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
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
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.
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.
Labor Day is traditionally the last hurrah of summer so get in a few more beach walks, ocean swims and memorable moments on the seaside while you can. After all, there’s no reason to say goodbye to shrimp boils and ice-cold watermelon after a day of surf and sun just yet. Labor Day Events in Tybee In honor of the last holiday weekend of the season, Tybee Island throws a party. The Labor Day Beach Bash
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of the summer season, and Savannah is a great place to kick off your summer vacation. After all, it’s a family-friendly city with plenty of activities and entertainment for everyone to enjoy. Whether you spend the holiday at a barbecue, patriotic event, or enjoying the nearby beach, our region has you covered with great options. Picnic in a Park There are 22
This Mother’s Day, treat your mom to a Savannah getaway (and just so you know, it’s May 12). Start by booking a lovely carriage house or cottage with Southern Belle Vacation Rentals. Our properties are located in the area’s most desirable locations, and are stocked with everything you’ll need for a comfortable and relaxing vacation. If this is your mother’s first time in the city,
It’s almost like they created Savannah for sweethearts. It’s one of the most magical places in the country to spend a romantic Valentine’s Day weekend. Time slows down here. After all, this is a town absolutely dripping with romance, filled with oak-lined streets, charming parks and squares, gorgeous fountains, and beautiful homes and gardens. Whether it’s to woo a new love, or show your significant other