Savannah is an intriguing place to visit in east Georgia. It’s a destination where fascinating architecture, art, trendy boutiques, and ghost stories are all set under a veil of Spanish moss. With the antebellum beauty and centuries of history oozing into the street, you’ll find no shortage of things to do in Savannah, GA. Unfortunately, you might run out of time. That’s normal especially if you’re on a week-long stay. But don’t worry, here’s what to do in Savannah, Georgia, if you’re planning to stay for for a shorter time frame.
Explore Savannah History Museum
Housed in a former railway shed, Savannah History Museum allows you to walk all the way back to (1733) when the city was founded. There are lots of exhibits highlighting Savannah’s cultural, artistic and musical contributions. Here, you also get to learn about the Revolutionary War in Savannah. While you (the adult) test your wits in a fast-paced trivia quiz, your kids get to learn through all kinds of different hands-on play.
Take a Ghost Tour
Besides being a historic city, Savannah is also known as one of the most haunted towns in the U.S. It has appeared on different TV shows which investigate paranormal activity. You can visit the haunted sites of this beautiful town onboard the iconic city trolley bus or take a walking tour as shadows play tricks on your mind. Obviously, for maximum spookiness, most of the ghosts and gravestone fright seeing tours run at night.
Take a Food Tour
If you’re into food and want to sample a variety of options, then a food tour is something you have to give a try. The 3-hour trip takes you to 6 specialty food stores and restaurants where you sample the southern cuisine; from Pimento Cheese, Peach Cobbler, shrimp, grits, and pork belly sliders to shepherd’s pie. During this leisurely tour, you get to discover sights and learn more about Savannah’s turbulent history, unique culture and elegant architecture.
Visit Forsyth Park
With a stunning fountain and many oak trees dripping with Spanish moss, Forsyth Park is undeniably one of the easy-to-recognize features. If lounging on the grass is not what you really need, you can take a stroll through this park to soothe your sore feet or bring a picnic here (if the weather allows it). And if you’re lucky enough, you might just get there when a large concert is in progress.
Take a Trip to Tybee Island
Of course, your week-long RV tour to Savannah wouldn’t be complete without a visit to this small barrier island. Located about 30 minutes out of downtown, Tybee Island is a lovely place for a bit of sightseeing. Highlights include sandy beach, a lighthouse with great views from the top, and the museum housed in an old gun battery.
Other things you’d want to do at Savannah include;
- Indulge in a honey tasting tour at Savannah Bee Company
- Check out the forest Gump Bench
- Head to the woods at Wormsloe Historic Site
- Wander along the waterfronts
- Hit the water on a riverboat cruise
- Pay a visit to the ship of the sea maritime museum
- Take a movie tour
Experience a Magical Savannah Vacation with Goss RV
With this historic city offering endless attractions, it possible to miss most things in just a week-long visit. But don’t fret! With our Savannah, GA, vacation packages, you don’t have to worry about what to do in Savannah, Georgia. The tour is designed to allow you to visit virtually all places in the least amount of time. Talk to us today to explore the city in a Goss RV luxury motorcoach!