Things to Do in Savannah + The Coast

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“Eighteenth century meets eighteen minutes ago” is the mantra of this gas station turned showroom in Savannah, Georgia’s historic... Read More

Many visitors to Savannah are here in part because they have read John Berendt’s book, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (or seen the movie). The... Read More

Roughly 90 percent of the island is a land protected for the public, and also, one might add, protected from them, by virtue of limited access to it.... Read More

The remains of Thomas Carnegie's four-story 1884 mansion. Read More

This lush 30-acre park is on the edge of Savannah’s downtown historic district. Originally laid out in the 1840s, it is now a destination for concerts... Read More

The fort was built in 1736 to bolster British Georgia’s defenses against upstart Spain. Read More

This National Historic Landmark celebrates the Central Georgia Railroad & Canal Company, which was chartered in 1833 and became what was at that... Read More

This striking modern building opened in 2006 and has 7,500 square feet of gallery space devoted to permanent contemporary collections and major touring... Read More

Among the handful of trolley companies, Old Savannah stands out for hiring actors to play historical and cultural figures that bring its route to life.... Read More

Located in Savannah’s Downtown Design District, a high-end shopping area, this European-style boutique displays merchandise for the home, such as... Read More

This newly restored 1898 mansion was built by the Carnegie family. Read More

As Savannah’s largest paddle sports retailer, this company offers rentals, lessons, guided full- and half-day excursions, and even overnight... Read More

Neighboring the Georgia State Railroad Museum and the Visitor’s Center, the History Museum houses around 10,000 artifacts dating back to the city’s... Read More

The company leads $15 two-hour afternoon Gates and Gardens tours spotlighting the district’s mid-19th- century gardens. Read More

The Savannah College of Art & Design is much more than a local art school—the institution has been prominently active in the city’s urban-renewal... Read More

This funky boutique stocks nautical-themed barware, vintage-inspired lamps, and costume jewelry (including some great cocktail rings). Read More

Top tip: While China and Japan have blue-chip courses, they’re usually accompanied by hefty greens fees. Malaysia, surprisingly, has more than 200... Read More

This handsome mansion was built by British architect William Jay, and is one of the finest works of the Regency Neoclassical style in the United States.... Read More

This large shop houses finds from around the globe selected by the owners during their international travels. Local home goods, jewelry, and clothes... Read More

A short drive from downtown Savannah is a small, coastal community that’s well worth a visit. Tybee Island is home to a historic lighthouse that you can... Read More

The house itself dates back to 1819 and was designed by British architect William Jay—it’s one of the first examples of the Greek Revival style in the... Read More

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