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Savannah Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

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icon2 to 8 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Overview

Explore Savannah on this 90 minute, historic Trolley Tour. With this ticket, you can see over 100 points of interest plus enjoy stops at City Market and River Street with time to explore.
  • Historic trolley tour
  • See the most popular sights in Savannah
  • See and visit Davenport House, Forsyth Park, world famous River Street, City Market, Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, and more
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Tour does not operate on St. Patrick's Day (March 17)
301 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

Departure Time

2-day Savannah Hop-on Hop-off
5/22/2020 - 4/18/2022
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
1 Day Trolley Tour
5/8/2020 - 4/18/2022
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Discover all of Savannah's most interesting sights on this Historic Trolley Tour.

As you drive through the town's stately mansions and hanging Spanish moss, experience the magic that was the inspiration for John Berendt's novel 'Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil'. As you ride the trolley, hear how British General James Edward Oglethorpe established Georgia's First City atop a natural bluff on the Savannah River. Learn the history, legend and lore which has shaped Savannah into a place known both as one of the most romantic and most haunted cities in America.

See Davenport House, Forsyth Park, the world-famous River Street, City Market, Pirates House, and Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, plus more.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Savannah Visitors Center
Tourist information center
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace
Juliette Gordon Low Historic District consists of three buildings—the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace also known as "Wayne-Gordon House", First Girl Scout Headquarters which was the carriage house for the Andrew Low House, converted for use by the Girl Scouts in May–June 1912, and the Andrew Low House, is a site in Savannah, Georgia significant for its association with Juliette Gordon Low and the founding of the Girl Scouts of the USA.
Pass By:  
Mercer Williams House Museum
Mercer House, now called the Mercer Williams House Museum, is located at 429 Bull Street in Savannah, Georgia.[3] Completed in 1868, it stands at the southwestern corner of Monterey Square. The house was the scene of the 1981 shooting death of Danny Hansford by the home's owner Jim Williams, a story that is retold in the 1994 John Berendt book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.
Stop At:  
Forsyth Park
Forsyth Park is a large city park that occupies 30 acres in the historic district of Savannah, Georgia. Known for it's famous beautiful Forsyth Fountain.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Massie Heritage Center
Kid-friendly exhibits highlighting Savannah's architecture, public education system & culture.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Pass By:  
Colonial Park Cemetery
Colonial Park Cemetery is a historic cemetery located in downtown Savannah, Georgia. It became a city park in 1896, 43 years after burials in the cemetery ceased. The cemetery was established in 1750, when Savannah was the capital of the British Province of Georgia, last of the Thirteen Colonies.
Stop At:  
Columbia Square
Bordered by historic homes, this compact green space has a central fountain & mature live oak trees.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
The Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist is a Roman Catholic cathedral and minor basilica on Lafayette Square. It is the Mother Church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Savannah.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
City Market
Four block open-air market since the 1700s with shopping, dining & artworks in restored warehouses. (30 minute stop)
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
The Waving Girl Statue
Florence Martus (1868-1943) is remembered by this statue showing her greeting ships as they came in and waving to them.
Stop At:  
Madison Square
Charming plaza with nearby historic homes & a monument to Revolutionary War Sgt. William Jasper.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Davenport House Museum
The Isaiah Davenport house is a historic home in Savannah, Georgia, United States, built in 1820. It has been operated as a historic house museum by the Historic Savannah Foundation since 1963. The house is located at 324 East State Street, on the northwest corner of Columbia Square.
Stop At:  
River Street Market Place
Trendy covered marketplace with a variety of cafes/bars & kiosks selling gifts, candy, jewelry & more. (20 minute stop)
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Ellis Square
Urban square with fountains of shooting water for kids, picnic tables & a life-sized chess set.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Telfair Museums Jepson Center
Telfair Museums, in the historic district of Savannah, Georgia, was the first public art museum in the Southern United States.
Pass By:  
Andrew Low House
Juliette Gordon Low Historic District consists of three buildings—the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace also known as "Wayne-Gordon House", First Girl Scout Headquarters which was the carriage house for the Andrew Low House, converted for use by the Girl Scouts in May–June 1912, and the Andrew Low House, is a site in Savannah, Georgia significant for its association with Juliette Gordon Low and the founding of the Girl Scouts of the USA.
Stop At:  
Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum
Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum features nine galleries of ship models, maritime paintings, and artifacts. The vast majority of ship models were commissioned by the Museum to interpret Savannah's rich maritime history. The museum is housed within a National Historic Landmark built in 1819 for William Scarbrough, the principal owner of the Steamship Savannah (the first steamship to cross the Atlantic Ocean).
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Standard-sized wheelchairs can be accommodated on this tour, please contact the local operation to request a wheelchair-accessible trolley. We request 24-hour advance notice
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • If your wheelchair is collapsible and the guest utilizing it is ambulatory and able to use any of the seats provided on the tour vehicle, the wheelchair can be collapsed and stored on the tour vehicle and the guest and their party may make full use of the on/off privileges. Please make our CASTmembers aware of this fact if you intend to make use of the tour in this manner.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Emotional Support Animals are Not allowed on the Tour
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Historic Tours Of America

