About Savannah

Savannah's enduring charm is a direct result of the city's respect for its past. Nowhere is this more evident that in the many small neighborhoods, which often seem more like pictures from a storybook than the corners of a 21st century city. With no skyscrapers, few modern-looking structures, and the shopping malls placed mercifully, inconveniently on the periphery of town, this burg of 150,000 souls keeps the soul of the Old South alive for residents and guests alike.

Historic District

This two-and-half square mile district serves as the functional heart of Savannah, and the historic status is not self-decreed. Bordered by the Savannah River to the north, Montgomery Street to the west, Price Street to the east, and Forsythe Park to the south, this area represents one of the largest National Historic Landmarks in the nation. Here is where you'll find the picturesque civic squares—23 of them—that make Savannah famous as well as street after tree-lined street of ancient churches, monuments and museums, including the Telfair, which now houses the famous “Bird Girl” statue featured on the cover of John Berendt's “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.”

The historic district includes the festive shops and restaurants of River Street at its northern extremity, as well as the stately businesses and churches that line Bay Street on the palisade above. Here, at the terminus of Bull Street, sits the golden dome of Savannah City Hall, the site where General James Oglethorpe first set foot on Georgia clay. As you wander south, you'll pass the verdant city squares that have played host to such Hollywood notables as Forrest Gump and Kevin Spacey's Jim Williams. As you move farther south through the oldest part of the city, you'll discover more than 2300 historic buildings—about 80 percent of which have been restored—representing architectural influences that range from Federal to Italianate, Regency to Victorian. Among the notable residences are the family estates of singer-songwriter Johnny Mercer, and Girl Scouts founder Juliette Gordon Low.

The historic district is also home to many of the city's seasonal festivals, the Savannah College of Art and Design, and a good number of Savannah's most revered restaurants and inns. Favorites include the ritzy Ballastone Inn, a former bordello that dates to 1838, the distinctively Victorian Gastonian and the more reasonably-priced Mulberry Inn, the nicest Holiday Inn you are likely to find.

Riverfront

As suggested by the name, this area runs along the length of the Savannah River, the city's northern border. Once the nerve center of Savannah's booming cotton trade, the neighborhood began to deteriorate after the yellow fever quarantine and subsequent depression of 1818. Abandoned for over a century, the riverfront was resurrected in 1977, as the sprawling brick warehouses and merchant buildings were transformed into a parade of shops, restaurants and art galleries.

Since then, the area has developed into the most popular destination for visitors, and maintains a festive atmosphere that lasts well into the night. Such popular restaurants as Huey's, the lively Shrimp Factory and the elegant Chart House sit alongside quaint shops that peddle everything from nautical gear to kudzu soup mix. The cobblestone surface River Street also serves as ground zero for the city's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and celebration, and the monthly First Saturday Arts and Crafts Festival. If you're looking to stay in the center of the action, book a room at the extravagant Hyatt Regency at the west end of the street, or try the more historic River Street Inn a bit farther east.

City Market

Once the bustling center of Savannah culture, commerce and gossip, City Market also sits on the river, a bit north of River Street at Jefferson and West Julian. Like River Street, the brick warehouses of this small area languished in disrepair after the death of King Cotton, but have been reclaimed by the city and now host droves of tourists. Shops, restaurants and some of the Savannah's coolest clubs draw daily crowds, with frequent live music and performance artists lending a festive atmosphere to this busy corner of the city.

Victorian District

This 50-block neighborhood is situated just south of the historic district, between Martin Luther King Boulevard and East Broad Street. Also listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this area represented the first suburb of Savannah as the city spread out in the late 1800s. Largely residential, the neighborhood features examples of many architectural styles, with an unsurprising abundance of Victorian structures.

Midtown

Midtown is a large area that incorporates the Victorian District and points south as far as DeRenne Avenue. As the neighborhood progresses southward along Abercorn Street, the residences become more modern, businesses appear, and the charm of old Savannah fades rapidly. One exception, however, is the tiny town of Thunderbolt, a quaint fishing village just to the east on the Wilmington River. Midtown is home to much of Savannah's medical community, as well as Armstrong Atlantic State University and Savannah State University. Sports fans will want to visit Grayson Stadium, home to the city's minor league baseball team, the Savannah Sand Gnats.

Southside

It's hard to say where Midtown ends and Southside begins, but DeRenne Avenue is considered a fair mark. This is where the suburban sprawl of the 1950s and 1960s really hit, as evidenced by the uninspiring residential neighborhoods intermingled with countless strip malls, fast food joints, and car dealerships. Hunter Army Airfield, from whose enormous runway the US Army deploys servicemen worldwide, anchors the area.

Savannah's Islands

The low country surrounding the city harbors many small islands, including the residential boom areas of Wilmington and Whitemarsh, and the touchingly quaint Isle of Hope, whose antebellum homes and verdant lawns are the stuff of Dixie dreams. Nearby, Skidaway Island is the site of golfing communities, marinas, and miles of biking and nature trails. Skidaway is also home to the Wormsloe Historic Site, a comprehensive colonial settlement restoration.

Savannah's seaside playground, however, is Tybee. Just 15 miles east of downtown past Fort Pulaski National Monument, Tybee Island features a wonderland of crab shacks, expensive condos, party hotels and cheesy gift shops, as well as the oldest lighthouse on the South Atlantic seaboard.

  • Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

    222 East Harris Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 4709
    Visit the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, for it is not only a religious marvel, but also has a rich history behind it. It is a breathtaking experience to see for yourself the church bathed in white from the outside and as you venture in, you admire the intricacy of the stained glass windows. With its French-Gothic style of columns and minarets, this church is an architectural masterpiece. The atmosphere inside is generally calm and serene, but one can attend the Sunday mass if looking for a great spiritual experience. Also, do not miss the beautiful choir gallery.
  • Old Fort Jackson Historic Site

    1 Fort Jackson Road Savannah, GA 31404 United States - Phone: +1 912 232 3945
    Originally an earthen fort established during the Revolutionary War, Old Fort Jackson's brick structure was built in 1808, and was further developed between 1845 and 1860. The fort sits on the bank of the Savannah River and is surrounded by a moat. Visitors may explore the tunnel-like passageways that used to house soldiers and store ammunition and supplies. Inside, watch a video presentation on the history of the fort. Cannons and other weapons are on display throughout. Daily cannon firings are offered during the summer months.
  • Historic Railroad Shops

    601 West Harris St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 651 6823
    This National Historic Landmark site is home to the only preserved railroad shops complex and roundhouse of its size. The brick industrial buildings, constructed in the mid 1800s, are a testament to the importance of the railroad to Savannah and the U.S. The 125-foot tall smokestack that still stands is very impressive. The giant turntable still works, and the collection of locomotives and railroad cars, many of which have been fully restored and are operational, are often rolled out and moved.
  • Tybee Island Marine Science Center

    1510 Strand Tybee Island, GA 31328 United States - Phone: +1 912 786 5917
    You can walk into the Tybee Island Marine Science Center straight from the beach. Aquariums filled with native marine species and exhibits ranging from shells to sharks fill the museum. The touch tank is a great way for visitors to get to know their underwater neighbors, and an exhibit on pollution reminds them of the fragility of the marine ecosystem. Guided beach walks and other group programs may be scheduled, and the center offers a camp for children and a guest lecture series during the summer months.
  • Wormsloe State Historic Site

    7601 Skidaway Road Savannah, GA 31406 United States - Phone: +1 912 353 3023
    Wormsloe Plantation is worth a visit if only to see the welcoming mile-long driveway lined with huge live oak trees. Located approximately 10 miles southeast of downtown Savannah, the plantation was established in 1737 by Noble Jones, one of the first British colonists who arrived in Georgia with General James E. Oglethorpe. A plantation house built in 1828 stands at the site, as does the remains of the original house built by Noble. A museum displays artifacts.
  • Tybee Island Lighthouse

    30 Meddin Drive Tybee Island, GA 31328 United States - Phone: +1 912 786 5801
    This site is one of the most complete light stations in the U.S., retaining not only the lighthouse, but also all of its support buildings. The 154-foot tall lighthouse is the oldest and tallest active lighthouse in Georgia. Visitors may climb a spiral staircase to the top for an impressive view. Track your progress and catch your breath at several landings along the strenuous staircase route. Look down and you will see Fort Screven, which houses the Tybee Island Museum.
  • Fort Pulaski National Monument

    U.S. Highway 80 East Tybee Island, GA 31328 United States - Phone: +1 912 786 5787
    In 1847, Fort Pulaski was considered a state-of-the-art defense system, though it fell easily to Union troops during the Civil War. The fort has been well preserved, and visitors may roam through its protective brick walls. A video presentation, exhibits offer a historical visual while park rangers share details on the history of the monument and its role in history. The monument consists of 5,623 acres including nature trails, picnic areas and spectacular views of the salt marshes.
  • Tybee Island Museum

    30 Meddin Drive Tybee Island, GA 31328 United States - Phone: +1 912 786 5801
    Located in Fort Screven, these original museum rooms housed gunpowder and 700 pound projectiles used in the huge cannon that once sat on top of the building to protect the entrance to the Savannah River. Exhibits cover topics of local history. From the observation deck, view the old gun platform. The periscope in the gift shop area comes from a World War II submarine and provides a unique view of the adjacent Tybee Island Lighthouse.
  • Skidaway Island State Park

    52 Diamond Causeway Savannah, GA 31411 United States - Phone: +1 912 598 2300
    Six miles southeast of Savannah is the 500-acre Skidaway Island State Park, a barrier island and a perfect day-trip for the Savannah visitor wanting to get to know the natural ecology of coastal Georgia. Facilities at the park include a museum, picnic shelters, a playground and observation towers. Tent, trailer and RV sites are available. Two nature trails provide visitors a chance to view the spectacular environment and watch for wildlife, especially shore birds. There is a charge of $2 per vehicle daily for parking.
  • First African Baptist Church

    23 Montgomery St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 6597
    Founded in 1773 by Georga Liele, the first Baptist in Georgia, this church remains the oldest Black church in the U.S. Once part of the Underground Railroad, it has served as home to the congregation ever since. Participants in the early Civil Rights Movement in Savannah held weekly meetings at the First African Baptist church, and the church remains an important part of African American history in Savannah, Georgia, and the U.S. A unique feature of the church is its collection of stained glass windows depicting African American subjects.
  • Owens-Thomas House

    124 Abercorn Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 790 8800
    Since 1992, Savannah's Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences has pursued an effort to preserve and completely restore The Owens-Thomas House, circa 1819. The granddaughter of longtime owner Congressman and Savannah Mayor George Welshman Owens donated the house and its contents to the art museum in 1951. Now, as a gallery of period art and furnishings and classic architecture, The Owens-Thomas House is open for visitors to enjoy.
  • Sea Kayak Georgia

    1102 Hwy 80 Tybee Island, GA 31328 United States - Phone: +1 912 786 8732
    Drive by the Sea Kayak Georgia center on Tybee Island and you cannot help but feel the spirit of adventure. A large compound with kayaking equipment everywhere invites you to partake in the action. Focusing on kayaking instruction and guided tours of surrounding coastal areas, Sea Kayak Georgia also offers kayak rentals to individuals familiar with sea kayaking, or who have taken a safety and rescue class, offered daily. Other classes teach basic to advanced kayaking skills.
  • Savannah Riverboat Cruises

