See Oatland Island Wildlife Center of Savannah

June 23rd, 2017 by Corey Edwards

Oatland Island Wildlife Center of SavannahIf you love animals and wildlife, you’ll love Oatland Island Wildlife Center of Savannah. The facility has over 60 indigenous species on 175 acres of natural habitat. Best of all, you can tour the entire facility via a 2-mile long nature trail loop.

Many people come to Savannah for the city itself. It would be easy to spend a month or more exploring all the history, shops, and restaurants Savannah has to offer. For those visitors who are more nature minded – or just looking for a change of pace – there’s the Oatland Island Wildlife Center.

Oatland Island is a great place to see a wide variety of wild animals. Plus you can get out on a refreshing through forest and marshlands in the process. The two-mile trail through Oatland Island Wildlife Center will take you past cougars, falcons, bobcats, foxes, alligators, and more. (more…)

Discover Geechee Culture at the Pin Point Heritage Museum

June 16th, 2017 by Corey Edwards

Discover Geechee Culture at the Pin Point Heritage MuseumDiscover the fascinating world of Gullah/Geechee culture and the tiny community of Pin Point at Savannah’s Pin Point Heritage Museum.

Pin Point is a self-sustaining African-American community founded in the 1890’s by the first generation of freed slaves. This tiny and historic creole community is located on the banks of the Moon River a few miles south of Savannah. Pin Point is best known as the birthplace of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

The Pin Point Heritage Museum, located in the former A.S. Varn & Son oyster and shrimp factory in Pin Point, is operated by the Coastal Heritage Society. The museum preserves and explores the Pin Point’s Gullah/Geechee culture through artwork, artifacts, and interactive exhibits. (more…)

Explore Savannah’s Historic Bonaventure Cemetery

May 26th, 2017 by Corey Edwards

Savannah's Bonaventure CemeteryBonaventure Cemetery is consistently rated among the top 5 attractions in Savannah and is considered one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world. Come discover for yourself what makes this 171 year old cemetery such a popular destination.

Oak trees draped with Spanish moss shade Gothic angels, stone obelisks, and clusters of patinated grave markers. Bonaventure Cemetery began as a small, family plot in the late 1700’s but has grown well beyond its humble beginnings. (more…)

Get Out On the Water With a Savannah Dolphin Tour!

May 17th, 2017 by Corey Edwards

Get out on a Savannah dolphin tour!Part of Savannah’s attraction is its coastal location. There is so much to do on Savannah’s beaches and out on the water – like taking a Savannah dolphin tour, for example!

There’s nothing like a Savannah dolphin tour for getting you out into nature. The opportunity to see Atlantic bottlenose dolphin up close and personal just makes it that much more exciting! (more…)

View Maritime History At Savannah’s Ships of the Sea Museum!

April 28th, 2017 by Corey Edwards

Savannah's Ships of The Sea Museum

Are you a fan of maritime history, maritime art, historical boats, or miniatures and models? If you said yes to any of those questions, Savannah’s Ships of the Sea Museum is right up your alley!

The Ships of the Sea Museum’s extensive collection includes antiques, paintings, and custom crafted models of important ships from history. The museum’s principal focus is Atlantic trade and travel between England and America during the 18th and 19th centuries.

While the museum’s galleries include a fascinating collection of maritime paintings and artifacts, the real draw is the models. The Ships of the Sea Museum commissioned most of the models in its collection. All the models are exceptionally detailed, hand-crafted, and one-of-a-kind. (more…)

Take A Trip Back To Colonial Savannah At Wormsloe Historic Site

December 23rd, 2016 by Corey Edwards

Savannah's Wormsloe Historic SiteSavannah’s Wormsloe Historic Site, located on the Isle of Hope, is almost as old as the city, and is still owned by the family that built it in the mid-1730s!

Savannah is Georgia’s oldest city, having been established in 1733. Wormsloe Historic Site is only a couple of years older and the tabby ruin on the Wormsloe Plantation is the oldest standing structure in Savannah. (more…)

On The Green – Savannah Golf Courses and Clubs

August 26th, 2016 by Corey Edwards

Savannah golf courses and clubsLooking to get in a few holes or more during your Savannah getaway? No problem! There are a wide selection of Savannah golf courses to choose from, so grab your clubs and let’s go!

You knew Savannah had a lot of history, shopping, food, and entertainment to offer its visitors – but how about golfing?

Actually, Savannah offers an unparalleled selection of private country club communities and public golf courses. Consequently, if you’re a fan of the sport, you should definitely make a round of golf a priority during your Savannah vacation. (more…)

Explore Savannah’s Historic Harper Fowlkes House

July 25th, 2016 by Corey Edwards

Harper Fowlkes HouseTake a fascinating journey back in time with a tour of Savannah’s lesser known Harper Fowlkes House, built in 1842!

Renovations, disputes, and a continual changing of hands informed the history of this home until it was purchased by Alida Harper Fowlkes in 1939, who lived here until her death in 1985. During her ownership, the house was renovated and filled with art and antiques. (more…)

Hollywood in Georgia – Tour Savannah Movie Locations

June 24th, 2016 by Corey 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. (more…)

Glide Around Town on a Savannah Segway Tour!

June 17th, 2016 by Corey 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! (more…)

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