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Things to do in Savannah

For those planning to visit Savannah during the winter months, be sure to take the Savannah Holiday Tour of Homes. This guided journey allows you a rare peak inside twelve historic homes, all privately owned and decorated for the Christmas season. Many of the homes were once inhabited by local historic figures, and the tours help support the Downtown Neighborhood Association.

If you visit Savannah in spring, the Savannah Music Festival takes place between the middle of March and early April. This is the single largest musical event in Georgia that brings in musicians from all over the nation. You are sure to not only get a feel for the styles of local Savannah musicians, but also hear sounds from all over the world.

Savannah also has one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the South, so be sure to bring your green if you come mid-March and enjoy the parade that marches through downtown.

Beach lovers will want to visit Tybee Island, a beautiful barrier island just off Savannah’s coast. Three miles of white sandy beaches, fishing piers, salt marshes, and seafood shacks offer plenty of relaxation and an easy way to enjoy Georgia’s natural beauty.

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    “Eighteenth century meets eighteen minutes ago” is the mantra of this gas station turned showroom in Savannah, Georgia’s historic district. Here, S... More
  • Jepson Center for the Arts

    don’t miss the Jepson Center for the Arts, a contemporary-art space by Israeli architect Moshe Safdie. More
  • One Fish Two Fish

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

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

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

    The irresistible aroma—and taste—of Savannah’s Candy Kitchen’s buttery pecan pralines, are a traditional Southern favorite. More
  • Scott Kertes

    Years as agent: 23. Specialty: Small-ship cruises. Fee: None. More
  • ShopSCAD

    Savannah College of Art and Design is a private school dedicated to creative majors, and ShopSCAD is one of the many places in Savannah selling the... More
  • Susan Dischner

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

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

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