August 16th, 2012 by
Savannah, Georgia was recently ranked #8 among the “2012 Top 10 Cities in the U.S. and Canada.” This rating is according to Travel + Leisure magazine’s 2012 World’s Best Awards. Thousands of readers ranked several cities on six points: culture & the arts, sights, food & restaurants, shopping, people and value.
We love our beautiful city of Savannah and we’re not at all surprised by these results. Point by point, Savannah is indeed a favorite for travelers from all over the world…
Savannah Culture & the Arts: Savannah’s historic architecture, numerous museums and year-round events make the city a major cultural destination. The Savannah Historic District, the Telfair Museums, the Juliet Gordon Lowe historic sites, Savannah History Museum and the Savannah College of Art and Design Museum of Art are just a handful of the must-sees. Savannah’s art and music scene are rich and thriving. The many cultural festivals such as the Savannah Music Festival, the Savannah Jazz Festival and the Fine Arts on the River Festival delight thousands of visitors throughout the year.
Favorite Sights in Savannah, GA:There are so many beautiful sights, both man-made and natural, in and around Savannah. Look down the stretch of beautifully preserved buildings in Savannah’s Historic District. Enjoy
the 30 lush acres of Forsyth Park and be sure to see the iconic Forsyth Fountain. There’s great natural beauty everywhere, from the moss-covered live oak branches arching over our historic streets to the beautiful sand beaches of Tybee Island’s shores.
Savannah, Georgia Cuisine: Our Savannah restaurants, markets and cafes feature fine cuisine from all over the world. Indulge in the local specialties too. Enjoy the fresh local seafood–oysters, blue crab and sweet wild-caught shrimp. Or sink your teeth into some tender Southern-fried chicken.
Shopping in Savannah: A historic city like Savannah boasts numerous antique shops, but there’s also a wide range of modern eclectic gifts, quirky boutiques, as well as fine art and craft galleries. Find just the right fashion, locally made food products and home goods in this rich, diverse city.
The People of the Hostess City: There’s a reason Savannah’s called “The Hostess City.” We are known for our wonderful hospitality and a culture that respects others. Friendly and open, Savannah residents lend a helpful hand and are ready to share what they love about their city.
Savannah Vacation Value: The cost of living here is fair, and not overblown like a major metropolis. This affects the cost of everything here, from food to taking a tour. You get to experience a beautiful historic city for a great value!
These are just a few of the reasons why Savannah is a Top 10 City in North America. Experience the best of Savannah during your stay at our romantic Savannah, GA B&B.