"Don't Miss Savannah" Top 5 Page for this destination Savannah by TexasDave

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If you're visiting anywhere in the South East United States, don't miss a chance to spend a few days in the Savannah area. There is an amazing amount of Colonial and pre Cvil War atmosphere, lots of culinary options, a vibrant college scene, and the Atlantic Ocean is less than 30 minutes away by car!
The Historical area is unique. There are 24 squares, each with its own individual style of fountain, statues, etc. They were designed with the defense of the city in mind. Standing in one square you can see the next square in each of the cardinal directions, 3 or 4 blocks down.

I'd recommend taking a 90 minute trolley tour around town offered by several companies, to get the feel of the place and a general orientation of where you'd like to go back and see in depth.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Rich Southern Colonial Atmosphere
  • Cons:Can get crowded on weekends
  • In a nutshell:Definitely Worth a Visit of Several Days
  • Last visit to Savannah: Apr 2014
  • Intro Updated May 11, 2014
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  • EllenH's Profile Photo
    Feb 3, 2011 at 4:21 PM

    Thank you for the helpful tips, will be there the middle of May. Also Atlanta later in the week...

  • Andreja86's Profile Photo
    Apr 27, 2010 at 1:20 PM

    "Colonial and pre Cvil War atmosphere" You got me!!

  • Faiza-Ifrah's Profile Photo
    Jul 19, 2008 at 3:46 PM

    hi: nice tips on a city declared top 10 tourist destination in US and Canada. i have never travelled that far south :-)

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