Archive for the ‘Savannah Georgia Attractions’ Category

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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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 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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Plan Your Savannah Holiday Getaway, Now!

October 30th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Savannah Holiday GetawayThere’s always something exciting to do or see in Savannah but, once the end of the year rolls around, the city really shines. Plan your Savannah holiday getaway now and see the city at its prettiest!

If you’ve never enjoyed a Savannah Christmas or New Year’s Eve, you’re in for quite the treat. Everywhere you look there are bright decorations. Every where you go, good holiday spirit. There’s so much to do, the city is like an advent calendar of events celebrating the season.

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Davenport House Museum – “Stranger Than Fiction!”

October 9th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Davenport House Museum – "Stranger Than Fiction" Halloween 2015Savannah’s Davenport House Museum is always a great place to visit but, as Halloween approaches, it becomes even more enticing as strange tales from Savannah’s rich history bubble to the surface. Relive 19th century mysteries at The Davenport House Museum’s “Stranger Than Fiction!”

The Isaiah Davenport House Museum is one of Savannah’s portals to the past: a historic building restored to its 1820’s glory for the sake of preservation as well as education.

Initially constructed around 1820, the Davenport House was originally the home of Savannah artisan Isaiah Davenport and his family. Later it was a boarding house, and even later still, a neglected building in need of either demolition or restoration. Luckily a group of concerned citizens formed the Historic Savannah Foundation with an eye on saving the Davenport House as it’s first project and the rest is … a very special history museum!

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Enjoy a Savannah Trolley Tour!

August 26th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Take a Savannah Trolley Tour!Savannah is Georgia’s oldest city, with a seemingly endless list of historical attractions to see. Visit them in appropriate style on a Savannah trolley tour!

Savannah’s history is a long and fascinating one and the city is blessed with countless reminders of its storied past in the form of historic sites, parks, memorials, homes, and innumerable examples of various types of classic architecture.

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