    9 East River St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 232 6404
    Want to see Savannah from a different view? Take a cruise on the Savannah River Queen, a replica 19th century stern-wheel riverboat. Daily one-hour sightseeing cruises are offered from River Street. Lunch, Sunday brunch, and dinner cruises are offered nightly. Some evening cruises have special themes, such as a gospel cruise with live music and a murder mystery cruise. It is also available for group events. No reservations are needed for the sightseeing cruise.
  • Andrew Low House

    329 Abercorn St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 6854
    Facing Lafayette Square, this 1848 stucco and brick masterpiece has played host to such notable visitors as William Makepeace Thackeray and Confederate General Robert E. Lee. The homes namesake, however, is that of the husband of Julliette Gordon Low, who founded the Girl Scouts of America within these very four walls. Tours are conducted until 3:30pm, except on major holidays. Admission is USD7 for adults, USD4.50 for students and children to age 6. Credit cards not accepted.
  • Green-Meldrim House

    14 West Macon Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 3845
    Built for a wealthy cotton tycoon and now used as a church rectory, this glamorous Gothic-style home on Madison Square served as the lodging of choice for General William Tecumseh Sherman during his somewhat unwelcome stay in Savannah. From a desk in an upstairs bedroom, Sherman dictated a telegram to Abraham Lincoln, offering the city as an extravagant 1864 Christmas present.
  • Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace

    10 East Oglethorpe Avenue Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 4501
    This stunning home is where the Juliette Low founded the Girl Scouts and held many early Girl Scout meetings and adult trainings. Dating to 1821, the house is an interesting blend of Regency architecture and Victorian-style additions. The tour includes a memorial to Julliette Gordon Low and a Girl Scouts museum. Visitors are advised to inquire to confirm operating hours.
  • Fort McAllister Historic Park

    3894 Fort McAllister Road Richmond Hill, GA 31324 United States
    It was from these earthwork battlements that a dwindling Confederate force held out for nearly two years before being taken by the marauding General William Tecumseh Sherman. Upon its surrender in 1864, the destructive swath across Georgia known as Sherman's March to the Sea was concluded, and the backbone of the Confederacy lay broken. A small museum, visitor's center and a few trails surround the restored battlements.
  • Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home

    207 East Charlton Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 6014
    One of Georgia's most beloved storytellers got her start at this modest house. O'connor's unflinching portrayals of life in the South, generously infused with wit and pathos, not only won her acclaim and numerous national awards, but also opened the door for other Southern writers to a more national audience. Her works included A Good Man is Hard to Find and Wise Blood. Readings, lectures and other programs are offered periodically at and through the museum. Free admission.
  • Old Town Trolley Tours

    234 Martin Luther King Blvd Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 0083
    A fun and comfortable way to see the Historic District in style, this reliable outfit operates tours of some of Savannah's most popular attractions. The trolley will pick you up at your hotel, with departures every half hour throughout the day. A wide variety of tour packages are offered, including a very popular “ghost” tour that highlights the city's history of other worldly encounters.
  • Bonaventure Cemetery

    330 Bonaventure Road Thunderbolt, GA 31404 United States - Phone: +1 912 651 6843
    Even if it had not served as the most memorable setting in the 1994 novel, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, this remarkable graveyard would still draw the curious. The moss-covered graves and monuments date back over two centuries, and mark the resting places of Confederate soldiers, generals, plantation owners and Savannah families of note. Don't come looking for the famous Bird Girl statue, however. This signature icon of Midnight Madness was relocated to the Telfair Museum when the heavy traffic of adoring fans began to disturb neighboring graves.
  • Amick's Deep Sea Fishing

    6902 Sandnettles Drive Savannah, GA 31402 United States - Phone: +1 912 897 6759
    This experienced outfit is equipped with the gear and the expertise to provide great fishing adventures for everyone from the novice to the serious angler. Daily charters upon Amicks' 41-foot, custom-built fishing vessels leave from the Bull River Marina at 7a and return at 6p, providing a full day of deep sea fishing for about $95 per person. Rates include rod, reel, bait and tackle, but lunch and beverages are your responsibility. Reservations are strongly suggested, particularly during the peak season, but walk-ups are welcome as available.
  • Georgia Historical Society

    501 Whitaker St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 651 2125
    Thousands of researchers visit The Georgia Historical Society's Hodgson Hall, circa 1875, to sit beneath the high vaulted ceilings of the library and delve into the vast archives. Founded in 1839, the Georgia Historical Society is dedicated to the preservation of Georgia History, a mission made evident by its expansive collection of 18th, 19th and 20th Century manuscripts, maps, images, diaries, business records and government and military papers. The society coordinates the state's historical marker program and sponsors lectures and public programs throughout the year. Call for details. Free admission.
  • GreenFeet Walkabouts

    143 Bull Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 713 7792
    A walking tour of the flowers, plants and trees of historic Savannah; enjoy folklore stories and fun facts as told by licensed tour guide Roy Heizer. Roy is a Georgia, North Carolina & South Carolina certified plant professional. Come enjoy and explore the plant life of Savannah. Experience a perfect blend of science, storytelling and the natural beauty of coastal Georgia. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for children 12 or younger.
  • River Street

    River Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States
    River Street runs through the historic district and the riverfront. If you walk down the street you can get to know the different districts while admiring the historical buildings and landmarks. The cobblestone River Street in the riverfront district is also the home of the St. Patrick's Day Parade and the monthly First Saturday Arts and Crafts Festival. This street also provides great shopping stores and restaurants.
  • Broughton Street

    Broughton Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States
    Although not as popular as River Street, Broughton Street has its own charms. With beautiful surroundings, plus wonderful stores and restaurants, you'll be sure to have a good time. Make sure to stop in the beautiful and expensive Wonderful Things.
  • Hearse Ghost Tours

    412 East Duffy Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 695 1578
    Savannah offers about 30 ghost tours, but the Hearse Tours is the only one that provides a pick-up and involves a ride on a real hearse. The unusual but thoroughly enjoyable tour through Savannah's cemeteries, streets and haunted houses promises an historical experience like never before. Find the guides narrating the thrilling stories of murders, suicides, deathbed tales and paranormal theories and methodically trying to scare everyone by flashing light and honking! The experience is definitely worth a try.
  • Colonial Park Cemetery

    201 Abercorn Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 651 6843
    Owned and operated by the City of Savannah, this six-acre public cemetery is the oldest intact municipal cemetery in Savannah (and existed before the Bonaventure Cemetery that was made famous in the novel, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil). Originally known as the Old Cemetery, it served as the public cemetery from 1750 to 1853. Among the notables buried here are Revolutionary War hero General Nathanael Greene, Button Gwinnett, one of the three Georgia signatories to the Declaration of Independence, and General Lachlan McIntosh who led troops in the 1779 Battle of Savannah. - Natasha Lawrence
  • Congregation Mickve Israel

    20 Gordon Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 1547
    The first Jewish community in Savannah began in 1733 with gatherings for services and meetings in private homes. The construction of this magnificent neo-Gothic synagogue in 1878 replaced a wooden structure that had been destroyed by fire in 1829. It was designed by Henry G. Harrison, a New York architect in the fashionable Victorian era architectural style. Open to tours during the week, Mickve Israel features a historic cemetery and museum which contains ten original letters from United States presidents, including George Washington, James Madison and Thomas Jefferson. - Natasha Lawrence
  • Christ Church

    28 Bull Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 232 4131
    Founded in 1733 at a location determined by General James Oglethorpe as part of the original Savannah settlement, the present building is the third one constructed (the previous two having burned down). A one-story church with a raised basement, it features an impressive Greek Ionic portico. Its third rector, the Reverend John Wesley, published the first English Hymnal in America in 1737. This was also the parish home of Juliette Gordon Low who founded the Girl Scouts in 1912. With two organs from England as part of its impressive musical program, the church offers concerts, orchestral performances, hand bells, and choirs which are often comprised of singers from citywide churches. Visitors are welcome to tour the beautiful church or attend services. - Natasha Lawrence
  • Forsyth Park & Fountain

    Bull Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States
    Located in the heart of Savannah's Historic District and named for John Forsyth, a Georgia Governor, this 30-acre park began in 1733 as part of the city's garden plans. A "must" visit for sightseers and a stop on the trolley tour, the crown jewel is the 1858 cast iron fountain at the park's north end, designed to resemble the grand fountain in Paris at the Place de la Concorde. It is dyed green each St. Patrick's Day. The park features memorials from the Spanish American War and the Civil War. Considered the Central Park of Savannah, it has large open areas, playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts, and is a venue for concerts and weddings, all within the beautiful walks of historic oak trees draped in Spanish moss. - Natasha Lawrence
  • Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum

    175 Bourne Avenue Pooler, GA 31322 United States - Phone: +1 912 748 8888
    A few minutes from downtown Savannah, this historic landmark offers a remarkable insight into the accomplishments of the Eighth Bomber Command, created shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. By mid 1944, it had over 200,000 people. Its purpose was to conduct aerial bomb missions against the Germans in Europe. It also served in the 1950s Korean War and the Southeast Asian conflict of the 1960s. The museum features artifacts, collections and exhibits, as well as a research library, restaurant, chapel and gift shop, educational programs, and children's camps. It's well worth a trip to discover a proud military legacy. Admission is USD10 for adults, USD9 for seniors, USD6 for children ages 6-12, and children under 6 get in for free. - Natasha Lawrence
  • Savannah City Market

    219 W Bryan Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 232 4903
    It all began in 1755 when farmers and fishermen came downtown along the Savannah River to sell their seafood and produce to the locals. Today, it's referred to as the "Art and Soul of Savannah", a popular four-block destination that offers promenades and shady trees, quaint shops, art galleries, live entertainment and a wide variety of casual restaurants. A great place to spend a few hours, many carriage rides begin here. For parking there's metered street spots or garage parking. For those staying at nearby hotels, it's only a short walk. Opens daily at 7am.
  • Sorrel-Weed House

    6 West Harris Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 236 8888
    Completed in 1840 on Madison Square by Francis Sorrel, it was the first home in Georgia to be designated an historic landmark. Located near the fabled Colonial Park Cemetery, the 16,000 square-foot mansion is believed to be haunted and is one of the most interesting ghost tours offered in Savannah. Whether visitors take a guided day tour or the evening candlelight tour, the one and a half hours spent wandering through the legendary house, carriage house, and gardens will leave a lasting impression of it's the turbulent past and lives of former occupants. Opens daily at 9am.
  • Jekyll Island

    US Highway 17 Jekyll Island, GA 31527 United States - Phone: +1 912 635 4081
    Across a six-mile causeway, this barrier island paradise was once the exclusive playground of the very rich at the turn of the century. Converted to a state park in 1947, 33 structures have been restored in the 250-acre historic district as museums, art galleries, shops, and restaurants along with the grand Jekyll Island Club Hotel. Marvels of wealth and architecture, the magnificent winter homes of Rockefeller, Morgan, Aster, Pulitzer, Vanderbilt, Macy and Goodyear are open to the public. The island offers family-friendly escapes with nature trails, golf, tennis, camping and 10 miles of beach. It's a rewarding step back in time.
  • Savannah Movie Tours

    301 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard Savannah, GA 31405 United States - Phone: +1 912 234 3440
    This company offers two different movie tours in an air-conditioned bus. One is a 90-minute Savannah Movie Tour that features 65 film locations along with clips shown on LCD screens. Stops include views of the Mercer House and where Forrest Gump sat on a bench. The other tour is the 4 ½-hour VIP Movie Tour that includes a tour of the Mercer House, lunch at Lady & Sons Restaurant and several souvenirs. The owner/tour operator is “Hollywood Ron”, a native of Savannah and a graduate of the UCL Film School, has plenty of entertaining information to share on these tours. - Natasha Lawrence
  • Cumberland Island National Seashore

