When you vacation on Tybee Island, take advantage of the spectacular scenery by dining outdoors as much as possible. There is nothing better than sipping a cocktail and enjoy coastal fare while taking in the gorgeous surroundings that make Tybee Island such a magical destination. The Back River on Tybee Island is a perfect spot to catch a breathtakingly beautiful sunset. Fortunately, there are a couple of restaurants with outside docks that make great
The great thing about a home-based education is that you can take it on the open road! Get the kids out of the house with a trip to Savannah where history, culture and nature collide to create an exciting learning environment. HISTORY The past hangs over Savannah like a thick fog. But, as William Faulkner famously said, “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” No where is that more true than Savannah.
Beer has a long and distinct history in our nation, as well as in Savannah. With National Beer Day set Sept. 7, let’s take a moment to raise a glass to some of the best brews in Georgia’s first city. The first American brewery started in 1632 in New York City. While Georgia started as a dry colony in 1733, it didn’t take long for the colonists’ throats to get dry. As governor, James
The show will go on, though in a little different format with the Savannah-Safe Jazz Festival, set Sept. 23-27. A full lineup of jazz greats are slated to perform, including Buckwheat Zydeco Jr., Brian Miller, the Dave Potter Quartet, Emmet Cohen Trio, Jazmin Ghent, Latin Caravan and many more. An additional movie night on Sept. 23 includes online streaming of Clint Eastwood’s documentary, “Dave Brubeck: In His Own Sweet Way,” which celebrates the legendary
Anyone else experiencing the stay-at-home blues? If it’s safe for you to travel, then pack a bag ‘cause we’ve got the perfect destination. Travelers find a perfect pairing when it comes to Savannah. This mystical city makes folks feels at home right away, and yet also has an exotic appeal. Just what is it that makes Savannah a magical place to visit? Well, what’s not to love about Savannah? It is absolutely one of the most gorgeous
Dining out on tasty local cuisine is a highlight of any vacation. That’s true for those maintaining a vegan or plant-based lifestyle, too. Thankfully, chefs are creating delicious and creative ways to prepare vegan and plant-based dishes that appeal to any diner. The Beyond Meat burger at Fox & Fig Cafe gets rave reviews, even from non-vegans. Savannah’s premier plant-based eatery is currently open for take-out and delivery. Take advantage and you won’t be disappointed.
If you love art, you’ll love Savannah. The two go hand-in-hand. After all, the city is home to the Savannah College of Art and Design, established in 1978 with the goal to prepare talented students for careers in creative professions. While some of the city’s artists and crafts graduated from SCAD, others made their way to Savannah’s art scene by other routes. Susie Chisholm is a child of Savannah who grew up climbing on sculptures in
Rich in history and beauty, Savannah makes a wonderful destination for a mother-daughter getaway. With so much to do, it’s hard to narrow a list of activities, but here are a few of our favorites. Take a stroll Visit the squares and stroll the streets. With more than 20 squares that are immaculately groomed with fountains, flowers and mossy oaks, there is no city in the U.S. more beautiful for taking a walk. A couple of
Labor Day celebrates the working men and women of America. And, goodness knows, 2020 has been a tough year all around. So, who is ready to take a well-deserved break? Everyone, right? It’s time to breathe deep. Rest. Relax. Recuperate. Hey, maybe even have a Reset. We’d all go for that. The upcoming three-day Labor Day holiday gives travelers the perfect opportunity to have an easy-peasy vacation. Set the first Monday in September, this year’s holiday falls
The beaches of Tybee Island are open and ready to welcome visitors this summer and fall. By taking proper precautions, there is no reason to delay your beach vacation any longer. Because social distancing is key to controlling the spread of COVID-19, the beach is a perfect place to get away from crowds. The quaint barrier island has three miles of public beaches, all of which are open. North Beach tends to be the quietest of