Savannah, Georgia

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Savannah, Georgia, USA

Attractions in Savannah, Georgia

Amusements

  • Angela Beasley's Puppet People
    3119 Furber Avenue, Savannah, GA 31404
    912-355-3366, This amazing place offer puppet shows, theme parties, and entertainment for corporate events. They offer children's performances and also have entertaining puppets &... more info

  • Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary
    10 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA 31410
    912-598-2345, "One of the largest near shore live-bottom reefs of the southeastern United States," this reef is located 32 kilometers off Sapelo Island and encompasses 58 square... more info  map

  • Island Miniature Golf and Games
    7890 US Highway 80 East, Savannah, GA 31410
    912-898-3833, This challenging and fun miniature golf course offers hours of family entertainment. A game room, Softball and Baseball batting cages, a Moonwalk, bumper go-carts, and... more info  map

  • Old Harbor Light & Oglethorpe Beach
    Located on Bay Street
    This site features a fountain commemorating three famous ships named for Savannah, as well as a bench that marks the sight of the landing of General Oglethorpe on... more info

  • Olympic Cauldren
    Located at Riverfront Plaza
    912-644-6400, This monument was placed to commemorate the 1996 Olympic Yachting Venue that was held in Savannah. more info

  • UGA Marine Education Center & Aquarium, The
    30 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA 31411
    Located on Skidaway Island
    912-598-2496, Georgia's first salt water aquarium features 16 exhibit tanks that showcase a variety of Georgia's marine life. more info  map

  • Waving Girl Statue
    Located at Riverfront Plaza
    912-644-6401, This statue stands as a tribute to Florence Martus, who, from 1887 to 1931, greeted ships entering Savannah by waving a cloth at approaching ships in search of her long... more info

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Andrew Low Home
    329 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-233-6854, Owned and operated by The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of Georgia, the classically designed Andrew Low House was home to wealthy cotton... more info  map

  • Beach Institute, African-American Cultural Center
    502 East Harris Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-234-8000, Georgia's oldest, continuous school for African Americans, this center originally was a school for black children after the Civil War and now contains a museum where an... more info  map

  • First African Baptist Church
    23 Montgomery Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    Located on Franklin Square
    912-233-2244 or 912-233-6597, For over 200 years, the oldest black church in North America, has continued to hold services. Listed in the National Register of Historic places.  more info  map

  • Green Meldrim House
    14 West Macon Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    Located in Madison Square
    912-233-3845, A rare example of a Gothic Revival house in an urban setting, this magnificent house features Gothic wood carvings, stone hooding around the windows, and cast iron oriel... more info  map

  • Isaiah Davenport House Museum
    324 East State Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    Located in Columbia Square
    912-235-8097, Considered one of the most perfect Georgian mansions in America, this Federal-style house was completed by master builder Isaiah Davenport. It is features original... more info  map

  • Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace
    10 East Oglethorpe Avenue, Savannah, GA 30301
    Located in Downtown Savannah
    912-233-4501, Juliette Gordon Low originally founded the Girl Scouts in Savannah on March 12, 1912. A designated National Historic Landmark, the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace is... more info  map

  • King-Tisdell Cottage
    514 East Huntington Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-236-5161, This historic cottage is now an African-American heritage museum that displays documents, furniture, and artifacts of Low Country Black heritage. more info  map

  • Massie Heritage Interpretation Center
    207 East Gordon Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    Located in Calhoun Square
    912-201-5070, Honored as Georgia's oldest school in continuous operation, this center is housed in three 19th century Greek Revival building and is noted for its gable roof, wood... more info  map

  • Owens-Thomas House
    124 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    Oglethorpe Square
    912-790-8800, "Considered by architectural historians to be one of the finest examples of English Regency architecture in America," the Owens-Thomas House is a National Historic... more info  map

