• Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

    Founded in 1966, the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum in Savannah is just a few blocks from the Savannah Visitor’s Center and City Market. At 41 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, the museum is on the west edge of the historic city of Savannah. The Ships of Sea Maritime Museum Housed in the historic William Scarbough House, the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum has nine galleries of maritime artifacts, paintings and ship models. The collections

    Posted January 3, 2019 | Author : | Category : Savannah Attractions |
  • The Talmadge Memorial Bridge

    If you are in downtown Savannah, or heading into Savannah from South Carolina, or from the west on I-16, the Talmadge Memorial Bridge looms up over everything. It’s an impressive sight and quite beautiful. Completed in November 1990, this ‘cable-stayed’ bridge cost over $70.9 million. The Talmadge Memorial Bridge in Savannah replaced the old bridge which, built in 1953, just became too short for the taller and bigger ships needing access to the Port of Savannah.

    Posted January 3, 2019 | Author : | Category : Savannah Attractions |
  • Riverfront Plaza

    If you are visiting Savannah, you have to head down to historic River Street. Facing north, onto the Savannah River, it is a great place to shop, eat and drink and just watch life go by. And the heart of River Street is Rousakis Riverfront Plaza in Savannah. A Quick History of River Street River Street is the river side of the buildings built on Bay Street as part of the warehouses and shipping enterprises along Bay

    Posted January 3, 2019 | Author : | Category : Savannah Attractions |
  • 3 Easy Steps for Planning a Savannah, Ga., Vacation

    Okay, show of hands: Who’s ready for a vacation to Savannah? Anytime you can get away for a weekend or longer, Savannah is the perfect destination. It’s a beautiful city with a rich history, downright decadent restaurants and outdoor adventures. What more could you ask from a vacation getaway? Throw in the nearby Tybee Island beaches and you’re set.   The best part? Planning a

    Posted December 27, 2018 | Author : | Category : Savannah Attractions |
  • The Best Tybee Island Tours For Sightseeing

    Georgia’s northernmost barrier island, Tybee Island has a wide variety of activities for any type of visitor and sightseeing in and around the island comes in many forms. Just choose your method of transportation - on land by foot, bike or car, or on the water by boat, kayak or paddleboard. Then choose your subject – history, dolphins and marine life, or nature and scenery - just to name a few options. There are Tybee

    Posted December 5, 2018 | Author : | Category : Savannah Attractions |
  • Tybee Post Theater

    The historic Tybee Post Theater, a Greek Revival style theater, has been reborn as a vibrant multi-use venue on Tybee Island. Part of historic Fort Screven, which was built in 1855 and is located on the north end of Tybee Island, the Theater at Fort Screven was one of the first theaters in the country to have sound and served as the highlight of many recreational activities for the fort’s soldiers. History of The Tybee

    Posted December 5, 2018 | Author : | Category : Savannah Attractions |
  • All the Best Winter Events in Savannah

    All the Best Winter Events in Savannah   Ready for a winter vacation in Savannah? Georgia’s oldest city turns into a wonderland during the winter, with plenty of activities and events during the holidays and after.   After all, our winters are short and offer pleasant temperatures with highs in the low 60s and overnight lows around 40 degrees. That makes winter

    Posted December 5, 2018 | Author : | Category : Savannah Attractions |
  • Back River Beach

    Visitors to the northernmost barrier island off Georgia’s coast, Tybee Island, can enjoy three ocean beaches and two river beaches. While the ocean beaches face the Atlantic Ocean, the river beaches are on opposite ends of the island. Located on the south end of the island, the Back River Beach offers a truly unique beach experience. The Beach Called Tybee’s forgotten beach, this small, quiet beach is off the beaten path, facing Tybee Creek. While quieter than

    Posted December 5, 2018 | Author : | Category : Savannah Attractions |
  • Savannah River Beach

    Tybee Island, on Georgia’s coast, is home to three ocean beaches and two separate river beaches. The ocean beaches face east and the Atlantic Ocean, while each river beach is located on opposite ends of the island, north and south. The Savannah River Beach, the quietest beach on Tybee, faces the Savannah River, on the north end of the island. Calmer Beach Experience While seemingly not as easily accessible as Tybee’s three ocean beaches, the river beaches

    Posted December 5, 2018 | Author : | Category : Savannah Attractions |
  • Tybee Island Whale Watching and Dolphin Tours

    Dolphins are plentiful in Georgia’s coastal waters. And there is no better place to see them than with a Tybee Island dolphin tour. While you may see dolphins while walking on the beach at Tybee, why not take a boat tour specifically planned for that up close and personal dolphin experience? Imagine the fun of having cavorting dolphins racing next to your boat! Here are a few top Tybee Island whale watching and dolphin tours

    Posted December 5, 2018 | Author : | Category : Savannah Attractions |
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