Savannah’s winters are mild, with lows around 40 degrees and highs in the low 60s. Snow is rare, though the area gets a little rain. So, even though day temperatures are temperate, you might want to plan some indoor entertainment. We’ve got some great ideas. Have a love for all things nautical? Visit the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum at the William Scarborough House and Gardens. Founded in 1966, the Maritime Museum exhibits ship
Savannah is a wonderful city to visit at any time of the year. But, during the winter, there’s a particular romance to the city. The smaller crowds, the holiday lights, the mild weather. Whatever the attraction, there’s certainly something inviting about winter on the Georgia coast. Celebrate Christmas or New Year’s Mass at the historic Saint John the Baptist Catholic Cathedral on Lafayette Square. On Christmas Eve, Mass will be celebrated at 6 and 10 p.m.;
The only winter blues to experience on Tybee Island is the color of the ocean. Here, cold weather means trading snow for sand. If it’s cold where you live, get yourself to Tybee Island for some sunshine and Vitamin Sea. If you’re wondering what there is to do at the beach in the winter, the answer is “plenty!” Mild temps hover in the 60-degree range during the day, making for perfect beach-strolling weather. In addition, fishing
We’re fast coming to the end of 2019 and getting ready to ring in the New Year. Why not do it Savannah? After all, it’s a city known for parties and celebrations. Perhaps, resident Mary Hart said it best as she showed writer John Berendt around the city, “We’re famously hospitable, in fact, even by Southern standards. Savannah’s called the ‘Hostess City of the South,’ you know. That’s because we’ve always been a party town. We
With mild weather, low humidity and fewer crowds, winter makes an awesome season to visit Tybee Island. Leave the snow behind and hit the sand where you can soak in the sun and that fabulous Southern hospitality. During January, average high temperatures hit the high 50s, while lows hang around the mid-40s. That makes it ideal for pulling on a light sweater to partake in your favorite outdoor activities. Run Tybee Island The Critz Tybee Run Fest
Does someone on your Christmas list love all things Savannah? We’ve got a rundown of great gifts to merry-up the season. And the great news is that you’ll have the most wonderful time shopping for these gifts that are unique to Savannah. Pick Up Pralines River Street Sweets with locations on River Street and Habersham Street offers world-famous, hand-dipped candies. Pick up some gift tins or baskets of their world-famous pralines (they boast being the No.
Tybee Island truly knows how to throw a party, and that’s as true during the holidays as it is during the summer. From lighting up the island to festive parades to caroling, you’ll enjoy the slower-paced celebrations of this quaint coastal community. The lineup is pretty spectacular. Read on for a few of our favorite reasons to visit Tybee Island this holiday season. 2019 Christmas in Tybee Island Dec. 6: Kick-off the season with the Lights on
Every season is special in Savannah, but at Christmastime, it truly shines. After all, Georgia’s oldest city knows how to throw a party and Yuletide is the biggest of the year. Holly Days in Savannah Savannah Holly Days begin with the Tree Lighting on Broughton Street during Thanksgiving weekend. Throughout the holiday season, Cookies with Santa, Jingle Bell Block Hop party, Holidays on the Big Screen and other events are held. Holly Days on Broughton transforms