  • Sorrel Weed House
    6 West Harris Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-236-8888, A fantastic example of Greek revival architecture, the Sorrel Weed House is a state and National Trust Historic Landmark. Built by well-known architect, Charles B.... more info  map

  • Telfair Academy
    121 Barnard Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-790-8800, The Neoclassical Regency-style Telfair Academy is a former mansion, built from 1818-1819, for Alexander Telfair, son of Revolutionary War patriot and Georgia governor... more info

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Bonaventure Cemetery
    330 Bonaventure Road, Thunderbolt, GA 31404
    912-651-6843, Prominent in the movie "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil," this remarkable cemetery features moss-covered graves and monuments dating back over two centuries and... more info  map

  • Colonial Park Cemetery
    201 E Oglethorpe Ave, Savannah, GA 31401
    Located in Downtown Savannah
    912-651-6610, One of the oldest graveyards in Savannah, this beautiful cemetery is filled with magnolia trees, as well as, fascinating markers and tombs. Colonial Park Cemetery is... more info  map

  • Fort Pulaski National Monument
    P.O. Box 30757, Savannah, GA 31410
    Located on Highway 80 East
    912-786-5787, Guarding the Savannah's River entrance from the Atlantic, this star-shaped fortress took 18 years to construct and was an important factor during the Civil War. more info

  • Laurel Grove South Cemetery
    2101 Kolluck Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-651-6772, Significant as a visual record of African-American history in Savannah, this cemetery was dedicated as the burial of free persons of color, as well as slaves. The... more info  map

  • Old Fort Jackson
    1 Fort Jackson Road, Savannah, GA 31404
    Located on the Savannah River
    912-232-3945, Once a Revolutionary War fort, this National Historic Landmark and Georgia's oldest standing brick fortification saw military service during the War of 1812, but... more info  map

  • Wormsloe State Historic Site
    7601 Skidaway Road, Savannah, GA 31406
    912-353-3023, Ruins of the fortified home constructed by Noble Jones between 1739 and 1745 are the featured part of this magnificent historic site that also includes numerous other... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Georgia Historical Society
    501 Whitaker Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-651-2125, Established in 1839, this historical society contains a priceless collection of historical documents and relics and is the source of most of the historical research done... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Davenport House Museum
    324 East State Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    Columbia Square in the Historic Landmark District
    912-236-8097, Built by master builder Isaiah Davenport, the restored American Federal-style Davenport House includes period accurate wallpaper and furnishings which reflect the... more info

  • Effingham Museum and Living History Site
    1002 North Pine Street, Springfield, GA 31329
    Across from Historic Effingham County Courthouse
    912-754-2170, Effingham Museum and Living History Site offers a museum in the old jail and a restored 1900s village. Come visit Effingham Museum and Living History Site and experience... more info  map

  • Jepson Center, The
    207 West York Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-790-8800, The contemporary Jepson Center features over 7,500 square feet of gallery space for major traveling exhibitions of contemporary art and installations of works from the... more info

  • Mercer Williams House Museum
    429 Bull Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    Monterey Square
    912-236-6352, One of the more than 50 houses Mr. Jim Williams, “one of Savannah’s earliest and most dedicated private restorationists;” saved during his 30-year career in... more info  map

  • Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum
    175 Bourne Avenue, Savannah, GA 31322
    Located in Pooler
    912-748-8888, This unique museum pays tribute to the juggernaut that was born in Savannah in January, 1942, and honors the courage and patriotism of the men and women of the Eighth... more info  map

  • Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum
    460 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-231-8900, A beautiful museum that portrays the role Savannahians played in the 1960s Civil Rights movement through memorabilia, photos, documents, and displays. more info  map

  • Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum
    11460 Ford Avenue, Richmond Hill, GA 31324
    912-756-3697, Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum offers a collection early development of Bryan County and the heritage of Richmond Hill. more info  map

