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'From Civil War to Civil Rights': A Private Atlanta History Tour

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Tour Like a Local as you experience a personalized walking and driving tour that follows the history of Atlanta from a major Civil War battlefield to the center of the Civil Rights movement in America.
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 return to the starting point
  • 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

Traveler pickup is offered
Please provide pickup location within Atlanta city limits


  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl Airport, 6000 N Terminal Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30320
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Entry/Admission - Oakland Cemetery
  • Entry/Admission - Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Minimum 2-guest per booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • 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 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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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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Response from DTours_Dan, Owner at 'From Civil War to Civil Rights': A Private Atlanta History Tour
Responded 3 Jan 2020
I'm glad you enjoyed your tour. Thank you for your feedback and review.
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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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Response from DTours_Dan, Owner at 'From Civil War to Civil Rights': A Private Atlanta History Tour
Responded 10 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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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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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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Response from DTours_Dan, Owner at 'From Civil War to Civil Rights': A Private Atlanta History Tour
Responded 13 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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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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Kathy O
Great tour!
My daughter (who is 12) and I went on the Stranger Things tour. We got to see many film locations and learned a
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Son E
Air conditioning?
Booked a tour with AC. Bus had no AC and was a convertible on top of that. It was February, so not completely
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Sparta, New Jersey
See it all!
My wife and I spent the afternoon with Dan, the tour guide and owner in his car for a private tour that covered
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Port Canaveral, Florida
The Best tour you can take in Savannah
Our small group of ladies had the best time with Dan, our tour guide. He was very informative and was raised in
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Amazing Tour Guide and Wonderful Tour
I would like to thank Chris for going out of his way to accommodate our needs due to travel with our tour. Chris
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Stranger Things Location Tour
We had the best time with Ryan! He was so knowledgable and showed us other places where movies were filmed on the
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Piedmont, California
Excellent overall car tour
Dan T was a friendly, informative guide. The tour is convenient since he will pick you up and drop you off where
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Jennifer F
Great tour, even for a local!
My 11 year old daughter and I are Atlanta residents and (casual) fans of Stranger Things. My daughter couldn’t
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David B
Perfect for Stranger Things fans!
The wind and rain only added to the sense of mystery and excitement as the five of us—including our three older
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Ruth B
Savannah, Georgia
Loved this personal tour
We customized a tour with Dan to see Tybee Island, Isle of Hope and some cool houses. Dan was so flexible and we
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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