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Attractions In Savannah, Georgia- Simply Pretty As A Peach

By Amirthavarshini - August 31, 2020
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How about a trip to the city of smiles that has nothing but only happiness to offer? Savannah in Georgia is one amazing destination that oozes out the charm. Every picture you take there will be instantly social media worthy, so why not dress up and just travel to this adorable city? The pedestrian-friendly city is full of beautiful cobblestone streets lined with moss-laden oak. Amazing, Isn’t it? With great food, lovely people, delicious restaurants and glorious history, Savannah in the United States is truly a treasure for Travellers. Here are some of the attractions in Savannah that you should never miss during your vacation.

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Attractions in Savannah

  • Forsyth Park
  • Old Savannah Trolley Tours
  • City market
  • The Owens-Thomas House
  • Telfair Museum of Art
  • The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
  • The Historic Savannah Theatre
  • Wormsloe Historic Site
  • The Savannah Waterfront
  • The Wilkes House
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Forsyth Park

The city of Savannah is pretty as a peach by itself. Escape into this lush landscape with beautifully maintained greeneries throughout. This 30 acres of trees, flowers, foliage and utmost bliss is truly one of the best attractions in Savannah. Enjoy the open-air concerts and explore the farmer’s market on Saturdays. Also, Forsyth Park holds the pride of being the most photographed spots with the giant fountain and colourful atmosphere.

Old Savannah Trolley Tours

If you want to explore the whole of Savannah in a more fun way, all you have to do is jump on a hop-on, hop-off trolley. It is as simple as falling in love with Savannah. If you have a limited number of days in hand and still want to explore the entire city, this is surely the best possible option. The trolley easily covers 22 squares, and shows off some of Savannah’s exotic landmarks, like the Cathedral of St.John the Baptist, the Temple Mickve Israel, the Sorrel Weed House, etc.

City market

Keep your shopping bags ready because you’re about to grab everything you see in the City Market. This open-air shopping market surrounded by warehouses is full of amazing shopping and dining options. Enjoy the open-air concerts in the square while sipping your favourite drink. If you have enough time, make a visit to the welcoming bars and spend a peaceful evening.

The Owens-Thomas House

If you are crazy about architecture and buildings, then Owens-Thomas House is already in your bucket list. Get to know about the history and luxury living of the people of Savannah here. This English Regency architecture was constructed in 1819 and stands strong even today. Currently, it is considered a national historic landmark in the country.

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Telfair Museum of Art

Telfair Museum of art is one of the oldest attractions in the South. Housed in a quaint, vintage-styled mansion, the museum is full of a classical collection of English art. Initially, it was constructed in the year 1819. Later, the mansion was groomed by a range of exotic furniture and was given to the Georgia Historical Society. You will be amazed by the restored interior rooms, paintings from German Impressionists and the American French, period furniture, silver and other items. Also, you will be amused by the largest collection of Kahlil Gibran’s paintings in the museum. 

The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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Your next stop will be the most impressive architectural attractions in Savannah. Wear a glove to catch your heart that will surely bump-out on your encounter with the magnificent building. As you move inside, the stained glasses, towering ceiling and a religious touch will truly mesmerise you. You can visit the place from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The church is indeed a top-notch historic attraction in the United States.

The Historic Savannah Theatre

Have you ever watched a movie in an old theatre? You can get a glimpse of the nightlife of Savannah while visiting the Historic theatre as the place is surrounded by bars and entertainment activities. Do not miss sitting on the bench where Forrest Gump sat and conversed with the passers-by. If you are a cinema geek, you are surely going to love this place.

Wormsloe Historic Site

The most peculiar natural attractions in Savannah
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When you search for pictures of Savannah on the web, the first picture that pops will be the Wormsloe Historic Site. Visit the mossy oak trees hanging over a beautiful lane making it appealing as a natural arch. This colonial estate and a beautiful avenue are in fact the most valued attractions in Savannah. If you visit the place during an event, you will meet a costumed reenactor here. However, on other days, you can spend your time visiting the museum and exploring the artefacts housed here. Hike through the nature trail that will take you through the ruins and pristine nature.   This historic site includes a beautiful avenue with all the oaks and Spanish moss you could want, and it leads right up to the ruins of Wormsloe, a colonial estate which is the oldest standing structure in Savannah at this point.

The Savannah Waterfront

Have you ever heard about the waterfront that Savannah has? You will surely be surprised to know that Savannah has its own river. Head to the river street which is a historical site that initially supported the cotton industry. However, River Street was closed for visitors due to the yellow-fever epidemic. Later, the street was opened in the 1960s for public access. As you walk through the cobblestone streets, you can see centuries of history laid before you with a couple of shops and small businesses. You can visit the warehouse and then involve yourself in shopping, dining and exploring the museums here.

The Wilkes House

The Wilkes House is one of the attractions in Savannah where you will taste the brimming tradition of the country. It is an age-old countryside building that has been feeding Southerners for decades together. Taste the amazing fried chicken, sweet potato, okra, gumbo, cornbread, biscuits and much more on the menu. You can find the menu changing every day. So you will experience a different dining experience every time you visit the place. To sum up, it is a family restaurant that will take you close to the people of Savannah.

Indulge in the pastel-like dreamy sceneries while walking on the tight cobbled streets with your loved one. Apart from the wondrous attractions in Savannah, if there’s something that has to be appreciated, it will surely be the hospitality. The people of Savannah are so welcoming and sweet that you will truly feel like being at your home town. Savannah is the brightest sapphire that beautifies the majestic crown of Georgia. Head to the Pickyourtrail website and start planning your dream trip to the United States right away! Now you can connect with us directly via Whatsapp and craft your dream trip at ease. Unwrap the world with Pickyourtrail!

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