Discover Savannah, Georgia’s First City
Welcome to Savannah, Georgia’s First City. This celebrated Coastal gem has been enticing visitors for nearly three centuries with its sultry ambiance, striking beauty and old-world charm. From the elegant Historic District to the festive River Street, visitors delight in all that Savannah has to offer. Enjoy the warm hospitality and relaxed pace of the Old South on a stroll down the cobblestone streets where century-old live oaks shade magnificent homes, winsome gardens and lush, green squares. Along the way, discover firstclass restaurants, dozens of art galleries, fine antique shops and more. Have lunch at a romantic bistro overlooking the scenic Savannah River or enjoy an evening of jazz and blues at one of the many clubs in the Historic District.
A favorite way to see the city is by taking a tour to experience the rich culture and history of Savannah and its year-round mild climate. More than 20 tourcompanies are available, specializing in a particular aspect of the city from its homes and gardens to its role in the Civil War to its famous ghost stories. Whether it is on foot, carriage, boat or bus, visitors are enchanted by the charm, beauty and unmatched hospitality of Savannah.
Savannah hosts more than ten large festivals per year and numerous smaller city festivals. Every spring, music takes center stage for 15 days of unparalleled entertainment as the Savannah Music Festival showcases the world’s best in a vocal talent competition and performances by international superstars. Home and Garden tours are as much a part of Savannah as her city squares with beautiful live oaks, grand architecture and even a traditional Southern tea in the gardens.
If tours and gardens are not your cup of tea, there are many outdoor activities to choose from in Savannah. Golf, bike,hike, fish, swim, canoe, kayak and bask in the sun and surf of the ocean. The Savannah area has more than 30 golf courses within 30 minutes designed by the likes of Jack Nicholas, Greg Norman and Sam Snead. For the sun and sand, Tybee Island is Savannah’s beach. Perched on the brink of the Atlantic ocean, Tybee offers fishermen some of the best off-shore fishing. For the kid in us all, you can watch the dolphins frolic in the surf on one of the island’s many dolphin tours. Kayak among the marsh grasses and see the coastal fowls that are inhabitants of the Southern Lowcountry or stroll along the beach for wildlife sightseeing fun.
For more information on Savannah, call 1.877.SAVANNAH or visit www.VisitSavannah.com. Discover why so many have fallen in love with Savannah by planning your trip today.