    Grand Avenue St. Marys, GA 31558 United States - Phone: +1 912 882 4336
    A 45-minute boat ride from historic St. Marys aboard the Cumberland Queen will take you to the Gilded Age of the wealthy Carnegie family and 59-room Dungeness, their 1880s winter retreat. Forty square miles of beaches, salt marshes, bike trails, a camp ground, a maritime forest, historic building and about 150 feral horses draw thousands of visitors each year. Maintained by the National Park Service, guided tours of the grounds are included with the admission fee. The Sea Camp Ranger Station offers a children's program on ecology, wildlife and island history. Bring a picnic lunch, water and a camera. - Natasha Lawrence
  • Coastal Empire Fair Grounds

    4801 Meding Street Savannah, GA 31405 United States
    Best known for playing host to the annual Coastal Empire Fair, these grounds can also be rented by the public. Indoor or outdoor, whatever your requirements, Coastal Empire Fair Grounds can be used as a venue. Just call up +1 912 354 3542 for more details about the grounds as well as the fair.
  • Savannah

    Savannah Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 644 6400(Tourist Information)
    Savannah is the colonial capital of the state of Georgia. Playing host to around a thousand events each year, the city draws tourist in large numbers from all around the world. Over the past decade, Savannah has significantly contributed towards the promotion of tourism in Georgia. Historic buildings and landmarks, zoos, museums and aquariums are tucked in every corner of the city. Major attractions include the Reynolds Square, the historical cathedral of St. John the Baptist, the Sorrel Weed House among others.
  • Bethesda Home for Boys

    9520 Ferguson Ave Savannah , GA United States
    Once used as school for boys, this historic campus is now a cultural focal point of life in Savannah. Composed of several historic buildings and acres of rambling grounds, the site is host to several community events including sports and the annual Scottish Games.
  • Forsyth Park - South Side

    Whitaker Street Savannah , GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 651 6415
  • Georgia Sea Turtle Center

    214 Old Village Boulevard Jekyll Island, GA 31527 United States - Phone: +1 912 635 4444

    A rehabilitation hospital for turtles, this center offers educational opportunities for children and adults. With audio tours, a hands-on museum, exhibit gallery, a large viewing area huge viewing area where rescued and sick turtles are treated, visitors will learn about their habitats and the conservation efforts of the center. Visitors are also allowed to go behind the scenes and get up close to the turtles. There is a gift shop with books, souvenirs and other turtle related items. The center also offers field trips and summer camps. Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Discounted admission for military, students and teachers with ID. -Natasha Lawrence

     


     

     

  • City of St Marys

    Osborne Street St Marys, GA 31558 United States - Phone: +1 912 882 4000

    A small town located on the St Marys River just across the Florida border, it was first settled by the Spanish in the 16th century. In 1792 the town was officially established by legislature. St Marys was the site of the last battle of the War of 1812 when the British captured it, but lost it a month later. Today, visitors embark on the Cumberland Queen for a 45-minute boat ride to Cumberland Island National Seashore where the Carnegies of New York had a 59-room winter retreat, wild horses roam and nature lovers can spend a few days at Sea Camp. The town is home to the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base and the Coast Guard. Accommodations and attractions include bed and breakfasts, hotels, the 1788 Oak Grove Cemetery, several museums, a marina, shops and restaurants. From the Visitor Center, tours of the city and a ghost tour are also recommended. - Natasha Lawrence

     


     

  • Green Elephant Ghost Tours

    406 Osborne Street St Marys, GA 31558 United States - Phone: +1 912 576 9111 / +1 867 863 0342

    Whether or not one believes in ghosts, Diana Burgess, owner of Village Cafe, will take visitors on a 1 1/2-hour excursion called the Haunting of St. Marys. Named after a stuffed green elephant that mysteriously moved around a room of the cafe when no one was present, Ms. Burgess' tours begin at sunset on Fridays and Saturdays at 7pm and 9pm from the St. Marys Welcome Center at 406 Osborne Street. The first stop is the magnificent three-story Greek Revival Orange Hall, claimed to be the most haunted building in St. Marys where the child ghost of 8-year-old Jane Pratt has been sighted. Other destinations include the historic Riverview Hotel and the 1788 Oak Grove Cemetery. Tickets can be purchased at the Visitor Center. Reservations are required. Natasha Lawrence

     

     

  • Oak Grove Cemetery

    Bartlett Street and W Weed Street St Marys, GA 31558 United States - Phone: +1 866 868 2199

    Those who love history or are simply interested in learning more about St Mary's past will find a wealth of information browsing the many gravestones of this cemetery. As one of Georgia's oldest towns and a national historic district, early settlers such as the French Acadians of Canada, French planters from Santo Domingo, notable townspeople and soldiers from many of America's wars, are buried here. A lovely landmark with old oak trees, iron fences and brick walls, there are three sections: the old white, old black and the "new" section. Quiet and peaceful, a stroll through the park-like cemetery reveals an important era of this sleepy little town. Designated parking area just outside the cemetery walls. Generally open sunrise to sunset daily. - Natasha Lawrence

     


     

     

  • St. Marys Visitor Center

    111 Osborne Street St Marys, GA 31558 United States - Phone: +1 912 882 4000
    Located in the main thoroughfare of this historic town, this is any visitor's first stop for information and brochures for accommodations, shopping, museums, restaurants, tours, calendar of events, activities and over 27 attractions. Don't forget the self-guided walking tour map. Several guided tours start and end here. One is the narrated tour of the city and another is the Green Elephant Ghost Tour. Staff can help with making hotel reservations as well as tickets for tours. It has a small gift shop where guide books, post cards and other souvenirs can be purchased.
  • Orange Hall

    311 Osborne Street St Marys, GA 31558 United States - Phone: +1 912 576 3644

    Built in the late 1830s as the home of Reverend Horace S. Pratt to the First Presbyterian Church which is across the street. The size and style of the building was unprecedented in the area. The Greek Revival style home is two stories with a raised basement. Ownership changed several times since its construction, but luckily it survived the Civil War when it was occupied by the Union Army. In 1965 the property was purchased by the City of St. Marys and has since been preserved as a museum by the Orange Hall Foundation. Each of the rooms are furnished as it would have looked when it was first completed. Visitors can take self-guided tours. It is claimed to be the friendly ghost of 8-year-old Jane Pratt, who died of yellow fever, letting them know she is present. There is a small gift shop. USD3 donation is requested. Street parking is available. - Natasha Lawrence

     

  • Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

    5556 US Highway 17 North Brunswick, GA 31525 United States - Phone: +1 912 264 7333
    This beautiful historic site on the Altamaha River goes back to the 1800s and is an exemplary example of antebellum life and the rice culture along the Georgia coast. A museum features furnishings, china and other items used during the period. Visitors can view a short film about the history of the site before taking a tour of the house. A circular nature trail also allows visitors to see wildlife, birds and the former rice marshes. There is a small gift shop. Visitors are welcome to bring food as there are picnic tables dotted around the property. The plantation is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The property was left to the State of Georgia in 1973 and is now part of and managed by the Georgia State Parks organization. -Natasha Lawrence
  • Great Dunes Park

    1699 11th Street Jekyll Island, GA 31522 United States - Phone: +1 912 635 3636
    With direct access to Jekyll Islands beaches, this 20-acre park offers bus and vehicle parking, picnic tables, restrooms, showers and shade pavilions. It also has a playground, decks, walkways, natural gardens and lighting that is safe for turtles. There is also a disabled accessible path on the soft sand beach. Adjacent to the park is the convention center that houses a variety of restaurants and shops. -Natasha Lawrence
  • Jekyll Island Convention Center

    100 James Road Jekyll Island, GA 31527 United States - Phone: +1 912 635 3400
    Adjacent to Jekyll Island Park, two hotels and beaches, this 128,000-square-foot oceanfront facility contains meeting rooms, ballroom and exhibit spaces, shops, restaurants, bookstores, restrooms and visitor services. It also features electric car charging stations and bike racks. The main venue halls are the Grand Oaks Hall and the Magnolia Hall. With a panoramic view of the beaches, this center offers guests of Jekyll Island an outstanding place to visit while exploring the rest of the historic island. -Natasha Lawrence
  • Jekyll Island Welcome Center

    901 Downing Musgrove Causeway Jekyll Island, GA 31527 United States - Phone: +1 912 635 3636
    After passing through the entrance gate toward Jekyll Island, the first stop for any visitor is the Jekyll Island Welcome Center. It offers brochures, pamphlets, maps and all things relating to Jekyll Island. Friendly attendants will gladly answer questions about what's happening on the island and offer assistance to newcomers. There is a playground for children to play on and a viewing platform where you can see the Port of Brunswick, Sidney Lanier Bridge and St. Simons Island. Restrooms are available as well as vending machines. -Natasha Lawrence
  • Horton House

    375 Riverview Drive Jekyll Island, GA 31527 United States - Phone: +1 912 635 3636
    Constructed with tabby by Major William Horton, a military aid to General James Oglethorpe, this historic home on the island is one of the oldest plantation structure in Georgia. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the site is open to visitors free of charge. Concerts, weddings and other events are held here. Self-guided tours include the ruins, markers and historic DuBignon family cemetery across the street. Preservation efforts have been extensive and are ongoing to preserve a way of life that existed long ago. -Natasha Lawrence
  • Dorchester Academy

    8787 East Oglethorpe Highway Midway, GA 31320 United States - Phone: +1 912 884 2347
    The Dorchester Academy was set up to teach African Americans in the South their rights and to become registered voters by passing the required test. The academy was built in 1935 and was listed as as one of the top most endangered historic sites in the country. This site was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 23, 1986.
  • First African Baptist Church at Raccoon Bluff

    Church Road Hog Hammock, GA 31331 United States
    The vicinity of Hog, Hammock in Georgia is home to one of the most significant church structures called the First African Baptist Church. It was constructed more than a century ago in 1900. The structure is enticing and depicts the Late Gothic Revival style of architecture. Post its abandonment in 1968 up until 2000, efforts were taken to efficiently restore it. Its restoration represents one of the most noteworthy efforts to preserve the African-American heritage in Georgia.
  • Savannah Victorian Historic District

    West Park Avenue Lane Savannah, GA 31401 United States
    Built in 1875, the Savannah Victorian Historic District was Savannah’s first suburb. The area is filled with fine example of exquisite architecture - from the Late Victorian to the 19th and 20th Century Revival styles. The grand Victorian style Telfair Hospital, Queen Anne style mansion, and houses embellished with frames and brackets. The entire district has been listed on the National Register of Historical Places. Walking through the streets of this district is like living a Victorian dream.
  • Fort Morris Historic Site

    2559 Fort Morris Road Midway, GA 31320 United States - Phone: +1 912 884 5999
    During 1776, the need to protect the American seaport from the British was felt, hence, Fort Morris was commissioned. In 1978, British attacked the fort, the brave Col. John McIntosh asked them to 'Come and take it'! The British forces withdrew and returned back with reinforced troops in 1779, and took over the fort renaming it as Fort George; it was under their rule till 1782. In 1812, Fort Defiance was partially built on its site, however it remained incomplete. Currently, visitors can see the fort ruins, a museum and the scenic fort surroundings.
  • Sapelo Island Lighthouse

