What to do in Savannah for 5 hours?

Old Mar 22nd, 2016, 09:11 PM
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What to do in Savannah for 5 hours?

I"m back with another question for my fellow Fodorites!

We are landing in Savannah, Georgia this Saturday in early a.m....picking up a rental car - we have five hours to "kill" before we head to HIlton Head (which is my next question). What should we see in that short time? Any suggestions for a good, causal lunch place? Thank you!
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Old Mar 22nd, 2016, 10:01 PM
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Take the architectural tour. I mentioned it in my trip report; click on my name to find it.
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Old Mar 23rd, 2016, 04:01 AM
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What does "early" mean?

It makes a difference to what I would recommend.
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Old Mar 23rd, 2016, 05:38 AM
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The Savannah Music Festival will be going on while you're there (March 24- April 9). Check what's happening during your five hours.

http://www.savannahmusicfestival.org/

It's a fantastic festival--all kinds of music. We go each year, this year we'll be there the following week, 31st through 2nd.

For lunch:
Sandwiches and great ice cream, Leopolds. Very popular.
http://www.leopoldsicecream.com/
Or for great beer, burgers and local flavor,
http://www.crystalbeerparlor.com/
And finally, for an upscale wonderful lunch, The Olde Pink House (you may need reservations)
http://www.plantersinnsavannah.com/the-olde-pink-house/.

Enjoy Savannah. It's wonderful.
Kathy
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If this is your first visit to Savannah, I'd advise you to just walk around--the riverfront and then the squares starting from the riverfront. No matter how often we go to Savannah, we always walk around the squares.
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