Savannah Things to Do

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  • 1. River Street (Riverfront)

    I've never loved a city like Savannah. Savannah has so much to offer but it's history is not told correctly. Yes the cobblestones are nice the shops are lovely but what about those cobblestones and...

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  • 2. Forsyth Park

    Forsyth Park is a grand park in the historic district of Savannah. It was the first big park to be created in Savannah. The huge decorative fountain was originally put in place in 1850. There are many...

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  • 3. Ghost Tours

    I took the Uncensored Zombies Tour with Tobias McGriff in July, 2011 and it was the highlight of my trip. The one thing I heard about Blue Orb when I was researching what tour to take was it was the...

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  • 4. Bonaventure Cemetary

    Bonaventure had been high on my list since taking a "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" tour years ago. This time I went alone with my camera. Being a spiritual person, this place just became...

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  • 5. Trolley and Carriage Tours

    A very good way to get a general feel for the city and to decide on where to explore more in depth is by taking a 2 hour trolley tour through the Old City. There are several companies offering...

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  • 6. Factors Walk

    The red Romanesque Cotton Exchange building was constructed in 1887 when cotton was king in Savannah. In front of the exchange is a fountain whose centerpiece is a terra cotta sculpture of the...

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  • 7. Colonial Park Cemetery

    There are some very historic markers in the cemeteries. Colonial Park is on 6 acres and the burials started in 1750;s and continued through 1853, when closed due to overfill of bodies. There are 5...

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  • 8. Tybee Island

    My boyfriend and I visited Tybee Island back in April 2011, and we had the best time! It is now our favorite beach and we will visit numerous times yearly now! Also, check out the Pirate Fest that is...

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  • 9. Owens-Thomas House

    The Owens-Thomas house has a lot of architectural quirks, including an indoor bridge and false doors. The tour includes a guided house tour and a do-it-yourself slave quarters tour. Worth the...

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  • 10. City Market

    CITY MARKET is not a place you visit. It's a place you discover and explore. A place that's romantic, historic, serene and exciting. A place where there's always something new to encounter, something...

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  • 11. Andrew Low House

    This is the Andrew Low House where his daughter Juliette Gordon Low lived from 1886-1927. It was built by Mr. Low in 1849 and remained in the family until Juliette's death. In this house was the first...

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  • 12. Mercer Williams House

    the mercer house was designed by john norris for general hugh mercer the grandfather of the famous composer johnny mercer. construction of this house began in 1860 and was completed in 1868. the...

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  • 13. Waiving Girl Statue

    Elba Island lies at the mouth of the Savannah river, Georgia, and during the closing years of the 19th century its range lights were tended by a disabled Civil War veteran named George M. Martus. He...

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  • 14. Telfair Museum of Art

    This is one of Savannah's most beautiful and distinctive buildings. Completed in 1819 for Alexander Telfair, son of a Revolutionary War hero, it was designed by English architect William Jay in the...

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  • 15. Fort Pulaski

    Located on Cockspur Island at the mouth of the Savannah River and started to be built 1829, the new fort was named Fort Pulaski in honor of Kazimierz Pulaski, a Polish soldier and military commander...

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  • 16. Riverboats

    There are several options for cruising on the river. Along River Street you will find large old fashioned looking river boats which make for good photography... as well as smaller craft designed for...

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  • 17. Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

    The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, is Savannah's Roman Catholic cathedral and the seat of its diocese. It was originally built in the 1870s and then rebuilt around 1900 after a fire. The...

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  • 18. Roundhouse Railroad Museum

    On the site of the oldest and most complete antebellum railroad manufacturing and repair facilities still in tact in the U.S., including the roundhouse and turntable, built in 1859. You can inspect...

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  • 19. City Hall

    savannah's city hall is located at the intersection of bay and bull streets. designed in 1905 by hyman whitcover, it was inspired by the chicago worlds fair and the "city beautiful" movement. city...

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  • 20. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

    This should probably be in the General Tips section, but oh, well. Be sure to read "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" before you visit Savannah! It is full of rich atmosphere and details about...

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  • 21. Lafayette Square

    Lafayette Square was laid out in 1837 and is named for Gilbert du Motier, marquis de La Fayette, the French hero of the American Revolution, who visited Savannah in 1825. The square contains a...

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  • 22. Old Fort Jackson

    Old Fort Jackson is named in honor of Georgia governor and Revolutionary War soldier James Jackson. Built in 1808, it is the oldest standing fort in Georgia. The fort is one of only eight Second...

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  • 23. Davenport house

    The finest example of Federalist architecture in Savannah. It came close to being demolished to make room for a parking lot but became the first major preservation effort of seven local ladies who...

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  • 24. Battlefield Park

    By 1778 the American Revolution was at full swing. While the British had won, or at least held earned a draw in most early battles, in late 1776 and into 1777 the tides of the war slowly started to...

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  • 25. Madison Square

    While we were on our self guided walking tour we stopped by the Gryphon Tea Room to have a look at it but not stop to have a drink or bite to eat. The tea room is located in a historic building...

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