    Shell Hammock Road Sapelo Island, GA 31305 United States - Phone: +1 912 437 3224
    The Sapelo Island Lighthouse stands stern in the Georgian region of United States, and more accurately at the southern tip of the Sapelo Island. It swanks as the second oldest brick lighthouse of the entire nation. It was built and first lit in 1820. While the construction is mainly made through brick, it is a conical shaped tower. The lighthouse building towers a massive 80 foot (24 meters). The lighthouse was famously re-lit in 1998 after its deactivation in 1905. The site stands listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 
  • Sapelo Island

    Shell Hammock Road Sapelo Island, GA 31305 United States
    The celebrated Sapelo Island is a state protected island site. It is primly situated in the McIntosh County in Georgia. The only mode of transport to reach the island is the airplane. Although another short way can be taking a ferry to the island from the Sapelo Island Visitor Center. A distinctive highlight is that the island boasts of an airport that is managed and run by the state of Georgia. Guided tours are available to tour the stunning island that occupies immense monumental value in the region.
  • Savannah Ogeechee Canal Society

    681 Fort Argyle Road Savannah, GA 31419 United States - Phone: +1 912 748 8068
    The Savannah-Ogeechee canal stands as one of the main relics in tracing the history of southern canals. It commences with the tidal lock at the Savannah river and the fine waterway goes on past four lift locks. It is a scenic canal site and as it passes through, one can be enchanted with the stunning visuals of Savannah's 19th century industrial corridor, timber tracts, old rice fields, lush river swamp and much more. The canal is famously registered on the National Register of Historic Places. 
  • Moon River Brewing Company

    21 West Bay Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 447 0943
    Situated in a renovated building that was once home to the City Hotel, Moon River Brewing Company is a restaurant, bar and Savannah's only microbrewery. A varied menu includes quite a few vegetarian options. Imaginative appetizers such as Oysters with Pecan Pesto and Ginger Cured Salmon with Wasabi are worth a try. Fried sweet potato chips are a house specialty. And of course, your server will insist you try one of Moon River's micro-brewed beers with your meal.
  • Crab Shack (The)

    40 Estill Hammock Road Tybee Island, GA 31328 United States - Phone: +1 912 786 9857
    This casual dockside restaurant claims to be where the elite eat in their bare feet and it is likely that patrons will also eat with their bare hands. Low Country Boil of shrimp, corn, potatoes, and smoked sausage is a local tradition. Oysters are offered steamed or raw. The Capt'n Crabs Sampler Platter is piled high with seasonal shellfish. Outdoor seating on the patio and indoor dining on a huge screened porch provides a pleasant view of Chimney Creek. Both areas are armed with fans to keep you cool.
  • Bernie's Restaurant & Bar

    115 East River St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 236 1827
    Like most of the businesses on River Street, Bernies is housed in a pre-Civil War cotton warehouse. The restaurant/bar combination has the feel of an old portside pub. With a variety of sandwiches available for landlubbers, the menu also has a selection of seafood, including raw and steamed oysters, shrimp and crawfish. Low Country Boil is a traditional local dish and is worth a try while in Savannah. Bernies claims to offer the best Bloody Mary on River Street, served in a mason jar and topped with pickled okra. There is also a full bar.
  • Whistle Stop Café

    303 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 651 3656
    Step aboard a restored Central of Georgia Railroad passenger car for a bite to eat in a cozy atmosphere. Featuring southern cooking with daily specials, soups, sandwiches, and breakfast anytime, the Whistle Stop Café is a convenient and fun place to eat before or after sightseeing. If there is no seating available inside the train car, or if you prefer the fresh air, the restaurant offers outdoor patio seating. Whistle Top Café is located near the Savannah Visitors Center and the Historic Railroad Shops.
  • Casbah Morroccan Restaurant (The)

    118 East Broughton St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 234 6168
    Under a celebratory Mediterranean tent and among traditional décor, you may dine on authentic Moroccan cuisine at the Casbah. The restaurant serves dinner only, seven nights a week. With specialty kabobs, leg of lamb, and seafood entrees, the Casbah also offers a variety of vegetarian dishes. Belly dancers entertain customers beginning at 6:30pm nightly.
  • Huey's

    115 E River St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 234 7385
    This lively spot in the heart of River Street is located on the street level of the River Street Inn. A spirited bar is surrounded by a low-lit assortment of tables, opening up onto an extensive patio that lines the sidewalk for open air dining. Bayou cooking dominates the menu, with regional favorites from New Orleans such as beignets for breakfast, muffaletta sandwiches (or the veggie muffaletta) for lunch, and Pan-Fried Pork Chops for dinner. Don't miss the traditional red beans and rice, which comes with most entrees.
  • Tubby's Tank House

    115 E River St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 0770
    Priding itself on the freshest of everything, this popular seafood joint's guarantee is that the fish on your plate today was swimming around yesterday. A nice selection of sandwiches and steaks is offered to round out the menu, along with great desserts such as key lime and (local favorite) pecan pies, but the focus is squarely on the fish. Locally harvested seasonal catches are posted daily, as well as tuna, grouper and a wide variety of seafood favorites. On cool days, ask for a seat on the balcony overlooking the river.
  • Boar's Head Tavern & Grill

    1 North Lincoln St Ramp Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 651 9660
    The Boar's Head claims to be the oldest restaurant on River Street, and is located in a building that was once a cotton warehouse, like most of the buildings in the area. Exposed brick walls decorated with a collection of gold plates and hunting trophies create a cozy atmosphere. From a seat at the bar, or on the small patio, patrons can look out over River Street and the Savannah River. Kitchen specialties include crab cakes and she-crab soup, and the bar recommends Bumbo Punch, a special rum punch.
  • Kevin Barry's Irish Pub

    117 W River St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 9626
    Serving both food and drinks and serving up live traditional and contemporary Irish music nightly, Kevin Barry's is a unique favorite of locals and visitors alike. The downstairs area has a large bar. Upstairs, you will find a cigar bar and enclosed balcony that overlooks River Street and the Savannah River—a perfect place to sit and watch the activity on River Street. In addition to a main menu of sandwiches and seafood, Kevin Barry's offers a late night menu for those staying until the wee hours.
  • 17 Hundred 90 Restaurant

    307 East President St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 236 7122
    Located in the basement of the city's oldest hotel, this cozy restaurant is home to one of the best dining experiences in Savannah. The dining room is done up to almost resemble a trading vessel of yore, and the charming bar in the rear is the stuff of crusty sea captains. Known for delectable soups, bisques and seafood, the menu also features a variety of low country favorites for the landlubber. If you tip well, you may catch a glimpse of a ghost that is said to inhabit the restaurant.
  • Pasticcio (Il)

    2 East Broughton St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 231 8888
    Chic and modern, the airy dining room is not exactly what you would expect to find in Savannah's genteel Historic District, but the restaurant has a loyal following. A competent menu of Italian goodies is available, including lighter fare harvested from the busy Italian marketplace next door. The pastas, however, are king at this establishment, and can be spiced up with poultry, beef or seafood selections, additions which also spice up the price tag.
  • Clary's Cafe

    404 Abercorn St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 0402
    Originally a drugstore, in addition to being a restaurant as portrayed in the movie, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, this has been Savannah's favorite greasy spoon for nearly 100 years. Done up in a 1950s diner motif, the ambiance is as charming as the diverse local patronage. Substantial, affordable dinner entrees are provided, plus a menu of sandwiches and salads for lunch, but try to come for breakfast. Served all day on weekends, the breakfast item of choice is the Hoppel Poppel, a mad concoction of scrambled eggs, potatoes, salami and various unidentified objects.
  • Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room

    107 West Jones Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 232 5997
    The sign hangs beneath mossy oaks, so you'll have to look for the line that forms during the breakfast and lunchtime hours at this restaurant. This no-nonsense eating-house has been a Savannah favorite for over six decades, serving up down home Southern treats in the basement of a brick building that dates to 1870. The seasonal menu features a rotating plethora of traditional delights, including Southern fried chicken, okra gumbo, buttery cornbread and collard greens. You won't find a bigger lunch plate in town. Family style dining, and cash only.
  • Six Pence Pub

    245 Bull St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 3156
    From the unmistakable red phone booth to the mandatory dartboards, this cozy spot is a relatively admirable send-up of the traditional British pub. The Americanized menu includes selections from both sides of the pond, including burgers and sandwiches as well as a hearty Shepherds Pie. You'll meet as many drinkers here as diners; as plenty of folks stop by just to sample the draught Guinness and one of the best on-tap selections in town.
  • Garibaldi's Cafe

    315 W Congress St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 232 7118
    Housed in an antique firehouse, this is a great spot for Italian meals and Old World hospitality. A youthful crowd predominates most nights; as diners linger over their post-dinner drinks, the atmosphere tends to get as wild as the colorful, impressionistic murals that cover the walls. The standard Italian fare experiences some unique twists in this kitchen, including crab-infused pastas, creative chicken and veal variations and sinful desserts. For a quick start, the calamari is a time-tested house favorite. Opens daily at 5pm.
  • Lady & Sons

    102 West Congress Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 2600
    As with many local chefs, owner and head cook Paula Deen is partial to crab, and it shows on her menu. If you're of the same mind, you'll delight to house favorites that include such festive surprises as crab burgers. Crab cakes, shrimp dishes, and the full range of more traditional Southern favorites are also available, including a macaroni and cheese that is known as the city's best. Placed prominently in a turn-of-the-century building just off the market, this laid-back eatery is one of the most popular in town.
  • Elizabeth on 37th

    105 E 37th St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 236 5547
    This turn-of-the-century house shrouded by live oaks and Spanish moss is the site of some of the most elegant dining in Savannah. It is also the site of power lunches and frequent star sightings, as the restaurant's reputation has extended past Georgia's borders since 1980. Start with the renowned Grilled Eggplant Soup, and move on to seasonal selections that include Grilled Salmon, Roast Quail and an assortment of somewhat fancy low country classics. Co-owner Michael Terry personally oversees an amazing wine list that has won over critics and patrons alike. Reservations are required. Opens daily at 6pm.
  • Bay Street Blues

    15 East Bay Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 236 6655
    If it's entertainment you're looking for, this is your spot on Bay Street. Fun takes center stage, with everything from trivia on Tuesday to open mike on Thursday to karaoke on Friday and Saturday night. An expansive game room is equipped with video games and a pool table, and if hunger strikes while you're enjoying a cold one, order up a roast beef sub for only USD5 and maybe a specialty Blues House salad for USD3.75. This raucous joint has a fully stocked bar with a strong propensity for frozen cocktails.
  • Fiddlers Crab House

    131 West River St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 644 7172
    If you came to Savannah looking for seafood, look no further. Fiddler's stands as perhaps River Street's most beloved source of the whole gamut of undersea delights. Crab cakes and steamed crab legs, of course, are the house specialty, but the menu also offers live lobster, shrimp and shellfish harvested from regional waters and a nice selection of more land-friendly fare. A respectable and reasonably-priced wine list complements the menu, and a full bar service is available in both the lounge area and restaurant proper.
  • MacElwee's

    101 Lovell Avenue Tybee Island, GA 31328 United States - Phone: +1 912 786 8888
    This family-friendly joint is the oldest seafood restaurant on Tybee Island, and one of the favorites among locals and visitors alike. Casual and fun, loyal patrons arrive in Sunday duds, beach clothes or even less. A full range of seafood specialties is available, but the clear house favorite is the beer-battered shrimp. Get your oysters on the half shell raw or steamed, and do not neglect to check out the weekly specials. A full bar is on hand for the adults, and a kids menu provides perfect portions for the little ones.
  • Chart House

