Walking tours are always a fun way to explore. Depending on what your preference is, you have the option of self-guided tours that move at your own pace or guided tours that provide more in-depth information. Tour maps and brochures are available at the Oconee Welcome Center.
DOWNTOWN HISTORICAL WALKING TOUR | Take a stroll down main street and learn about the history & architecture of Watkinsville from the early 1800s.
SELF GUIDED: Step back in time with this self-guided tour. This tour will take walkers through the streets of Watkinsville, GA and transport them to the 1800s with information about antebellum history, including current and former buildings and residents.
GUIDED TOUR: This tour will take you down main street with guides in period time attire who have a true passion for southern history. Your guide will bring to life some of the best local stories and legends that will make your visit to Oconee unforgettable.
Contact Joann Hubert at 706-769-5197 to reserve and purchase your private tour over the phone | $15PP – all major credit cards accepted
WATKINSVILLE HAUNTED HISTORY TOUR | Available in the Fall: Enjoy learning about the spirited past while taking a spooky walk through downtown Watkinsville with your tour guide, Jeff Clarke. Jeff is a folklorist/local historian who has appeared in the series ‘The American Revolution’ on the Discovery Channel as well as the Travel Channel series ‘Tales of Terror – Historical Hauntings’.
GROUP TOUR: $15PP (10 or less per a group- this is not a private tour) Book your reservation HERE
PRIVATE TOUR: contact Joann Hubert at 706-769-5197 to reserve and pay for a private tour $20PP
OCONEE’S ANTIQUE TRAIL | From high end antiques to cool vintage, Oconee’s Antique Trail offers a wide selection of stores allowing you to find that perfect piece you didn’t even know you needed.