I hope everybody is doing well today. I am currently in Savannah, Georgia for a friend’s wedding. This is the fourth time that I will be a groomsman. I enjoy weddings and I love the city of Savannah. It’s a city that I have grown fond of having lived there for 8 years. Savannah is about four hours south of Atlanta, Georgia and about two hours north of Jacksonville, Florida. There are numerous tourist attractions and things to do in Savannah.
One of my favorite places to go when I’m in Savannah is River Street. River Street is located on the Savannah River. There are various shops, restaurants, and bars located there. On the first Friday of every month, they have a fireworks show. River Street is a good place to hang with your family and friends. You can get some good pictures of the Talmadge Bridge which connects Savannah and Hutchinson Island.
City Market is not too far from River Street. There are art galleries, more restaurants, and bars to choose from at City Market. City Market even has live entertainment during the weekends.
Tybee Island is about 15 minutes from downtown Savannah. The island has a nice beach area where people go and relax. They have a popular pier and pavilion that can get pretty crowded during the summer months. Tybee Island also has a few restaurants and hotels to cater to tourists.
There are two malls in Savannah. They are the Savannah Mall and Oglethorpe Mall. There are also outlets within 45 minutes of the city as well.
Grayson Stadium is a minor league baseball stadium. They formerly hosted the Savannah Sand Gnats which were a minor league affiliate of the New York Mets. The Sand Gnats left Savannah after the 2015 season. The Savannah Bananas of the Coastal Plain League call Grayson Stadium home.
The Savannah squares are located in the historic district. The city originally started out with 4 squares. There are currently 21 squares in the city. The squares are a big hit with tourists. There are many landmarks and monuments located in the squares.
Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD)
SCAD’s oldest location is in Savannah, Georgia. It is one of the best art schools to attend in the country. They host the Savannah Film Festival which is the longest running university film festival in the country.
Savannah is a very nice city. These are just a few things to do while visiting. Savannah is a city that I try to visit yearly. Its southern charm is tough to match. Savannah’s weather is usually great for the majority of the year.
Have you ever been to Savannah? Did you enjoy it?