    202 West Bay St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 234 6686
    This elegant restaurant is housed in a building that dates to 1790. Formerly a cotton warehouse, as were most of the structures along the river, Chart House is now home to some of the most scenic dining in the city. Take a seat on the deck to observe the river traffic, or retire inside to perhaps the most charming bar on Bay Street. The prime rib and steaks are favorites, and the seafood is extraordinary. For dessert, newcomers must try the signature mud pie. Full bar service and excellent wine list available.
  • River House Seafood & Bakery

    125 West River St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 234 1900
    This aptly named eatery is set at the spot on the Savannah River where the first steam ship to cross the Atlantic Ocean, the SS Savannah, first disembarked in 1819. Providing stunning views and creative seafood masterpieces, this is a popular choice for elegant dining at a reasonable price. Steaks, chops and specialty pizzas round out a seafood menu that is second to none. Don't leave without trying the pecan pie, prepared daily along with a sinful spread of pastries and authentic French bread in the on-site bakery. A full bar is also available.
  • Cotton Exchange Tavern

    201 E River St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 232 7088
    Since 1971, this affordable joint once occupied a cotton warehouse that dates to the 18th century, providing no-nonsense grub with an emphasis on low country goodness. Watch the comings and goings along the river as you enjoy great beef and seafood selections, including a wide range of fish prepared to order. Lighter entrees are also available, plus famous sandwiches, soups and tavern fare appetizers. For quick bites, grab a seat at the bar, which tends to get lively as the evening progresses.
  • Shrimp Factory

    313 East River St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 236 4229
    Popular with visitors and the St. Patrick's Day crowd, this lively restaurant is a great choice for affordable seafood in a fun environment. Housed (to no surprise) in a Civil War era cotton warehouse, the exposed brick walls and rustic floors lend an air of authenticity to the ambiance. Choose from a competent menu of steaks, salads and seasonal fish selections, and don't neglect to sample the pine bark stew, while watching ships go by. There is a full (sometimes rowdy) bar. Opens daily at 12pm.
  • Olde Pink House

    23 Abercorn St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 232 4286
    Legend has it that this amazingly pink building has hosted such notable figures as Sherman's generals and revolutionary patriots. Today, it serves as a romantic restaurant, offering such fine selections as a blue crab-stuffed grouper and other traditional regional delicacies. The antique appointed dining room glows by candlelight in the evenings and a fantastic wine list complements the menu. For more casual affairs, take your meal in the elegant piano bar downstairs, where live music is offered nightly.
  • Churchill's Pub

    9 Drayton Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 232 8501
    It doesn't get more authentic than this. Built in England in 1860, the entire pub was dismantled and shipped to Savannah in the 1920s, and now stands as the city's oldest bar. As popular for its pub food as for its British ales, Churchill's serves dinner until 10pm, and gets a bit rowdy later on in the evening. Favorites from the kitchen include shepherd's pie, bangers and mash, and Yorkshire pudding, while Bass, Harp, Guinness and Dry Blackthorne are popular with the drinking crowd.
  • Mercury Lounge

    125 West Congress St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 447 6952
    If you long for the days of the Rat Pack, you've found your local digs. This trendy bar is a throwback to the vinyl and fast talk of 1950s Las Vegas cool. Dark and busy, the Mercury is lounge all the way, with live jazz music Thursdays through Saturdays, and rotating drink specials throughout the week. Loud swing, pop and big band sounds echo among the booths and across the dance floor until late most nights, making this perhaps the best late night dance spot in Savannah.
  • Jalapeno's Mexican Restaurant

    8840 Abercorn St Savannah, GA 31406 United States - Phone: +1 912 920 0704
    Boasting the best authentic Mexican food in Savannah, Jalapeno's is well worth the short drive from the Historic District for a fun atmosphere and excellent food. Specialties include the Guadalajara Cheese Steak and Cream of Mushroom Pollo, plus all the combinations one would expect. Jalapeno's margarita was voted the best in Savannah by readers of a local magazine. Be prepared for a wait, especially on weekends.
  • Vinnie Van Go Go's

    317 West Bryan St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 6394
    Year after year, the New York style pizza at Vinnie Van Go Go's is voted best in Savannah. Offered whole or by the slice, the pizza here has a crisp, flavorful crust and can be piled high with your choice of fresh toppings. Indoor seating includes a few small tables and a counter with tall stools, but the best place to sit is outside on the patio. Even in colder weather, space heaters warm the outsides of patrons, while pizza warms the insides. Beer and wine available. Cash only.
  • Dolphin Reef Oceanfront Restaurant

    15th and Strand streets Tybee Island, GA 31328 United States - Phone: +1 912 786 8400
    A new restaurant on the Tybee Island scene, Dolphin Reef combines good food with a fun, contemporary atmosphere. An underwater theme dominates the décor of this oceanfront spot offering spectacular views of the Atlantic, Tybee Island Beach and Tybee Pier. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily. The dinner menu includes a selection of seafood, steak, chicken and pasta dishes. A variety of seafood platters are perfect for the indecisive diner. Be sure to save room for the Georgia peach cobbler. A full bar is available.
  • Sapphire Grill

    100 West Congress St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 443 9962
    A popular bistro with the young, hip crowd, Sapphire Grill is a classy blend of trendy and elegant. Three floors include a main dining room and expansive bar, a more quiet and romantic third floor, and a wine cellar dining room available for parties. Menu items change with the seasons and allow the restaurant to offer fresh ingredients, especially seafood. Sapphire Grill offers beef and veal dishes and a house special, Lamb Lollipops. Vegetarians need not steer clear; try the Vegetable Tart. Desserts here take the cake, so, save room.
  • Hunter House (The)

    1701 Butler Ave Tybee Island, GA 31328 United States - Phone: +1 912 786 7515
    This charming restaurant, located in a fully renovated 1910 beach house, is a popular spot for locals to celebrate special occasions. Three cozy dining rooms are conducive to conversation, and a small full bar and a huge porch accommodate those stopping by for a drink or waiting for a table. The house special is pot roast, but the nightly seafood specials are certain to tempt every appetite. For starters, do not miss the Seafood Bisque; and save room for dessert. You can walk it off on the beach, which is only blocks away.
  • Outback Steakhouse

    11196 Abercorn Expwy. Savannah, GA 31419 United States - Phone: +1 912 920 0555
    Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service. Serving dinner only, Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Family-friendly, the casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away. Check website for locations and menu selections.
  • Jazz'd Tapas Bar

    52 Barnard Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 236 7777

    Music and food are an awesome combination, especially if the options include jazz and tapas. Apart from aforementioned tapas, there are also soups, salads, cheeses, chicken wings, seafood delights, beef satays, hummus, lamb chops and crab cakes on offer. You can combine these with flavored, classic and dessert martinis, champagne, whites, red and port wines, domestic and imported beer, and house specialties. Live entertainment is available on weekend and some other weekdays too.

  • Sentient Bean (The)

    13 East Park Avenue Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 232 4447
    Stroll into the environs of The Sentinent Bean to get a load of the action that blitzes the large performance space within. Light snacks and fresh brews prove to be good companions as you take in movie screenings, live acts, literary hearings and even the occasional community discussion. The likes of panini sandwiches, home-baked scones, smoothies and desserts make the counters creak here—go in and ease the load!
  • Johnny Harris Restaurant

    1651 East Victory Drive Savannah, GA 31404 United States - Phone: +1 912 354 7810
    Established in 1924, it is the oldest restaurant which serves amazing barbecue specialties. It serves cheap yet excellent food. The place is famous for the barbecue sauce which still carries the juicy flavors of the age-old recipe. Basically frequented by locals, the service is efficient and the ambiance puts you at ease. Not to miss the desert. A must visit. You could also select from the wide selection of the sauces which are on sale .
  • Popeye's Chicken and Biscuits

    605 Martin Luther King Drive Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 1294
    Popeye's is a chain of fast food restaurants serving fried chicken. It opened in 1972 and today has more than 1800 restaurants in the USA and internationally. Their meals, in terms of taste, have been compared to and are supposedly better than Americas other leading fast food chains. Besides chicken meals, Popeye's menu also includes seafood items. The award winning dish Popeye's Louisiana Legends is an over-rice specialty and is a must-try.
  • Loco's Deli & Pub

    301 West Broughton Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 236 8711
    This Loco's location is perhaps the loudest, being a small place it can sometimes be annoying. The food is what makes people go back time and again. The ambiance is chilled out and one can find a lot of college crowd hanging out.Of course the USD10 beer bucket is a great way to sit back and relax with friends. A cool and casual place to have fun on a boys night out.
  • Back in The Day Bakery

    2403 Bull Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 495 9292
    If you are craving for some home-made goodies and desserts, then head straight to Back in The Day Bakery. This bakery cum coffee shop serves delicious cupcakes, cookies, biscotti, brownies and puddings, which will remind you of mom's cooking! Located in the heart of Savannah's Starland district, this is a great place to kick-start your day with a hot cup of coffee, or grab a sandwich for lunch. The ever-changing desserts menu is simple but lavish!
  • Desposito's Seafood Restaurant

    187 Old Tybee Road Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 897 9963
    If you are looking for an out-of-this-world seafood experience, then Desposito's Seafood Restaurant is where you ought to be heading! Don't let the area and appearances drive you away, because the food is simply delicious. The shack-style restaurant in Thunderbolt area serves basic seafood dishes like crab cakes, boiled shrimps, steamed oysters and cole slaw on newspaper lined tables, along with a can of beer. The under-rated food spot is just a 15 minute drive from Savannah's Downtown area.
  • Crystal Beer Parlor

    301 West Jones Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 349 1000
    Friday nights at Crystal Beer Parlor is like Savannah's tradition. Open since 1933, the haunt is one of the oldest restaurants in the city, and serves gourmet American fare along with great liquor. Burgers, steaks, stews, fries, salads, seafood and much more occupies the menu which offers something for everyone. The laid back atmosphere and cosy ambiance will make you feel right at home. The cheap food and drinks, pull in a lot of crowd from students and locals to tourists. The place is also available for banquets and private parties.
  • Masada Cafe

    2301 West Bay Street Savannah, GA 31415 United States - Phone: +1 912 236 9499
    The Masada Cafe is located inside the church United House of Prayer for All People and is a short drive from the city center. You don't need to be part of the congregation to eat over here, supper is served throughout the day to any and everyone that turns up. Southern delicacies like fried chicken, ribs, red rice, crookneck squash, etc are prepared with generous use of butter and frying, so indulge in soul food classics without worrying about the calories! The cheese and macaroni out here is delicious and is a must try. Masada Cafe is definitely a great place to relish scrumptious food without spending much.
  • LongHorn Steakhouse

    7825 Abercorn Expressway Savannah, GA 31406 United States - Phone: +1 912 352 4784
    For the very best steak, you have got to dine at LongHorn Steakhouse. The ambiance is relaxed and ideal for a every member in your family. You will be blown away by the speedy service and the staff's hospitality. The fresh food and the consistent quality at Longhorn Steakhouse will impress you to the core. The mountain top cheesecake is an absolute must and so is the raspberry dreamy milk shake.
  • Belford's Seafood & Steak