  • Roundhouse Railroad Museum, The
    601 West Harris Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-651-6823, Considered to be the most significant and complete Antebellum railroad structure to survive in the United States, this railroad structure contains a museum that features... more info  map

  • Salzburger Museum and Church
    2980 Ebenezer Road, Savannah, GA 31326
    912-754-7001, Salzburger Museum and Church offers its visitors a history of the Salzburgers, genealogical records and information, journals, artifacts and more. A gift shop is also... more info  map

  • Savannah History Museum
    303 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-238-1779, The only museum in Savannah that is dedicated to the history of the whole coastal area, this museum is located in a National Historic Landmark building constructed... more info  map

  • Savannah-Ogeechee Canal Museum & Nature Center
    681 Fort Argyle Road, Savannah, GA 31419
    912-748-8068, Savannah-Ogeechee Canal Museum & Nature Center offers a museum, nature center with information and exhibits on canal history, archeology, birding, and local attractions.... more info  map

  • SCAD Museum of Art
    601 Turner Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-525-7191, A premier contemporary art museum, the SCAD Museum of Art "showcases work by a range of highly acclaimed professional artists, inspiring and challenging students across... more info

  • Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum
    41 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-232-1511, Founded in 1966, this maritime museum contains extensive collections of sailing ship models, scrimshaw art, maritime paintings and antiques, and other nautical artifacts... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Forsyth Park
    Located at Gaston Street & Park Avenue
    912-644-6435, The largest of Savannah's 22 historic squares, this magnificent park encompasses 20 acres and features a main promenade highlighted by a beautiful white fountain which... more info

  • Historic Bamboo Farm and Coastal Gardens
    2 Canebrake Road, Savannah, GA 31419
    912-921-5460, Serving as an educational and research resource of coastal Georgia, this unique garden lies on 52 acres and features an internationally recognized collection of 200... more info  map

  • J.F. Gregory Park
    Located on Cedar Street in Richmond Hill
    912-756-3345, Dominated by a 300 acre rice field that predates the Civil War, this park features a three mile walking trail which runs along the top of a dike that encompasses the... more info

  • Oatland Island Education Center
    711 Sandtown Road, Savannah, GA 31410
    912-898-3980, "One of the premier environmental education centers in the Southeast," visitors to this center can walk a nature trail and see an astonishing variety of wildlife secured... more info  map

  • Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
    Located on GA 25/SC 170
    912-652-4415, Established in 1927, this refuge is home to numerous wildlife and covers over 28,000 acres. Hunting, fishing, and birding opportunities are available, as well as hiking... more info

Tours & Cruises

  • Architectural Tours of Savannah
    P.O. Box 8572, Savannah, GA 31412
    912-604-6354, "Oglethorpe's original plan, today's desire to balance preservation with a living city and almost 300 years in between are discussed while walking through what is... more info

  • Bull River Cruises
    8005 Highway 80 East, PO Box 30072, Savannah, GA 31410
    912-898-1800, Bull River Cruises offers eco cruises, dolphin cruises, sunset cruises, Barrier Island excursions, river tours and more. Specializing in tours for groups, families,... more info

  • Bull River Marina Dolphin Tours
    8005 Old Tybee Road, Savannah, GA 31410
    912-898-9222, See bottle nose dolphins and various other wildlife and scenery during this 90 minute narrated nature cruise down the Bull River aboard a 40 foot pontoon boat. ... more info  map

  • Carriage Tours of Savannah
    10 Warner Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-236-6756, Experience historic Savannah in an elegant way during this wonderful horse-drawn carriage tour through the Historic District. Ghost tours and wedding carriages are also... more info  map

  • Dolphin Magic
    PO Box 30247, Savannah, GA 31410
    Leaves Daily from River Street, Behind the Hyatt
    912-897-4990, Two adventures are available for you to choose from with this company: A dolphin tour aboard Savannah's largest dolphin watching vessel on Savannah's historic... more info

