10 Best Sightseeing Tours in Georgia

If you’ve got Georgia on your mind, there’s no better way to experience all the state has to offer than by taking a sightseeing tour. Tours give you a chance to kick back and soak up the scenery without worrying about traffic, plus you get a heaping helping of facts and insider secrets about the places you’re visiting. Join these 10 best sightseeing tours in Georgia and see a side of the state you never knew existed. 

Atlanta Movie Tours, Atlanta, GA

Atlanta is like the Hollywood of the East Coast, having hosted filming sites for “the Walking Dead,” “Stranger Things,” and Marvel movies, among others. You can see some of the most popular shooting sites on this tour, explore them on foot, and learn a little about what makes them so special. It’s a great tour for any movie or TV fanatic, plus it’s a fun story to tell folks about back home. 

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Balloons Over Georgia, Cumming, GA

See Georgia from a totally different perspective on a hot air balloon journey. You can sail across the sky and glimpse amazing angles of Atlanta’s skyline and other unique landmarks from on high. You can book a private flight or join a “public” one and make new friends. 

Sapelo Island Tours, Sapelo Island, GA

This cozy little island in Georgia shows you the natural, laid-back side of Georgia that’s rarely seen. Once home to slaves in the 1800s, Sapelo Island is accessible only by boat. Historic ruins, a beautiful beach, and the newly restored Sapelo Lighthouse are just a few of the things waiting for you to discover.

Old Savannah Tours, Savannah, GA

One of the most historic cities in Georgia is also one of the most fun places to sightsee. They have a variety of tours that are fun for all ages, including ones that stop and let you get out to explore certain areas. From historical sites to ghost sightings to the best of land and sea, you'll probably want to schedule more than one tour here.

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ATL Cruzers, Atlanta, GA

Take your pick between an electric car or a Segway and set your sights on adventure. From Scenic Segway tours around Stone Mountain Park to exploring some of Atlanta's favorite spots, these tours are a great way to get outside and soak up the scenery. Tours range from $29 to $59 per person, making it a cost-effective option for vacation or a day trip. 

Jekyll Island Boat Tours, Jekyll Island, GA

Want to see some dolphins? You'll want to take an eco-boat tour in Jekyll Island, one of the most wildlife-rich areas of the state. Tours are fully narrated to help you get the most for your money, and come in a variety of options including private tours and sunset cruises. Tours can fill up quickly, so make sure you reserve ahead of time. 

Atlanta Sightseeing Tours, Atlanta, GA

Want to see the best of Atlanta in a single experience? Hop aboard one of the buses at Atlanta Sightseeing Tours and let the fun begin. This five-hour tour takes you to some of the most iconic places in ATL, including Buckhead, downtown Atlanta, Civil War battle sites, and maybe even a hint of Hollywood.

Ghost City Tours, Savannah, GA

As one of the state's most haunted cities, you'll want to embark on a ghost tour to see if you can see some spirits for yourself. From haunted cemeteries to a “haunted” pub crawl, these ghost tours are hauntingly good all year round. Some of their tours are adults only, so make sure you ask before you book.

Ghosts of Marietta, Marietta, GA

Another popular destination for ghost hunters, you can explore the haunted sites of Marietta to see if the stories are true. This town is steeped in history, so it's no wonder that many of its buildings and cemeteries have been deemed haunted. Tours operate all year long, but Halloween is an extra popular time to visit.

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Biplane Adventures, Kennesaw, GA

Vintage biplanes aren’t quite a thing of the past. You can take to the skies in one and see some of the area’s best scenery from up high. Their spectacular sightseeing flights seat one or two people and lasts up to 60 minutes. 

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