street Market Landing: cobblestone river-front street with shops and restaurants & open-air market
  • Exchange Bell: 1802 bell, said to be Georgia’s oldest
  • City Hall: 1905 with gold dome
  • City Market / Ellis Square: central meeting point

Savannah Theater/Chippewa Square

Sorrel Weed House

Forsyth Park

Cathedral of Saint John

Owens Thomas House

City Market


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