First Time Tourists Guide in Savannah, United States

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Savannah is Georgia's oldest city

This city is located on the Southern coast

Savannah is famous for its public green spaces such as Forsyth Park, Savannah Historic District, and many other places

For the culinary, Atlantic or Chive Sea Bar & Lounge is the best place to try the authentic food of Savannah

Don't forget to visit Rainbow Row, River Street, and Wormsloe Historic Site to take pictures for your Instagram feed

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SIGHTSEEING

Forsyth Park is the largest park in Savannah. This public park provides walking paths, children's play areas, and the Garden of Fragrance. Tourists will also find so many art galleries in this city. It's because Savannah has the world's famous design school called the Savannah College of Art and Design. This city also offers music festivals for visitors.

Forsyth Park

30-acre park with basketball & tennis courts, paths, a historic fountain & a Confederate memorial

Address : 2 W Gaston St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States

DOWNTOWN

Savannah Historic District is one of the must-visit places in downtown Savannah. This place has become a historical building since 1966. Tourists can ride on Express Shuttle that offers 10 downtown stops. Savannah Belles Ferry is available for daily service between River Street and Hutchinson Island.

Savannah Historic District

Urban historic district featuring 18th & 19th-century architecture & scenic public spaces

Address : 301 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401, United States

SHOPPING

Oglethorpe Mall is the popular shopping center in Savannah. This mall has branded and high-quality items to offer. If you are looking for souvenirs, the City Market is the best answer. It's a local market in Savannah. Tourists will find local products and handmade crafts with the Savannah theme.

Oglethorpe Mall

Big shopping mall featuring department stores, name-brand retailers, a food court & restaurants

Address : 7804 Abercorn Extention, Savannah, GA 31406, United States

City Market

Four blocks open-air market since the 1700s with shopping, dining & artworks in restored warehouses

Address : 219 W Bryan St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States

FOOD & DRINK

Fried Green Tomatoes is one of the most popular authentic food of Savannah. Tourists can find this food in almost all local restaurants. For the drink, cocktail in Savannah is highly recommended to cure your thirst.

CULTURE

Creole English is the official language of local people in Savannah. This city is famous for the beautiful art galleries. Tourists will also find music festivals performed by talented local artists in Savannah.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

Mid-September to mid-November is the best time to visit Savannah. It has less crowd compared to other months. The weather is also good to traveling.

HOTEL

DeSoto is one of the recommended hotels in this city. This hotel is located in downtown Savannah and very accessible. It has an outdoor swimming pool for the guests. If you are looking for a budget hotel, Thunderbird Inn is the best answer. This hotel is close to some tourist destinations in Savannah.

The DeSoto

Hotel

Address : 15 E Liberty, Savannah, GA 31401, United States

Thunderbird Inn

Hotel

Address : 611 W Oglethorpe Ave, Savannah, GA 31401, United States

RESTAURANT

Atlantic is one of the best restaurants in this town. This restaurant is decorated with bright white, navy and orange color. Chive Sea Bar & Lounge is another famous restaurant in this city. This restaurant serves American, seafood, and fusion food.

Atlantic

Set in an old gas station, this modern haunt serves New American small plates & a deep wine list

Comfort food · Outdoor seating · Small plates

Address : 102 E Victory Dr, Savannah, GA 31405, United States

Chive Sea Bar & Lounge

Seafood with Asian & Southern touches is served in a setting that recalls the 1920s art deco era

Happy hour food · Late-night food · Happy hour drinks

Address : 4 W Broughton St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States

CAFE

Looking for a cafe that serves breakfast? Mate Factor is the answer. This cafe provides various menu such as sandwiches, salad, and home-baked bread. Mate Factor has a wooden-themed interior and opens every day except Saturday. Foxy Loxy Café is another popular cafe in this city. Here, tourists can enjoy music performances while enjoying brunch, cheese boards, or fresh baked goods.

Mate Factor

Quaint, rustic teahouse with a patio offering yerba mate beverages, sandwiches & baked goods

Address : 401 E Hall St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States

Foxy Loxy Café

Stylish coffee shop with a menu of Tex-Mex fare, beer & wine, plus art displays & outdoor seating

Happy hour food · Late-night food · Live performances

Address : 1919 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Rocks on the Roof is the best place to experience the nightlife of Savannah. It's a bar located inside the Bohemian Hotel offering a view of the Savannah River and Historic District. IF you want to spend the night in Savannah in indoor space, Congress Street Social Club is the best place to get it. This club has a game room with big-screen TVs perfect for your night.

Congress Street Social Club

Buzzing place featuring American pub fare, plus live music & a game room with big-screen TVs

Bar games · Happy hour drinks · Dancing

Address : 411 W Congress St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States

Rocks on the Roof

Swanky drinks, small plates & a fire pit star at this chic top-floor hot spot in the Bohemian Hotel

Happy hour food · Happy hour drinks · Outdoor seating

Address : 102 W Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States

INTERESTING PLACE

Wormsloe Historic Site is one of the popular destinations in Savannah. This place is known as Wormsloe Plantation. Visit this place to know the history of the city. Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters is another historical site in Savannah. It's a popular museum located at 124 Abercorn Street.

Wormsloe Historic Site

A historic site featuring the ruins of a Colonial estate, gardens, trails & an oak-lined driveway

Address : 7601 Skidaway Rd, Savannah, GA 31406, United States

Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

English Regency-style house museum circa 1811–1820, with parterre garden & original slave quarters

Address : 124 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

Rainbow Row is located in Savannah’s Landmark Historic District. This building has a pastel color perfect for your Instagram pictures. For another Instagramable spot, visit River Street in downtown Savannah. There are many bars and cafes on this street. The series of big stones on each side will definitely make good pictures.

Rainbow Row

Tourism places

Address : 508 E Bryan St, Savannah, GA 31401, United States

River Street

Tourism places

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