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Things to Do in Savannah

There's so much to do in Savannah!

Come and explore Savannah's museums, cultural heritage & history, nearby beaches, nearby plantations and gardens, ruined remains of wartime forts, an abundance of golf courses, loads of fishing locations, water tours, horse-drawn carriage tours, walking tours.... just to name a few.

The bottom line is..... you never run out of things to see and do and learn about in Savannah!

 







A Sample Listing of Savannah's Attractions
- Top Attractions
- Kid's Attractions

- Art Galleries
- Beaches

- Cruises - Dinner, Water
- Family Entertainment
- Forts & Military Sites
- Historic Houses/Churches
- Museums
- Music, Dance,Theatre
- Nightlife
- Parks
- Plantations & Gardens
Recreation
  -  Bike, Canoe, Kayak
  -  Boating, Marinas
  -  Camping
  -  Fishing
  -  Golf
  -  Water Sports 
Tours
 -  Aerial Tours
 -  Art Tours
 -  Water Tours
 -  Carriage Tours
 -  Eco, Nature Tours
 -  Motorized, Van Tours
 -  Walking Tours 

A Sample Listing of Savannah's
Top Attractions


Shop at CITY MARKET where you can fine art galleries, cafes, restaurants and unique boutiques and gift shops.

Walk down RIVER STREET and see the WAVING GIRL.

Take a WATER TOUR, WALKING TOUR, TROLLEY RIDE, OR HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE TOUR to see and learn the history of the Historic District of Savannah:

CARRIAGE TOURS:
Plantation Carriage Co
88 Randolph St, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 201-9900

Carriage Tours of Savannah
802 Wheaton St, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 236-6756

WATER TOURS:
Bull River Cruises
36 Wilmington Island Rd, Savannah, GA 31410
(912) 898-1800

Savannah Riverboat Cruises
9 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401
(800) 786-6404

River Street River Boat Company
101 Riverview Dr, Savannah, GA 31404
(912) 236-8283

Dave's Rovers & Cruisers
7929 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 920-1987

WALKING TOURS:
Ghost City Tours of Savannah Georgia
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 660-9539

Savannah Walking Tours
(888) 653-6045

Savannah Tour of Homes & Gardens
101 Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 234-8054

Savannah Walks
37 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 238-9255

Ghost Talk Ghost Walk
1328 Crossbrook Pl, Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 233-3896

TROLLEY TOURS:
Savannah Tours
6 Illinois Ave, Savannah, GA 31404
(912) 232-3905

Old Savannah Tours
41 Wahlstrom Rd, Savannah, GA 31404
(912) 234-8128

Gray Line Savannah Tours
215 W Boundary St, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 234-8687

Savannah Adventure Tours
538 E State St, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 238-5160

East Coast Tours
11 Market St, Savannah, GA 31408
(912) 963-0052

Kelly Tours
2788 US Highway 80 W, Savannah, GA 31408
(912) 964-2010

Take the free SAVANNAH BELLES FERRY across the Savannah river to Hutchinson Island.

VISIT THE BELOVED SQUARES OF SAVANNAH:
- Calhoun Square at Abercorn and Wayne Streets. Built in 1851 and named in honor of John C. Calhoun, Vice President to John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson. Located on this square are Massie School and Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church.

- Chatham Square at Barnard and Wayne Streets. Built in 1847 and named in honor of William Pitt, the Earl of Chatham. Located on this square are Gordon Row, which are four-storied townhouses, all 20 feet wide. Gordon Row is famous for its ironwork and doorways.

- Chippewa Square at Bull and McDonough Streets. Built in 1815 and named for the Battle of Chippewa in the War of 1812. Also called Gump Square, as this is the bus stop scene from Forrest Gump. Located on this square is a statue of General James Oglethorge, the founder of Savannah, the First Baptist Church, the Eastman-Stoddard House, and the Savannah Theatre.

- Columbia Square at Habersham and Presidents Streets. Designed in 1799 and named 'Columbia' which is the poetic female personification given to the United States of America. Located on this square are the Kehoe House and the Davenport House.

- Crawford Square located on Houston between Hull and Perry Streets. Built in 1841 and named in honor of William Harrison Crawford. Minister of France during Napoleon's reign.

- Elbert Square at Bryan and Barnard Streets. Designed in 1733 and named in honor of Henry Ellis, the second Royal Governor. The Old City Market was originally located here. A restored square which includes retail stores and hotels, with underground parking.

