Savannah

63°
60° - January
64° - February
71° - March
78° - April
84° - May
90° - June
92° - July
90° - August
86° - September
78° - October
71° - November
63° - December
Dec avg
$109
Avg Hotel
$437
Est. Airfare

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Description

Do you have picky family members? Is there always someone who just isn't getting what they want? Or perhaps it's you that's picky. Whatever the case, Savannah, Georgia has something for every personality. History buffs will be drawn to the many museums, old mansions, civil war forts, and even a true plantation. The cobblestone streets and historic bed and breakfasts will entice the romantics. The adventurous won't want to miss the spookier side of Savannah with ghost tours and haunted old buildings. And no one in the family will say no to delicious homemade ice cream or a day at the beach. On top of it all, the city is famous for its collection of elegant five-star restaurants. A magical balance of history, passion, intrigue and relaxation, Savannah is a rather unexpected adventure.
Photo Credit: Visit Savannah
Photo Credit: Visit Savannah
Photo Credit: Visit Savannah
Photo Credit: Visit Savannah
Photo Credit: Visit Savannah
Photo Credit: Visit Savannah
Photo Credit: Visit Savannah
Photo Credit: Visit Savannah
Photo Credit: Visit Savannah
Photo Credit: Visit Savannah
Photo Credit: Visit Savannah
Photo Credit: Visit Savannah
Savannah is a must see! Southern charm, the streets are beautiful, the beaches are pristine. It's a wonderful family city. There are great restaurants, plenty of tour buses. It's the type of city that feels more like a friendly town. Easy to navigate, friendly people. Nice weather all year round.
Check out River Street shoppes and restaurants, Tybee beach, The Crab Shack, and the downtown gift shoppes.
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Savannah Food Tour

A food tour with Savannah Taste Experience is a 3-hour walking and tasting tour where you will enjoy a fun, one-of-a-kind culinary experience while strolling through the gardens and historic, cultural landmarks of the squares of Savannah, the Hostess City of the South.
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Savannah Walk Ghost Tour

Savannah Walk Tours offer a walk through the spooky history of this old Southern city. Spooky, Educational and a great time for all.
Cost: $20.00 for adults. $15.00 fo children 6-12
Contact: For reservations call (912) 508-1234

The Owens-Thomas House

The Owens-Thomas House was built in 1819 by a wealthy cotton merchant who lost it just it just three years later. It became a boarding house for a few years and was eventually bought by the Owens family who lived in it for the next 100 years. Your guided house tour features an indoor bridge and false doors. They also offer a self tour through the slave quarters.
Cost: Admission is $10 for adults; $8 for seniors; $5 for college students; $4 for children age 5-12 and under 5 is free.
Contact: Phone: 912 233 9743

City Market

City Market is a delightful collection of history, dinning, art, entertainment and shopping. You can watch as local artists hand make their crafts. In the 1700s the market was considered Savannah's social and commercial center of life. Today, it's a fun place to explore, hang out at and grab a bite to eat.
Cost: FREE (Until You Start Shopping!)
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Free Activities in Savannah

• The Riverfront: A first stop for many visitors working their way through the city. Street performers play for tips and a stroll past the city's historic architecture will surprise and delight. Climb aboard any of the classic Savannah Belles ferries until midnight, and ride to any (or all) stops for free. Savannah also offers visitors an authentic 1930s streetcar for free rides from noon until 9 p.m. Friday-Sunday. • Incredible Public Squares: Designed into the city’s original plan, 22 public squares provide a pleasurable pursuit with ample rewards. Be sure to find Chippewa Square, designed in 1815. At its north end is the spot where the bus stop scenes in Forrest Gump were filmed. In the Savannah History Museum on MLK Jr. Blvd, you'll find the famous bench where Tom Hanks' character weaved his mesmerizing tale (the museum is free, and is located inside the Visitors Center). Beautiful Forsyth Park always has a variety of activities, while the hauntingly beautiful Bonaventure Cemetery, made famous by the book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, casts a fascinating spell. • St. John the Baptist Cathedral: Free tours of this beautiful landmark • Bluff Drive: Take a jaunt along Bluff Drive and you’ll see gorgeous 20th century riverfront mansions.
Cost: FREE

Language

English

Currency

[USD] American Dollars

Airports

Savannah International Airport [SAV]