    315 West Saint Julian Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 2626
    Located in the hustle and bustle of the city market, Belford is a great getaway for a Sunday brunch with your family. Winner of numerous awards such as the Taste of Savannah in 2001, Best Wine List in 2004 and the Best Appetizer in 2008—dining in Savannah is an experience in itself. In this authentic environment, the thrill of watching the master chef prepare your meals is simply amazing. Don't forget to sink your teeth into the pasta primevera and potato wrapped grouper with a chilled red wine for they are truly amazing.
  • Toucan Cafe

    531 Stephenson Avenue Savannah, GA 31405 United States - Phone: +1 912 352 2233
    Friendly, colorful, and casual, diners will not be disappointed at this Historic District establishment that combines Caribbean and Greek flavors. Along with a variety of wine options, the menu features steaks, seafood and vegetarian dishes that include Black & Bleu steak and Lump Crab, Prosciutto & Goat Cheese-Stuffed Chicken, or Veal with Gorgonzola Sauce. Even the garlic pickles that come as an appetizer with lunch are irresistible. Owned and operated by a husband and wife team, it's a good place for a bite before or after a movie at the nearby Carmike Cinema or a shopping day in town. - Natasha Lawrence
  • Sweet Melissa's

    35 Whitaker Street Savannah , GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 341 0093
    Well placed in History District North, this den of eatery is quickly catching up on the locals as the best hang out. Casual ambiance, great food, delicious drinks, friendly crowd and an occasional dose of live music is what makes Sweet Melissa's the place it is. Though the menu comprises of basic American fast food, like burgers, hot dogs and select pizzas, the food here is simply delectable and mouth watering. A host of local performances are also featured here, so if you are lucky you may actually get to catch up on the local music undertones at Melissa's.
  • Wild Wing Cafe

    27 Barnard Street Savannah , GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 790 9464
    Wild Wing Cafe is one place that a foodie will not miss and in fact mustn't miss either. Quite suggestive of its name the restaurant serves delicious and succulent wings, with delectable garnishes and dips. Ranging in its spice quotient, the menu offers wing delicacy for everyone be it kids who like it least spicy to the ones who love to put their tongues on fire. The menu also serves other traditional American delicacies, but none match up to the wings served here. Every evenings, Wold Wings Cafe presents a host of local and upcoming performers to set a casual and fun tone to the evening while the guest relish on.
  • Bayou Cafe

    4 North Abercorn Ramp Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 6411
    Bayou Cafe, located in the Historic District, is a restaurant that offers classic Italian specialty food. It has a child friendly menu, so you can walk in any time with your family. However, the live performances of blues or classic rock or cover bands will make your visit a worthwhile effort. Apart from this, Bayou Cafe also offers other modes of entertainment like pool and darts.
  • Blowin'Smoke BBQ

    514 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard Savannah , GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 231 2385

    Blowin'Smoke BBQ is one of the most popular restaurants serving tasty BBQ's. The wide range of specialty food that it offers stands a testimony to it. The restaurant also offers a special children friendly menu, hence, you may take out  your family to dine here. Blowin'Smoke BBQ also showcases live performances of artists like Josh Maul with their Blues. The pleasant atmosphere coupled with the finger licking bites sum up to enhance the ambiance of Blowin'Smoke BBQ. 

     

  • 700 Drayton

    700 Drayton St. Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 721 5002

    Located in the elegant and luxurious Mansion on Forsyth Park, the restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch. It has a large main dining room and six private rooms for private events and business entertaining. Seating options can be a table by the fireplace or a window overlooking the park. The dinner menu features appetizers such as the Charcuterie Plate with chucks of local gourmet cheeses, cured meats and assorted breads or the Seared Crab Cakes. In addition to charbroiled prime steaks, entrees include the Seafood Stew with freshly caught mussels, shrimp and fish or the Grilled Pecan Encrusted Salmon. Save room for one of the decadent desserts like Blackberry Creme Brulee or bread pudding with rum caramel ice cream. Valet parking available for around USD5, but there is also street parking on Hall and Abercorn Streets. -Natasha Lawrence

  • Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub & Grill

    311 West Congress Street Savannah , GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 239 9600
    Named after their great-grandmother, Molly MacPherson's Scottish Pub & Grill in Savannah was opened in 2005 by Debbie Boulanger and Jennifer Brown to share their Scottish roots and traditions with people. Located in downtown, this pub offers a uniquely Scottish experience in the city, with the food menu, the drinks, and even the attire of the wait staff, all being charmingly Scottish to the tee. So, one who stops by Molly's will usually see a scenario where a male waiter in kilts is serving Single Malts and Corned Beef & Cabbage to customers who are quite engrossed in a live musical performance or two happening on the stage. With theme nights planned every week, including Ladies Night and Open Mic Night, Molly's MacPherson's Scottish Pub & Grill is definitely worth a visit. See the website to know more.
  • Courtyard at Crane

    371 Riverview Drive Jekyll Island, GA 31527 United States - Phone: +1 912 635 2600

    Located within the compound of the Jekyll Island Club Hotel of historic cottage collections, this 1917 Italian Renaissance style mansion was the winter retreat of Chicago millionaire and plumbing mogul Richard T. Crane Jr. When it was completed in 1919, it featured 20 rooms and 17 bathrooms, one for each guestroom, a novelty at the time. It was also the most expensive and elegant home built on Jekyll Island. Now a beautiful restaurant and inn, the two-story rectangular home has an inner courtyard with fountains and beautiful sunken gardens. Renovated in 2001, Crane Cottage restaurant offers fine Southern cuisine with local produce and fresh seafood. Dining is available indoors by the fireplace or outside with a view of the Intracoastal Waterway. Two-course Early Bird dinners are offered for USD20. - Natasha Lawrence

     

  • Blackwater Grill

    260 Redfern Village St. Simons Island, GA 31522 United States - Phone: +1 912 634 6333

    Open since 2000, this casual, friendly and low key restaurant offers a blend of Lowcountry, Cajun and Southern coastal cuisine. Located in an quaint "village" with shopping, dining and services, it's been featured on the Food Channel's "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives". The menu includes Dungeness Crab, Roast Quail, Grouper Daufuski, Jambalaya, Demere Chicke, Crawfish Etoufee and Catch-of-the-Day. Although it is noted for its shrimp and grits and red beans and rice, it also offers items for non-seafood lovers such as a variety of pasta dishes or ribeye steak. The restaurant also has a "Feast in a Pot" that serves eight with Wild Georgia Shrimp, Nodine Smoked Kielbasa Sausage, Redskin Potatoes, Sweet Corn on the Cob and seasoning. Patrons can take the pot home to cook or enjoy it there. Early Bird dining for USD9.95 is available from 5:30p to 6:30p. - Natasha Lawrence

  • St Simons Pier Village

    Mallery Street St. Simons Island, GA 31522 United States - Phone: +1 912 638 9014

    Adjacent to Neptune Park, St. Simons Fishing Pier and St. Simons Island Lighthouse Museum, this waterfront shopping and dining district offers a variety of restaurants, some with outdoor dining. These include Barbara Jean's, Blue Water Bistro, Georgia Sea Grill, Murphy's Tavern, Rafters Blues & Raw Bar and the Sandcastle Cafe & Grill. There are also shops and boutiques like Pier Village Market, Nature Gifts, Southeast Adventure Outfitters and Beachview Books along with art galleries, fishing tackle and bait shops. The island trolley tours start and end here. Accommodations include the St. Simons Inn, Queens Court and Ocean Walk Condominiums. There is plenty to do and see; a nice place to spend the day discovering the south end of St. Simons Island. Shop and restaurant hours vary; check website or call the St. Simons Visitor Center for more info. -Natasha Lawrence 

  • Borrell Creek Landing Restaurant

    1101 Highway 40 East St Marys, GA 31558 United States - Phone: +1 912 673 6300

    Located on Borrell Creek on the way to St. Marys, this charming rustic style restaurant with a wraparound porch is a great place for lunch or dinner to watch the sun set on the marshes. Watch for wildlife on the banks such as alligators or egrets. Appetizer options include alligators tidbits, pan-seared scallops. The menu for entrees ranges from seafood to chicken, steaks, lamb, pasta or pork. The food is well prepared and the service is friendly and attentive. Homemade desserts include blueberry cobbler with vanilla ice cream. The restaurant is large enough to hold large parties. Family friendly, there is a kids' menu. Full bar service and on-site parking is available. - Natasha Lawrence

     

     


     

  • Lang's Marina Restaurant

    307 West Street St Marys, GA 31548 United States - Phone: +1 912 882 4432
    Located on the water and marshes next to the beautiful Howard Gilman Memorial Park, Lang's Marina Restaurant catches all of its seafood with its own boat, so you can be assured of its freshness. However, the menu also offers steaks and chicken. Check the dry erase board for daily specials. On Thursdays, diners can enjoy all-you-can-eat shrimp. Popular with locals, visitors will discover this long-established restaurant is well worth a visit for a memorable meal. Go early to avoid the crowds and get a table with waterfront views. Street parking is available. -Natasha Lawrence
  • Shark Bite Bar & Grill

    104 East St Marys Street St Marys, GA 31558 United States - Phone: +1 912 576 6993
    Located across the street from the Cumberland Island National Seashore Visitor Center, this pretty two-story seafood restaurant faces the St Marys River, marshes and marinas. Diners can enjoy fresh shrimp and fish or grilled steaks and chicken while watching the water traffic. Full bar service is available for those who would like a drink after strolling around the surrounding shops. On Friday and Saturday nights from May through October, live entertainment plays late. -Natasha Lawrence
  • Latitude 31 Restaurant

    370 Riverview Drive Jekyll Island, GA 31527 United States - Phone: +1 912 635 3800
    Located on the historic wharf pier overlooking the Jekyll River and surrounding marshes, this casual restaurant is a short walk from the Jekyll Island Club Hotel. It offers traditional and Gullah Lowcountry cuisine and fresh seafood. A popular dining spot for visitors, the restaurant features panoramic windows that frame gorgeous sunsets. Its specialties include shrimp and grits, Oysters Rockefeller, crispy flounder and freshly made key lime pie. During the summer season, live entertainment is featured Thursday through Sunday. Parking is in an adjacent lot. -Natasha Lawrence
  • Sand Bar & Grill

    711 North Beachview Drive Jekyll Island, GA 31527 United States - Phone: +1 912 635 7906
    Located at the Oceanside Inn & Suites hotel right on the beach, this popular sports bar & grill offers a place to relax after a busy day exploring the island. Watch sports on the flat-screen HD TVs, or shoot some pool with the locals. There is a happy hour from 4p to 7p every night with specials on drinks and appetizers such as buffalo wings and potato skins. Saturday breakfast brunch features an expansive buffet. Lunch and dinner items include a variety of salads, cheeseburgers, sandwiches and wraps, steaks, BBQ ribs and seafood dishes. -Natasha Lawrence
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House

    111 West Bay Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States
    Ruth's Chris Steak House, Savannah, is part of a chain spread throughout the country. Like all the other locations, this one too offers you the chance to have a delicious steak dinner, one that will leave you wanting more. Located just a short walk away from Colonial Park Cemetery and the bustling River Street, this restaurant has scrumptious steaks and specialty entrées for you to enjoy, and an extensive wine list to complement your meal. There are a number of dining rooms that can be used for private events.
  • B. Matthew's Eatery

