Atlanta Historical Homes Tour 22 reviews
Atlanta, United States

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Operates Wednesday - Saturday
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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
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
To know more, please refer additional information section of this tour
Activity Highlights
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Buckhead, 3060 Peachtree Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305-2234

We cruise historical Buckhead one of the most affluent areas in Atlanta, also know for its upscale manision, restaurants and malls.

Pass By: Ansley Park, Atlanta, GA

We also visit historical Ansley Park area and view its stately homes.

Pass By: Atlanta History Center, 130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW 10 St Nw, Atlanta, GA 30305

Possible to visit.

Pass By: Swan House, 130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305-1380

We stop at the Swan house. We view the outside of home only for 10 minutes

Stop At: Georgia Governor's Mansion, 391 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305-1001

Available every Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. This is not available on Saturdays.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Swan Coach House, 3130 Slaton Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

Our Lunch stop is at the Swan Coach House for an hour. Lunch is not included in the price of the tour.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Margaret Mitchell House, 979 Crescent Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

We tour OUTSIDE of the house only.

Duration: 45 minutes

Activity Details
Peek into Atlanta's history. Cruise through the affluent Buckhead community, learning its history, view upscale mansions. We also drive through historical Ansley Park area viewing its stately homes.

Tour two of the historical homes on our list: Swan House, Margret Mitchell "Gone with the Wind" House, Governor's Mansion or Martin Luther King Jr's Home, on this guided tour of two of Atlanta's famed historical neighborhoods Buckhead and Midtown's Ansley Park, enjoy hotel pick-up and drop off selective hotels only.

Tues, Wed, Thursdays, we tour inside of the Governor's Mansion, a Greek Revival style home, and OUTSIDE of the Swan House. Lunch is at the Swan Coach House (lunch price not included). Completing the tour, is The Margaret Mitchell House, we tour the home and hear about the author Ms. Mitchell.

Saturdays, the homes we visit varies. We select two homes from our list: . Confirmation of homes visiting is sent prior to tour date. The Governor's Mansion is closed Saturdays.
Departure & Return
Departure PointAtlanta, GA, USA Traveler pickup is offered Hotel pick-up at selected hotels only - in Downtown, Midtown and Buckhead, If hotel is not listed please contact local provider to confirm pick-up availability. Departure Time10:00 AM
ReturnReturns to original departure point
What's Included
  • Guided Tours of Two Historical Homes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Lunch stop (price of lunch is not included)
  • Gratuities - recommended
  • Cost of lunch
Additional Information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wear mask at all times during the tour.
  • This tour involves moderate walking. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Tour start time/duration starts at the time of pick up.
  • Please check hotel pick-up listing prior to booking tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum numbers of (4) guest to run tour. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • If you will not be arriving at your destination within the specified reconfirmation period, please reconfirm with the local service provider prior to travel, or upon arrival at your destination. Please note that departure times and locations may vary slightly.
  • No backpacks or oversize bags allowed in the Governor's Mansion
  • Tours of the Governor's Mansion are at will of the Governor's Mansion approval
  • Tour start time is approximate and can be adjusted for traffic conditions and pick-up schedule
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Additional charges may apply for pick-up if hotel is not one of our selected hotels.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
Cancellation Policy
Free Cancellation - upto 24 hours in advance
Traveler Reviews

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  • Our guide was a genuinely nice person and made the experience more fun and interesting.Se is also a great driver.We saw some beautiful and interesting things and places. S. Williams was our guide and she is the best.

  • It was a great weekend with the areas we visited and our driver was very knowledgeable about the city.

  • It was a great tour, our guide, Shelly was wonderful. Very informative, I learned a lot. Definitely would recommend

  • Shelly, our tour guide, was absolutely amazing.
    Best tour ever!!!!! On a scale of 1-10 she was a 100.

  • Shelly was the best tout guide in Atlanta!

  • Our tour operator was Great Exploration Tours and they were fantastic! Lots of personal touches and a great tour four a very thorough Atlanta experience.

  • The tour was exceptional. Our guide Shelly was awesome and so knowledgeable. We enjoyed her narration and the information she provided. Will be happy to refer others!

  • Shelly is great,sweet guide.
    We had terrible weather. But if a bummer.
    Margaret Mitchell house is very interesting, worth the visit.
    Swan house, wasn't guided... wish it was.
    The museum was really just visiting the farm, and farm life
    No tine inside actual museum.
    You need to book it on your own.

  • Had a great time. Our tour guide was excellent and even dropped us at a recommended restaurant at the end of the tour. Would definitely recommend.

  • This tour was amazing!!

  • This is a wonderful tour !! Enjoyed every minute of it. The saying goes you learn something NEW every day so take this tour and start learning now.. Thank you !!

  • This tour was amazing!

  • Especially enjoyed the Swan House and working farm

  • My tour guide is awesome. She toured us through Margaret Mitchell's house. I am amazed by her professional knowledge in her field. I'd give her 4 star for sure.

  • This was the highlight of our trip. our guide Stephanie was wonderful. The architecture is simply fantastic, and the furnishings are mostly original as well. The reenactors are entertaining and knowledgeable.

  • Fabulous tour! Guide added an extra stop at the Governor's House. The house was beautiful and we were lucky to glimpse the Governor and First Lady as they went about the business of the day. Other stops included the Atlanta Museum, Swan House, Tullie Smith Farmhouse and Margaret Mitchell house. Guide and Driver were professional, friendly and helpful. A great day!

  • I loved this tour.I spent the day seeing Atlanta through the Civil War, an 1880's working farm, a 1930 mansion, a wood cabin, and gardens with time for lunch at the carriage house. The tour ended with visiting the Margaret Mitchell site and seeing info on Gone with the Wind. My driver/ tour director had information to share about the city.

  • A good tour to take if you only have a 1/2 day and want to see some of the historical sights in Atlanta. It definitely will give you a good taste of Atlanta's history. Our tour guide was great, efficient and helpful. I would book a similar tour elsewhere again. Thank you.

  • The tour was great. We had a rough time getting started as our driver was 1 hour late to pick us up.

  • We saw the Margaret Mitchell home and we were able to tour the Swan House on this tour. Since we didn't have a car, it was helpful to be able to do the tour. The only negative was they changed drivers for the return trip from the Swan House and she was late so we thought she forgot to pick us up.

  • Tour was "OK" the guide wasn't very knowledgeable and we missed part of the museum

  • To tell the truth, the historical homes tour wasn't a tour at all. It was a self-guided tour of the history museum which included two of the homes and then a separate drive to the Margaret Mitchell residence. The description led me to believe that this was a guided tour emphasis on guided of three distinctive homes of southern roots. But the tour was merely a drive service to the history museum and the Margaret Mitchell house. There was no guided, it was self-guided. This tour was definitely not worth the money we paid, in actual it was double the price if we would have just done the exhibits separately. I am extremely disappointed because I have used Viator before and had great experiences, this was not one of those times.

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