A Busy Bee's Guide to Savannah, Georgia

Georgia, Savannah Guide (B): A Busy Bee's Guide to Savannah, Georgia

For years, I wanted to visit Savannah, Georgia since I was first introduced to southern charm in the Tom Hanks film, Forrest Gump. Antebellum historic homes, mammoth Oak Trees draped in moss adding to the charm of Savannah, perfectly laid out squares and neighborhoods, southern cuisine and southern hospitality all sounded like the perfect concoction to make one of the best cities in the United States, as well as my new favorite US city!

Hot. Sticky. Humid. Mosquitoes. The “real South” includes states like Georgia, North and South Carolina, Alabama and Mississippi and much of the South (Southeastern USA) is best avoided in the summer if you’re not able to cope with the heat, unless you absolutely have to. On the day we happened to visit, at the peak of summer, it just so happened to be the hottest day of the year in Savannah, and it was quite extreme. Turns out, July and August are considered “the low season” to visit Savannah. Not surprising as it was quite unbearable to sightsee in the humidity. If you should so choose to visit Savannah in the summer, then be prepared to take multiple breaks in doors to escape the heat and cool down with air conditioning and water.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Busy Bee's Guide to Savannah, Georgia
Guide Location: USA » Savannah
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lorelei Frey
Read it on author's website: https://www.caliglobetrotter.com/a-busy-bees-guide-to-savannah-georgia/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Chippewa Square
  • Savannah History Museum
  • Forsyth Park
  • Jones Street
  • Mercer-Williams House
  • Owens-Thomas House
  • Davenport House
  • Gingerbread House
  • City Market
  • Birthplace of Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low
  • Johnny Mercer Monument
  • American Prohibition Museum
  • First African Baptist Church
  • Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
  • Bonaventure Cemetery
  • Colonial Park Cemetery
  • Rainbow Row
  • River Street
  • The Pirates’ House
  • Wormsloe Plantation
  • The Olde Pink House
  • Elizabeth on 37th
  • Mrs Wilkes Dining Room
  • Alligator Soul
  • Crystal Beer Parlor
  • B Historic