Savannah

With an eclectic array of shops, restaurants, museums, and monuments spread across the Historic District, the best way to explore downtown Savannah is on foot. Whether you plan a route ahead of time or just wander aimlessly, a leisurely stroll will always result in unique discoveries. If your feet start to ache, flag down a pedi
With an eclectic array of shops, restaurants, museums, and monuments spread across the Historic District, the best way to explore downtown Savannah is on foot. Whether you plan a route ahead of time or just wander aimlessly, a leisurely stroll will always result in uniq
With an eclectic array of shops, restaurants, museums, and monuments spread across the Historic District, the best way t

With an eclectic array of shops, restaurants, museums, and monuments spread across the Historic District, the best way to explore downtown Savannah is on foot. Whether you plan a route ahead of time or just wander aimlessly, a leisurely stroll will always result in unique discoveries. If your feet start to ache, flag down a pedicab driver—these people-powered vehicles are a great way to get around, and the drivers usually tell a good story or two.

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  • Ellis Square

    1. Ellis Square

    Historic District | Plaza/Square/Piazza

    Converted from a public square to a parking garage in the 1970s, Ellis Square has been restored in recent years and is once again one of Savannah...Read More

    Ellis Square
  • Forsyth Park

    2. Forsyth Park

    Historic District | Park/Playground

    The heart of the city's outdoor life, Forsyth Park hosts a number of popular cultural events, including film screenings, sports matches, and...Read More

    Forsyth Park
  • 3. Fort Pulaski National Monument

    Thunderbolt | Military Site

    Named for Casimir Pulaski, a Polish count and Revolutionary War hero, this must-see sight for Civil War buffs was designed by Napoléon's military...Read More

  • 4. Jepson Center for the Arts

    Historic District | Museum/Gallery

    This contemporary building is one of a kind among the characteristic 18th- and 19th-century architecture of historic Savannah. The modern art...Read More

  • Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

    5. Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

    Historic District | House/Mansion/Villa

    Designed by William Jay, the Owens-Thomas House is widely considered to be one of the finest examples of English Regency architecture in America...Read More

    Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters
  • 6. Telfair Academy

    Historic District | Museum/Gallery

    The oldest public art museum in the Southeast was designed by William Jay in 1819 for Alexander Telfair. Within its marble rooms are a variety...Read More

  • 7. Andrew Low House

    Historic District | House/Mansion/Villa

    Built on the site of the city jail, this residence was constructed in 1848 for Andrew Low, a native of Scotland and one of Savannah's merchant...Read More

  • 8. Beach Institute

    Historic District | Museum/Gallery

    Works by African American artists from the Savannah area and around the country are on display in this building, which once housed the first...Read More

  • 9. Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

    Historic District | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Soaring over the city, this French Gothic–style cathedral, with pointed arches and free-flowing traceries, is the seat of the Catholic diocese...Read More

  • 10. City Hall

    Historic District | Government Building

    Built in 1906 on the site of the Old City Exchange, this imposing structure is now home to the city council. Its landmark tower clock and bells...Read More

  • 11. City Market

    Historic District | Plaza/Square/Piazza

    Although the 1870s City Market was razed years ago, its atmosphere and character are still evident. Adjacent to Ellis Square, the area is a...Read More

  • 12. Davenport House Museum

    Historic District | House/Mansion/Villa

    Semicircular stairs with wrought-iron railings lead to the recessed doorway of the redbrick Federal home constructed by master builder Isaiah...Read More

  • 13. Factors Walk

    Historic District | Plaza/Square/Piazza

    A network of iron crosswalks and steep stone stairways connects Bay Street to Factors Walk below. The congested area of multistory buildings...Read More

  • 14. Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home

    Historic District | House/Mansion/Villa

    Celebrated Southern author Flannery O'Connor lived in this austere Charlton Street home from her birth in 1925 until 1938 when the family moved...Read More

  • 15. Green-Meldrim House

    Historic District | House/Mansion/Villa

    Designed by New York architect John Norris and built in 1850 for cotton merchant Charles Green, this Gothic-revival mansion cost $93,000 to...Read More

  • 16. Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace

    Historic District | House/Mansion/Villa

    This early-19th-century town house, attributed to William Jay, was designated in 1965 as Savannah's first National Historic Landmark. "Daisy...Read More

  • 17. Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    A famous World War II squadron called the Mighty Eighth was formed in Savannah in 1942. Within one month, they answered the call to arms and...Read More

  • 18. Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum

    Historic District | Museum/Gallery

    This history museum, named after the late Dr. Ralph Mark Gilbert, the father of Savannah's modern day Civil Rights Movement and leader of the...Read More

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