    325 East Bay Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 1319
    Located in the city's Historic District, B. Matthew's eatery has graduated from a small deli to a restaurant popular for its American cuisine. Fresh, local produce is used to create some mouthwatering traditional fare. You can start your day on a good note with breakfast entrées like maple cakes, Bay Street scramble and B. Matthew's basic breakfast. The lunch menu features sandwiches like the apple pecan chicken salad and turkey, avocado and ham. For dinner, you can enjoy scrumptious pan-roasted scallops, roasted quail and the like. The restaurant can also cater for functions.
  • Circa 1875

    48 Whitaker Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 443 1875
    It is quite apt that Circa 1875 should be situated in the Historic District of the city, what with its 19th Century charm. Despite its atmosphere being reminiscent of an era past, it has all the panache of a modern gastropub, with its delicious French cuisine and wine tastings. Hors d’œuvres like Coquilles St Jacques and Foies gras en Torchon whet your appetite, and the dishes that follow certainly live up to your expectations. The braised lamb shank and grilled salmon are two of the highlights of the menu. Apart from the wines, this gastropub has many draft beers on offer.
  • Vic's on the River

    26 East Bay Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 721 1000
    While dining at Vic's on the River, you will be treated not only to good food, but also great views of the Savannah River and the ever-busy River Street. The menu offers you a host of traditional Southern dishes to pick from, leaving you spoiled for choice. Herb crusted salmon,, crab stuffed with Georgia shrimp and Vic's meatloaf are some of the lunch entrées you can enjoy. There are also some great after-dinner martinis like the White Elephant with its Amarula African crème liqueur and Absolut vodka that you can relish. There are two rooms, the Dieter's Den and the Stoddard Room, that can be booked for private events. Pets are permitted on the outdoor patio.
  • Alligator Soul

    114 Barnard Street Savannah , GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 232 7899
    Southern cuisine is presented with all its flair at Alligator Soul, one of the better known names in the historic downtown of Savannah. With the chef's creative personal touches and a lot of regional ingredients the charm of this popular restaurant is quite evident. Some of the delicacies that should be definitely tried are Duck and Tasso Jambalaya, Crispy Pork Chop and Clams Cioppino. The singular ambiance and the friendly service also contribute to Alligator Soul's appeal. Check website for reservations and more information.
  • Panera Bread

    1 West Broughton Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 236 0275
    Bread is a part of almost every cuisine around the globe and can be had in countless ways. Panera Bread, a bakery and cafe chain has been baking bread for more than a decade now. Established in 198, they have expanded to various other locations across US and Canada. Besides their wide variety of bread, they also serve sandwiches, coffees, smoothies, bagels, muffins and a lot of other freshly baked goodies. All locations serve delicious breakfast and soups everyday. The most popular choice on the menu are their breakfast sandwiches and bagels which are a must have. Come down to enjoy a healthy and fresh breakfast, brunch or just to catch up with friends over a coffee in a warm environment at Panera.
  • Pinch of the Past Antiques & Architecturals

    109 W Broughton St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 232 5563
    A delight for antique enthusiasts, this unique store has architectural accents, furniture and collectables displayed in a browser-friendly atmosphere. Iron works, columns, stained glass, fireplace mantelpieces, light fixtures, ceramic pots and lots of hardware fill the large showroom. Whether you are restoring an old home to its original beauty or simply looking to add an imaginative touch to a more modern home, this is a good place to look. The store also offers custom metal and plaster casting and restoration services.
  • Jere's Antiques

    9 N Jefferson St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 236 2815
    This 30,000-square-foot establishment is filled with antique furniture and home accessories imported directly from Europe. Ornate armoires lined up along walls remind visitors of times gone by. Stained glass windows and framed antique advertisements are the right size to take home. Larger items can be delivered and shipping can be arranged. One large upper level room offers nothing but chairs. Regardless of whether or not you buy something, Jere's is a fun place to browse.
  • Carriage House Shop

    430 Whitaker St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 236 6352
    Located in the carriage house of Mercer House, as featured in John Berendt's book, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Mercer House Carriage Shop offers a pleasant shopping environment as well as a chance to get close to the famous house. With a classy collection of gifts, home accessories, books, stationery and antiques, the shop is sure to offer visitors something they cannot resist. Mercer House and the Mercer House Carriage shop are owned by the sister of the late Jim Williams, who was also immortalized by Berendt's famous novel.
  • Diving Locker & Ski Chalet

    74 W Montgomery Cross Rd Savannah, GA 31406 United States - Phone: +1 912 927 6603
    Whatever your outdoor adventure plans, these professionals have the gear and local advice you need to get going in the wild. On staff dive masters can guide you to the best local dive spots (mostly wreck diving), and outfit you in the latest equipment, which is available for sale or for rent. Diving lessons and refresher courses are also available. For the alpine-minded, the Chalet provides the most comprehensive assortment of skis, boots and mountain accessories on the Georgia coast.
  • Savannah Mall

    14045 Abercorn St Savannah, GA 31419 United States - Phone: +1 912 927 7467
    A relative newcomer to the Savannah shopping scene, this modern two-story mall is anchored by four regional favorites in J.B. White, Montgomery Ward, Parisian and Belk. In addition to department store convenience, patrons enjoy the best in specialty boutique shopping, including such popular stops as Banana Republic, the Gap and most of the more prevalent national chains. A diverse food court is set within its own dramatic carousel, and offers everything from fast food to comfortable family dining options.
  • Alex Raskin Antiques

    441 Bull St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 232 8205
    Located within the historic Noble Hardee Mansion on picturesque Monterey Square, this unique antique outlet sits on the southern fringes of Savannah's renowned Historic District. This is an ideal format for an antique showroom, as the wide array of beautiful appointments are displayed in their most natural environs, and it's easy to imagine how the carefully-selected antique furniture pieces, paintings and accessories will blend seamlessly into your own home's distinctive decor. A nice selection of rugs rounds out this enviable collection. The showroom is closed Sundays, but appointments are available.
  • J.D. Weed & Co.

    102 W Victory D Savannah, GA 31405 United States - Phone: +1 912 234 8540
    This darling shop situated in the heart of the Historic District prides itself on the singularity of its distinctive inventory. The pieces here are rare finds indeed, and cannot be classified into any particular age or influence. Great furniture, accessory and architectural piece selections are available, as well as a nice selection of unique prints and art pieces. Special orders are welcome, and the friendly staff here happily honor search requests for serious collectors.
  • V & J Duncan

    12 E Taylor St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 232 0338
    You'll have to look a bit for this charming shop, as it is situated on the ground floor of a private residence, but it is worth the search. Musty and full of character, the dim boutique carries the city's best selection of antique maps and engravings, old and historic texts and other curiosities from days of yore. If you're interested in local lore and legend, this is a great spot to come looking for hidden Savannah secrets.
  • Paris Market & Brocante (The)

    36 West Broughton Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 232 1500
    Any impulsive buyer or shopaholic simply cannot miss this treasure in the heart of downtown Savannah. Inaugurated in May 2005, this 5000-square-foot store is like Disneyland for punters and tourists. Don't pre-decide what you want to pick up, as you are going to get out with a lot more! The store has various sections, which offer everything from candles, robes, cook books, journals, stationary, beddings and curtains to furniture, jewelry, clothes, textiles and artworks. You will find both iconic brands that will burn a hole in your pocket, and products with modest prices. And make sure you don't come here all weary and drained, shopping here will take up a lot of your energy!
  • Broughton Street

    Broughton Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States
    Although not as popular as River Street, Broughton Street has its own charms. With beautiful surroundings, plus wonderful stores and restaurants, you'll be sure to have a good time. Make sure to stop in the beautiful and expensive Wonderful Things.
  • The Downtown Design District

    334 Whitaker Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States
    The Downtown Design District has quickly become Savannah's preeminent locale for high end, and very unique shopping.Conveniently located in the center of the Historic District, it keeps its exclusivity by limiting itself to just over 20 stores which specialize in everything from fine linens, to local art. You will find no chain stores here, where specialty reigns king. An excellent place for purchasing gifts, as you may rest assured that items found here are either local, extremely rare, or both.
  • GameStop

    14045 Abercorn Street Savannah, GA 31419 United States - Phone: +1 912 925 0604
    GameStop remains one of Savannah's leading stores for purchasing console CDs. The Savannah Mall outlet is one of 4 in the city alone. The provision to have a demo run before deciding upon the title they wish to purchase draws many a prospective customer to the store. While it is hard not to miss the Nintendo and Playstation preference in their collection, prominent games from other consoles are readily available. If not in the mood to spend a lump-sum on a brand new game, the used CDs should provide a helping hand.
  • Kay Jewelers

    14045 Abercorn Street Savannah, GA 31419 United States - Phone: +1 912 925 4907
    Located at the Savannah Mall, Kay is one of the many jewelery stores at the mall. The jewelers import more diamonds than any other in America. Quality is of paramount importance at Kay's, as each store is hand-picked and given the nod only if it's up to the high standards set by the designers. An option of either a single stone or three stones is given to choose from for those wanting to design their own jewelery. Along with diamonds, gemstone jewelery too can be purchased as well as serviced. Add to that, the prices for the quality provided are sure to put a glow to your face.
  • Marks and Morgan Jewelers

    14045 Abercorn Street Savannah, GA 31419 United States - Phone: +1 912 927 1583
    The Leo diamond brand of jewelery aims to challenge conventional diamond-cutting methods to introduce more luster to the gem. The fruits of their success in this field can be found at Marks and Morgan Jewelers. Accompanying other jewelery stores in the Savannah Mall like Kay Jewelers, the competition to provide the best jewels and gems is always at its highest. The discounts provided in Marks and Morgan jewelery servicing is testament to their faith in the end product on display.
  • Gymboree

    14045 Abercorn Street Savannah, GA 31419 United States - Phone: +1 912 920 2100
    Style is about how you feel and not about how you dress up. It is with this understanding that Gymboree has designed their dresses, so that kids realize this essential fashion tip early on in life. Located at the Savannah Mall, a range of casual wear for kids are on display at the store's racks. One of two outlets in Savannah, the clothes, while not being the most fashionable, exude lots of style. The availability ranges from newborns to little girls and boys. Along with routine dresses, a modest collection of swim-wear and sleepwear is also up for grabs.
  • Finish Line

    14045 Abercorn Street Savannah, GA 31419 United States - Phone: +1 912 925 9333
    For over 30 years, Finish Line has aimed to provide the perfect shoes and apparel to athletes to get them closer to the podium. This Savannah Mall outlet looks to continue this belief. Producing comfortable sports foot-wear be it for the daily jogger, the tedious treadmill runner or a budding athlete, the perfect fit isn't far off! The selection of men's and women's shoes, while not promising to be in depth, looks to pick the best from the lot and omit the rest. Trusting this expert knowledge becomes paramount to finding that right pair to help either get closer to the finish line or just lose those extra kilos.
  • ShopSCAD

    340 Bull Street Savannah, GA 31402 United States - Phone: +1 912 525 5180
    ShopScad is an interesting gallery store that houses the creations of the students, alumni, faculty and staff of Savannah College of Arts and Design. The 1,200 square-foot retail space was founded in 2003, on the recommendations of now-President Paula Wallace. The gallery encourages submissions from various artistic fields that the college offers and houses an array of artworks and other items like jewelry, beauty products, books, handbags and clothing. The inventory is updated daily, and the store displays are unconventional. The college has opened the same concept stores in Atlanta and Lacoste as well.
  • Savannah City Market

