Historical city tours are a valuable for first-time visitors, long-time residents, and mischievous mayors looking for secret passageways to neighboring towns. Get the inside scoop on the city of Savannah with today's Groupon for one ticket to the Savannah Tour Company's Dark History Tour or Pirate Tour. The 90-minute walking tours start at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Choose between the following options:
• For $5, you get one children's tour ticket (ages 5–11) (a $10 value). Children ages 4 and under get free admission.
• For $7, you get one adult tour ticket (ages 12+) (a $15 value).
Swathed in historic costumes, Savannah Tour Company's knowledgeable guides coax groups of candle-wielding walkers on journeys to uncover the city's murky but extensively researched past. During the Dark History Tour, guests delve into the alleged hauntings in graveyards buried beneath the city's squares, buildings, and roads. Tour-goers also absorb stories of the yellow-fever outbreak and the Marshall House Hotel, adapted as a crude hospital and karaoke bar during the epidemic. The Pirate Tour paints a picture of swashbuckling's influence on Savannah's history. While strolling from one landmark to the next, knowledge sponges learn about piracy's role in the city's development, the slave trade, and the American Revolution. Both tours encompass about 1 mile of walking and pass by numerous taverns, where guests can stop in for a quick drink or accidentally long eye contact with a stranger. Click here for start and end locations.