Oatland Island Wildlife Center of Savannah

By |2021-01-07T22:53:37+00:00January 10th, 2021|Attractions|

Get back to nature with a visit to Oatland Island Wildlife Center of Savannah. The 175 acre facility is home to more than 150 animals, including wildcats, wolves, gators, snakes, and more! When thinking of Savannah, folks tend to picture things like the fountain in [...]

Visit the Andrew Low House Historic House Museum

By |2020-11-23T21:36:43+00:00October 26th, 2020|Attractions|

Step back in time with a visit to the Andrew Low House, an exquisitely preserved, 19th century house museum. The mansion was home to wealthy cotton magnate Andrew Low and his family, which included Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts. Andrew Low came [...]

Visit Fort Pulaski National Monument on Cockspur Island

By |2020-11-23T21:36:43+00:00October 17th, 2020|Attractions|

Guests looking for some fascinating Civil War history in Savannah will enjoy a visit to Fort Pulaski National Monument on Cockspur Island, less than half an hour from McMillan Inn. Fort Pulaski was built on Cockspur Island early in the 19th century as protection for [...]

Georgia State Railroad Museum at Tricentennial Park

By |2020-11-10T20:15:09+00:00September 25th, 2020|Attractions|

Whether you're a train enthusiast, history fan, or just looking for something to fill an afternoon, you'll enjoy a visit to the Georgia State Railroad Museum at Tricentennial Park in downtown Savannah. The Georgia State Railroad Museum (GSRM) may not have as big a collection [...]

Tour Historic Tybee Island Lighthouse

By |2020-11-10T20:11:59+00:00September 13th, 2020|Attractions|

Visit Savannah and tour Georgia’s oldest and tallest coastal light. Tybee Island Lighthouse has guarded the mouth of the Savannah River since 1736 and is one of only seven surviving colonial-era lighthouses in the U.S. The Tybee Light has a storied history, to say the [...]

History and Recreation at Fort McAllister Historic State Park

By |2020-11-10T20:21:43+00:00August 13th, 2020|Attractions|

History buffs, nature fans, and those seeking outdoor recreation will enjoy a visit to Fort McAllister Historic State Park. The historic site is home to the country's best-preserved, Civil War earthwork fortification as well as hiking, biking, kayaking, and more! The Savannah area is rich [...]

Owens-Thomas House and Slave Quarters Museum

By |2020-11-10T21:08:13+00:00July 12th, 2020|Attractions|

The Owens-Thomas House, located on the northeast corner of Savannah's Oglethorpe Square, is not only one of the finest examples of English Regency architecture in the country. It's also home to one of the oldest and best preserved urban slave quarters. Telfair Museums has been [...]

First African Baptist Church – Oldest Black Church in North America

By |2020-11-10T21:11:15+00:00June 12th, 2020|Attractions|

Did you know Savannah that is home to the oldest black church in North America? It's true - the First African Baptist Church predates the formation of the United States by three years! As one of the oldest cities in the country, Savannah is home [...]

Discover Savannah’s Colonial Park Cemetery

By |2020-11-10T21:29:21+00:00May 11th, 2020|Attractions|

Savannah's Colonial Park Cemetery was established in 1750, when Savannah was still the capital of the British Province of Georgia. The historic grounds served as the city cemetery for more than 100 years, and contain over nine thousand, pre-Civil War graves. Everyone knows about famous [...]

Drink In the American Prohibition Museum

By |2020-11-10T21:30:33+00:00April 24th, 2020|Attractions|

Visit the world's only American Prohibition Museum and travel back in time to the days of anti-alcohol rallies, the 18th Amendment, bootleggers, gangsters, and speakeasies. You can even enjoy a drink in the museum speakeasy! National alcohol prohibition went into effect in the United States [...]

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