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Private Atlanta History Tour From Civil War to Civil Rights provided by DTours

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Private Atlanta History Tour From Civil War to Civil Rights

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Get a comprehensive tour of Atlanta's history combined with personalized attention from a dedicated guide on this private tour. Enjoy the ability to travel at your own pace and follow a flexible itinerary, but learn much more through your guide's commentary than you would exploring on your own. Highlights include the Oakland Cemetery, the Battle of Atlanta Site, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Site, and more.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Inman Park
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    Krog Street Tunnel
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 3
    Grant Park
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 4
    Oakland Cemetery
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
    409 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
    The National Park Service parking lot is located next to the library
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Private guided tour of Atlanta history gives you personalized attention
  • Included snacks and bottled water means you can travel light
  • Carefully curated stops for a comprehensive tour through Atlanta history
  • Pickup and drop-off at a convenient central meeting spot
What to Expect
Meet your dedicated guide at a prearranged spot. After brief introductions, you and your private group will take off through the city to see the highlights and landmarks that showcase Atlanta's history. With the help of your guide's commentary, you'll learn much more than you would just visiting these sights on your own. Stops include Inman Park, Oakland Cemetery, the Stacks at Fulton Cotton Mill, the Sweet Auburn Curb Market, the Margaret Mitchell House, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Site, and others. Each stop is carefully chosen to take you on a journey through Atlanta's fascinating history. As you travel, your guide will tailor the itinerary to your interests and you'll receive personalized attention.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Martin Luther King Jr. Branch, 409 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Oakland Cemetery
  • Entry/Admission - Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum 2-guest per booking
  • Children must be accompanied by a paid adult
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Escape537053 wrote a review Jan 2020
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Dan was punctual in picking us up from our accommodation. His vast and deep knowledge of Atlanta was so informative and gave us a real understanding of the city. Nothing was too much trouble. Dan stopped for us fo a coffee break when asked - benefits if a private tour! A
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from DTours_Dan, Owner at Private Atlanta History Tour From Civil War to Civil Rights
Responded 4 Jan 2020
I'm glad you enjoyed your tour. Thank you for your feedback and review.
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MJfromNJ wrote a review Nov 2019
Long Island, NY218 contributions158 helpful votes
I'd never been to Atlanta but I knew that it's a big sprawling city that's somewhat difficult to navigate. I booked this tour for its focus on history, but I got a lot more than that. Dan "situated" us in the city so that I had a much better idea of where things were located in
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from DTours_Dan, Owner at Private Atlanta History Tour From Civil War to Civil Rights
Responded 11 Nov 2019
Thank you so much for your feedback and recommendation. You perfectly described why this one of our most popular tours. I'm thrilled you had a positive experience and sincerely thank you for your business.
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benintell wrote a review Sep 2019
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania4 contributions
My parents and I had a great time we enjoyed the tour it was very detailed and we got to see alot of Atlanta and it's history.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Rfam2 wrote a review Aug 2019
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Excellent city tour with an emphasis on MLK's legacy. Would have been impossible to do this on our own. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from DTours_Dan, Owner at Private Atlanta History Tour From Civil War to Civil Rights
Responded 14 Aug 2019
We are pleased you had an excellent tour. Thank you for your positive feedback. We hope you will join us for another tour in the future!
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Inspiration756597 wrote a review Aug 2019
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This tour provided an excellent overview of the history of the City of Atlanta and the Civil Rights movement. We were able to spend time at the Martin Luther King National Park and our guide Chris was able to answer our questions and provide suggestions for our remaining stay.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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So fun!
We had so much fun on the tour! Dan was super knowledgeable and patiently answered all our questions. We got to see
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E6462ISmarkl
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Great way to spend a day
Chris, our guide, was very personable and gives a very broad brushstroke of this charming city’s Squares, Bonaventu
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Private tour
A fantastic and educational tour. We let DTours know what are interests were and our guide customized the tour to o
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Korri J
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If you love art this is a must-see
We really enjoyed looking at the many murals and sculptures that Atlanta City has to offer also our tour guide took
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Korri J
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A great learning experience about the history of Margaret Mitchell
Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable about Margaret Mitchell and told us everything about her from the places
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Korri J
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If you enjoy looking at different style homes you love the tour
This was a very informative and beautiful experience seeing all the different style homes that Atlanta has to offer
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Korri J
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A must-see
We really enjoyed the Botanical Gardens and plus our tour guide knew another place that most locals don't even know
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daecpa
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Great way to spend some time in Savannah
Chris was fantastic - he picked up on what our interests were and made sure those were the highlights of the tour,
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Angi J
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A relaxing and very informative tour
Loved being able to relax in the car while learning about so many different aspects of Savannah in a short period o
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apandres
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Great full day tour of Savannah area
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Chris. He drove us all through the historic district and was very knowledgeabl
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VIP tour
Chris was very informative and personable. The time flew by and we got to learn a lot about Savannah’s history and
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Private Tour
Our driver was very cool, and we just went quickly through the parts of the tour we already knew, and spent more ti
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CarlaC1702
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Flexible & Informative
Chris was our driver; we really liked him and enjoyed the tour. He was flexible and informative, allowing us to cut
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lisatZ4479LG
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Best weekend trip so far
Melinda was our tour guide. She was so amazing. Answered all our questions. She was sweet to both my daughter and h
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CSMBONEZWINE
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Great time
Chris was our driver...nice relaxing ride, he was very informative and great sense of humor. stopped for some snac
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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