If you’re visiting Savannah for Thanksgiving, you’re in for quite a treat. Start a new holiday tradition by dining out at one of the incredible Historic District restaurants. They put out quite a spread, with all your favorite traditional fare as well as coastal dishes unique to the region. It’s the perfect way to indulge in a delicious meal without worrying with the cleanup. Check out a few of our favorite Savannah restaurants, but be
Have you made plans for Thanksgiving? A Thanksgiving spent in Savannah puts the holiday season in full swing. After all, you’ll barely have finished the turkey and dressing when the city lights up for Christmas. Take a Turkey Trot Start Thanksgiving Day with a brisk run or walk in the 11th United Way Turkey Trot. Register online. The first race starts at 8 a.m. with the Kids K or 400-yard race for kids 8 and under.
Summer is not the only time to make an escape to the beach. Tybee Island may be only a few miles from the mainland, but it’s a complete change of pace and makes a great destination for a fall beach getaway. While we recommend a visit any time of year, check out a few reasons that make November a perfect month to book a stay. Go Fly A Kite Watch the skies above North Beach fill with
Fall is a perfect time of year to hit the unique boutiques and shops of Savannah, whether on your own or with a girlfriend’s shopping getaway. Visitors discover great shopping throughout the city, including along the riverfront, the historic district and in midtown. From open-air markets to charming stores to specialty merchants, shoppers (and browsers) find plenty to love in Savannah. Check out a few of our favorite spots. Abercorn Walk Just south of downtown, Abercorn Walk is
This is your time, film buffs! If your idea of a perfect getaway includes a gathering that celebrates independent film, the Savannah Film Festival on Oct. 26-Nov. 2 is a must. Each year, more than 50,000 people attend the week-long festival, which Variety magazine reports is a favorite Oscar season stop for stars and filmmakers. It’s no surprise, with a wide variety of competition film screenings, special screenings, workshops, panels and lectures. Lineup and Tickets While this year’s
Walking into Savannah's historic buildings, cemeteries or even the cobblestone streets themselves, it’s easy to see the ghosts of the past and imagine and tales that rise from its foundations. You don’t just have to imagine it, though. If you’re into “frightseeing” during your Savannah stay, supernatural tours are profuse in this Gothic enclave. The Savannah History and Haunts Candlelit Ghost Tour, for example, doesn’t believe
Yo, ho, ho, mateys! Grab your eye patch and head to Tybee Island for a swashbuckling adventure during the annual Pirate Fest on Oct. 10-13. The 15th annual fest welcomes buccaneers of all ages to the family-friendly gathering. Dress in your finest pirate attire or be ready to shop for some in the Thieves’ Market. The festivities commence on Thursday with the Buccaneer Ball at The