Savannah Historic District, Savannah

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Soak up the southern charm and rich cultural heritage of Georgia’s coast in Savannah Historic District. The district, named a National Historic Site in 1966, comprises a grid of tree-lined blocks dotted with 18th- and 19th-century architecture, classic storefronts, and picturesque green spaces. A well-known area for shopping and dining, the district also serves as the area’s cultural hub, known for its art and music. Have a cup of coffee on one of the many Spanish moss-covered terraces, or pay a visit to the Old Colonial Cemetery. Take advantage of the free hop-on-hop-off streetcar for a relaxing ride around the city center. With our international travel planner, Savannah attractions like Savannah Historic District can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Savannah is one of the MOST BEAUTIFUL places I have ever seen and the historic district was no exception. There is history, stunning architecture, and beautiful views just about everywhere you go. We ...  more »
  • I loved historic Savannah and it clean streets, friendly residents and interesting squares and streets. However I was extremely upset that this focus on the past totally ignores major tourist sites li...  more »
  • We stayed on Bay Street and spent three days walking all through the Historic District. We thought we had covered almost all of the area but every walk revealed another beautiful historic home, a comf...  more »

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Where to stay in Savannah

A city known for its bed and breakfast spots, Savannah has no shortage of accommodations for travelers. Whether you're backpacking through the South or looking for a luxurious getaway, this town boasts several hostels and unique inns with plenty of personality, as well as luxury hotels. If you've come to explore the city's history and architecture, stay in its famous historical center. For relaxing views, head to a bed and breakfast overlooking the riverbank or along Forsyth Park. Partiers and budget travelers can find more affordable accommodations throughout the city. Just remember to book well in advance if visiting for the massive St. Patty's Day celebration.
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