From Civil War to Civil Rights


Tour Number

Activity Level



First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for teenagers and younger children who enjoy History

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



English (fluent)

Private Atlanta History Tour

Follow the history of Atlanta from a major Civil War battlefield to the center of the Civil Rights movement in America.

Some of the stops on your tour will include the site of the Battle of Atlanta, a former cotton mill, the Martin Luther King Jr. Historic District, the home of the founder of the Coca-Cola Company, and the final burial place for thousands of Civil War Soldiers as well as Margaret Mitchell, author of 'Gone With the Wind'.


Some of the stops on your tour will include:

A historic cotton mill established in the late 19th century and transformed into loft homes development in the US

The site of the Battle of Atlanta, today this neighborhood has many decorative Victorian homes, including the founder of Coca-Cola

The garden cemetery that's the final resting place for Civil War soldiers, the author of Gone with the Wind and the founder of The Masters Golf Tournament

Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Site, including his birthplace, church and burial site

Atlanta's only public market, located on what was known in the early 20th century as the richest African-American street in the world

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: If staying in the city of Atlanta, I can pick you up at your hotel or another central location of your choice

End location: Same as the Meeting point or to be defined by you

Duration: 3 hours

Tours will occur rain or shine but may be adjusted based on inclement weather


This will be a combination driving and walking tour. We'll be traveling in a new air-conditioned Ford Flex. Each stop will have approximately 15 to 30 min of walking

What’s Included

Other: My services as your Private Tour Guide
Costs of any ticketed locations we visit
Transportation in my A/C vehicle
Bottled water

What’s Extra

Other: I can provide transportation for groups of 4 to 6 at a different rate. Please contact me for more details

A Recent Review of this tour

Dan was wonderful. He took us through some intown neighborhoods and shared some interesting facts and history. I would certainly use him again.
Beth Miller

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