Things to do in Savannah
Points of Interest
Places of Worship
Savannah is Georgia’s oldest city and one of the oldest cities in the nation. Known for its rich history and natural beauty it excludes Olde World charm. It’s historic significance and unique culture make it one of the most romantic travel destinations.
Savannah is one of the few southern cities that escaped destruction during General Sherman’s scorched earth campaign during the Civil War. In order to save their city, the local people gave the Union troops full access to the city in exchange for not torching it. The city was so pretty General Sherman could not resist the offer. Afterwards General Sherman presented the city as a gift to President Lincoln.
Savannah was established in 1733 and was the colonial capital of the Province of Georgia. Savannah’s Historic and Victorian districts compose one of the largest National Historic Landmark Districts in the United States.
Savannah is ranked No. 3 city in the United States and No. 9 in the world according to Travel Leisure World’s Best Awards 2016.
Savannah offers something for everyone. From shopping in antique shops and upscale boutiques to the beach and riverfront, from historic landmarks, museums and restored houses to architectural and ghost tours. With world class restaurants and a calendar full of festivals, shows and exhibitions there are attractions for everyone. With so much to see and do. Savannah should be on everyone’s bucket list.