Exploring One of America's Most Haunted City's Ghost Tours

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. If you’ve ever had a yen to visit a cemetery after hours, book an evening tour with Shannon Scott, an expert storyteller who scares guests with stories about Bonaventure Cemetery's "dark side," after the gates close. Savannah Ghost WalksSixth Sense Savannah and Ghost Talk Ghost Walk offer tours, which are geared for families traveling with older children. If you’d like to fortify yourself with a few adult beverages along your spooky adventure, then check out Tara Haunted Tours’ Boos and Brews tour and Savannah Tours by Foot’s Creepy Crawl.  For the ultimate terrifying adventure book a tour with Hearse Ghost Tours, where you’ll have the unique opportunity to tour the city aboard an actual hearse.

Historic District
Ghost Talk Ghost Walk
Photo courtesy of Don Teuton


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...  Read More

Historic District


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...  Read More

Historic District


Savannah Ghost Walks' Ghosts of Low Country Tour offers a multicultural approach to haunted Savannah, regaling guests with tales about African Hoodoo, Irish and Native American beliefs and practices along the way. This tour departs at 8:30 p.m....  Read More

Historic District


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 -...  Read More



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...  Read More

Historic District


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' signature Boos and Brews Walking Ghost Tour will fit the bill. The popular tour is a favorite with...  Read More

Historic District


One of city's most popular ghost tours - Sixth Sense Savannah - has been terrifying tour-goers since 1995 with several options throughout the city. Among the most popular are tours of Savannah's haunted Historic District, a family-friendly tour...  Read More

Historic District


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 signing up for a tour with Shannon Scott. Scott's Journeys tours include a Bonaventure By Day tour and...  Read More

Historic District


Blue Orb is touted as one of the most 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...  Read More

Ghosts and Gravestones
Photo courtesy of Ghosts & Gravestones Savannah


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...  Read More


Meet Michelle da Silva Richmond

Michelle da Silva Richmond is an award-winning travel editor and member of the Society of American Travel Writers and other journalism organizations. 

She has written hundreds of articles...  More About Michelle