Looking for a respite from the summer heat? How about a Return to the 50’s? No, not the temperature, the decade! The cast of the Savannah Theatre is celebrating their 15th anniversary with a revival of their first show, August 4th through the 19th, 2017. Over 60 of your favorite songs from the era of Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Holly, and Elvis!
If you’re a fan of the Big Bopper, doo-wop, hula hoops, and hand jive, you wont want to miss Savannah Theatre’s “Return to the 50’s” musical revue! More than 60 hit songs from that beloved era are included in the performance, as part of a medley or in full. You’re to be excused if you find yourself getting out of your seat to dance along. (more…)
Bonaventure Cemetery is just one of many
Savannah locations seen in feature films.
Have you ever come around a corner and realized that you’re looking at a famous movie location? It’s a common phenomenon in Savannah. With more than 50 movies filmed here, Savannah movie locations are everywhere!
Savannah, GA is one of those beautiful American cities that turns up in lots of Hollywood movies. So many, in fact, that touring Savannah movie locations is not just an idea, it’s an industry! There are a great many Savannah tour companies that offer tours of or even specialize in touring Savannah movie locations. (more…)
If you’re a fan of beer then you’ll be excited to hear that Savannah has a healthy craft beer community. Getting out on a Savannah brewery tour is a great way to discover some of the great craft beer Savannah has to offer!
There are many reasons to tour a Savannah brewery. Not only do learn all about the intricate beer brewing process, you may also get a chance to meet the brewmaster.
Of course, one of the main reasons to go on a Savannah brewery tour is to sample the variety of beers. Brewery tasting rooms have unique advantages over most other pubs and bars in that the beer they serve is as fresh as it can possibly be. Beer served at a brewery has never suffered through the potentially rough handling and uneven temperatures inherent in delivery and storage.
Further, most craft beer is dispensed by complex and carefully maintained draft systems by people passionate about each and every drop of beer that passes through them. Most bars and restaurants don’t do this and, consequently, quality suffers. Tasting rooms are lovingly cared for by the brewers, so you know you’re tasting their beer at it’s very best. (more…)
Come learn how preservation can renew and revitalize on a Savannah walking tour of the Historic District’s east side. April 1, 8, 15, and 29, 2017. What better way to learn about one of America’s oldest and most beautiful cities than with a guided walking tour?
Savannah’s Landmark Historic District preserves the original city plan, as laid out by James Oglethorpe in 1733. Designated in 1966, it remains one of the largest historic preservation areas ever established in the United States. (more…)
Savannah’s Tricentennial Park has lots to see and do. The Savannah Children’s Museum is here, along with the Savannah History Museum. One of the biggest draws, however, is the Georgia State Railroad Museum, the largest and most complete Antebellum railroad repair facility around!
The Georgia State Railroad Museum, located in the old Central of Georgia Railway Savannah Shops and Terminal Facilities, is a stunning National Historic Landmark. Railroad enthusiasts and history buffs alike will thrill at the fully operational roundhouse turntable and a chance to ride on one of the engines! (more…)
The Savannah Historic District is filled with beautiful natural scenery, architecture, and – of course – history. The district is also loaded with great galleries, shops, and places to eat and drink! Come explore Savannah’s Historic District!
Savannah’s Historic District is rich in beautifully manicured gardens, quaint cobblestone streets, and magnificent oaks trialing beards of Spanish moss. No visit to Savannah is complete without a visit to these stunning, history-rich streets. (more…)
See Savannah from a whole new vantage point: from aboard a classic riverboat on the Savannah River with a Savannah riverboat cruise!
There’s a lot to see and do in a city as lively and rich in history as Savannah. With so much to do, it can be hard to choose which attraction to see next. One of the most recommended and most popular things to do is to take a Savannah riverboat cruise. (more…)
Savannah’s Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum hosts a collection of maritime models, paintings, and antiques that will thrill history buffs and boating fans alike.
Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum’s extensive collection is housed at the William Scarbrough House, another of Savannah’s historic attractions.
The William Scarbrough House is one of the first southern homes ever built in the Greek Revival Style. William Scarbrough was one of the principal owners of the SS Savannah, the first steamship to cross the Atlantic. William Jay designed the house. He was also responsible for a number of other notable Savannah homes and buildings. (more…)
The Georgia coast abounds with bottlenose dolphins, especially around Savannah and Tybee Island. Experience these playful and intelligent wild animals in their natural habitat on a Savannah dolphin watching tour!
Savannah’s coastal location provides numerous and varied opportunities to see Atlantic bottlenose dolphin. You’ll spot them from beaches, docks, and from the banks of rivers. Some of the best views, however, can only be had from the comfortable seat of a Savannah dolphin watching tour boat. (more…)
Relive 19th century life at Savannah’s Isaiah Davenport House Museum: a fully-restored, Federal-style home built in 1820 and operating as a museum since 1963 with fascinating exhibits, daily tours, and living history presentations.
A visit to Savannah, GA always involves a little bit of the historical. Possessing one of the largest National Historic Landmark Districts in the United States, there’s simply no escaping the city’s rich history. Luckily, that history is what makes our city so beautiful and the great majority of Savannah’s visitors are here to soak up that history – and a visit to the Isaiah Davenport House Museum is a great way to do it! (more…)