  • Ghost Talk & Ghost Walk Tours
    127 East Congress Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-233-3896, This original walking tour takes a fun and enlightening approach to the legends that lie beneath the haunting tales of Savannah. The stories are based on Margaret... more info  map

  • Ghosts of Savannah Walking Tour
    Tours Depart from Johnson Square
    912-236-4467, This 90 minute stroll is fully narrated by supernatural researchers and filled with stories about Savannah's most notorious ghosts and Lowcountry legends. The tours... more info

  • Gray Line Red Trolley Tours
    215 West Boundary St, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-234-TOUR, Climb aboard a red trolley car and explore Savannah's history, haunts, and homes during this comprehensive, fully narrated 90 minute journey through the Historic... more info  map

  • Historic Savannah Carriage Tours
    Main Location at the Hyatt Regency Hotel
    912-443-9333, Come take a ride back in time throughout Savannah with Historic Savannah Carriage Tours. Guests will get to experience beautiful scenery and learn lots of facts while on... more info

  • Lighthouse Trolleys
    601 Ocean Boulevard, Springfield, GA 31411
    912-638-3333, Take a ride across Savannah with Lighthouse Trolleys. Whether its for a tour, wedding, or just needing to get to another destination without all the chaos, Lighthouse... more info

  • Lowcountry Ghost Tour
    123 East Congress Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-238-WALK, Savannah's most popular ghost tour, this tour is available every evening and takes you through the Colonial part of the Historic District as an informative guide tells... more info  map

  • Moon River Kayak Tours
    8005 Highway 80 East, Savannah, GA 31411
    912-344-1310, Explore the beautiful scenery Savannah has to offer with Moon River Kayak Tours. Take a tour or rent a kayak. more info  map

  • Old Town Trolley Tours
    214 West Boundary Street, Savannah, GA 31411
    912-233-0083, Tour Savannah with Old Town Trolley Tours and experience some beautiful scenery, sightseeing, and learn more about Savannah's rich history. more info  map

  • Pirates' Walk
    135 Bull Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-234-3571, Listen to blood curdling tales of pirates and learn the history of the "Brethren of the Coast," Blackbeard, and more exciting tales of treasure and treachery during this... more info  map

  • River Street Riverboat Company
    9 East River Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-232-6404, "Savannah's premier dinner entertainment cruise ships," this riverboat company offers cruises on its two replica paddlewheel riverboats for dinner, moonlight... more info  map

  • Savannah Belle Walking Tours
    Reynolds Square
    912-655-9896, Come take a tour of Savannah with Savannah Belle Walking Tours. Designed especially for you and your interests, take a tour and see all that Savannah has to offer and... more info

  • Savannah Fun Tours
    206 East Taylor Street, Savannah, GA 31411
    912-667-9760, Savannah Fun Tours offers a private scavenger hunt, tours, and private bus tours. more info  map

  • Savannah Haunted Tours
    409 East Huntingdon Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-441-9277, The original ghost tour of Savannah, GA! An exciting and educational walking tour, directed by Savannah's ghost history author, Robert Edgerly.  more info  map

  • Savannah River Street Pirates
    2 River Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-238-2469, Savannah River Street Pirates sail the high seas on the Savannah River. more info  map

  • Savannah Safari Walking Tours
    624 Beauregard Street, Savannah, GA 31416
    912-356-9188, Savannah Safari Walking Tours offers walking adventures, treasure hunts, guided or self guided tours, and fun for the whole family. more info

  • See Savannah Tours
    409 East Huntingdon Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    912-441-9277, See Savannah is a family-friendly walking tour of Savannah, Georgia. Learn about the many innovations, including city planning, the cotton gin, ocean going steamships,... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Service Brewing Co.
    574 Indian Street, Savannah, GA 31401
    Located in Downtown Savannah
    912-358-1002, A veteran-owned & operated craft brewery that crafts authentic, American-made beers using high-quality and local ingredients. more info

  

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