• 10 Interesting Facts About Savannah’s Squares

    Savannah’s squares are among its most famous landmarks. Millions of residents and tourists enjoy the oasis provided by the squares throughout its Historic District. But there are some things about the squares you may not know. Savannah’s squares were carefully planned out by James Olgethorpe even before Savannah was founded. In 1733, Olgethorpe was a member of the British parliament who the city. The first thing he did was sit down with a ruler and map

    Posted February 29, 2020 | Author : | Category : Local Shopping |
  • Fantasy Adventures in Savannah this Spring

    The city of Savannah certainly has its own mythical charms, which makes it a perfect site for two upcoming fantastical events. If you’re called by the magic of the great outdoors, plan for the family-themed Fairy & Gnome Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 25 at the Oatland Island Wildlife Center. This festival is all about the “wee folk” getting up close to the natural world through imaginative play. Visitors can dress in

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  • Dance to your Own Beat During Savannah Music Events

    If warmer weather puts a bounce in your step and a swing in your sway, you’re in luck. Two music festivals highlight March and early April, bringing an array of talent to stages at various sites around Savannah. First up is the Savannah Stopover Music Festival on March 5-7, which serves as a jumping-off point for traveling musicians en route to Austin’s prestigious SXSW Music Conference. This is your chance to see them before they

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  • 2020 Bucket List Events in Tybee Island this Spring

    Spring means sand, surf and sun on Tybee Island. In fact, there's so much fun to have you may have to narrow down your list of favorite activities. We’ll help out with that. Be sure to get your line in the water on a fishing excursion. Spring is a great time to book a trip with a charter company like Amick's Deep Sea Fishing or Reel Em ’N. What better way to spend a

    Posted January 26, 2020 | Author : | Category : Local Events |
  • Take a Peek Inside Savannah’s Finest Homes, March 26-29, 2020

    When strolling Savannah’s streets and squares, do you ever get a desire to glimpse inside one of those historic, stately homes? Now’s your chance during the 85th Savannah Tour of Homes & Gardens on March 26-29. The tour has taken visitors inside some of the city’s finest homes since 1935. It includes other special events as well, like the anniversary kick-off party on Thursday evening, a low-country boil at Fort Jackson. Tickets are $45 for each

    Posted January 26, 2020 | Author : | Category : Local Events |
  • Spring Break on Tybee Island: Everything You Need to Know

    Not all Spring Break beach destinations are fraught with partying and college-kid shenanigans. Visitors are appreciating the benefits of smaller, eco-friendly vacation destinations and Tybee Island does not disappoint. It’s a family-friendly destination offering beautiful shorelines with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean, water activities and plenty of places to kick back with a cold one if that’s your preference. The first thing you need to know is that location is everything. Choose a comfortable

    Posted January 26, 2020 | Author : | Category : Local Events,Savannah Attractions,Savannah Holidays |
  • Get in on Savannah’s 2020 St. Patrick’s Day Shenanigans

    It’s hard to top St. Paddy’s Day celebrations in Savannah. While parades in larger sites like Boston, New York City and Chicago attract a lot of attention, this coastal Southern city has thrown a massive celebration since 1824. It’s a full week of festivities that culminate with the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Just why does Savannah celebrate the patron saint of Ireland? The Irish roots run deep here as some of the first settlers who arrived in

    Posted January 26, 2020 | Author : | Category : Local Events |
  • Plan a Romantic Island Getaway with Your Sweetheart

    If the beach is your idea of a perfect place to spend Valentine’s Day, then Tybee Island is calling. Of course, just being at the beach is romantic enough, but we’ve got some suggestions to up your game. Catch a Sunrise Yes, it means getting up a little early, but there are few things more romantic than strolling the beach hand-in-hand while experiencing the first light of a new day together. Head to Tybee Pier and Pavilion

    Posted December 23, 2019 | Author : | Category : Local Shopping |
  • Your Guide to Mardi Gras in Tybee Island

    Get out your purple, gold and green masks, beads, to-go cups and goodie bags. It’s time to let the good times roll on the Georgia coast. Carnival season is the traditional time to indulge before Lent begins. Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is the last day of the celebration. Each year, Mardi Gras falls 47 days before Easter. That date for 2020 is Feb. 25. However, Tybee Island’s celebration takes place the Saturday before Mardi Gras,

    Posted December 23, 2019 | Author : | Category : Local Events |
  • A Georgia History Lesson

    History buffs have long found Savannah a fascinating destination, with its rich, colorful history dating back to when Georgia became the 13th original colony. In celebration of that era, the 2020 Colonial Faire & Muster takes place at Wormsloe State Historic Site on Feb. 8-9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event, free and open to the public, is a popular, family-friendly annual living history program entertaining for all ages. Costumed interpreters and vendors offer

    Posted December 23, 2019 | Author : | Category : Local Shopping |
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