Downtown Savannah Guide
Savannah, Georgia is one of the most historically significant cities in the South. Downtown Savannah is filled with fantastic sites and brimming with Southern charm. It's perfect for sightseeing. Take the free trolley or stroll down cobblestone streets, tour historic homes and shop for antiques in old mansions. Its architecture is breathtaking and highlighted with intricate brickwork and ornate wrought iron fences that are covered with creeping Spanish moss. Well manicured parks and cemeteries with ancient mossy oaks featuring art, architecture and statuary are common throughout the city. Tranquility reigns as Savannah's oldest resident. Walk along River Street and become mesmerized by Savannah's quaint beauty. Explore the parks on Bull Street as they stir up nostalgic longing for a simpler time. This is Downtown Savannah.
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Savannah has every kind of hotel you can imagine with prices for every budget. The city has everything from large national chains with nice rooms and continental breakfasts, to quaint historic hotels that offer you a glimpse of old Savannah. Downtown also features boutique hotels with enough luxuries to satisfy royalty or you can stay at a bed and breakfast and indulge yourself in Savannah's culture. There are even quiet, romantic hotels just for lovers.
You haven't really been to Savannah until you've eaten the food. Fresh seafood, classic Southern fare with an upscale flair and down-home flavor are all Downtown. The ice cream parlors and pastry shops make dessert an adventure in Savannah. There are restaurants that feature a variety of foods that can appease every type of pallet.
It's easy to have fun in Downtown Savannah. Everything is within walking distance. Walk along the Savannah River and see talented artists painting people, places and things with a master's touch. Listen to the street musicians as they serenade you and try to persuade you to spend a few moments with them. Visit the parks, museums and antique shops. Hear tall tales of houses haunted by pirates and underground passageways that lead to the sea. All this is waiting for you in Downtown Savannah.
Couples love to pose for wedding pictures in Savannah's historic parks. Majestic oak trees and architecture that is centuries old and covered in Spanish moss make the perfect backdrop for photographs that will create memories of your special day. The classic ironwork and masonry all symbolize strength, beauty and permanence. Savannah weddings transport people back in time to when things were simpler and love and chivalry ruled. That is why so many couples choose to have their weddings in Downtown Savannah.
Where would Savannah be without its shops? From local boutiques to brand name vendors, you can find everything you need in Savannah's Downtown District. Browse through our shopping guide to learn about the city's best spots, and while you shop, explore Savannah's gorgeous foliage in the 21 park squares scattered throughout the district.