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Great tour

Victor was very knowledgeable and friendly, he asked what we were interested in and tailored the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dan W
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Historic walking tour

Victor was so friendly and polite during our tour. He is very knowledgeable and showed us so many... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Christina S
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Walking tours or Guide-On-Board your vehicle/bus tour. Tours offered: Foodie Tours: A delicious taste of what our area has to offer! Downtown Columbus: Historic Districts full of worldwide influential achievements. The Phenix City Story: Sin City & the Final Battle. Midtown Columbus: Art, Literature & History (and a little shopping too!). Historic Russell County: local Native American history. Local cemeteries: Serene look at where worldwide influential people are buried. Shuttle services are also a tour option (with 2-day advanced reservation).
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Columbus, GA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Victor was very knowledgeable and friendly, he asked what we were interested in and tailored the tour to suit us. Highly recommend him

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Victor was so friendly and polite during our tour. He is very knowledgeable and showed us so many interesting historic sites that helped my husband and I really appreciate the area. I really encourage any visitor to Columbus to take a tour! He offers many...More

Thank Christina S
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Victor F, Owner at Vicinity Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the excellent review, and helpful tip Christina! I hope to see you two, with perhaps some friends and family, on a future tour.

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Reviewed March 14, 2018

I participated in 3 walking tours - downtown, heritage and sin city. They were all amazing! Victor is kind and patient. He provides plenty of educational history but also fun stories. As a historian, I was interested in getting a picture of the original Spencer...More

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Reviewed February 22, 2018

I was delighted to find a walking tour in a city the size of Columbus, and Victor was an exceptional tour guide--knowledgeable, accommodating, and able to tailor his talking points to our interests. The city has its own unique mix of architecture and history, and...More

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Victor F, Owner at Vicinity Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

Thank you for the review! It was a pleasure showing you, and your friend, the beautiful Downtown homes and mix-use buildings, as you requested. 😄

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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

This ride on tour was fascinating and so much fun!!! I learned so much about town! I will be back for another!!!

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Victor F, Owner at Vicinity Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

Thank you for the great review! Looking forward to seeing you soon!

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Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

We cannot stop talking about the wonderful morning we had with Victor giving us a tour of Phenix City. I was born there during the "Sin City" era, but Mom and our family learned so much from Victor's stories. We quickly came to consider him...More

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Victor F, Owner at Vicinity Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2017

Thank you Connie. Your visit was the picture-perfect reason why I started Vicinity Tours. Family learning history together. I'm thrilled you enjoyed it! See you soon! -- Victor

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Reviewed November 13, 2017

As a life long resident of Columbus, I was hesitant to invest in the Not For Everyone Tour. I could NOT have been more wrong! The tour was thoroughly researched and very well delivered. The memories of some of the more heinous crimes that were...More

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Victor F, Owner at Vicinity Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2017

Thank you for encouraging locals to take our tours. We love hearing locals say "I didn't know that!". Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed November 5, 2017

The tour was very fun! Our tour guide, Victor, was very knowledgeable about the area and knew what to tell us to make it interesting. I loved the pit stop at the Chattahoochee brewing company to learn the history of it. Overall, it was a...More

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Victor F, Owner at Vicinity Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2017

Thank you! The weather was perfect to add to the great experience you had. Hope to see you soon!

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