Attractions in Savannah

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  • Grayson Stadium
  • Savannah History Museum
  • Skidaway Island State Park
  • Old-South ambiance hangs in the Savannah air like Spanish moss. You could spend a whole day just strolling the shady streets, stopping in languid squares and soaking in the romantic vibe. But you'll probably want a couple good attractions to anchor your meanderings, and Savannah's got plenty of those too. Spared from Civil War destruction, history is on the top of any Savannah itinerary. Start at the Savannah History Museum in the Historic District, 2.5 miles of Downtown that also include the restored Davenport Museum House and the Mercer Williams House, setting of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Gaze into the unique stained glass depictions at the First African Baptist Church and stop into Savannah's oldest cemetery, Colonial Park Cemetery. Literary buffs should be sure to stop into the Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home. Should you really want to delve into history, take one of the famous Savannah ghost tours. Heading outside the Historic District will reveal more of Savannah's soul. History lovers will want to check out the tidal moat and brick walls of Old Fort Jackson, music lovers won't want to miss the annual Savannah Jazz Festivals, and plain old lovers should be sure to take a romantic riverboat cruise on the Savannah River Queen. And of course, no trip to Savannah is complete without a stop by the famous Bonaventure Cemetery. Get outside the city to reconnect with Savannah's natural attractions. Stroll along the live oaks of Wormsloe State Historic Site, climb the spiral staircase of Tybee Island Lighthouse, and catch a glimpse of the wild horses of Cumberland Island National Seashore. The nature trails and campgrounds of Skidaway Island State Park make for the perfect family getaway. But more than any one attraction, the real draw of Savannah is the city itself—the antebellum architecture, the 24 public squares, the history that wafts through the quiet streets and lingers on the wrought-iron balconies.

    Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum

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    175 Bourne Avenue

    American Air Power Museum... read more

    Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace

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    10 East Oglethorpe Ave
    Corner of Bull St. and Oglethorpe

    Girlhood Home of Girl Scouts Founder... read more

    Wormsloe State Historic Site

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    7601 Skidaway Road

    Early Georgia Plantation... read more

    Sea Kayak Georgia

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    1102 Hwy 80

    Kayak Adventures for All... read more

    Colonial Park Cemetery

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    201 Abercorn Street
    (at Oglethorpe Avenue)

    Historic Savannah's First Cemetery... read more

    Fort Pulaski National Monument

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    U.S. Highway 80 East
    About fifteen miles east of Savannah

    Large 1800s Fort... read more

    Tybee Island Lighthouse

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    30 Meddin Drive

    Historic Operational Lighthouse Station... read more

    River Street

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    River Street

    Take a Walk... read more

    Old Fort Jackson Historic Site

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    1 Fort Jackson Road

    Georgia's Oldest Standing Brick Fort... read more

    Green-Meldrim Home

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    14 West Macon Street

    Sherman's Headquarters... read more

    Davenport House Museum

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    324 E State St

    Savannah Restoration Movement... read more

    Fort McAllister Historic Park

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    3894 Fort McAllister Rd

    Confederate Stronghold... read more

    Tybee Island Museum

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    30 Meddin Drive
    Inside of the Battery Garland

    Local History Museum in Old Fort... read more

    Georgia Historical Society

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    501 Whitaker St
    Hodgson Hall

    Extensive Collection of Historic Documents...
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    Andrew Low House

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    329 Abercorn St

    Historic Masterpiece... read more

    Hearse Ghost Tours

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    412 East Duffy Street

    Not For the Faint-Hearted... read more

    Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home

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    207 E Charlton St
    (Lafayette Square)

    Southern Writer's Home... read more

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    Congregation Mickve Israel

    20 Gordon Street

    The Only Gothic Synagogue in the US... read more

    GreenFeet Walkabouts

    143 Bull Street
    between Chippewa and Wright Squares

    Gardeners' Walking Tour... read more
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