- Franklin Square on Montgomery Street. Designed in 1791 and named in honor of Benjamin Franklin. The city's water tower was once housed here, so the square was also called 'water tower square'. Located on this square are the First African Baptist Church and the west end of the City Market.

- Greene Square at Houston and Presidents Streets. Designed in 1799 and named in honor of General Nathanale Green, a Revolutionary War hero. Located on this square is the Second African Baptist Church.

- Johnson Square at Bull and Julian Streets. Designed in 1733 and named in hnor of Robert Johnson, the Royal Governor of South Carolina during the time when Georgia was founded. Christ Episcopal Church is located on the square.

- Lafayette Square at Abercorn and Macon Streets. Laid out in 1873 to honor the Marquis de Lafayette, the Frenchman who helped the Americans during the Revolutionary War. Located on this square are the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, the childhood home of author Flannery O'Connor, the Hamilton-Turner House, and the Low-Colonial Dames House.

- Liberty Square (lost due to urban development). Designed in 1799 and was originally found between Montgomery and Presidents Streets. The square was named to honor Savannah patriots during the American Revolution, known as the 'Liberty Boys'.

- Madison Square at Bull and Macon Streets. Laid out in 1837 and named in honor of James Madison, the fourth president of the United States. Located on this square are the Green-Meldrim House, St John's Episcopal Church, and the Sorrel-Weed House.

- Monterey Square at Bull and Wayne Streets. Designed in 1847 and named in honor of the 1846 Battle of Monterey of the Mexican American War, in which a Savannah unit - the Irish Jasper Greens - fought. The Mercer House, the Temple Mickve Israel, and the Pulaski monument are located on this square.

- Oglethorpe Square at Abercorn and Presidents Streets. Laid out in 1742 in honor of the founder of Savannah, James Oglethorpe. The Owens-Thomas House is located on this square.

- Orleans Square at Barnard and McDonough Streets. Built in 1815 in to commemorate heroes of the War of 1812's Battle of New Orleans. Located on this square is the Champion-McAlpin House.

- Pulaski Square designed in 1837 in honor of Count Casimir Pulaski of Poland, an American Revolutionary hero. Pulaski was killed in 1779 during the Siege of Savannah. The house of Confederate hero Francis S Bartow is located on this square.

- Reynolds Square at Abercorn and St. Julian Streets. Designed in 1733 and named after Georgia's First Royal Governor, John Reynolds. Located on this square are the Lucas Theatre and The Olde Pink House.

- Telfair Square at Barnard and Presidents Streets. Laid out in 1733 originally as St. James Square. It was renamed in 1883 to honor Edward Telfair, a patron of the arts and a Governor of Georgia. Located on this square are the Telfair Museum of Art, Trinity United Methodist Church, and Jepson Center for the Arts.

- Troup Square at Habersham and McDonough Streets. Designed in 1851 in honor of George Michael Troup, Senator and Governor of Georgia. Located on this square are the McDonough Row Houses and the Unitarian Universalist Church.

- Warren Square at Habersham and St. Julian Streets. Built in 1791 and named for General Joseph Warren, killed during the Revolutionary War at the Battle of Bunker Hill.

- Washington Square at Houston and St. Julian Streets. Designed in 1790 to commemorate George Washington, the first President of the United States. Some of Savannah's oldest houses are located on this square.

- Whitfield Square at Habersham and Wayne Streets. This was the last of the Savannah squares, being designed in 1851. It was named to honor Reverend George Whitfield, who was the founder of the oldest orphanage in the United States, the Bethesda Orphanage. The First Congregational Church is located on this square.

- Wright Square at Bull and Presidents Streets. Laid out in 1733 and named for Sir James Wright, the third and last colonial governor of Georgia. Located on this square is the First Congregational Church.


VISIT SAVANNAH'S MUSEUMS:
Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace
10 E Oglethorpe Ave, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 233-4501

Roundhouse Railroad Museum
601 W Harris St, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 651-6823

Savannah History Museum
303 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 238-1779

Davenport House Museum and Shop
324 E State St, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 236-8097

Hall Street Gallery
212 E Hall St, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 525-5518

King Tisdell Cottage
514 E Huntingdon St, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 236-5161

Andrew Low House
329 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 233-6854

Mercer-Williams House
430 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 238-0208

Scad Museum of Art
601 Turner Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 525-7191

Ships of The Sea Maritime Museum At The William Scarbrough House
41 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 232-1511

Owens-Thomas House
124 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 233-9743

Savannah History Museum
303 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 238-1779

Georgia Historical Society
501 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 325-7173

The list of things to do in Savannah never runs out!




   
 














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