FREE weekly group walks and ranger-guided walks at Mason Mill Park If you've never explored Mason Mill Park, now is the time! The park is located in the Emory area of Decatur. It's a 120-acre forest, with some of the nicest, most scenic … [Read more...] about FREE guided group walk at Mason Mill Park on Wednesday mornings
Walks & Tours
Come out and explore! You can join a FREE tour of the Norcross City Cemetery on Sunday, February 4, 2024, starting at 2 p.m. Local historian Gene Ramsay, from the Gwinnett Historical Society, will lead the tour. Gene will talk about interesting … [Read more...] about FREE storytelling tour of Norcross City Cemetery this Sunday
Every year, the Historic Oakland Foundation offers FREE guided walking tours of Oakland Cemetery’s African American Grounds. The tours have become a Black History Month tradition in Atlanta. The tour has a theme of "We Shall Overcome: African … [Read more...] about FREE “We Shall Overcome” tours of Oakland Cemetery for Black History Month — reserve now!
There is something magical about walking through Oakland Cemetery at twilight. After-dark events like Illumine and Capturing the Spirit of Oakland have proved so popular that Oakland Cemetery is launching a new series of twilight tours this … [Read more...] about Visit Oakland Cemetery at dusk for The Nightfall Chronicles, an enchanting series of twilight tours
The city of Norcross brings back the Historic Trolley Tour for a late summer run! The Trolley Tours are on Saturday, September 30th, 2023. There are tours at 10 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tickets are $10 and you must reserve your spot and buy your … [Read more...] about RSVP for the Historic Trolley Tour in downtown Norcross, happening this Saturday
Lace up your walking shoes and come along for a FREE immersive walking tour of Gammon Street in Atlanta! You'll discover the hidden gems and vibrant culture of the eclectic South Atlanta neighborhood known as Brownsville. Canopy Atlanta … [Read more...] about RSVP for the FREE Gammon Street walking tour, coming up on Sept. 29th
The Atlanta Science Festival has had a very successful 10-year run, with a diverse array of events for all ages. One of our favorite things to do during the Science Festival is the Discovery Walks. These are based on the notion that science is … [Read more...] about Atlanta Science Festival hosts Discovery Walks that let you explore Atlanta in new ways
The Piedmont Park Conservancy is hosting a series of FREE guided history tours this spring, to celebrate the legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of American landscape architecture. The tour schedule and registration info is below. April … [Read more...] about FREE guided history tours in Piedmont Park mark the 200th birthday of Frederick Law Olmsted
The bike tours are back! From April to November, you can take advantage of guided bicycle tours on the Atlanta BeltLine. The bike tours are offered by the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership and take place on Saturday mornings. (If you don't have a bike, … [Read more...] about Take a guided bike tour on the Atlanta BeltLine’s Westside Trail this weekend
Take a stroll with Trees Atlanta! You'll be guided by an expert docent who will point out noteworthy trees and public art, while talking about local history and Atlanta's urban forest. Most of these tours are in the morning -- except, obviously, … [Read more...] about FREE walking tours by Trees Atlanta, along the BeltLine and intown neighborhoods
UPDATED on 3/3/2022 -- Apparently the free tours have been suspended. They no longer appear on the Woodruff Park or downtown events calendars. We suspect the turnout was just too low during the pandemic, and we hope these wonderful FREE tours will … [Read more...] about FREE: “Atlanta from the Ashes” history walking tour around Woodruff Park
Lawrenceville is said to be metro Atlanta's oldest city. It's also said that modern renovations to the historic downtown area awakened sleeping ghosts and ushered in reports of paranormal activity. Whether you believe in ghosts or not, you'll … [Read more...] about Take a scary stroll on the Lawrenceville Ghost Tour, happening all week!
The Dunwoody Preservation Trust is hosting a FREE tour of Stephen Martin Cemetery. This is a history and storytelling tour, featuring tales of the people who are buried there -- it is not a scary Halloween tour. It is appropriate for families and … [Read more...] about FREE walking tour of Stephen Martin Cemetery in Dunwoody (kid-friendly, not scary!)
Take a FREE behind-the-scenes tour of the historic Dekalb County Courthouse, which sits majestically on the Decatur Square. These tours normally have a $10 fee -- but the tour docents are in training this month, and June is their practice … [Read more...] about LAST CALL: Friday is your last chance for a FREE tour of the historic Dekalb Courthouse on the Decatur Square
Celebrate the grand tradition of Southern storytelling! This popular ghost tour takes place at Stone Mountain Park, within the Historic Square attraction. We're not saying this collection of original buildings, all built between 1793 and 1875, is … [Read more...] about Discounts: A Tour of Southern Ghosts at Stone Mountain