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
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