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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.
  • 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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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 Aug. 13, 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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My husband and I had to travel through Atlanta on our way to Chickamauga and Chattanooga Battlefields. Since neither of us had ever been to Atlanta, I decided we would work in a day to stop to see some sites. I wanted to visit World of Coke, but I also wanted to work in Civil
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Response from DTours_Dan, Owner at 'From Civil War to Civil Rights': A Private Atlanta History Tour
Responded Aug. 13, 2019
Thank you for this wonderful review! Our guides strive to provide a personal, custom experience for each tour. We are so pleased you had such a positive experience with the tour and with your guide, Melinda. We hope you will join us for another tour if you are in Atlanta again.
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Our guide, Melinda, shared with us her deep knowledge of Atlanta clearly and engagingly. We loved our tour!
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
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