Hollywood in Georgia – Tour Savannah Movie Locations

June 24th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Tour Savannah Movie LocationsIt’s exciting and easy to tour Savannah movie locations because so many films, big and small, have been shot here!

Savannah is known for its rich history and lush beauty – not just by tourists and locals but by film studios, too. The historic city has been in many films, both as a setting and a character. From Forrest Gump to Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, there are many places in Savannah that are familiar to movie buffs.

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Glide Around Town on a Savannah Segway Tour!

June 17th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Enjoy a Savannah Segway Tour!Planning a Savannah getaway this summer but tired of the same old tour routine? Why not discover the city on a Savannah Segway tour?

With a vibrant, active city as old and rich in history as Savannah, there’s an awful lot to see and do. You can get around to the the sites lots of different and conventional ways – self-guided walking, driving, and bicycle tours, horse-drawn carriage tours, trolley and bus tours – but for a really unique experience you could try a Savannah Segway tour!

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Explore Savannah’s Historic District

May 27th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Savannah's Historic DistrictSavannah’s Historic District, one of the largest National Historic Landmark Districts in the United States, is one of the main reasons people give for coming to the country’s loveliest city – but what will you find here that’s so appealing?

Savannah was established in 1733, making it the oldest city in the state of Georgia. Savannah was also Georgia’s first state capital and a strategic port city in both the American Revolution and the Civil War. Add all this together with Savannah’s continued importance as an industrial center and seaport and you know it’s got to have a rich history – and that’s Savannah’s Historic District.

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Discover Georgia’s Fort Pulaski National Monument

May 14th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Fort Pulaski National MonumentHistory buffs and outdoor fans alike will enjoy a visit to Fort Pulaski National Monument, a site rich in history as well as opportunities for outdoor recreation.

Georgia’s Fort Pulaski, preserved for your discovery at Fort Pulaski National Monument on Cockspur Island between Savannah and Tybee Island, was completed in 1847 after eighteen years of construction, as part of the coastal fortifications ordered by President James Madison after the War of 1812.

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Enjoy a Romantic Savannah Riverboat Cruise

April 25th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Enjoy a romantic Savannah Riverboat cruise!One fascinating, romantic, and even educational way to see the historic city of Savannah is from the river on a Savannah riverboat cruise!

There are lots of wonderful ways to soak up the ambience and culture of America’s most historic and beautiful city, Savannah, Georgia. Touring historic sites and museums, enjoying shops and galleries, attending one of the many annual events or festivals, dining, dancing – but for a truly unparalleled experience, all visitors should try a Savannah riverboat cruise.

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Attend Savannah Blues Weekend 2016!

April 18th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Savannah Blues Weekend 2016If you’ve a taste for southern blues, smooth jazz, and sweet and sticky barbecue then you wont want to miss the fourth annual Blues, Jazz & BBQ Festival during Savannah Blues Weekend 2016, scheduled for June 3rd and 4th!

Four years in, the annual Blues, Jazz & BBQ Festival, a major part of Savannah Blues Weekend 2016, is just getting bigger and more popular, drawing crowds of locals and visitors to Savannah’s beautiful River Street for two days of great music, food, art, fireworks and – of course – shopping!

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The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

March 25th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air ForceThe National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force is dedicated to preserving the history and stories of the “greatest air armada of all time,” the Eighth Air Force Division, which was activated in Savannah, just 53 days after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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The 2016 SCAD Sand Arts Festival

March 18th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

2016 SCAD Sand Arts FestivalThe SCAD Sand Arts Festival is the annual sand sculpture contest from the Savannah College of Art and Design that brings together outstanding, temporary displays of three-dimensional art and a day at Tybee Island’s lovely North Beach – this year on May 6th, 10am to 5pm!

Any child who has spent time on a beach has likely packed a little damp sand together for a crude sand castle creation or two but there’s a world of difference between what little Timmy creates on the beach and the fantastic creations you’ll have the opportunity to watch rise from the sand during the SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) Sand Arts Festival!

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The Davenport House Museum – Doorway To the Past

February 26th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Davenport House MuseumSavannah’s stately Isaiah Davenport House Museum offers visitors a chance to travel back in time to the America of the 1820’s with its authentically restored exterior, rooms, and courtyard garden.

Through the years, the Isaiah Davenport House has played a role as a grand family home in the better part of town as well as that of a run-down boarding house in the seedy part of town. Built by Master Carpenter Isaiah Davenport in 1820, the Davenport House is in the Federal-style, with a simple yet elegant exterior of brownstone and brick and classic double-entry stairway.

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St Patrick’s Day in Savannah

February 12th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

St Patrick's Day in SavannahSt Patrick’s Day in Savannah is a big thing – we’ve been celebrating it with parades for over 200 years! – with events throughout the month, making March one of the most popular times to visit our historic city!

A significant portion of Savannah’s founders had Irish ancestry and their community continues to celebrate that proud heritage to this day. Consequently, the spirit of St Patrick’s Day in Savannah is not confined to one day but rather kick off mid-February and run through to the end of March.

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