McMillan Inn’s Valentine’s Day Getaway Savannah Lodging Specials

January 15th, 2018 by Corey Edwards

Valentine's Day Getaway Savannah Lodging Specials!Make your Valentine’s Day getaway the best it can be when you take advantage of McMillan Inn’s romantic Savannah lodging specials!

The history charm, and rich culture of Savannah, GA makes it one of America’s most popular romantic destinations.

McMillan Inn is located in Savannah’s downtown historic district and surrounded so much of what make’s Savannah so romantic: graceful antebellum mansions, classically manicured parks, moss-draped oak-lined cobblestone streets. We’re also close to the best of Savannah’s museums, shops, galleries, and dining. (more…)

Come To Savannah’s Low Country Home & Garden Show 2018!

January 8th, 2018 by Corey Edwards

Low Country Home & Garden Show 2018Temperatures may currently be keeping you bundled up and inside but Savannah’s upcoming Low Country Home & Garden Show is a reminder that Spring is just around the corner! February 9th through the 11th, 2018 at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center.

As you await the warmer seasons, do visions of spring and summer yard projects dance in your head? Are there updates to your home or garden that you’re dying to make, problems to solve, or just a general urge to refresh? If so, then Savannah’s Low Country Home & Garden Show is for you! (more…)

Tour Georgia’s Oldest, Tallest Lighthouse: Tybee Island Lighthouse

December 22nd, 2017 by Corey Edwards

Tybee Island LighthouseCome to Savannah and discover Georgia’s oldest and tallest lighthouse, one of only seven surviving colonial-era lighthouses in the country. Tybee Island Lighthouse has guarded the mouth of the Savannah River in one form or another since 1736.

Tybee Island Lighthouse has a storied history, to say the least. It made its first appearance when Georgia was still just a colony, not a state. This first incarnation was just a 90-foot tall day marker constructed of wood and brick- no light. A stark contrast to the 145-foot tall, black and white tower we know today. (more…)

Enjoy Savannah’s Holly Jolly Trolley Holiday Sights Tour

December 8th, 2017 by Corey Edwards

Holly Jolly Trolley Holiday Sights Tour 2017Enjoy Christmas sights and carols galore on Savannah’s annual Holly Jolly Trolley Holiday Sights Tour. The popular Savannah Christmas tradition is available 7 nights a week until December 24th!

Savannah’s is one of America’s oldest, most history rich cities. Our live oak lined, cobblestone streets look like they are right out of a story book. This effect is doubly true during the holidays. All the sparkling Christmas decorations and festive events light up the city like no other season.

If you’re going to be in Savannah over the holidays, you’ll find no end of things to see and do. One great way to see some of the best Christmas sights that Savannah has to offer is on the annual Holly Jolly Trolley Holiday Sights Tour.

The Holly Jolly Trolley Holiday Sights Tour is put on every year by Savannah’s Old Town Trolley.

Old Town Trolley has been offering Savannah trolley tours for over 30 years. The company offers a variety of fun tours throughout the year. These include hop on/hop off tours of Savannah’s historic downtown, a spooky Halloween tour, a prohibition tour, and even a Paula Deen tour!

The Holly Jolly Trolley Holiday Sights Tour will take you through the captivating historic district decked out in the season’s finest. Your tour includes narration by Old Town Trolley’s entertaining conductors. These amusing “elves” will fill you in on the holiday lore of Savannah’s historic homes and city squares. You’ll also be enjoy traditional Christmas carols.

The Holiday Sights Tour also includes two stops: The Isaiah Davenport House Museum and the Savannah Harbor Foundation’s 2017 Gingerbread Village at the Westin.

The Isaiah Davenport House Museum is one of Savannah’s famous historic house museums. During the holidays, guests can step back in time transported to an 1820’s family Christmas. The annual Gingerbread Village at the Westin is both a magical display and a competition. Enjoy looking over the edible creations with a tasty snack and cast your vote for best gingerbread house.

The Holly Jolly Trolley Holiday Sights Tour

Now through to December 24th, 2017 – 6pm to 8pm
Visit www.trolleytours.com for tickets and more information.

Christmas In Savannah Lodging
Make your Savannah holiday getaway the best it can be with accommodations at McMillan Inn! Our lovingly restored, historic Savannah B&B provides all the modern comforts you’ve come to enjoy merged with all the best traditions of the Old South. Book your Savannah Christmas and New Year’s Eve today at McMillan Inn!

