Savannah Historic District, Savannah

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#1 of 101 in Historic Sites in Georgia
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. To visit Savannah Historic District on your trip to Savannah, use our Savannah tour planner.
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  • August 14, 2017
    It is amazing!! We as citizens lucky enough to live in America NEED to go to Savannah to go back to our countries beginnings. It was my first trip to Savannah, I loved it! I'm so thankful for the ladi...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    We drove some of the historical roads. The beauty of the old grand houses just can't be described. An afternoon we'll spend.  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    My wife and I stopped in Savannah recently while on a road trip. Found the walking of the area to be superb. 22 different squares.  more »

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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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