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History and heritage in lovely southern Savannah

The beautiful port of Savannah is Georgia's oldest city. Every year, thousands of visitors flock to enjoy its historic treasures, Southern charm and interesting architecture. The city's rich heritage, thriving tourism industry and friendly people combine to form an exciting and diverse travel destination. Visit to sample the relaxed pace of life and explore one of the South’s grandest cities.


Things to see and do
River Street

River Street is a popular promenade that overlooks the Savannah River. The lively cobblestone street features luxurious hotels, famous restaurants, local pubs and quirky boutiques. Other attractions include street artists, musicians and boat rides. You can also observe huge international ships coming into the busy port.

Historic District

The city's Historic District is a fascinating glimpse into the past with outstanding examples of 18th and 19th century buildings. You’ll find a network of 20 squares containing imposing monuments, gardens, fountains, statues, playgrounds and park benches. The district also contains several historic homes and religious structures, including the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, the First African Baptist Church and the Temple Mickve Israel. The Historic District is home to many popular local restaurants, coffee shops and souvenir stores.

Bonaventure Cemetery

Established in 1846, Bonaventure Cemetery is the city's oldest cemetery. The atmospheric burial ground gained national fame as one of the locations in the 1997 film Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Bonaventure is known for its unique tombs and the natural beauty of the landscape.

Forts

As Georgia's first city, Savannah has served as a strategic military location in times of conflict and peace. Fort Pulaski, Old Fort Jackson and Fort McAllister are located in and around Savannah, and can be visited for tales of local sieges and tours of the battlements.

Tybee Island

Tybee Island is 20 minutes from the heart of Savannah. Swimming, fishing, boating and biking are popular activities on the picturesque island. Other attractions include the Tybee Island Lighthouse, dolphin tours, the Tybee Pier and Pavilion and the Tybee Marine Science Center.


Where to stay
Historic District

Many of the most popular Savannah hotels are located in the Historic District. Some of the luxurious hotels and inns reside in famous historic structures. A hotel at the heart of the Historic District is within walking distance of River Street, the beautiful squares and parks, the Juliette Gordon Low House and many other attractions.

Downtown

The Downtown area surrounds the Historic District. Hotels in this area will be slightly less expensive than the accommodations in the heart of the Historic District, and visitors can easily walk to many of the attractions in the Historic District.

Tybee Island

If most of your travel plans revolve around the beach, a Tybee Island hotel can offer convenient accommodations. Some hotels even offer direct beach access and balconies that overlook the Atlantic.

Southside

Southside Savannah is home to malls, neighborhoods, businesses and other institutions. If you are not planning to spend a great deal of time in the Downtown area or the Historic District, you'll save money by staying on the Southside. You can still easily travel to the Historic District, Tybee Island and other attractions by car or taxi.


Travel information

The Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) serves the city of Savannah, sitting seven miles from the city's boundary. Visitors can reach the airport by traveling north on Interstate 95. A dozen hotels offer accommodations near the airport. Chain hotels include Great Western, Hyatt Regency and Holiday Inn.


Best time to stay

Savannah hosts festivals and other events throughout the year. The extensive St. Patrick's Day celebrations and the Savannah Music Festival occur in March. Both festivals are very popular, so finding March accommodations can be difficult and relatively expensive. Hotels on the Southside will be less pricey.

Savannah experiences relatively mild temperatures throughout most of the year. The spring temperatures between March and June are accompanied by beautiful flowers and lively greenery. The late summer months can be humid, and the early months of the year are cool, with temperatures rarely dropping below the 40s. Hotel rates tend to be lower during the colder months, making it an ideal time to visit.

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East Bay Inn

Just the right hotel to match your Savannah stay.

Coming from our stay jn Atlanta, Savannah was like a breath of fresh air and the East Bay Inn definitely added to the experience. It's small, intimate atmosphere and incredibly friendly and helpful staff made us feel "right at home." (a big shout out especially to Hank - best ever greeter, chef and general factotum). The location in between the River Walk and the city center Mansions was perfect. The Happy Hour was fun to get to mingle with the other guests and on a small enough scale that you could actually talk to them. The snacks were good, however, the wine definitely needs to be upgraded.....

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3 days ago

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Best Western Plus Richmond Hill Inn

Great stay

Travelling with two small children isn't always pleasant, but the hotel was great. The staff was very friendly, the hotel was clean and breakfast was delicious! The pancake machine was a welcome change to the standard waffle make and the bacon was fresh and not too greasy.

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2 months ago

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Savannah Airport

People were very nice but bed was broken

Bed was broken and we wanted to Cancel second night so we left and they charged us any way.

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1 month ago

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Econo Lodge Savannah Gateway I-95

Perfect for a quick night stay

It was just what we needed for one night… A bed that was comfortable with lots of pillows and temperature control… We decided not to take shower due to the uncleanliness of the tub but there was hot and cold water and we were content with stay

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1 month ago