Don’t Miss the 2017 Savannah Holiday Tour Of Homes!

November 17th, 2017 by Corey Edwards

2017 Savannah Holiday Tour Of HomesHave you gotten your tickets for the 43rd annual Savannah Holiday Tour of Homes yet? If not, you should while you still can. This rare chance to peek inside up to 14 of Savannah’s historic, private residences, all gussied up for the holidays, is only weeks away: December 9th, 2017!

There is always something fun to see or do in Savannah and that’s doubly true around the holidays. Christmas-time in Savannah means caroling in Oglethorpe Square and Holidays in City Market. Holley Jolley Trolley Tours and “A Christmas Tradition” at the Savannah Theatre. The Festival of Lights and the Candlelight Tours at the Davenport House.

The Savannah Holiday Tour Of Homes is another popular Christmas tradition. When else are you able to see so many of Savannah’s historic residences on one tour? Plus, you will be seeing them dressed in their holiday finest! (more…)

Join In The Fun with a Savannah Boat Parade of Lights Cruise!

November 6th, 2017 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Boat Parade of Lights Cruise 2017Savannah’s Boat Parade of Lights welcomes the holiday season with a parade of decorated boats on the Savannah River. You can lead the parade aboard a classic, southern Riverboat when you sign up for the Savannah Boat Parade of Lights Cruise! 5pm to 9pm, November 25th, 2017.

Savannah kicks off the end-of-the-year holidays every year with the magnificent Savannah Boat Parade of Lights. The event is put on by the Savannah Harbor Association and features light-bedecked boats cruising along the Savannah Riverfront. The Savannah Boat Parade of Lights also includes musical entertainment, fireworks, a tree lighting ceremony, and even a canon firing! (more…)

Take Your Seats for SCAD Savannah Film Festival 2017!

October 6th, 2017 by Corey Edwards

2017 SCAD Savannah Film FestivalWhat do Salma Hayek, John Boyega, Holly Hunter, Robert Pattinson, Aaron Sorkin, and Patrick Stewart have in common? They’re all going to be at the 2017 SCAD Savannah Film Festival as honored guests! Will you be there to greet them? October 28th through November 4th, 2017 in Savannah GA.

The annual SCAD Savannah Film Festival is the nation’s largest university-run film festival and is held in on the Savannah College of Art and Design campus. The festival includes exclusive screenings, competition films, feature films, documentaries, shorts, animated films, panel discussions, and workshops. (more…)

The 2017 Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d’Elegance

October 2nd, 2017 by Corey Edwards

2017 Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d’EleganceThe Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance includes the Savannah Speed Classic and is one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing motorsports events! October 27th through November 5th, 2017!

The annual Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance is celebrating its 16th anniversary in 2017. The beloved event kicks off on October 27th with the 3-day, Savannah Speed Classic then continues through the week with a host of automotive and motorsports events. (more…)

Savannah’s Haitian Memorial Heritage Festival 2017

September 18th, 2017 by Corey Edwards

Haitian Memorial Heritage Festival 2017The annual Haitian Memorial Heritage Festival takes place in Savannah’s Franklin Square and offers a full weekend of activities celebrating the volunteer soldiers of Saint-Domingue. October 6-8, 2017.

The 10th annual Haitian Memorial Heritage Festival honors one of the few black regiments to fight on the American side during the Revolutionary War. These brave, volunteer soldiers  were recruited from Haiti, then known as the French colony of Saint-Domingue.

Les Chasseurs-Volontaires de Saint-Domingue were part of the force supplied by our French allies. The group of all volunteer soldiers made up ten companies of light infantry. This force was not only the largest black regiment to serve during the American Revolution, it was also the largest military unit serving during the Siege of Savannah! (more…)

Arrrrrr You Going To Tybee Island Pirate Fest 2017?

September 8th, 2017 by Corey Edwards

Tybee Island Pirate Fest 2017Avast, look alive mateys! October 5th through the 8th, 2017 are the dates for the 13th annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest! This family friendly free for all of fun includes a parade, live music, pirate performances and much more!

Looking for some good grog and a place to get that pegleg sanded, that eye-patch mended, or some candles for your beard? If you replied “Aye!” to any of these questions, then set sail for the Georgia coast and weigh anchor at Tybee Island Pirate Fest 2017! (more…)

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