Did you know that the Girls Scouts of America started in Savannah, Georgia? Yes, the friendly faces that sell you those tasty cookies had their humble beginnings in Savannah, Georgia! The founder of the Girl Scouts, Juliette Gordon Low, was born in a stately home that is now open to the public. Explore the rich history of this organization on your next trip to Savannah when you take a tour of the Juliette Gordon Low House. This popular attraction is located just a few blocks from where our Best Western Savannah sits in the Historic District.
Guided tours of the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace offer a glimpse into the life of the fearless woman who started the Girl Scouts. You'll learn about the story of Juliette, or "Daisy" as she was nicknamed, as you get an up-close look at the historic decor and unique architecture of her childhood home. The house includes several beautiful rooms adorned with numerous artworks by Low herself.
Tips for Visiting the Juliette Gordon Low House
Tickets can be bought at 10 am on the day of your visit or online in advance. Make sure to plan ahead because the house is one of the top attractions in Savannah, and tickets can sell out, especially during the summer. The guided tours take about 40 minutes and cost $15 for the general tour. Girl Scout troops should look into the "Girl Scout Experience Tour." Tickets cost $26 per person and require at least 8 people. This 3.5-hour tour should be booked in advance to ensure availability.