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Three ways to enjoy your tour:
Guided Walking Tour is a relaxing ways to see Downtown Columbus or the Liberty District.
Tour Guide-On-Board your vehicle to guide you around the tour route.
Shuttle - Visiting Columbus without a vehicle? Or, you’d rather let the tour guide do all the driving. Call 762-822-6251, or visit vicinitytours.com for Shuttle Tour details.
Local Historic and Sightseeing Tours in Columbus, Georgia
Experience the old, and the new, as you roll along the brick-laden stretch of Broadway. See the homes of John Pemberton, the inventor of the world's most famous soda, and Ma Rainey, the "Mother of the Blues", plus other features of local and national prominence.
Art, Literature & History: An enlightening exploration of Columbus' Midtown districts. You can visit several art/photo galleries of local artists. Plus stories of literary greats that called Columbus home. Many antebellum homes remain in the district.
Liberty District - Black Heritage Tour
Several local and national icons such as Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Eugene Bullard, and William Henry Spencer are spotlighted. We'll step back to a time when this District was the liveliest place in Columbus. The tour features over 30 points of historical interest.
This a fantastic way for Foodies to experience the true Columbus' food scene that the locals enjoy! A taste of Columbus from different areas of the city. Each tour spotlights 5 local dives, or "mom and pop" restaurants, offering a sampling of their popular dishes from southern cooking, barbecue, scramble dogs, to other unique entrees. Along the way, you'll hear historical facts and stories of the area. Tour time options are Daily 11:00am or 1:00pm.
Three routes are available. Book all three to experience 15 delicious places!
Price: $42.50 + tax per person, price includes the food.
Note: A minimum of two-day advanced reservation required to book the Foodie Tours.
Are you new to Columbus, or looking to move here? Would you like a local resident to guide you around town to show the sights and sounds of this great area? We can help with sightseeing tours for 1-hour or two hours. See all the city’s attractions, great neighborhoods, and even the cool hole-in-the-wall restaurants that locals know, but others are still unaware.
Columbus Georgia Fun Day Tour (For groups of 10 or more guests)
Enjoy a fun day of Columbus history! Take a morning tour of either Downtown or Midtown Columbus. Enjoy a Southern-style lunch from historic Ruth Ann’s Restaurant. Then, walk off all that good food on a private tour of the National Civil War Naval Museum. Wind down the afternoon with a delicious frozen yogurt treat from Freeze Frame.
Hear tales among the ornate headstones and towering monuments that make these historic cemeteries a must visit during your stay in the vicinity. Not a ghost tour.
Vicinity Tours can work with you to plan a tour to fit your schedule with places you wish to see. Plans can range from one hour to an all-day excursion. Call for scheduling and rates.
Regardless of your tour choice, Vicinity Tours will guide your tour based on your likes and interests.
All tours come with discounts from local restaurants and businesses.
A Vicinity Tour is a fantastic "free-time" activity for visitors, conference attendees, military graduation family members, family reunions, wedding parties, sporting tournament teams, schools trips, and church outings.
Tour meets and starts at the Columbus Visitors Center, 900 Front Avenue.
Hours of Operation
Monday - Saturday 8:00am-6:00pm
Walking Tours are $14.95 per person (ages 13+), $7.95 (ages 8-12), Ages 7 and under are Free
Guide-On-Board tours are $29.95 per vehicle (2-4 guests); $49.95 per vehicle (5-15 guests); $69.95 per vehicle (16-25 guests); $89.95 per vehicle (26-35 guests); $99.95 per vehicle (36-45 guests); $109.95 per vehicle (46 or more guests)