    219 W Bryan Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 232 4903
    It all began in 1755 when farmers and fishermen came downtown along the Savannah River to sell their seafood and produce to the locals. Today, it's referred to as the "Art and Soul of Savannah", a popular four-block destination that offers promenades and shady trees, quaint shops, art galleries, live entertainment and a wide variety of casual restaurants. A great place to spend a few hours, many carriage rides begin here. For parking there's metered street spots or garage parking. For those staying at nearby hotels, it's only a short walk. Opens daily at 7am.
  • St Simons Pier Village

    Mallery Street St. Simons Island, GA 31522 United States - Phone: +1 912 638 9014

    Adjacent to Neptune Park, St. Simons Fishing Pier and St. Simons Island Lighthouse Museum, this waterfront shopping and dining district offers a variety of restaurants, some with outdoor dining. These include Barbara Jean's, Blue Water Bistro, Georgia Sea Grill, Murphy's Tavern, Rafters Blues & Raw Bar and the Sandcastle Cafe & Grill. There are also shops and boutiques like Pier Village Market, Nature Gifts, Southeast Adventure Outfitters and Beachview Books along with art galleries, fishing tackle and bait shops. The island trolley tours start and end here. Accommodations include the St. Simons Inn, Queens Court and Ocean Walk Condominiums. There is plenty to do and see; a nice place to spend the day discovering the south end of St. Simons Island. Shop and restaurant hours vary; check website or call the St. Simons Visitor Center for more info. -Natasha Lawrence 

  • Maison de Macarons

    1100 Eisenhower Drive Savannah, GA 31406 United States - Phone: +1 912 665 9894
    Indulge your sweet tooth with the freshly baked macarons at this pretty little shop standing on Oakdale. The bakery specializes in macarons and offers a colorful variety of the delectable sweet, in wacky flavors including chocolate mint, rose water, pina colada, Tybe Turtle and bananas foster. In addition to the available selections, they also keep experimenting with newer flavors, so there's a fresh selection on each visit. Check website for more.
  • Bernie's Restaurant & Bar

    115 East River St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 236 1827
    Like most of the businesses on River Street, Bernies is housed in a pre-Civil War cotton warehouse. The restaurant/bar combination has the feel of an old portside pub. With a variety of sandwiches available for landlubbers, the menu also has a selection of seafood, including raw and steamed oysters, shrimp and crawfish. Low Country Boil is a traditional local dish and is worth a try while in Savannah. Bernies claims to offer the best Bloody Mary on River Street, served in a mason jar and topped with pickled okra. There is also a full bar.
  • Kevin Barry's Irish Pub

    117 W River St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 9626
    Serving both food and drinks and serving up live traditional and contemporary Irish music nightly, Kevin Barry's is a unique favorite of locals and visitors alike. The downstairs area has a large bar. Upstairs, you will find a cigar bar and enclosed balcony that overlooks River Street and the Savannah River—a perfect place to sit and watch the activity on River Street. In addition to a main menu of sandwiches and seafood, Kevin Barry's offers a late night menu for those staying until the wee hours.
  • Mercury Lounge

    125 West Congress St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 447 6952
    If you long for the days of the Rat Pack, you've found your local digs. This trendy bar is a throwback to the vinyl and fast talk of 1950s Las Vegas cool. Dark and busy, the Mercury is lounge all the way, with live jazz music Thursdays through Saturdays, and rotating drink specials throughout the week. Loud swing, pop and big band sounds echo among the booths and across the dance floor until late most nights, making this perhaps the best late night dance spot in Savannah.
  • Club One

    1 Jefferson St Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 232 0200
    Dubbed the city's best dance club by local critics for seven consecutive years, this flashy spot features hot dancing and a wild environment late into the night. The Lady Chablis of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil fame performs regularly, as well as a number of other popular local performers. The dance floor is replete with flashing lights, an overhanging mezzanine and multiple bar stations for thirsty dancers. Club one is also known locally as one of Savannah's premier gay bars.
  • Sentient Bean (The)

    13 East Park Avenue Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 232 4447
    Stroll into the environs of The Sentinent Bean to get a load of the action that blitzes the large performance space within. Light snacks and fresh brews prove to be good companions as you take in movie screenings, live acts, literary hearings and even the occasional community discussion. The likes of panini sandwiches, home-baked scones, smoothies and desserts make the counters creak here—go in and ease the load!
  • Jinx (The)

    127 West Congress Street Savannah , GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 236 2281
    Neon Lightnings, great music and a happening crowd is what welcomes you at the Jinx. Backing the best music talents of the city, the club is a cavernous establishment that caters to the tastes of all. Probably it is for the same purpose that it dedicates every day of the week to a certain genre. While the decor is minimalistic and upbeat, the bar is well stocked and serves divine drinks. One of the best live music venues in Savannah, the Jinx is where music lovers flock.
  • Bayou Cafe

    4 North Abercorn Ramp Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 6411
    Bayou Cafe, located in the Historic District, is a restaurant that offers classic Italian specialty food. It has a child friendly menu, so you can walk in any time with your family. However, the live performances of blues or classic rock or cover bands will make your visit a worthwhile effort. Apart from this, Bayou Cafe also offers other modes of entertainment like pool and darts.
  • Blowin'Smoke BBQ

    514 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard Savannah , GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 231 2385

    Blowin'Smoke BBQ is one of the most popular restaurants serving tasty BBQ's. The wide range of specialty food that it offers stands a testimony to it. The restaurant also offers a special children friendly menu, hence, you may take out  your family to dine here. Blowin'Smoke BBQ also showcases live performances of artists like Josh Maul with their Blues. The pleasant atmosphere coupled with the finger licking bites sum up to enhance the ambiance of Blowin'Smoke BBQ. 

     

  • St. Joseph's Hospital

    11705 Mercy Blvd Savannah, GA 31419 United States - Phone: +1 912 819 4100
    Emergency room, children's emergency center, Mary Telfair Women's Hospital, Advanced Bone and Joint Center, Neurosensory Center, Heart care Center. Cardiology, diabetes, oncology. Only locally-managed hospital in Savannah.
  • Memorial Medical Center

    4700 Waters Ave Savannah, GA 31404 United States - Phone: +1 912 350 8000
    Emergency room, trauma center, LifeStar air transport, Anderson Cancer Institute. Nurse One, 24-hour call center (+1 800 420 9355). Affiliated with Mercer University School of Medicine. Named one of America's best hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Free parking.
  • Theodore A. Wright Stadium

    3219 College Street Savannah, GA 31404 United States - Phone: +1 912 356 2186
    Owned and operated by the Savannah State University, the stadium has been named after Theodore Wright, the football coach of the Tiger's Football Team. Since 1967, the stadium has been venue for the University's football as well as track and field events. It is also home to the Savannah State Tigers football team. At times thou, the ground plays host to sporting events of schools in the neighborhood as well.
  • Yellow Cab

    1501 Staley Avenue Savannah, GA 31405 United States - Phone: +1 912 236 1133
    Yellow Cab operates its comfortable taxi service in and around the city of Savannah. The 24-hour service is very popular among the locals and tourists visiting the historic city. Being Savannah's largest and oldest taxi cab company, Yellow Cab is always the preferred choice. To cater to the transportation needs of their customers, the company uses a computerized dispatch system, thereby ensuring the cab picks you up at the right time.
  • Tiger Arena

    3219 College Street Savannah, GA 31404 United States - Phone: +1 912 356 2181
    The Tiger Arena at the Savannah State University is a massive 6000 seater arena which hosts some of the best basketball and volleyball matches. Quite a few other interesting and fun events are also organized. Check university website for further details.
  • Savannah

    Savannah Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 644 6400(Tourist Information)
    Savannah is the colonial capital of the state of Georgia. Playing host to around a thousand events each year, the city draws tourist in large numbers from all around the world. Over the past decade, Savannah has significantly contributed towards the promotion of tourism in Georgia. Historic buildings and landmarks, zoos, museums and aquariums are tucked in every corner of the city. Major attractions include the Reynolds Square, the historical cathedral of St. John the Baptist, the Sorrel Weed House among others.
  • Tybee Island

    Tybee Island Tybee Island, GA 31328 United States - Phone: +1 912 912 786 5444 (Tourist Information)
    Tybee Island is a great retreat for Savannah residents as well as tourists looking for unexplored places. The city museum, towering lighthouses, forts and historic sites provide a peek into the Civil War history of the island. This Savannah destination also brings you closer to nature with the numerous recreational activities one can indulge in here like kayaking, fishing, bird-watching, marine excursions and trails. In addition to this, the wine festivals, art shows, kayak races and the annual Tybee Island Pirate Festival hosted in the island contribute to a delightful stay.
  • Tennis Courts - George Roebuck Park

    416 Cromley Road Brooklet, GA 30415 United States
  • First Presbyterian Christian Academy

    308 East Court Street Hinesville, GA 31313 United States - Phone: +1 912 876 0441
  • Savannah Christian Church

    55 Al Henderson Boulevard Savannah , GA 31419 United States - Phone: +1 800 864 1026(Toll Free) /+1 912 925 9657
  • Ronald McDonald House

    4710 Waters Avenue Savannah , GA 31404 United States - Phone: +1 912 350 7641
  • Guy Minick Youth Complex

    6 East Bay Street Savannah , GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 351 3858
  • Jenkins High School

    1800 East Derenne Avenue Savannah , GA 31406 United States - Phone: +1 912 395 6300
  • Hutchinson Island

    Hutchinson Island Savannah , GA 31401 United States
  • Trinity United Methodist Church

    225 W President Street Savannah , GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 4766
  • Savannah College of Art and Design

    342 Bull Street Savannah, GA 31401 United States - Phone: +1 912 525 5000
    If you want to make a career in art or designing, the Savannah College of Art and Design or SCAD is an ideal option. This internationally acclaimed and reputed school of designing has professional and industry experts on their faculty panel. Surpassing the traditional classroom thresholds, it supports its students to innovate and think out of the box. Equipped with talented professors, modern technology and positive atmosphere, the students of Savannah College of Art and Design are educated as well as enriched during their academic years. For admission schedule and other details, call ahead or check its website.
  • Southern Pine Company of Georgia

    616 East 35th Street Savannah, GA 31402 United States - Phone: +1 912 236 4133
    Southern Pine Company of Georgia is an organization that restores and preserves vintage wood. So if you are interested in using vintage material than this is the place to be. This not only helps in retaining the good quality wood but also ensures that the construction is environment friendly. Check website for details.
  • Plantation Club (The)

    71 Green Island Road Savannah, GA 31411 United States - Phone: +1 912 598 8050
    The Plantation Club at The Landings is an excellent country house venue where you can host your wedding reception and private events against the backdrop of the beautifully landscaped golf course. For a large scale event, the club has the multi-functional Grand Ballroom, whereas for events with lesser number of people can be accommodated at the classy Azalea Room. On days other than events, the club is frequented by members during special organized brunches and dinners and devour the excellent array of food and beverages on offer. Call ahead for more information.
  • Ossabaw Island

    Redbird Creek Trail Savannah, GA 31324 United States - Phone: +1 912 233 5104
    Located to the south of Savannah, Ossabaw Island is one of the largest on Georgia's coast. The island occupies 26000 acres (10521.82 hectares) of space, and is a hub of tranquility where you can feel one with nature. Ossabaw Island includes huge covers of marshlands, forests and beaches, making it ideal for a student or a researcher. The Island was used as an educative and artistic retreat by The Ossabaw Foundation in 1961. And 17 years later it was sold to the State of Georgia, who continued to maintain this as an ecological preserve.