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Savannah, Georgia Things to Do

Enjoy a multitude of fun things to do in Savannah. Discover all there is to know about Savannah's past at the Savannah History Museum. Hike, bike or have a family picnic on activity-rich Tybee Island. Explore the Savannah Historic District, home to shops, restaurants, and live theater. Check out these Savannah tourist attractions, along with others listed below.

Savannah Historic District -

Cobblestone streets and stunning gardens mark the Savannah Historic District, where you'll encounter everything from art and live theater to fine dining and superlative shopping. Plus, America's largest National Historic Landmark District features museums and all sorts of Revolutionary and Civil War era forts.
Savannah Attractions
Savannah Georgia Museum

Roundhouse Railroad Museum -

Considered the world's largest pre-American Civil War railroad repair facility, the Roundhouse Railroad Museum is home to actual engines, cars, and cabooses. Highlights include train rides, rail car tours, and children's activities in the baggage car.

Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace -

Savannah's first National Historic Landmark, the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace is an inspiring place to visit. Low, who founded the Girl Scouts in 1912, was also a sculptor. Visitors will have an opportunity to view her art pieces, as well as learn about her impact on both American girls and the world.

Telfair Museum of Art -

The oldest public art museum in the American South, the Telfair Museum of Art boasts a collection of nearly 4,000 American and European pieces. It's comprised of three separate buildings: the Telfair Academy and Owens-Thomas House, both National Historic Landmarks from 1820, and the modern Jepson Center for the Arts.

Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum -

Named in honor of Dr. Ralph Mark Gilbert, the father of Savannah's modern day Civil Rights Movement, the museum sheds light on the struggles of the oldest African-American community in Georgia. Slavery to present day is depicted in historic photographs and interactive exhibits.
Georgia Art Museum

Savannah History Museum -

Delve into Savannah's rich past at the Savannah History Museum. Learn about Native American cultures and check out a 1902 Crestmobile, a car that came out before Henry Ford's Model A. Kids will have an opportunity for a history lesson via a handful of hands-on exhibits.

Mercer Williams House -

Built for General Hugh W. Mercer, great-grandfather of songwriter Johnny Mercer, in 1868, and restored 100 years later by well-known Savannah restorer Jim Williams, the Mercer Williams House is replete with classic furniture and art work. Furniture dates to the 18th century while drawings are from the 17th century.

Tybee Island -

There is plenty to see and do on Tybee Island. Places of interest include Fort Pulaski National Monument, the Tybee Lighthouse, and the Pier & Pavilion, where many annual festivals and events are staged. What's more, there are several scenic trails for hiking and biking.
 

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River Street -

Bustling with tourists and locals alike, River Street boasts century-old buildings that now house antique shops, impressive galleries, excellent eateries, and trendy nightspots. A great way to take in all that this busy American port has to offer is by taking a cruise along the Savannah River.

Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home -

Savannah native Flannery O'Connor was a writer of novels and short stories. The Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home, which was restored to resemble the house the O'Connor's lived in during the 1920s and 1930s, features many books that have special meaning to the famed American author.