So Many Ways To Celebrate A Savannah New Year’s Eve!

So many ways to celebrate Savannah New Year's Eve 2017There are so many different ways to enjoy a Savannah New Year’s Eve! Parties, dinners, riverboat cruises, fireworks displays, and more. If you’re planning on being here December 31st, you’ll have no trouble finding great ways to ring in 2018!

Savannah is a great town for celebrations. We know how to throw a party and a Savannah New Year’s Eve sees dozens of them across the city. You’ll find individual celebrations in bars and restaurants as well as in public spaces. While there is no way to fit all of Savannah’s New Year’s Eve events into one post, we thought it would be a good idea to at least outline the biggies. (more…)

Visit Savannah’s Squares – Part 1

Savannah's SquaresSavannah, Georgia is known for its lush beauty with moss-draped live oaks, palmetto, and magnolia ornamenting streets and squares across the city. Savannah’s Squares play an important role in the historic city’s enduring reputation for elegance – but where are they and why are they there?

Savannah was initially laid out in 1733 on a grid of four “wards” – open squares surrounded by eight blocks of mixed residential, commercial, and civic use buildings. These central, open squares were originally meant as space for military exercises, very similar to military camps, which makes sense as it was all part of the “Oglethorpe Plan,” as proposed by … General James Oglethorpe. (more…)

Have a Savannah New Year’s Eve!

Have a Savannah New Year's EveIt’s almost time to put 2014 to bed (can you believe it?) so now is a great time to make plans for your Savannah New Year’s Eve!

As you can imagine, a fantastic city like Savannah has myriad events and celebrations planned for such an auspicious evening. If you’re looking for suggestions on how to spend your Savannah New Year’s Eve, we’ve compiled a few of the more popular options into this short list: (more…)

Savannah’s City Market

Three hundred years ago, fisherman, farmers, and merchants brought their produce and wares to Savannah’s City Market. It was the center of commerce; people came daily to trade goods and information. In many ways, it was the heart of Savannah.

Savannah City Market

Walk to the City Market from any of our Savannah Vacation Homes.

Two of the original market buildings were lost to fire prior to the 1850s, and a third was torn down after the Civil War. After two hundred years of service, yet another grand old market building was destroyed in 1954–this one lost to a wrecking ball. Yet the legacy of the Savannah City Market lived on.

The historic buildings that comprise today’s City Market are spread across four blocks in Savannah Historic Downtown District. Once again, the Savannah City Market provides a place to congregate, exchange news, and do business. Locals and visitors are drawn to this open pedestrian area filled with shops, art galleries, restaurants, and live entertainment.

Dine at Tapas By Anna, Vinnie Van Go-Go’s, or the Cafe at City Market. Enjoy the art at Jim Pennington Fine Art, the A.T. Hun Gallery, and the Stephen Kasun Gallery. Shop for clothes, sweets, cigars and books. The City Market has it all.

It takes about 15 minutes to walk to the City Market from our Savannah Vacation Rentals on Broughton Street, and about 10 minutes to walk there from our Savannah Vacation Home on West Liberty Street. Guests take advantage of the close proximity to visit it frequently for food, art, shopping, and to feel the pulse of Savannah.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Savannah

Don’t stay in your home town on New Year’s Eve. Gather together your favorite friends and family and head to Savannah.

Enjoy a New Year's Eve feast right here, in our luxurious Savannah Vacation Rental.

People like to step out in Savannah on New Year’s Eve; they dine out, go dancing, and toast the arrival of 2012 with champagne. You can spend the evening on a riverboat, at the Savannah Theatre, or in a variety of restaurants and lounges. You can walk down to Historic River Street and watch fireworks over the Savannah River, or you can spend the whole evening at the Savannah City Market, where an outdoor street party will be in full swing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Our Savannah Vacation Rentals are comfortable and luxurious–you’ll feel that it’s a special occasion even if all you do is stay in for the evening. Bring in armloads of food and prepare a feast in our fully equipped kitchen, or hire a caterer to prepare the feast for you. Play games late into the night in our spacious common areas. Put the kids to bed and stay up until the wee hours, talking of the past year and planning for the year to come.

The Broughton Street House and Carriage House comfortably sleep twelve people. Broughton Street is a perfect Savannah Vacation Rental for multigenerational gatherings or groups of friends. Everyone has their own space, and common areas house everyone comfortably. Whether you like to spend New Year’s Eve out on the town or safely tucked away at home, you’ll be happy in our Savannah Vacation Rental on Broughton Street.