What to do in Savannah, GA

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Savannah Attractions

Savannah, Georgia, also known as the Hostess City of the South, is a fabulous travel destination for your next vacation. This historic city is filled with must see spots that appeal to not only the tourist coming to the city for the first time, but also to local people interested in learning more about their heritage.

There really are endless things to do in Savannah, from lovely shopping areas filled with unique items to museums celebrating Savannah's illustrious past.

One of the most popular Savannah activities is visiting the homes of famous former residents of this exulted city. These homes have been painstakingly restored and turned in to museums that are sure to educate and entertain visitors. Some of the top homes to visit while in Savannah are Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home, and the Andrew Low House.

There are also many Savannah tours for those interested in learning more about the Civil War. Some sites that should be on every Civil War fan's must visit list are Old Fort Jackson and Fort McAllister, both of which are popular places with visitors of all ages.

If you are looking to experience the best shopping and dining that Savannah has to offer, you'll want to make sure to take Savannah excursions to River Street Savannah and the City Market. If you enjoy fun in the sun, a trip to South Beach should be on your vacation list.

There are many other attractions in Savannah that will allow you to enjoy the natural beauty of the area. You and your family could take a walk through lovely Forsyth Park. Another option would be to pick up a map and camp during your vacation at Skidaway Island State Park. Those interested in learning more about the animals and plants that call Savannah home will want to make sure to take time on their vacation to visit the Oatland Island Wildlife Center and the Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge.

From the historic Bonaventure Cemetery to the delightful Savannah Historic District, a perfect vacation awaits you when you travel to Savannah, GA.

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Savannah College of Art and Design - Swing by this modern local landmark and take in its design.

Colonial Park Cemetery - If you're thinking of exploring the history of the area through its landmarks, put this one on your to-do list.

Lafayette Square - This is a buzzing location where you can soak in the atmosphere and experience local life.

City Market - Leave time to wander around this place of local importance.

Independent Presbyterian Church of Savannah - No matter what you believe in, this place will invoke a sense of reverence.

McQueens Island Historic Trail - Get away from the city and get back to Mother Nature at this beautiful landscape.

Forsyth Park - Whether you can separate your peonies from poppies, you're certain to find beauty in this gorgeous display.

Things to Do in Savannah with Kids

There are loads of sensational experiences in Savannah that the entire gang will get a buzz out of. Here are a few of the best family friendly experiences around.


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