The Mansion on Forsythe Park.
The first St. Patrick’s day parade was held in 1813. There was a significant Irish population then. The weather is very mild and lends itself to an enjoyable party atmosphere.
Birthplace of founder of Girl Scouts. Revolutionary and Civil War Historical sites. Ante Bellum architecture. Savannah River Port. Savannah College of Art and Design-SCAD. Paula Deen’s Lady and Sons restaurant. Proximity to Tybee Island, Savannah’s beach.
By plane, fly into the Savannah Hilton Head International Airport. It is about 20 minutes from downtown Savannah. By car, I-16 and I-95 are you major highways.
The largest National Historic Landmark District in the United States, Savannah contains more than twenty city squares filled with museums, churches, mansions, monuments and famous forts of the Revolutionary & Civil War eras.
There are 3000 metered parking places in Savannah. The cost ranges from $.30 to $1.00 per hour. There are parking garages on Bryan, State, Robinson, Liberty and Whitaker Streets.
Our favorite way is by horse drawn carriage or tour bus. If you are energetic, walking is great, too.
It is free.
5 Miles of public access beach.
Window’s Restaurant at the Hyatt Hotel.
15 miles east of Savannah Georgia on the Atlantic Ocean.
The City of Savannah’s Parks and Squares can be rented for various special events. Savannah’s Parks & Squares can be rented for private functions, such as weddings and parties. Contact the Public Facilities, Events & Services Bureau for more information at (912) 351-3837.
From downtown, take Victory Drive to Route 80 East to Tybee Island.
Tubby’s, 17hundred90 Inn and Restaurant, Belford’s of Savannah, Love’s Steak and Seafood.
Quality Inn, Planter’s Inn, Thunderbird Inn, Four Points by Sheraton, and Stay Savannah Vacation Rentals.
Yes, 15 miles from Tybee Island.
A piece of hand-made art by local artists and craftsmen found at VILLAGE CRAFTSMEN, 223 W. River St., 912-236-7280.
Savannah Georgia is on the southeast coast of the Atlantic Ocean, about an hours drive north of Florida on Interstate 95.
It is a 20 minute drive from downtown.
The Mercer-Williams House, famous for the book “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil”. Fort Pulaski National monument. River Street Streetcar. Battlefield Park. Lady and Son’s Restaurant. The Historic Savannah Theatre.
The City Squares. The historic homes. Savannah History Museum. River Street. City Market. Old Fort Jackson. Telfair Museum of Art. Tybee Island Lighthouse and Museum. The Andrew Low House.
Tour The Historic District by foot, carriage or bus. Take a Riverboat Cruise on the Savannah River. Shop and dine on River Street. Visit the Savannah College of Art and Design Museum of Art. Spend an afternoon on Tybee Island, Savannah’s Beach. Have lunch at Lady and Sons, Paula Deen’s own restaurant. Tour the Savannah History Museum. Visit as many of Savannah’s 24 Squares with their own statues and monuments marking their contribution to Savannah’s History. Enjoy the artists, dining and shopping in City market.
17hundred90 Restaurant and Inn. Mansion on Forsythe Park. Hilton Savannah DeSoto.
Spring is awesome with the Azaleas blooming and the temperatures not hot yet.
The Historic District or River Street will allow you to walk to most attractions or have easy access to the tours.