Things to do in Savannah GA

Things to do in Savannah GA
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Looking for things to do in Savannah GA?

Savannah GA is certainly one of the most interesting places to visit in Georgia, and one of the best places to vacation in the USA.

If you’re traveling to this popular southern vacation spot for the first time and are wondering what the city offers, Savannah boasts a myriad of cultural attractions like museums, historic plazas and homes that you can explore with a local Savannah tour operator.

Apart from cultural attractions, Savannah has lively nightlife that includes chamber music and jazz venues like the Savannah Philharmonic and the Coastal Jazz Association, as well as theaters such as the Savannah Children's Theatre.

Places of interest

Downtown Savannah

Exploring Savannah's historic district on a tour is one of the most popular things to do in Savannah GA.

Savannah's historic district boasts many squares, historic churches, synagogues and historic houses. If you’re planning a self-guided tour of Savannah’s Historic District, here it’s a list of places not to be missed:

- Ellis Square
- Liberty Square
- Reynolds Square

- Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
- First Bryan Baptist Church
- Temple Mickve Israel
- St. John's Church

Historic Homes
- Sorrel Weed House
- Green-Meldrim House
- Owens-Thomas House
- William Scarbrough House
- Mercer-Williams House

Historic Landmarks
- Fort Jackson
- Fort Pulaski National Monument
- Forsyth Park
- Riverfront Plaza
- Savannah’s City Market
- Savannah State campus

Savannah Riverfront
 - Ships of the Sea Maritime Musem
- Georgia State Government: Aquarium
- Savannah History Museum
- Wormsloe State Historic Site

Fun Attractions

Savannah River Tour

If you’re looking to add fun activities to your Savannah itinerary, one of the most popular things to do in Savannah GA is taking a river cruise along the Savannah River.

River cruises can be enjoyed during the day but if you want a romantic experience, you can book an evening dinner cruise and enjoy a romantic and fun time enjoying lovely views of Savannah at night.

Savannah Belles Ferries

Jumping onboard one of the Savannah Belles Ferries is one of the most popular things to do in Savannah GA.

These ferries take you to Hutchinson Island and the best thing about these ferries is that they are free to board.

Shopping, Nightlife & Entertainment

Shopping and exploring the city’s nightlife are two of the most popular things to do in Savannah GA.

If you’re looking for touristy spots, one of the best places to enjoy some shopping and to hang out is along Savannah Riverfront.

Apart from enjoying the lovely walk along the beautiful Riverfront cobblestone street, Savannah Riverfront boasts restaurants, bars, clubs and open-air markets.

If you want to hang out in the company of the locals, the Historic downtown Savannah is home to many pubs where you can sample fine beers, and soak in a bit southern hospitality!

For instance, along W. Bay Street, you’ll find many of these pubs such as the Moon River Brewing Company and Churchill’s pub, while on and W. Congress Street you’ll find Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub and Murphy’s Law.

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