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Savannah Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Savannah Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Savannah Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Savannah Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour.
Q:
How long is one full rotation on the Savannah Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour?
A:
The Old Town Trolley Tour is approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes if you ride the tour all the way around without getting off and on.
Mar 2021
Q:
Are the Savannah Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour drivers knowledgeable about Savannah?
A:
Yes, Our friendly conductors narrate the tour with a fascinating and fun mix of trivia and humorous stories. It will be our pleasure to guide you through “Georgia’s First City” on one of our orange and green trolleys.
Mar 2021
Q:
Is the Savannah Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour narrated?
A:
Yes, the drivers tell you about the rich history of Savannah, from the founding of the colony, the Civil War history, to the many movies and TV shows that have been filmed here.
Mar 2021
Q:
Are food and drinks allowed on the Savannah Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour?
A:
Yes, food and drinks are welcome. However alcoholic beverages are not allowed under any circumstance for the safety and comfort of all of our guests.
Mar 2021
Q:
Are pets allowed on the Savannah Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour?
A:
Service animals are the only animals that are allowed on board the trolleys. Animal species other than dogs, emotional support animals, comfort animals, companion animals, and service animals in training are not permitted.
Mar 2021
Q:
Are the Savannah Sightseeing Trolleys handicap accessible?
A:
A certain number of our trolleys are equipped with hydraulic wheelchair lifts. If you require accommodations, please notate in the "Special Requirements" box at checkout so we can assist.
Mar 2021
Q:
Are the Savannah Sightseeing Trolleys enclosed?
A:
All of the trolleys are open-air for most of the year. The trolley windows can be shut in cold or rainy weather.
Mar 2021
Q:
What if there is bad weather on the day of my Savannah Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour?
A:
We operate our tours rain or shine, hot or cold, year-round.
Mar 2021
Q:
Are the Savannah Sightseeing Trolleys heated in the winter?
A:
Yes. During the wintertime, we use heated trolleys that are glass-enclosed specifically for the colder weather.
Mar 2021
Q:
How many stops are there on the Savannah Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour?
A:
There are 15 stops on the tour, which are conveniently located at or near all the major points of interest.
Mar 2021
Q:
How many times can I go around the Savannah Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour loop?
A:
You may ride the Old Town Trolley Tour around as many times as you wish. However, we recommend that you get off and on as you go. Many of the attractions get increasingly busy later in the day so it’s often best to explore as you go.
Mar 2021
Q:
How often do trolleys come to each stop on the Savannah Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour?
A:
Trolleys run on a 20-minute schedule. This means there will be a new trolley by each stop approximately every 20 minutes – more frequently than any other company.
Mar 2021
Q:
Can I bring my stroller on board the Savannah Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour?
A:
Yes, we can accommodate strollers but they must be collapsible and will be stored up front with the conductor. Strollers in the aisle ways would constitute a safety hazard.
Mar 2021
Q:
What are the operating hours for the Savannah Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour?
A:
The historical tours run daily from 9:00am to 5:00 pm from August – March and 9:00 am to 6:00 pm from April to June, with tours starting approximately every 20 minutes.
Mar 2021

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Traveler Tips


  • "Truth be told, unless you have young children or a physical issue you are quicker to simply walk." See review
  • "We take this tour usually everywhere we travel, it’s a great way to see everything first, then decide what’s most important to you to explore some more." See review
  • "I recommend this tour to anyone interested in learning about Savannah through lighthearted dialogues." See review

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Savannah Day Trolley
Liz_W
, Apr 2021
Ryan was our first tour guide of the day and he was fantastic! Very knowledgeable and friendly! Christina was our second guide and she was equally fantastic and fun! We learned so much from both!
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More Hopping than the Eater Bunny!!
Scott_W
, Apr 2021
What a great way to learn about and tour the city. We spent the entire day touring the city and seeing the main attractions while making notes to see other sites a bit off the beaten path.
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star-4
The crowd is back and adjustments need to be made
Roger_H
, Apr 2021
Enjoyed the trolly. Guides were well informed. Some more interesting than others. I think the Trolley Company was not ready for an Almost Post Covid crowd. There were lines at the stops waiting to get on and not enough seats. At the Market there was almost a whole trolley worth of people waiting. Our driver was very apologetic and kept calling the dispatcher to send another trolly. But other than that it was a good experience.
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Tour of city
Rachel_M
, Apr 2021
Loved that you can hop off and back on from where left off so that you can take the time to enjoy the part of Savannah wanted or what wanted to go back to. Each tour guide made it fun and gave their own experience of the city.
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star-4
Helpful to get a overall view of the historical district.
Annette_B
, Apr 2021
Overall a positive experience. Has to wait for a couple buses when they were full. The different drivers had different delivery styles in telling the history which was interesting.
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star-3
great if you are short
Randell_B
, Apr 2021
it is worth the money to learn all the interesting things on the tour. My wife is disabled and cannot walk for very long making it difficult to get around savannah at times. This helps a lot. the downside is the bus is often full and you may wait for 3-4 trollys before there are seats open. Also the leg room of the seats are incredible short and having a metal armrest preventing one to turn sideways toward the aisle make it extremely uncomfortable if you have long legs. I could not share a seat due to not fitting in the leg room area. I had to turn sideways and take an entire seat to fit
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star-5
Drivers make, or break, the ride.
Robert_T
, Apr 2021
The history of the squares was extremely interesting. The drivers knowledge and enthusiasm for the subject was an added bonus. We were fortnite to get 2 out of 3 very interesting drivers. The 3rd one was not animated and we lost interest quickly.
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Fun city tour
Suzanne_S
, Apr 2021
Great way to see the city with some historical information and a few laughs. Holly Jolly was our favorite guide of the day!
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SOUTHERN SPECIAL PLACE
Lisa_D
, Apr 2021
Holly jolly on the trolley was so fun and sure knew her city. The city in the spring is beautiful for sure but to learn both old history and current events made it special
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star-5
Trip was most enjoyable.
George
, Apr 2021
The experience was wonderful .Arthur made the trip very enjoyable.will definitely take the tour again on my return to Savannah
icon Response from Host , Apr 2021
Thank you for letting us know Arthur was an enjoyable guide. We look forward to seeing you again.
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